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Forum: W212 AMG
08-30-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,340
Posted By pgordon888

If driven in auto mode only it gets the job done...

If driven in auto mode only it gets the job done no problem because of the more than ample torque curve of the m157.

I gave up on manual mode when I had my AMG though. The DCT in my e90 M3 and...
Forum: W218
08-28-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,161
Posted By pgordon888

Great car, mod list, and price. Someone buy this!

Great car, mod list, and price. Someone buy this!
Forum: W218
07-29-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,676
Posted By pgordon888

I have only driven 997.1 and 997.2 turbos but...

I have only driven 997.1 and 997.2 turbos but didn't think the torque seemed lacking but then again they were all bolt on tuned cars of friends.

When I was trying to decide what to replace the...
Forum: W218
07-28-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,252
Posted By pgordon888

I had the KW sleeves and loved the look, just not...

I had the KW sleeves and loved the look, just not the disconnect in ride between the front and back of the car. Would have been great if AMG ran steel springs at all corners as an option (like the...
Forum: W218
07-28-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,676
Posted By pgordon888

I am loving the new 991TTS. Mine would be blue...

I am loving the new 991TTS. Mine would be blue of course with two tone black and silver interior with yellow seat belts and gauges to match the brake calipers.
Forum: W218
07-28-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 898
Posted By pgordon888

Looks awesome! Love the ADV1s. I went...

Looks awesome! Love the ADV1s.

I went from the cls63TT to the GT-R. If I could combine the two I would have the perfect car.
Forum: W218
02-01-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,713
Posted By pgordon888

Thanks Vic for the insight. I got the 10 point...

Thanks Vic for the insight. I got the 10 point reduction for autopay but there is no MF incentive on the GL350 because it selling so well globally right now. I can see why too. Its like cruising...
Forum: W218
01-30-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,713
Posted By pgordon888

Highest Tier MB Lease Money Factor?

Does anyone know what the highest tier preferred customer money factor is for MBFS leases right now if I close on February 1, 2014? I have a GL350 lease I am signing up on Saturday and I am trying...
01-02-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 15,947
Posted By pgordon888

I ran Renntech on the M157 in my cls63 for 2...

I ran Renntech on the M157 in my cls63 for 2 years with no problems. There is a pretty decent # of Mercedes dealers that sell and install/serivce Renntech products so if you are lucky enough to live...
Forum: W218
12-31-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,902
Posted By pgordon888

Update? I love Chubb, use them for all my...

Update? I love Chubb, use them for all my insurance other than auto becuase their rates are just so high for auto. My broker tried hard to get me to switch from Geico to Chubb saying that I would...
Forum: W218
12-19-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,902
Posted By pgordon888

Any update on whether your insurance agreed to...

Any update on whether your insurance agreed to total the car?
Forum: W218
12-13-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,902
Posted By pgordon888

He will have adequate coverage if the potential...

He will have adequate coverage if the potential PI claims are thrown into the mix of the negotiations. If your insurance company decides based on their adjuster it is not a total loss then you will...
Forum: W218
12-13-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,902
Posted By pgordon888

First let me say thank god you are ok and lets...

First let me say thank god you are ok and lets keep things in perspective that this is only a car and your life matters a whole lot more. Kiss your wife and kids if you have them.

As I...
12-08-2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,114
Posted By pgordon888

Pano roof?

I have a loaded GL350 on order and the only option we are on the fence about is the pano roof. Thoughts about the option from those who have it or decided against it? Does it let too much light in...
Forum: W218
11-21-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,507
Posted By pgordon888

In case you don't already know the Renntech tune...

In case you don't already know the Renntech tune on this car is awesome and will make you forget the cls55 real fast. I ran it for 2 years with no problem as a bunch of others on this forum are...
Forum: W218
11-21-2013, 11:35 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,902
Posted By pgordon888

Congrats! Looks amazing. This very well may be...

Congrats! Looks amazing. This very well may be my next car.
Forum: W218
11-15-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,902
Posted By pgordon888

+1 None of us swap out hi performance...

+1

None of us swap out hi performance cars every 1 to 3 years because it is a good investment. We do it because it is one of the rewards for working so hard and a hobby we are passonate about....
Forum: W218
11-14-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,902
Posted By pgordon888

Ouch. I feel for you having just spent 6 weeks...

Ouch. I feel for you having just spent 6 weeks selling my 2012 cls63. Can't believe how hard you got pushed on your trade. I got a trade offer from my Mercedes dealer for more than that back in mid...
Forum: W218
11-10-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,320
Posted By pgordon888

Car was just sold yesterday to a cool dude from...

Car was just sold yesterday to a cool dude from San Diego who is driving it cross country back to his house right now. He had some questions about SoCal mod friendly dealers and told him to send...
Forum: W218
10-19-2013, 12:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,320
Posted By pgordon888

Bump. Car is still available. Have accepted a...

Bump. Car is still available. Have accepted a few offers but the buyers have all flaked out at time of payment. Not understanding why so many people have nothing better to do with their time than...
Forum: W218
10-12-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,320
Posted By pgordon888

Still available. Lot of interest but nothing has...

Still available. Lot of interest but nothing has panned out yet.
Forum: W218
10-09-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,320
Posted By pgordon888

More power yes but I think that time is near...

More power yes but I think that time is near impossible on street tires and is a rumor hat relates only to the top spec Nismo edition of the gt-r. Right now the deals are so good on 2014s that I...
10-09-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,474
Posted By pgordon888

Ebay Link

My car is still available. Ebay listing just went up.

Mercedes-Benz : CLS-Class with P30 Performance Pkg. & WARRANTY in Mercedes-Benz | eBay Motors
Forum: W218
10-09-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,320
Posted By pgordon888

Ebay listing

My car is still available. The Ebay link just went up:



Mercedes-Benz : CLS-Class with P30 Performance Pkg. & WARRANTY in Mercedes-Benz | eBay Motors
2012 Mercedes Benz CLS63 AMG Turbo...
Forum: W218
10-07-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,320
Posted By pgordon888

Oops. Looks like there are two guys trying to...

