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03-03-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 159
Posted By PHML

P0456 CEL and gasoline smell (Full tank)?

I have a 2011 GLK350 (06/2010 manufactured) and smell gas when filling the tank to FULL. Now I get a P0456 CEL which I believe is related to the gas smell. Anyone else had this similar experience?...
02-03-2019, 02:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,165
Posted By PHML

I had the same issue on my 2011 x204....just wack...

I had the same issue on my 2011 x204....just wack the steering wheel in the direction you are tilting....and it should jar the motor loose.
09-02-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,988
Posted By PHML

I got the same issue on my wife's 2011...

I got the same issue on my wife's 2011 GLK....thanks for the pics. Is this a DIY project to replace the unit? Let me know how it goes...thanks again.
03-10-2017, 01:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 329
Posted By PHML

Update...fixed it myself...MB dealer wanted $400...

Update...fixed it myself...MB dealer wanted $400 to fix.

I bought the part on ebay...used...for $15....and removed and replaced it in 20 mins.

Pete
03-03-2017, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 329
Posted By PHML

Seat Belt height adjuster

Anyone had problems with the front seat belt height adjuster? Mine is stuck at a certain height...it cannot move up or down now. Anyone know how to fix this besides taking it to the dealer?
12-28-2016, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,294
Posted By PHML

I had the same darn squeak and enormous amounts...

I had the same darn squeak and enormous amounts of brake dust. OEM brake pads really suck.

I just replaced them with EBC Redstuff ceramic brake pads....its suppose to be 80% less brake dust and...
08-25-2016, 10:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 11,070
Posted By PHML

What brand was the OEM spark plugs?

What brand was the OEM spark plugs?
04-05-2016, 09:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,390
Posted By PHML

i just bought new tires...all around...got the...

i just bought new tires...all around...got the shakes (vibrations) on the steering wheels at 55+ mph...already spoke to the tire shop to re-balance the tires at a higher speed.
04-05-2016, 09:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,621
Posted By PHML

if on the sidewall, then get new tires...its not...

if on the sidewall, then get new tires...its not safe.

if on the treads and there are enough meat left on there, then it should be okay to run it with the patch.
04-02-2016, 04:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,778
Posted By PHML

Yo Chris, Where can I get this adjustable...

Yo Chris,

Where can I get this adjustable rear camber arms? I see it has the holes for the xenon HID sensors...cool. :y

pete
04-02-2016, 02:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 23,469
Posted By PHML

Seriously, still no pics of the rear camber kit? ...

Seriously, still no pics of the rear camber kit?

Ghostrider...

Are these adjustable arms or replacement adjustable bushings?

If they are adjustable arms, do they work with the xenon HID...
10-18-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,434
Posted By PHML

i got this same message twice...within a month. ...

i got this same message twice...within a month. I have a 2010 E350...all stock.

The latest occurance was this evening. Oil and filter were changed 2000 miles ago. I always use Mobil 1...
09-02-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 43,538
Posted By PHML

For my 2011 GLK350...I had jerky shifting at 1200...

For my 2011 GLK350...I had jerky shifting at 1200 rpm to 2000 rpm....and it felt like it was in limp mode...as it didn't allow me to drive normally on the freeway and kept me below 2000 rpm. I took...
Forum: Hawaii
08-31-2015, 03:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,082
Posted By PHML

My guy Wayne left MB of Honolulu...now I'm with...

My guy Wayne left MB of Honolulu...now I'm with Craig Hironaka...he is AWESOME!! :y :D
07-26-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 453
Posted By PHML

Loud noise/vibration at 1200 rpm

I noticed this today on my GLK....don't know what it is, but I hear a loud baffle sound (like a bass subwoofer going crazy) and slight vibration when I hit the gas pedal around 1200 rpm....but i also...
04-04-2015, 12:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,320
Posted By PHML

Happened to me yesterday...I guess I have to...

Happened to me yesterday...I guess I have to re-program it.
02-18-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 13,573
Posted By PHML

The stuff in there now is the blue MB...

The stuff in there now is the blue MB coolant....can I top off with Zerex G05 and mix it with the blue stuff?
10-26-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,780
Posted By PHML

Interior lighting mod?

Has anyone added interior lighting to your GLK? Im talking about footwell lights that turn on at night...similar to my E-class.
10-26-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,792
Posted By PHML

Hit up XenonDepot for the reverse LEDs...they are...

Hit up XenonDepot for the reverse LEDs...they are super bright white.

Easy DIY job...remove plastic panel to access rear tail light assembly...remove taillight housing...swap out bulbs to...
10-26-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 935
Posted By PHML

Get an HID kit....not much glare at all...nice...

Get an HID kit....not much glare at all...nice cutoff line.
10-16-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 566
Posted By PHML

Anyone swapped out your cornering bulb (H7) to LEDs?

Hey gang, I have the P2 package with std. bi-xenon HIDs.