Oops. Looks like there are two guys trying to sell cls55s and I responded to the wrong one in this string. Sorry.
Forum: W218
10-07-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,320
Posted By pgordon888

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Forum: W218
10-07-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,320
Posted By pgordon888

Thanks for the heads up. I don't have anytime...

Thanks for the heads up. I don't have anytime for tire kickers.
Forum: W218
10-06-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,320
Posted By pgordon888

Yes. One of the two two potential New Yorker...

Yes. One of the two two potential New Yorker buyers was. The other one is more of a reschedule for next weekend. We shall see.
Forum: W218
10-06-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,320
Posted By pgordon888

Weekend buyers flaked. Car is still available. ...

Weekend buyers flaked. Car is still available. Hit me up if your are interested. $85,000 firm for mbworld members. That is $5000 below retail value. Car would be purchased through my new car...
Forum: W218
10-05-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,320
Posted By pgordon888

No problem. Bump it up. Two New York buyers...

No problem. Bump it up. Two New York buyers coming to see the car this weekend and a Florida buyer this week. Anyone else who is interested hit me up. First deposit check and proof of means to...
Forum: W218
10-04-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,320
Posted By pgordon888

Interesting sidebar here. You guys can continue...

Interesting sidebar here. You guys can continue as long as you want if you keep the interest up on my car and help me find a buyer. :)
10-04-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,474
Posted By pgordon888

I would let my car go for $85,000 firm to a...

I would let my car go for $85,000 firm to a mbworld forum buyer. The courtesy trade structure (you buy from my new car dealer at the price we agree to) allows me to ask less than dealer retail.
Forum: W218
10-04-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,320
Posted By pgordon888

I would let my car go for $85,000 firm to a...

I would let my car go for $85,000 firm to a mbworld forum buyer. The courtesy trade structure allows me to ask less than dealer retail.
Forum: W218
10-04-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,320
Posted By pgordon888

Thanks man. I am structuring the buy as a...

Thanks man. I am structuring the buy as a courtesy trade, so I am still hoping to get the sales tax break but at the same time making financing and closing easier for a buyer. The way it works is...
Forum: W218
10-04-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,320
Posted By pgordon888

The 991TT-S starts at 180K now! There was like a...

The 991TT-S starts at 180K now! There was like a $20K bump from 997 to 991 on the TTS.

If I buy a 991TTS it will be yours when it is a 1 to 2 years old and you are on to the next thing. By...
Forum: W218
10-04-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,320
Posted By pgordon888

Thanks Vic. 2014 or 2015 GT-R is next. My...

Thanks Vic.

2014 or 2015 GT-R is next. My daughter is out of rear facing car seat now so I can move back to a coupe. Already have speced the car seat for the GT-R rear seat. I also have the ML...
Forum: W218
10-04-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,320
Posted By pgordon888

For Sale: 2012 Renntech CLS63 (8300 Miles)

Not sure if I can post this here as well but I am selling my very clean Renntech Tuned CLS63 with only 8300 miles. See post in the classified section for more info.

...
10-04-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,474
Posted By pgordon888

2012 CLS 63 Renntech (8300 Miles)

For sale. 2012 cls63 “P30 Performance Package Car” with 8200 miles. Vin # is WDDLJ7EB9CA033371. See autotrader listing below for more details:
...
Forum: W218
09-16-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 845
Posted By pgordon888

Airmatic delete on W218?

I know a number of forum members have replaced the airmatic set-up with steel coils on the older amgs. Is there anyone who has made the switch for the W218 cls yet? I can't stand the body roll from...
Forum: W212 AMG
09-12-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,987
Posted By pgordon888

Designo has some interesting blues. I have...

Designo has some interesting blues.

I have the lunar blue on my cls63 and think it looks pretty sharp withe grey interior with the carbon fiber package.
Forum: W218
08-11-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,233
Posted By pgordon888

Looks amazing! Which HRE wheels are those?

Looks amazing! Which HRE wheels are those?
Forum: W212 AMG
08-10-2013, 11:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,113
Posted By pgordon888

I have been running the Renntech tune for about...

I have been running the Renntech tune for about 20 months now on the OEM plugs with no issues. Is Renntech advising on the colder plugs now for their tunes? I know there was a quality control...
Forum: W212 AMG
08-01-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,879
Posted By pgordon888

I am have been running the Renntech more...

I am have been running the Renntech more aggressive tune for about 1.5 years and 7000 miles with no problems.
Forum: W218
08-01-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,374
Posted By pgordon888

I picked up a tad bit of negative camber on a 20...

I picked up a tad bit of negative camber on a 20 mm drop but it has not impacted my tire wear and I like the handling much better than stock with the kit.
Forum: W218
05-14-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,902
Posted By pgordon888

Here you go. In the wrapper new 993TTS for...

Here you go. In the wrapper new 993TTS for $300K. Can't believe how much the last air cooled 911s fetch in the collector's market. Just had a friend who only drives classic 911s spend over $100K...
Forum: W218
05-06-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,280
Posted By pgordon888

The chasis is the same on both the e and cls. ...

The chasis is the same on both the e and cls. The ability to accommodate wider tires a d wheels on the cls relates to the flared body/wheel wells on the rear. How much extra clearance on the cls v...
Forum: W218
05-04-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,280
Posted By pgordon888

A bunch of us cls63 owners are running 295s on...

A bunch of us cls63 owners are running 295s on the stock rims. I have the PSS tires and love them. I am running 10mm spacers on the rear with the 295s and am perfectly flush. However, the CLS has...
Forum: W218
04-04-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,862
Posted By pgordon888

+1

+1
Forum: W218
04-03-2013, 11:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 734
Posted By pgordon888

295 30s. You only need the 25s if you are going...

295 30s. You only need the 25s if you are going to go to 20 inch rims, which I am still on the fence about due to north east big city road quality issues.
Forum: W218
04-03-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 734
Posted By pgordon888

I have Michelin Super Sports on the stock AMG...