Oh, and I'm NOT talking about the active curb illumination...which is when the headlights move slightly left or right when turning, or the...
09-29-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,107
Posted By PHML

With H&R sport springs...will this setup rub?

With H&R sport springs...will this setup rub?
09-29-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,028
Posted By PHML

They are right...whenever and however you lower...

They are right...whenever and however you lower your ride (spring/coilovers/airbags/etc..), you will get negative camber. That means the top of the wheel will begin to tilt/tuck into the fender...
09-28-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 828
Posted By PHML

check ebay...saw it there long ago...from taiwan...

check ebay...saw it there long ago...from taiwan if I remember correctly.
09-28-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,298
Posted By PHML

If not the camber, then check the toe...might be...

If not the camber, then check the toe...might be toe in since its inner tire wear.
09-28-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 550
Posted By PHML

What offsets you plan on getting for the 20x9 and...

What offsets you plan on getting for the 20x9 and 20x10.5?
09-23-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 15,451
Posted By PHML

Nice, but wished they had a more concaved face.

Nice, but wished they had a more concaved face.
09-23-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,861
Posted By PHML

I really like it. Did you prime it? I hope the...

I really like it. Did you prime it? I hope the rock chips don't mess it up.
09-23-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,297
Posted By PHML

maybe an h7 LED bulb will be the trick.

maybe an h7 LED bulb will be the trick.
08-11-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 52,043
Posted By PHML

There are pics of this grill on a black...

There are pics of this grill on a black w212...wondering how it looks on a silver w212.
06-15-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,581
Posted By PHML

Concavo for me too. What offsets are you...

Concavo for me too. What offsets are you planning to run?
05-19-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,276
Posted By PHML

Door actuator problem

Anyone got problems with your door unlocking/locking (actuator)?

My front driver-side door has some intermittent issue...sometimes it locks, and sometimes it doesn't after hitting the LOCK button...
12-06-2013, 01:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 896
Posted By PHML

I assume 10mm spacer is required for just the...

I assume 10mm spacer is required for just the fronts on the CL63amg?
12-05-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,028
Posted By PHML

Bumper replacement is a DIY job. Painting is...

Bumper replacement is a DIY job. Painting is another story...have that done professionally.
12-05-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 14,120
Posted By PHML

I'd do this swap mod too, but finding folding...

I'd do this swap mod too, but finding folding mirrors at a decent price is a challenge.

Thx for sharing your experience on this.
12-04-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,343
Posted By PHML

Sweet...love the stance...what wheels are those? ...

Sweet...love the stance...what wheels are those? Are you flush with the fenders? No rubbing with the 22s? Wheel/tire sizes? Offsets? :y

Thanks in advance.
12-02-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 67,853
Posted By PHML

Love this thread Chris...subscribed!!

Love this thread Chris...subscribed!!
11-26-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 618
Posted By PHML

Not sure, but what about removing the...

Not sure, but what about removing the wheel...then removing the fender liner to get to the fogs?
11-26-2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,657
Posted By PHML

Looks the like the best way to lower...using...

Looks the like the best way to lower...using links.
Forum: Hawaii
11-22-2013, 02:22 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 23,918
Posted By PHML

Oh…sorry to hear this. Island Fender is MB of...

Oh…sorry to hear this. Island Fender is MB of Honolulu approved.
11-22-2013, 02:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,250
Posted By PHML

Cool…thx bro!! Pete

Cool…thx bro!!

Pete
11-20-2013, 01:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 491
Posted By PHML

Any ceramic based brake pad will provide low dust.

Any ceramic based brake pad will provide low dust.
11-19-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 729
Posted By PHML

Would like to see your before and after...

Would like to see your before and after pics…thanks in advance. :y

Pete
11-19-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,154
Posted By PHML

interesting discussion. In this day and age,...

interesting discussion.

In this day and age, ppl are piston hungry….they believe more piston = better the stopping power…at least that's what we are lead to believe, right? LOL!!

I've taken...
11-19-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,326
Posted By PHML

MAF…Mass Airflow sensors…its probably dirty or...

MAF…Mass Airflow sensors…its probably dirty or has gunk on there. For K&N filters, it requires oil to be sprayed onto the filter…some ppl spray too much oil which leads to problems like this. good...
11-19-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,241
Posted By PHML

Was it worth it to upgrade?

Was it worth it to upgrade?
11-19-2013, 02:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,250
Posted By PHML

Lets see some pics plz...:y

Lets see some pics plz...:y
11-19-2013, 01:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,250
Posted By PHML

good question...waiting for you to try it...

good question...waiting for you to try it first...lol.
11-19-2013, 01:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,182
Posted By PHML

old thread but worth the bump up...love the LED...

old thread but worth the bump up...love the LED conversion fogs.
11-16-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,325
Posted By PHML

Did you get a 4 wheel alignment after dropping...