I have Michelin Super Sports on the stock AMG rims, 295 rears and 255 fronts and I love them.
Forum: W218
12-17-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,449
Posted By pgordon888

I disagree. I am hooking out of a dig much...

I disagree. I am hooking out of a dig much better with the PSSs than I ever did before on the Contis. I am also noticing much less tire noise at highway speeds and no wheel hop in spirited driving...
Forum: W218
12-15-2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,449
Posted By pgordon888

Out of that list I think the V12s are the best...

Out of that list I think the V12s are the best value and perform just as well as the Falkens and Nittos. If you care more about peformance and can handle steep sidewalls get Michelins (PSS or PS2). ...
Forum: W218
12-13-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,926
Posted By pgordon888

My car was not a designo and it took 10 weeks...

My car was not a designo and it took 10 weeks from day of order to delivery in November of 2011 so I suspect 6 to 8 weeks on a Deisgno is optimistic unless they have a car in the front of the...
Forum: W219
12-13-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,864
Posted By pgordon888

Pilot SuperSport tires and spacers are on. The...

Pilot SuperSport tires and spacers are on. The 295s fit perfect with the 10mm spacers (no rubbing but very flush fitment) and I am loving the more aggresive stance. Thanks Rob @ Vivid for getting...
Forum: W219
12-08-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,864
Posted By pgordon888

Thanks Rock for the advice. Just trying to find...

Thanks Rock for the advice. Just trying to find someone with the spacers in stock ready to ship and then I will get this taken care of on Monday or Tuesday of next week.
Forum: W219
12-07-2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,864
Posted By pgordon888

Tire fitment/spacer question

Its been awhile since I have been on the boards (very little time with 5 months into a 6 month home renovation project from hell) but a pressing question has brought me back and I would apprieciate...
Forum: W218
07-21-2012, 03:52 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,186
Posted By pgordon888

I assume the Renntech question is for me. I...

I assume the Renntech question is for me. I seem to recall about a 20 percent jump in hp and 25 percent jump in trq from my p30 numbers if I recall from my dyno sheet. Posted a thread about it a...
Forum: W218
07-20-2012, 11:14 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,186
Posted By pgordon888

I love my 2012 cls63 and have had no problems...

I love my 2012 cls63 and have had no problems with it after 9 months. Its a real monster with the Renntech tune and handles great for such a big car on the KW coils. Is it as nimble as my old E90...
Forum: W218
06-30-2012, 11:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,617
Posted By pgordon888

Let me know if you find the parts.

Let me know if you find the parts.
Forum: W212 AMG
06-27-2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,447
Posted By pgordon888

Glad to see another lunar blue AMG owner on the...

Glad to see another lunar blue AMG owner on the forum (I think there are 4 of us now). I am interested in your review of the tune -- I am runnning Renntech on my M157.
Forum: W218
06-14-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,772
Posted By pgordon888

That is a long time to wait for your car to come...

That is a long time to wait for your car to come in but I suppose that is one of the costs of the designo interior. Would love to see some pictures so get them up as soon as you can.
...
Forum: W218
06-13-2012, 11:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,772
Posted By pgordon888

Congrats on your purchase! You are the only...

Congrats on your purchase! You are the only other lunar blur cls63 owner I know. Mine was the first back in the U.S. back in Nov. of 2011. I think there is also one up for sale at a GA dealership...
Forum: W218
06-09-2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,506
Posted By pgordon888

I am running the 20 mm KW drop in Philly with...

I am running the 20 mm KW drop in Philly with virtually no problems on clearance (other then a very steep driveway a friend has out in the burbs that cost me some new rocker panels and shields). ...
Forum: W212 AMG
06-08-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,213
Posted By pgordon888

That is the hood up message. My cls63 hood up...

That is the hood up message. My cls63 hood up sensor was a little touchy and I had to have it adjusted to keep from having to slam it shut to avoid the error message.
Forum: W218
05-21-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,924
Posted By pgordon888

I think the only increased sound in the cabin is...

I think the only increased sound in the cabin is a little more intake whistle sound at idle and under low speed driving (e.g. in a parking garage) but you can really only hear that with the windows...
Forum: W218
05-11-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,479
Posted By pgordon888

I just ordered a set through me dealer. I think...

I just ordered a set through me dealer. I think the contrast may look good against the ash carpet since it is already in the dash panels. Guess I will save my ash mats for special occasions.
Forum: W218
05-11-2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,187
Posted By pgordon888

Everything you need to know is in this thread as...

Everything you need to know is in this thread as Vic said --- I highly recommend you start with this before spending the scratch on an aftermarket system (save your money for a tune, which will...
Forum: W218
05-10-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 26,508
Posted By pgordon888

+1

+1
Forum: W218
05-10-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 26,508
Posted By pgordon888

Thanks for the input here, the MB tech...

Thanks for the input here, the MB tech perspective is very helpful. If only you worked in my market.

Not that I will hold you to it but can you give us a sense of what the timeframe was for...
Forum: W212 AMG
05-10-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,996
Posted By pgordon888

Of course I am biased as that was my quandry.

Of course I am biased as that was my quandry.
Forum: W212 AMG
05-10-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,996
Posted By pgordon888

Not to change the question but I think this is a...

Not to change the question but I think this is a much closer call with the e63 v. the m5 rather than m5 v. Cls63. The cls gets the big styling advantage there with most of the practicality of a...
Forum: W218
05-09-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,642
Posted By pgordon888

Lexis-Nexis and Westlaw are where most lawyers do...

Lexis-Nexis and Westlaw are where most lawyers do their legal research on-line but in this area you can get quite a bit online from google searches in your jursidiction -- typically from plaintiff's...
Forum: W218
05-09-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,479
Posted By pgordon888

It's seems to me we just need the mb part number...

It's seems to me we just need the mb part number for the oem amg mats for the black interior.
Forum: W218
05-09-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,479
Posted By pgordon888

Let me know if you find some. I have the ash...