Did you get a 4 wheel alignment after dropping with the links? I learned the hard way that even dropping it a bit added a bit more negative camber, my toe also changed…which ate up my inner...
11-16-2013, 04:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,657
Posted By PHML

Looks beautiful...height looks perfect...are you...

Looks beautiful...height looks perfect...are you on stock suspension or aftermarket?
11-14-2013, 11:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 441
Posted By PHML

Need help...looking to p/up a 2010 CLS550...what to lookout for?

Hey gang,

I need you help....as the title says, im looking at a 2010 CLS550 w/ 28K miles tomorrow...don't know what's in there...but what should I expect as standard equipment....and what are the...
11-03-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 13,179
Posted By PHML

I would suggest the same...I use these thick...

I would suggest the same...I use these thick rubber bands wrenches now vs buying varying oil filter cap wrenches. Also, hand tighten the new oil filter should be sufficient torque.
11-03-2013, 06:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 785
Posted By PHML

eBay? W212 takes 14x1.5 bolts.

eBay? W212 takes 14x1.5 bolts.
11-01-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 11,096
Posted By PHML

nice job....thx for sharing your pics.

nice job....thx for sharing your pics.
11-01-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,827
Posted By PHML

My service guy says its normal...somehow, our...

My service guy says its normal...somehow, our cars lose oil...up to 1 quart...between changes. I thought he was joking, but he wasn't. Where does it go? Does it evaporate? I carry a quart of oil...
10-29-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,933
Posted By PHML

Good question...if you do, you will need offset...

Good question...if you do, you will need offset to go up a bit...maybe 41mm.
10-29-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 25,320
Posted By PHML

Im glad it worked out for you. I did this...

Im glad it worked out for you.

I did this years ago on my Lexus GS300....and its been good ever since.

Pete
10-28-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 37,940
Posted By PHML

If running 15mm (front) and 20mm (rear)....will...

If running 15mm (front) and 20mm (rear)....will 45mm and 50mm lug bolts work? Or is it too long?
10-04-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,471
Posted By PHML

nice job....I have 2 sets laying around for over...

nice job....I have 2 sets laying around for over a year...too lazy to install them on either the E or GLK. I better get my @$$ in gear, huh? ;)
10-04-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 18,571
Posted By PHML

Thanks for the info...but I usually dilute it...

Thanks for the info...but I usually dilute it with water...and I thoroughly wash it off with a waterhose, and lastly with compressed air.:y
10-04-2013, 02:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 18,571
Posted By PHML

Wow...sorry to hear this happened. I usually...

Wow...sorry to hear this happened. I usually spray simple green or some kind of degreaser, then wash it down with a water hose while the car is still running...just be careful when near the...
09-30-2013, 02:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,423
Posted By PHML

nice, looks like its gonna be a rough ride. ...

nice, looks like its gonna be a rough ride.

i'd probably go with a fatter tire setup if I went to 22s.
09-27-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 18,408
Posted By PHML

Love this pic!!! :y

Love this pic!!! :y
Forum: Hawaii
09-27-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 23,918
Posted By PHML

Sorry I couldn't make the last event in Ko...

Sorry I couldn't make the last event in Ko Olina....seems as though Sunday mornings will always be bad for me....got church service to attend.
09-27-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,801
Posted By PHML

I bought the GLK for the wifey because I sold her...

I bought the GLK for the wifey because I sold her 2002 M-class....was giving me too much trouble. Plus, I bought a 2010 E-class for myself...lol.
09-27-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 17,315
Posted By PHML

Just to give you guys an update...MB Roadside...

Just to give you guys an update...MB Roadside Asst was able to jump me after my overnight charger didn't do the trick. I drove straight to my MB Dealer on Sunday morning...dropped off the GLK and...
09-27-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 52,043
Posted By PHML

I'll update later, but I bought another...

I'll update later, but I bought another grill....flat black...even the emblem is black....thinking of vinyl wrapping my roof black as well...lol.
09-27-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 24,410
Posted By PHML

ETA on my GM13? Pete

ETA on my GM13?

Pete
09-19-2013, 02:15 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 24,410
Posted By PHML

GM13 flat hood badge...$25 and in stock?

GM13 flat hood badge...$25 and in stock?
09-18-2013, 12:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,841
Posted By PHML

will tpms sensors mount on these 20s without...

will tpms sensors mount on these 20s without issue?
09-14-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,025
Posted By PHML

Is there an exact description on your work...

Is there an exact description on your work order/receipt of what they discovered and how they resolved it? I have the same dang rattle and my dealership hasn't been able to identify the issue...even...
Forum: Hawaii
09-12-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,082
Posted By PHML

I only work with Wayne....i had others...

I only work with Wayne....i had others before...and they're just ok.

Wayne is like a friend...not just a service advisor.

pete
Forum: Hawaii
09-12-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 23,918
Posted By PHML

I hope I can make it!!

I hope I can make it!!
09-11-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,268
Posted By PHML

So these recommended sizes/offsets will sit the...

So these recommended sizes/offsets will sit the wheels flush with the fenders (without fender mods) at stock sups heights?
09-11-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,434
Posted By PHML

interesting find.

interesting find.
09-11-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,841
Posted By PHML

Please PM pricing...20s...staggered..flush w...

Please PM pricing...20s...staggered..flush w fenders offsets...no fender mods...for VVSCV3, VVSCV5, and VVSCV7....for my 2010 w212....thx.
09-08-2013, 03:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,738
Posted By PHML

Hope this help a bit....btw, searching is your...

Hope this help a bit....btw, searching is your friend.

https://mbworld.org/forums/glk-class-x204/435806-led-hid-kit-upgrade.html
09-08-2013, 03:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 12,229
Posted By PHML

Wow...that sucks...4 times, huh? I'd be PO'd...

Wow...that sucks...4 times, huh? I'd be PO'd after #2. good luck!!
09-08-2013, 02:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 17,315
Posted By PHML

Coming full circle here. The GLK didn't start...

Coming full circle here. The GLK didn't start this afternoon. I turned the ignition, and it wanted to start, but it didn't. Im using my Sears battery charger now...going with the slow charge...2...
06-09-2013, 04:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,286
Posted By PHML

I'd stay away from higher wattage bulbs...they...

I'd stay away from higher wattage bulbs...they will fry your socket and wires....seen them happen.

If you wish to stick with halogen bulbs, try silverstars.

Personally, I'd recommend you...
Forum: Hawaii
05-22-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 23,918
Posted By PHML

Darn it, Im going to miss this one again. I...

Darn it, Im going to miss this one again.

I got a company picnic at the waterpark....then I fly out to Phoenix that same evening.

Maybe next time.

Thanks for posting it up here.

Pete
05-22-2013, 05:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,706
Posted By PHML

My wheels looks almost like that from all the...

My wheels looks almost like that from all the darn brake dust from the GLK...LMAO!!! :D
05-22-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 26,206
Posted By PHML

nice work gang...love seeing how everyone...

nice work gang...love seeing how everyone customizes their rides.
05-22-2013, 05:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,933
Posted By PHML

Thanks bro...I can always count on you for the...

Thanks bro...I can always count on you for the technical info. :y:D
05-22-2013, 05:26 AM
05-15-2013, 02:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,933
Posted By PHML

Aftermarket wheels....widest wheel and lowest offset withot fender modification

Wheel gurus, please chime in.

Im looking at 20s....maybe 20x9 and 20x10....with mid +20 ish offsets. I assume the wheel lip will sit past the fenders, right?

What is the widest wheel and...
04-05-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,565
Posted By PHML

Nice work. How much were these running...

Nice work.

How much were these running boards?

My GLK ones ran me $500...and I installed myself.

If these are more affordable for the GL owners...then its a great find.

Thanks for...
Forum: Hawaii
04-05-2013, 03:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 710
Posted By PHML

Windshield chip (no crack)

Who does good work to repair this? There is a chip in the windshield glass...no crack.

Mahalo in advance.

Pete
03-23-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 73,736
Posted By PHML

I saw a thread...cant seem to find it again...but...

I saw a thread...cant seem to find it again...but someone actually did this upgrade mod....from the hockey stick LED to the newer straight LED with chrome trim over the existing bumper.

Im not...
03-22-2013, 10:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,455
Posted By PHML

price?

price?
03-19-2013, 03:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,286
Posted By PHML

As part of your servicing appt, your service...

As part of your servicing appt, your service advisor should have asked if you needed a loaner or not PRIOR to your arrival. This way, they will know in advance and save a loaner for you.

I've...
03-17-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 952
Posted By PHML

that don't look right...looks like someone worked...

that don't look right...looks like someone worked on it...either repair or through modding.

in any case, have it checked out at the dealership...compare it with others on the lot.

goodluck.
...
03-12-2013, 04:12 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 53,825
Posted By PHML

contact BM2BZ...he bought LEDs for the DRL and...

contact BM2BZ...he bought LEDs for the DRL and fogs...so he knows the type/size. As for the parking lights, you need canbus 194 size. HIDs need to be canbus as well. I prefer 6000k temp...they are...
03-11-2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,250
Posted By PHML

yep...touchup paint and call it a day.

yep...touchup paint and call it a day.
03-11-2013, 01:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,284
Posted By PHML

Amazon...check there.

Amazon...check there.
03-11-2013, 01:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,985
Posted By PHML

My service rep told me the same dang thing when I...

My service rep told me the same dang thing when I changed the oil in my wifey's GLK...there was no oil showing up on the dip stick. I was like...WTF?!?!?

Now, need to check the dip stick more...
03-11-2013, 01:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 53,825
Posted By PHML

Congrats on the w212 purchase. HID upgrade...

Congrats on the w212 purchase.