Let me know if you find some. I have the ash interior as well, took delivery in mid Nov., and I can tell you my mats are very hard to keep clean.
Forum: W218
05-09-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,642
Posted By pgordon888

That did happen to me in my M3 sedan last summer....

That did happen to me in my M3 sedan last summer. Woman drove right through a solid red light and side swiped my car at 35mph or so (see attached).

In any event my experience also is relevant to...
Forum: W212 AMG
05-09-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,996
Posted By pgordon888

It's a rear axle fitment issue. No dour they...

It's a rear axle fitment issue. No dour they are working on it and we will see it in a few years with the whole amg line.
Forum: W212 AMG
05-08-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,996
Posted By pgordon888

In the unlikely event you find the M157 too quiet...

In the unlikely event you find the M157 too quiet you can pull the resonator off, in which case you will really hear it bark. Take a listen to mine at WOT.

...
Forum: W212 AMG
05-08-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,848
Posted By pgordon888

Nice color! Finally someone on this forum with...

Nice color! Finally someone on this forum with another blue Bi-Turbo.

Where does the 578 hp come from? I thought the crank factory rating for pp was 550hp.
Forum: W218
05-06-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 26,508
Posted By pgordon888

I think the best thing you can do if you want to...

I think the best thing you can do if you want to help Ali is get and post your uncle's service record for the repair showing it as a warranty repair as well as any similar service records from other...
Forum: W218
05-05-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,095
Posted By pgordon888

Good point and that is one reason I have a pp...

Good point and that is one reason I have a pp car. If i ever go to sell and the dealer needs to reflash I think the pp cars will sell better and convey better resale value.
Forum: W218
05-05-2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,023
Posted By pgordon888

Time to think about the Renntech LSD upgrade.

Time to think about the Renntech LSD upgrade.
Forum: W218
05-05-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,095
Posted By pgordon888

The absolute numbers aren't that impressive...

The absolute numbers aren't that impressive because the runs were on a particularly stingy Mustang dyno (the big manufacturer marketing #s come from dynojets). What is important is my relative...
Forum: W218
05-04-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,095
Posted By pgordon888

Love being able to hear the turbos spool now. ...

Love being able to hear the turbos spool now.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rYsPWVRB9vs
Forum: W218
05-04-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,095
Posted By pgordon888

Yeah I know. I said the gains would be higher on...

Yeah I know. I said the gains would be higher on a non pp car because a non pp car has a lower baseline.
Forum: W218
05-04-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,095
Posted By pgordon888

Measured baseline from stock pp tune. On a non...

Measured baseline from stock pp tune. On a non pp car I think the gains would be higher obviously.

I got the Eco start delete option but the the Eco light still
Comes on in comfort mode. I...
Forum: W218
05-03-2012, 11:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,095
Posted By pgordon888

Latest Renntech Tune

I know I am late to this party but I just got my car car back from VAC in Philly where they put the Renntech tune on my car, checked my plugs, and did some dyno pulls and all I can say is wow. The...
Forum: W218
05-02-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,882
Posted By pgordon888

+1

+1
Forum: W218
05-02-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,023
Posted By pgordon888

$170.

$170.
Forum: W218
05-02-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 26,508
Posted By pgordon888

Ali, does that mean the dealer has officially...

Ali, does that mean the dealer has officially denied your warranty service claim now or are they still considering repairing it under warranty? Btw, so sorry about all of this for you. It is my...
Forum: W218
05-02-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,023
Posted By pgordon888

You should have a sticker on your front...

You should have a sticker on your front windshield about it if you have not removed it yet. I would also check your build sheet or window sticker if you don't see a sticker in your front windshield....
Forum: W218
05-02-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,882
Posted By pgordon888

Wow, where do you live?

Wow, where do you live?
Forum: W218
05-02-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,023
Posted By pgordon888

If your car has the limited slip diff you should...

If your car has the limited slip diff you should have had the fluid changed on that at 1875 miles. Oil change at that point is not required but I had it done anyway. Next service is at 10,000...
Forum: W218
05-01-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,535
Posted By pgordon888

Congrats! In terms of grey, I like designo...

Congrats!

In terms of grey, I like designo graphite the best then steel grey.
Forum: W218
04-30-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,709
Posted By pgordon888

They make them in the right front fitment but you...

They make them in the right front fitment but you would need to go 295 on the rear. Someone said they did that on the stock rims on one of these threads and it worked fine but I wonder if the...
04-29-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,556
Posted By pgordon888

Renntech Tune on ML350 Bluetec?

Getting a Renntech tuune for my cls63 and saw that Renntech also has a tune available on the 2006 to 2011 ML350 Bluetec. Anyone have it and if so how is it?

My ML350 is my family hauler but...
Forum: W212 AMG
04-28-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,475
Posted By pgordon888

Yeah that is right. M5 board has a few Canadian...

Yeah that is right. M5 board has a few Canadian owner pictures posted. U.S. orders started last Monday for early summer delivery for those first in line. I was originally waiting for the f10 to...
Forum: W212 AMG
04-27-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,069
Posted By pgordon888

It is better to pay for the oem MB ones (perfect...

It is better to pay for the oem MB ones (perfect fit unlike those ebay ones) and have those factory code painted by a good bodyshop that preps them right so the bulb does not have to be pulled and...
Forum: W218
04-27-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 26,508
Posted By pgordon888

Ali, which tune are you running?

Ali, which tune are you running?
Forum: W218
04-27-2012, 10:31 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 26,508
Posted By pgordon888

I wonder if large engine failure issues like this...

I wonder if large engine failure issues like this where there would be a big warranty claim get more attention from Mb corporate and they will specifically ask the dealer to search for engine...
Forum: W218
04-24-2012, 11:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,378
Posted By pgordon888

I would go for the CLS if you want the CLS rather...