HID upgrade is simple...you just need to have some guts to try it. You just need some basic tools. I did over a dozen installs on Lexus' and MBs. I installed it...
03-11-2013, 01:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 861
Posted By PHML

thank god for E=0 (ethanol free) gas!!!

thank god for E=0 (ethanol free) gas!!!
03-11-2013, 01:23 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,737
Posted By PHML

what were the sizes and offsets?

what were the sizes and offsets?
03-06-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 929
Posted By PHML

check your infation pressure...maybe too...

check your infation pressure...maybe too low...not stiff enough whereby the tire gives too much.
02-21-2013, 05:15 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,974
Posted By PHML

Thanks, front and rear offsets should be stamped...

Thanks, front and rear offsets should be stamped or imprinted behind each wheel face..."ET ??"

Pete
02-19-2013, 05:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,593
Posted By PHML

nice turnout...thanks for sharing your pics.

nice turnout...thanks for sharing your pics.
Forum: Hawaii
02-19-2013, 01:53 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 23,918
Posted By PHML

For the C guys on airbags, what you running? ...

For the C guys on airbags, what you running? AirRunners, AirRex, etc...????
02-19-2013, 01:47 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,974
Posted By PHML

Jack, what size and offsets you running?

Jack, what size and offsets you running?
02-19-2013, 01:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 828
Posted By PHML

Darrell, Yes, it should fit your P1 w212. ...

Darrell,

Yes, it should fit your P1 w212.

Note that this is 4000K color, so its more on the white/yellowish side....not sure if that's what you were looking for.

Good luck.

Pete
02-18-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 15,918
Posted By PHML

http://www.mbusa.com/mercedes/service_and_parts/ma...

http://www.mbusa.com/mercedes/service_and_parts/maintenance_manuals
Forum: Hawaii
02-17-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,095
Posted By PHML

Nice turnout for the 1st meet. Pete

Nice turnout for the 1st meet.

Pete
02-12-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 29,622
Posted By PHML

When you have a chance...please post up pics of...

When you have a chance...please post up pics of your stance...before and after.
02-12-2013, 04:26 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 29,622
Posted By PHML

Nice writeup John...thanks for sharing. The pics...

Nice writeup John...thanks for sharing. The pics are very helpful for the DIY gang.
02-12-2013, 02:16 AM
02-10-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,284
Posted By PHML

nice, I was looking at the same grill too.....but...

nice, I was looking at the same grill too.....but since I have a silver w212, I was hoping to find the same grill in CF Silver material.

Btw, how is the fitment?
Forum: Hawaii
02-10-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,095
Posted By PHML

Mike, Thanks for the info and the invite....

Mike,

Thanks for the info and the invite. :y

Pete
02-07-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,997
Posted By PHML

buick skylark

buick skylark
02-07-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,469
Posted By PHML

I think your COMMAND may need to be reset at your...

I think your COMMAND may need to be reset at your dealership...it should be still under warranty even if you're not the original owner.
02-07-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,399
Posted By PHML

Really? I didn't see anyone selling a Silver...

Really? I didn't see anyone selling a Silver painted grill with black mesh before. The Silver grill came with Silver mesh.

I think you must be mistaken...looks like you have the black grill (w/...
02-07-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,256
Posted By PHML

ebay has a few black grills

ebay has a few black grills
02-07-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,399
Posted By PHML

The mesh on this grill was silver....I had to...

The mesh on this grill was silver....I had to paint it black to match the rest of the mesh up front.
...
02-07-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,992
Posted By PHML

Take alot of pics please. ;)

Take alot of pics please. ;)
02-06-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 20,842
Posted By PHML

should do a w212 poll on....own or lease? LMAO!!

should do a w212 poll on....own or lease? LMAO!!
02-06-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,399
Posted By PHML

look at my sig pic...is that what you're talking...

look at my sig pic...is that what you're talking about?
02-04-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,951
Posted By PHML

shipped price?

shipped price?
Forum: Hawaii
02-04-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,095
Posted By PHML

Looks like a plan.

Looks like a plan.
02-01-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 52,282
Posted By PHML

I used Premium all the time...its only a few...

I used Premium all the time...its only a few cents more per gallon....not worth taking a chance over $1 or so on a full tank.
01-31-2013, 04:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,902
Posted By PHML

So where is this CLA supposed to be positioned in...

So where is this CLA supposed to be positioned in the MB lineup? Under the C-class?

I also understand that the length and width of the CLA is larger than the C.
01-31-2013, 04:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,028
Posted By PHML

Personally, I'd pass on them.

Personally, I'd pass on them.
Forum: Hawaii
01-25-2013, 03:14 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 23,918
Posted By PHML

So true.:y

So true.:y
01-21-2013, 03:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,893
Posted By PHML

It does help at higher speeds, but not at lower...

It does help at higher speeds, but not at lower speeds.

Ive used K&N on my previous cars, but no more. It feels lethargic at from a stop or red light....and I like to gun it when I need to. ;) ...
01-20-2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,302
Posted By PHML

sorry to hear. was the damage only up front? On...

sorry to hear. was the damage only up front? On the hood and front bumper?

i know some guys use painters tape all over the front end and hood when going on long road trips...maybe something to...
01-19-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 19,294
Posted By PHML

OP, did you swap out those inner city lights to...

OP, did you swap out those inner city lights to LEDs yet?
01-19-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,901
Posted By PHML

Must be weather related, huh? Im in...

Must be weather related, huh?

Im in Hawaii...no issues with freezing temps. My only real issue was a leaky windshield fluid tank, which was replaced under warranty.

As for the dirty wheels,...
01-19-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,859
Posted By PHML

Besides my w212, here is my significant other...

Besides my w212, here is my significant other since 2001...still have her.

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-nG4qQTMrdIU/S_DmuNBuCHI/AAAAAAAAKp8/hWdI9a2hoLA/s688/IMG_0213+%282%29.JPG

My latest...
01-19-2013, 04:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,056
Posted By PHML

How much do these run for? I was thinking the...

How much do these run for? I was thinking the same wheels too, but trying to sell my Work wheels from the Lexus first..lol.
01-15-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,391
Posted By PHML

hey chris, its pete from CL. no need to wire...

hey chris, its pete from CL.

no need to wire to battery...direct install at the bulb. space is limited so install is best if you remove the wheel liner and zip tie it down. auto lights work...
01-03-2013, 05:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 937
Posted By PHML

excellent price...good luck w / your sale.

excellent price...good luck w / your sale.
12-14-2012, 01:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 10,156
Posted By PHML

My first leak, i don't mind dropping it off cuz I...

My first leak, i don't mind dropping it off cuz I know I'll get a nice MB loaner.
12-14-2012, 01:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 12,229
Posted By PHML

im in the same boat, got my first leak...

im in the same boat, got my first leak tonight...will call for servicing tomorrow.
12-14-2012, 01:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,296
Posted By PHML

2011....14k miles....and I have the infamous...

2011....14k miles....and I have the infamous windshield wiper tank leak!! WTF?!?!?!
12-14-2012, 01:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,583
Posted By PHML

I had a windshield fluid low sensor go off last...

I had a windshield fluid low sensor go off last week....bought a gallon of windshield wiper fluid tonight...put in 1/4 gallon...no problem, so I keep on adding more. All of a sudden, from under the...
12-02-2012, 02:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,686
Posted By PHML

Im thinking of switching to Amsoil the next time...

Im thinking of switching to Amsoil the next time I do an oil and filter change.

http://www.amsoil.com/storefront/efm.aspx
11-30-2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 13,830
Posted By PHML

Gary, is this kit fiberglass or polyurethane?

Gary, is this kit fiberglass or polyurethane?
11-29-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,445
Posted By PHML

I would say that should be under warranty as its...

I would say that should be under warranty as its a complete unit...and not just a bulb.

With that being said, hopefully its just the plug is loose and got disconnected somehow. LED units are...
11-28-2012, 03:45 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 11,613
Posted By PHML

nir...love all your mods...except the badges....

nir...love all your mods...except the badges. with that being said, im glad your removed them.
11-15-2012, 05:30 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 43,145
Posted By PHML

194/168 canbus...use canbus whenever you think it...

194/168 canbus...use canbus whenever you think it is sensored to throw a light on the driver console.
11-15-2012, 12:58 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,807
Posted By PHML

Hey man, when you going take pics of your HIDs? ...

Hey man, when you going take pics of your HIDs? Been waiting for 6+ months. Don't tell the ride is still dirty...lol!!!:D
11-15-2012, 12:55 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 43,145
Posted By PHML

All the LEDs are 194/168 type...the exception is...

All the LEDs are 194/168 type...the exception is the rear dome...which is a festoon type.

With that said, there are varying types of 194/168....some are 180 degree, while some are 90 degree. Open...
11-07-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,835
Posted By PHML

what offsets are the face 3? can face 3 fit in...

what offsets are the face 3? can face 3 fit in the rear of our w212?
11-07-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,686
Posted By PHML

I believe 5w-40 is recommended, but I use 0w-40...

I believe 5w-40 is recommended, but I use 0w-40 Mobil 1 Synthetic.
10-29-2012, 02:42 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,807
Posted By PHML

DRLs are white with a bit of yellow....if you...

DRLs are white with a bit of yellow....if you want your HIDs to match this, go with 4300K color temp HID bulb
08-22-2012, 02:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,735
Posted By PHML

Sorry to hear of your recurring issues with this...

Sorry to hear of your recurring issues with this service dealer. Im sure you addressed this with your service representative prior, and its frustrating to hear that both the service technician and...
08-21-2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,179
Posted By PHML

have your pre-safe collision system checked out.

have your pre-safe collision system checked out.
08-21-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,546
Posted By PHML

Besides my GLK.... I've got my E class.... ...

Besides my GLK....

I've got my E class....