I would go for the CLS if you want the CLS rather than the E and not worry about the facelift. There are many discussions of the E63 v. CLS63 decision matrix on this board. I think it comes down to...
Forum: W218
04-20-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,596
Posted By pgordon888

This is good to hear. Surprised to hear they can...

This is good to hear. Surprised to hear they can reengineer the design. Let us know about progress.
Forum: W218
04-19-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 747
Posted By pgordon888

Exhaust Fitment

Does it bother anyone that the exhaust tips on the CLS stick out past the diffuser unlike the E63 where they sit flush? When I had my res delete straight pipes fabricated I asked if they could be...
Forum: W218
04-17-2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,200
Posted By pgordon888

Thanks for all the input. I think I am going to...

Thanks for all the input. I think I am going to see how Asher's E63 turns out with the black out trim and then make the decision There is no substitute for seeing it in person.
Forum: W218
04-17-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,673
Posted By pgordon888

The blue ambient LED lights are my favorite part...

The blue ambient LED lights are my favorite part of the interior. With the orange contrasting lights the interior looks right out of Tron.

I wish the AMG sills came in a matching blue LED. I...
Forum: W218
04-16-2012, 11:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,596
Posted By pgordon888

I think I backed into a 28 lb. front, 32 lb. rear...

I think I backed into a 28 lb. front, 32 lb. rear weight for the OEM forged 19s off of those numbers before by using the tirerack weights for the Contis.

Those are some heavy wheels too.
Forum: W218
04-16-2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,200
Posted By pgordon888

Ok, I am a little intrigued. But to make it look...

Ok, I am a little intrigued. But to make it look right I would need to blackout all the badges and move to black wheels, right?
Forum: W218
04-16-2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,596
Posted By pgordon888

This is not good to hear. I thought I had...

This is not good to hear. I thought I had narrowed my wheel search down to the 20 inch Adv1 5.01 or 5.1sl. The weight estimates I am getting are as follows:


20x9 20x11
5.1 - 25, 27
5.1 SL...
Forum: W218
04-16-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,200
Posted By pgordon888

Thanks. I definitely will need to see the black...

Thanks. I definitely will need to see the black out trim on another car first. Not sure how it will look up against the blue. I am not generally a fan of chrome on a car but against the lunar...
Forum: W218
04-16-2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,200
Posted By pgordon888

thanks! That really does help give me a idea...

thanks! That really does help give me a idea what the black out option would look like. Guess I will have to decide for sure in a few months once I order new wheels.
Forum: W218
04-14-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,200
Posted By pgordon888

I assume you mean back vinyl wrap around all the...

I assume you mean back vinyl wrap around all the chrome accents. I think I would only do this only if I powedercoated my rims black or bought black rims but maybe it would look good with the stock...
Forum: W218
04-14-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,200
Posted By pgordon888

I assume it is just film. Asher and I just took...

I assume it is just film. Asher and I just took our cars to this local guy that has been doing tint forever and that is all he does. They are typcially the best. He gives a lifetime warranty.
Forum: W218
04-14-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,200
Posted By pgordon888

Thanks! The tint is hard to capture in photos. ...

Thanks! The tint is hard to capture in photos. It may be some reflection on the camera lens too. Here is another version of that shot that is a little truer I think as to the rear tint. I would...
Forum: W218
04-14-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,200
Posted By pgordon888

Never an issue man. Everyone's comments are...

Never an issue man. Everyone's comments are allways valued. You have been down this road faster than most with these mods to this car but it is one of those things that once you see it for yourself...
Forum: W218
04-14-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,200
Posted By pgordon888

Yeah, I was surprised too. I think with all the...

Yeah, I was surprised too. I think with all the chrome the tint is a nice transition between body paint color and the wheels/tires and other black accents. You definitely should get it done on your...
Forum: W218
04-14-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 741
Posted By pgordon888

Congragulations! Just in time for summer.

Congragulations! Just in time for summer.
Forum: W218
04-14-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 36,169
Posted By pgordon888

Its not my place to get involved here.

Its not my place to get involved here.
Forum: W218
04-14-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,200
Posted By pgordon888

You can really see the tint in this one. Got a...

You can really see the tint in this one. Got a drop + spacers, markers, tint, res delete done now. Only thing left on the short list is wheels + bigger tires then tune.
Forum: W218
04-14-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 36,169
Posted By pgordon888

Some sharp looking dropped rides.

Some sharp looking dropped rides.
Forum: W218
04-14-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,200
Posted By pgordon888

Photos -- Tint Changed the Whole Look of Lunar Blue CLS 63

Got 35% tint all around and detailing done this week and it is really making the lunar blue paint pop now. Finally took some better pictures. Let me know what you think.

BTW, when I try to post...
Forum: W218
04-12-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,821
Posted By pgordon888

Came out great. Surprised it took longer for...

Came out great. Surprised it took longer for your e63 -- would have thought the platform sharing would have made the job the same on both.
Forum: W218
04-11-2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,821
Posted By pgordon888

lunar blue side markers

Picked up some perfectly color matched lunar blue side markers the other week courtesy of Areuv's shop. Thanks buddy. Nice to have the Philly connection for this work.

They prepped them in...
Forum: W219
04-05-2012, 10:35 PM
Forum: W218
04-05-2012, 10:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,812
Posted By pgordon888

I agree with Vic on the res delete if you want...

I agree with Vic on the res delete if you want more sound.

Here is the link to the discussion thread on the res delete option for the M157, which will give you everything you need to know. It...
Forum: W218
04-04-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 36,169
Posted By pgordon888

Your dealer will be able to do it, just ask for...

Your dealer will be able to do it, just ask for the biggest gear head motorcross guy they have in the back to do the work. I went with my local tuning shop just because they love this **** as much...
Forum: W218
04-04-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 36,169
Posted By pgordon888

I am running the forged 19s with 15 mm spacers on...

I am running the forged 19s with 15 mm spacers on the rear and 10 mm on the front. No problem with rubbing. Going to go with 20s shortly 20x9 and 20x11, which a bunch of people run on this forum...
Forum: W218
04-04-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,033
Posted By pgordon888

Rentech makes a fix for this?

Rentech makes a fix for this?
Forum: W218
04-04-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 36,169
Posted By pgordon888

Can't say enough good things about this mod and...

Can't say enough good things about this mod and customer service from Rob. If you are on the fence go ahead and buy one -- you won't regret it.
Forum: W218
03-31-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,234
Posted By pgordon888

Do the 295s look weird on the stock 19s. I mean...

Do the 295s look weird on the stock 19s. I mean does the sidewall protrude noticeably far from the lip of your wheels?
03-30-2012, 11:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,865
Posted By pgordon888

That is the difference with AMG pre and post C63....

That is the difference with AMG pre and post C63. Springs up front and tuning for handling are what AMG is doing with all of their cars now. My '12 CLS63 does not handle like my '09 M3 but is...
Forum: W218
03-30-2012, 11:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,227
Posted By pgordon888

Dude, you know I love the way these wheels look. ...

Dude, you know I love the way these wheels look. I just can't get by the cast thing. Why did Vossen only run their forged line for a year?
Forum: W218
03-29-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,252
Posted By pgordon888

Vic, have you ever had a hard time selling or...

Vic, have you ever had a hard time selling or trading in your tuned cars given the tuning history? I have tuned all my performance cars as well but other than the M3 they were all leased and I never...
Forum: W218
03-29-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,705
Posted By pgordon888

Just left a message with my service guy. I have...

Just left a message with my service guy. I have noticed a little rough idle here and there so I am wondering if this is the cause. Does any have a copy of the TSB in case my service guy gives me...
Forum: W218
03-26-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,028
Posted By pgordon888

Thanks. I am very interested in your impressions...

Thanks. I am very interested in your impressions although since you are doing everything at once it may be difficult to gauge the results from the transmission rebuild alone.

Congrats and keep...
Forum: W218
03-26-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,028
Posted By pgordon888

Wow, how much does the transmisison work run if...

Wow, how much does the transmisison work run if you don't mind?
Forum: W219
03-20-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,558
Posted By pgordon888

Can you PM pricing on these wheels in a 20 inch...

Can you PM pricing on these wheels in a 20 inch diameter for the 2012 CLS63 (both in S and non S). I think that would be an 11 inch rear, 9 inch front. Interested in a satin silver or machined...
Forum: W219
03-20-2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 30,499
Posted By pgordon888

+1 Hopefully they are forged.

+1

Hopefully they are forged.
Forum: W218
03-19-2012, 10:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,924
Posted By pgordon888

Well by Philly/NYC standards you would be slammed...

Well by Philly/NYC standards you would be slammed or at least when you hit your first pothole.

On the tire wear, looks like there was a camber kit for the C219 CLS available from several...
Forum: W218
03-19-2012, 09:58 PM
Forum: W218
03-19-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,924
Posted By pgordon888

The attached thumbnail is post lowering. The...

The attached thumbnail is post lowering. The picture in my signature line is pre lowering. I will try to get some better shots during the day tomorrow. Close ups will give you a better idea of...
Forum: W212 AMG
03-17-2012, 10:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,719
Posted By pgordon888

It sounds awesome. I assume you have seen the...

It sounds awesome. I assume you have seen the youtube clip I posted or some of the other 5.5TT res delete video posts on this forum.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N927tAiCnSY&feature=youtu.be
...
Forum: W218
03-16-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,924
Posted By pgordon888

Here is the teaser shot I was sent today.Won't be...

Here is the teaser shot I was sent today.Won't be able to pick it up till Monday.
20 mm drop front and back with 10mm front / 15 mm rear spacer as per the helpful input from those on this forum.
Forum: W218
03-15-2012, 11:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,924
Posted By pgordon888

Getting mine installed with some spacers tomorrow...

Getting mine installed with some spacers tomorrow finally.
Forum: W218
02-16-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 23,490
Posted By pgordon888

No problems other than the annoying low presurre...

No problems other than the annoying low presurre brake squek a few of us are experiencing. However, I just found the OEM MB anti-squek paste that the dealers use on Amazon Prime so I don't have to...
Forum: W218
02-08-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,200
Posted By pgordon888

Where did you see the OEM stat? -- I assumed AMG...

Where did you see the OEM stat? -- I assumed AMG would make one with 100% locking like the BMW M differential. Now I am wondering about whether the Renntech LSD is a worthwhile upgrade for more...
Forum: W212 AMG
02-05-2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,716
Posted By pgordon888

Not really. This is a much more active forum...

Not really. This is a much more active forum with a greater range of technical discussion on AMG cars.

The good things about the the APL are the corporate AMG posts and info that appear to be...
Forum: W212 AMG
02-04-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,716
Posted By pgordon888

Yes. Just email the administrator with your info...

Yes. Just email the administrator with your info and they will fix it. They are in the process of switching out to a new international member site in the middle of the month and I think they are...
Forum: W212 AMG
02-02-2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,262
Posted By pgordon888

Sick for a wagon. Tired of the MCT...

Sick for a wagon.

Tired of the MCT bashing though. I really don't think it is bad, especially if driven in S+. Its no DCT, but I think this is only relevant if you drive in M mode. Also, who...
Forum: W212 AMG
02-02-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,719
Posted By pgordon888

According to the AMG PL site, the 2012 schedule...

According to the AMG PL site, the 2012 schedule will be up mid Feb. I was going to take my class at Lime Rock in CT but if enough of you West Coast guys from this forum are going to Laguna maybe we...
02-02-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,036
Posted By pgordon888

Is this event still going in the winter/2012? ...

Is this event still going in the winter/2012? Went to the website and there were no 2012 dates posted.
Forum: W218
01-31-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 13,505
Posted By pgordon888

I am continuing to love this color and think the...

I am continuing to love this color and think the reason why more people haven't ordered it has to be photos just do not give it justice. It looks black in no light, electric blue in low light, and...
Forum: W218
01-31-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 33,986
Posted By pgordon888

It sounds awesome. Honestly I don't know why you...