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-XqntMY_nTKk/TrMJjVa-g2I/AAAAAAAAKl0/_bs8wq9YKp8/s958/IMG_1587.jpg

And my Lexus GS...
...
08-21-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,652
Posted By PHML

To each their own.....so far so good with my kit...

To each their own.....so far so good with my kit from tspny.com



What kind of updates were you looking for?
08-19-2012, 05:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 804
Posted By PHML

good question...do it and let us know what you...

good question...do it and let us know what you find out. :)
08-06-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,591
Posted By PHML

Looks good...matches your GLK color.

Looks good...matches your GLK color.
08-06-2012, 01:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,864
Posted By PHML

Are the ON all the time or only when turn signal...

Are the ON all the time or only when turn signal is ON?

Also, amber is std for front signals..anything else maybe asking for a ticket...good luck.
08-01-2012, 07:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,624
Posted By PHML

I got 9k miles on the GLK...and the brake dust is...

I got 9k miles on the GLK...and the brake dust is horrible.

I just bought EBC redstuff for all 4 corners....can't wait to install them soon.
07-24-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,173
Posted By PHML

good point...possibly corrupt files. maybe...

good point...possibly corrupt files.

maybe re-format your entire SD card and re-copy the mp3 files.
07-21-2012, 10:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,030
Posted By PHML

nicely done...i need a hitch too.

nicely done...i need a hitch too.
07-20-2012, 02:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,353
Posted By PHML

The damage is extensive.... looking like a new...

The damage is extensive.... looking like a new bumper is coming your way.
07-19-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,353
Posted By PHML

As OP says, the dent is on the bumper...its...

As OP says, the dent is on the bumper...its polyurethane...so no way for paintless dent guys to do their magic here.

Without seeing the actual damage area, you might be able to use a heat...
07-12-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 15,638
Posted By PHML

Sounds like ciguatera fish poisoning (toxin)...

Sounds like ciguatera fish poisoning (toxin) symptoms.
07-12-2012, 04:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,520
Posted By PHML

Would that ebay star emblem fit our GLK? I...

Would that ebay star emblem fit our GLK? I notice its diameter is 49mm at the base.

The overall diameter of our GLK oem flat badge is 57mm.
07-11-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 15,638
Posted By PHML

Install was easy. Good eye...I got 2...

Install was easy.

Good eye...I got 2 different SMD LEDs on each side....gotta install the new sets this weekend.
07-11-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,251
Posted By PHML

interesting how the rear spoiler isn't laying...

interesting how the rear spoiler isn't laying down on the edges.

was this a oem stock rear spoiler? got any pics?

im more surprised that they are buying another one and having it painted. one...
07-11-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 15,638
Posted By PHML

Also added to my GLK's Reverse lights as well ...

Also added to my GLK's Reverse lights as well

Even though the tail unit has a light smoked color over the Reverse and signals...the white LEDs does shine through...and still no error...
07-11-2012, 03:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,652
Posted By PHML

Added the canbus SMD LEDs to my Reverse lights in...

Added the canbus SMD LEDs to my Reverse lights in my tails....

Even though the tail unit has a light smoked color...the white LEDs does shine through...and still no error codes.....canbus LEDs...
07-11-2012, 03:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 15,638
Posted By PHML

I hope you feeling better. :y Yes...stupid...

I hope you feeling better. :y

Yes...stupid question. :D

Anyways, I added pics to post #1.

pete
07-10-2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 15,638
Posted By PHML

No fooking before pics...just look at your own...

No fooking before pics...just look at your own ride....LOL!!!

I'll take some fooking After pics tonight. ;)

Pete
07-10-2012, 05:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 15,638
Posted By PHML

I think you are confused.:smash: Im talking...

I think you are confused.:smash:

Im talking about the Reverse light bulbs in the tail lights....lol.
07-10-2012, 12:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 15,638
Posted By PHML

LED Reverse lights

I had a few extra white canbus SMD LEDs...swapped out the ugly yellow halogen reverse lights to LEDs on my E and GLK....looks much better....and no error codes!!

Pete
...
07-09-2012, 12:39 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,819
Posted By PHML

tell her practice on her parent's car...not...

tell her practice on her parent's car...not yours.

also, rattles are normal on bad roads.
07-07-2012, 05:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,845
Posted By PHML

congrats bro....

congrats bro....
07-07-2012, 04:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,145
Posted By PHML

take some pics and post up. r u talking...

take some pics and post up.

r u talking about the inner city LED light?
07-03-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,537
Posted By PHML

i just bought backup sensors for the GLK since my...

i just bought backup sensors for the GLK since my wifey likes to reverse into things (even with the reverse camera)...plan to install soon.
07-01-2012, 11:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,861
Posted By PHML

I believe the problem is the door inner panel...

I believe the problem is the door inner panel that touches the inner window glass....for some reason, that material rubs the glass to make noise.

Note that this noise should disappear if you roll...
07-01-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,172
Posted By PHML

I like the HID kit...LED city lights, and the new...