It sounds awesome. Honestly I don't know why you would want it any louder. I set off one car alarm on the drive home through the city.

Check out this sound in this video, which should give...
Forum: W218
01-31-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 33,986
Posted By pgordon888

Res Delete Done

Mike and Chris at VAC Motorsports just emailed me these. Looks like an awesome job! Can't wait to pick it up after work.

Will post video of exhaust sound while driving as it seems no one has...
Forum: W212 AMG
01-30-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,788
Posted By pgordon888

I agree. I still find myself reaching to tap the...

I agree. I still find myself reaching to tap the center console gear lever for an upshift out of a turn like it is the DCT shifter on my old e90 M3 (shifter on steering wheel and center console).
Forum: W218
01-30-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 36,169
Posted By pgordon888

Thanks. I thought you had that set up at one...

Thanks. I thought you had that set up at one time. I knew the 5 / 10 spacers worked on a 20mm drop on the stock 19s per ajag's set up. Hopefully should get my kit anyday now.
Forum: W218
01-29-2012, 10:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,570
Posted By pgordon888

Congrats. Love the color!

Congrats. Love the color!
Forum: W218
01-29-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 36,169
Posted By pgordon888

A drop is always going to bring the wheels out a...

A drop is always going to bring the wheels out a little in terms of appearance. I was told from more than a few though that a 10 / 15 spacer offset on the stock wheels would not be a problem with...
Forum: W218
01-29-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 36,169
Posted By pgordon888

so you dropped 30mm in the front and 20mm on the...

so you dropped 30mm in the front and 20mm on the rear? Are you on spacers? My kit is on order from Rob with 10/15 mm spacers and I am worried a little about rubbing but am only going with the 20mm...
Forum: W212 AMG
01-27-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,192
Posted By pgordon888

Congrats, VDub. Welcome to the 5.5TT club. You...

Congrats, VDub. Welcome to the 5.5TT club. You won't regret your decision.
Forum: W212 AMG
01-27-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,164
Posted By pgordon888

Congrats! Although I was hoping you would have...

Congrats! Although I was hoping you would have grabbed that lunar blue e63 wagon. I am a littler biased there.
Forum: W218
01-26-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 33,986
Posted By pgordon888

I would seriously consider this option if I did...

I would seriously consider this option if I did not have to get a yearly emissions test.

On a related note, the guys at my tuning shop want to install high flow cats when they pull my resonator...
Forum: W218
01-25-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,691
Posted By pgordon888

Put a nice piece of tempered glass on top of 4 of...

Put a nice piece of tempered glass on top of 4 of those 40SCs and I would have one hell of a coffee table for my living room. I actually have the loft space to pull it off. Got a rendering for me?
Forum: W218
01-25-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 33,986
Posted By pgordon888

For those of you in the Delaware Valley I had VAS...

For those of you in the Delaware Valley I had VAS Motorsports work up a quote for me on this yeterday and I am getting it done on Tuesday and will let you know how it works out next week. The...
Forum: W218
01-25-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,691
Posted By pgordon888

Awesome! ... although it will likely make my...

Awesome! ... although it will likely make my decision to defer my wheel purchase until the end of the year more difficult. I am getting ready to start a construction project in the spring combining...
Forum: W218
01-25-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,691
Posted By pgordon888

Do you have any renderings of the new styles on a...

Do you have any renderings of the new styles on a 2012 cls63? If so, can you post?
Forum: W218
01-20-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,691
Posted By pgordon888

I will be the enabler and buy your p43s set off...

I will be the enabler and buy your p43s set off of you.
Forum: W218
01-19-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,055
Posted By pgordon888

Thanks for the info. I can likely back into the...

Thanks for the info. I can likely back into the wheel weight from that as I think tire rack has tire weights stats.

I like the vossen vvscv3 in terms of looks best but am concerned with the...
Forum: W218
01-19-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,055
Posted By pgordon888

spacers and kw kit

Just ordered 10 mm front / 15 mm rear spacers and KW lowering kit from Rob for use with the OEM forged 19s so I will let everyone know how they ride once on.

Quick quesiton, does anyone know the...
Forum: W218
01-11-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,055
Posted By pgordon888

Are you having any vibration problems from your...

Are you having any vibration problems from your spacers? I had made an appointment to get some put on my car on Monday and am wondering if I should cancel now. I would imagine you would have a...
Forum: W218
01-05-2012, 11:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,195
Posted By pgordon888

Yes, I tried that after I saw the same advice on...

Yes, I tried that after I saw the same advice on a similar thread in the E63 forum and the squeaks are gone now. Thanks for the advice.
Forum: W212 AMG
01-04-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,008
Posted By pgordon888

Thanks for the advice. Found this thread after...

Thanks for the advice. Found this thread after posting the same question over on the cls forum. Will try tomorrow.
Forum: W212 AMG
01-04-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,927
Posted By pgordon888

I went through a similar decision process with my...

I went through a similar decision process with my cls63 and ultimately ended up buying because I expect to hold the car for over 5 years and only put 6000 miles a year on my cars. See the thread on...
Forum: W218
01-03-2012, 11:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,195
Posted By pgordon888

2012 brake squeaks?

I have about 750 miles and 6 weeks on my 2012 CLS63. About a week ago I started noticing a low level squeaking from the breaks at low speeds right before stop. Its not a high pitch sound like one...
Forum: W212 AMG
12-17-2011, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,379
Posted By pgordon888

I drive in sport handling mode almost all the...

I drive in sport handling mode almost all the time. I find it makes the manual mode transmission shifting much crisper as well as the handling. The Base setting is way to invasive and cuts power at...
Forum: W212 AMG
12-15-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,457
Posted By pgordon888

Its supply and demand. 40% of all AMGs sold in...

Its supply and demand. 40% of all AMGs sold in the world are sold in CA or something like that if I remember the claim from a Motor Trend article. In the northeast not as many given there a variety...
Forum: W212 AMG
12-15-2011, 06:06 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,457
Posted By pgordon888

If you are serious on buying a 2012 and want a...