I like the HID kit...LED city lights, and the new LED fogs. The stock fogs, you should turn them ON too...swap the halogen bulbs with LEDs.

The wheels are nice, but I think it would look better...
07-01-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,525
Posted By PHML

I don't have Mtec. I have a kit that costed...

I don't have Mtec.

I have a kit that costed me only $62 shipped to Hawaii...this H7 HID kit was installed in my buddy's w212 (e550), and on my GLK350...no added resistor required...installed...
07-01-2012, 04:00 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 57,067
Posted By PHML

Ebay questionable chinese import works fine on my...

Ebay questionable chinese import works fine on my GLK...it does protrude out a bit (the SD card....not the adapter)...about 2mm...but not a big deal.
06-27-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 25,320
Posted By PHML

Air-Conditioning Evaporator Core The...

Air-Conditioning Evaporator Core

The evaporator core is a major source of bacteria inside your car. In Hawaii we run our air conditioners all the time. While your are driving water (thru...
06-27-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 25,320
Posted By PHML

I had to do with with my Lexus....there is a...

I had to do with with my Lexus....there is a spray can type mold cleaner/disinfectant...spray it into the vents at the base of the windshield wiper arms. Also replace the cabin air filters too.
06-27-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,525
Posted By PHML

Anyways, I just wanted to say...that I'm pretty...

Anyways, I just wanted to say...that I'm pretty sure its the kit.

A good kit will avoid these problems. I installed an H7 HID kit for another w212 member here...no extra bulb out warning...
06-27-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,462
Posted By PHML

Perfectly said. :y

Perfectly said. :y
06-27-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,525
Posted By PHML

More for DDM Tuning site... IF your car has...

More for DDM Tuning site...

IF your car has flickering issues or a warning light in your dash, you may need to install Bulb Out Warning Cancelers (aka Error code eliminators). These units work on...
06-27-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,525
Posted By PHML

From the DDM Tuning site... If your HID kit...

From the DDM Tuning site...

If your HID kit is not working properly, it could be due to one of several reasons:

Flickering: Flickering on both sides of the vehicle can be caused by...
06-27-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 23,810
Posted By PHML

sorry to hear this happened to you....i guess...

sorry to hear this happened to you....i guess this kind of stuff still happens. you should consider rocking the flat badge cuz it may happen again.
06-27-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,525
Posted By PHML

If the kit requires additional resistors...then...

If the kit requires additional resistors...then the kit is not as advertised...return it (if possible)...and buy a different kit.
06-27-2012, 03:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,525
Posted By PHML

Seems odd. Btw, are you still getting an error...

Seems odd. Btw, are you still getting an error code?
06-27-2012, 03:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,464
Posted By PHML

The next question is where to find them in stock?

The next question is where to find them in stock?
06-25-2012, 02:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,750
Posted By PHML

Anyone got an answer to this question? I...

Anyone got an answer to this question?

I read somewhere that the OEM front brake pads are ceramic...and the OEM rear brake pads are semi-metallic. Is it true? Can anyone confirm this?
06-18-2012, 05:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,524
Posted By PHML

are the bi-xenon on the GLK self-leveling?

are the bi-xenon on the GLK self-leveling?
06-16-2012, 05:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,403
Posted By PHML

what does the rubbing noise sound like?

what does the rubbing noise sound like?
06-12-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 44,214
Posted By PHML

Replace fogs with what? Are you talking about the...

Replace fogs with what? Are you talking about the round shaped fogs?

My GLK got stock LED fogs...the rectangle shaped unit...so I don't need to change anything.
06-12-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,048
Posted By PHML

Weird, but the Amazon site says this part # HU...

Weird, but the Amazon site says this part # HU 718/5x does NOT fit my 2011 GLK350.

Im thinking Amazon don't have the most updated info...but it should fit.
06-09-2012, 06:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,671
Posted By PHML

thanks, but where are the pix?

thanks, but where are the pix?
Forum: Hawaii
06-08-2012, 03:36 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 23,918
Posted By PHML

Looks like I wont be able to make it between...

Looks like I wont be able to make it between 6-8...sorry gang.
Forum: Hawaii
06-07-2012, 05:30 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 23,918
Posted By PHML

Just keep it on Sunday...I'll try to get out...

Just keep it on Sunday...I'll try to get out there.
Forum: Hawaii
06-04-2012, 05:45 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 23,918
Posted By PHML

Sorry, but Sat night...june 9th... might be...

Sorry, but Sat night...june 9th... might be better for me....just learned my daughter's BFF is sleeping over Sunday....arghhhh!!!
Forum: Miscellaneous
06-03-2012, 04:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,762
Posted By PHML

is there a big difference in the navi from the...

is there a big difference in the navi from the 2011 navi? what changes are there?
Forum: Hawaii
06-02-2012, 06:19 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 23,918
Posted By PHML

On my calendar. :y

On my calendar. :y
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