If you are serious on buying a 2012 and want a deal, call my dealer Ray Luliucci at Cherry Hill Motors @ 856-324-3967 and tell him you are friend of mine from the boards. I can't say enough good...
Forum: W212 AMG
12-15-2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,457
Posted By pgordon888

Not sure where you are located but at least here...

Not sure where you are located but at least here on the east coast a 2012 special order e63 or cls63 at 8k to 9k under sticker is doable. Oh, and I would get the 2012. I would still buy if you are...
Forum: W218
12-01-2011, 12:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,382
Posted By pgordon888

Amazing color! Now all that we need is a Cuprite...

Amazing color! Now all that we need is a Cuprite Brown to complete the panoply of obscure colors.
Forum: W218
11-30-2011, 11:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,588
Posted By pgordon888

Just to be clear, what % of MSRP are you guys...

Just to be clear, what % of MSRP are you guys using as "invoice"?
Forum: W212 AMG
11-29-2011, 11:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,972
Posted By pgordon888

My p30 cls comfort susp setting is definitely...

My p30 cls comfort susp setting is definitely softer than the m3 comfort suspension setting but not by much. I would say the p30 settings are halfway between the m3 settings leaning toward more...
Forum: W212 AMG
11-29-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,972
Posted By pgordon888

That is the way I feel after having owned my P30...

That is the way I feel after having owned my P30 cls63 after only 10 days. It definitely feels like I made the right decision on not waiting for the F10 M5. As to Vic's points about handling I have...
Forum: W218
11-23-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,005
Posted By pgordon888

Congrats again! Can you PM where you got the...

Congrats again! Can you PM where you got the clear side markers?
Forum: W218
11-22-2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 13,505
Posted By pgordon888

Congrats!!

Congrats!!
Forum: W218
11-22-2011, 12:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,795
Posted By pgordon888

I miss my M3 DCT but I have found M mode in my...

I miss my M3 DCT but I have found M mode in my CLS63 to be much better than I expected based on all the comments on the boards and with all the torque down low you really don't need the rapid fire...
Forum: W218
11-22-2011, 12:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 13,505
Posted By pgordon888

Its amazing both in terms of driving experience...

Its amazing both in terms of driving experience and exterior/interior fit and finish. At night the yellow gauge lights and blue ambient lighting make me feel like I am driving some car right of Tron...
Forum: W218
11-20-2011, 10:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 13,505
Posted By pgordon888

I would guess mid to late Feb.

I would guess mid to late Feb.
Forum: W218
11-20-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 18,831
Posted By pgordon888

I agree.

I agree.
Forum: W218
11-20-2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 13,505
Posted By pgordon888

Thanks guys for all the compliments! I am really...

Thanks guys for all the compliments! I am really happy with the way the color combo turned out.
Forum: W218
11-20-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 13,505
Posted By pgordon888

sills

There was some confusion here on the info but it turns out they are backordered. My dealer is sending me a set as soon as they are available again. No issue on wiring.
Forum: W218
11-20-2011, 01:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 13,505
Posted By pgordon888

Dude, call my dealer Ray Luliucci at Cherry Hill...

Dude, call my dealer Ray Luliucci at Cherry Hill Motors @ 856-324-3967 and tell him you are friend of mine from the boards and he will hook you up. I can't say enough good things about him. He gave...
Forum: W218
11-20-2011, 02:08 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 13,505
Posted By pgordon888

More Pics

A few more
Forum: W218
11-20-2011, 02:07 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 13,505
Posted By pgordon888

Some Pics

Here are a few.
Forum: W218
11-20-2011, 01:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 13,505
Posted By pgordon888

Pics

I am trying to get pics loaded but need to figure out how to downgrade the quality to post.
Forum: W218
11-19-2011, 10:07 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 13,505
Posted By pgordon888

My New Lunar Blue CLS63

Car arrived this morning at my dealer and I am closing this afternoon. Here is the picture my dealer texted me 2 hours ago. More to come once I close.
Forum: W218
11-18-2011, 11:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,576
Posted By pgordon888

Still no car at the dealer...it is in the hands...

Still no car at the dealer...it is in the hands of the Teamsters car carrier driver right now. Hopefully tomorrow. Honestly, I could have driven a flatbed down to Baltimore VPC and been back to...
Forum: W218
11-17-2011, 11:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,576
Posted By pgordon888

On car carrier as of 1:00 pm today. Should have...

On car carrier as of 1:00 pm today. Should have the car tomorrow or Sat. depending on how many stops the carrier needs to make and whether dealer can get the service dept. to unpack and inspect it...
Forum: W218
11-16-2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,576
Posted By pgordon888

boat is docking in Baltimore within the hour.

boat is docking in Baltimore within the hour.
Forum: W218
11-16-2011, 07:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,576
Posted By pgordon888

[QUOTE=hyperion667;4919720]wow, lunar blue?? ...

[QUOTE=hyperion667;4919720]wow, lunar blue??
can't wait to see some pix....what inside colors did you go with?


Its an ash/black interior with carbon fiber trim. We were trying to replicate...
Forum: W218
11-15-2011, 09:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,576
Posted By pgordon888

Definitely the way I am feeling at this point. ...

Definitely the way I am feeling at this point. Ship was supposed to arrive at Baltimore VPC today but it did not. Hoping it comes tomorrow with enough time for my car to clear the port and be...
Forum: W218
11-14-2011, 09:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,576
Posted By pgordon888

My dealer told me that they have been added as a...

My dealer told me that they have been added as a standard option to the cls. Guess I will find out if that is true when I pick up my order this weekend after my 3 month wait.
Forum: W212 AMG
11-13-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 13,712
Posted By pgordon888

I always drove stick until I was forced to get...

I always drove stick until I was forced to get the DCT on my M3 because my wife did not drive stick. I loved that transmission on the M3 and always drove it in M mode -- my favorite part was the...
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