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08-01-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,741
Posted By MBRedux

N91K We had purchased a full Brabus kit and were...

N91K We had purchased a full Brabus kit and were about to ship it up North for the 2 month conversion. (See pic) but unfortunately Brabus in California called and gave us the sad news that the body...
08-01-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,384
Posted By MBRedux

Was at my dealer this morning checking on my...

Was at my dealer this morning checking on my third tranny. Still hasn't arrived. They said they'll be getting the '13 GLK's in about a week to 10 days. But something tells me they already sold...
08-01-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,741
Posted By MBRedux

Now now! Untrue, and selective. Your personal...

Now now! Untrue, and selective. Your personal hatred is showing. :) :smash:
08-01-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,439
Posted By MBRedux

I did ride in all weather. You do get use to it,...

I did ride in all weather. You do get use to it, as long as you wear the right protective clothing. Obviously on snowy days I would be forced to drive my car (had a GTI back then) but there weren't...
08-01-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,469
Posted By MBRedux

No more publications. If you wish to have access...

No more publications. If you wish to have access to repair manuals, you must now go to StarTek and sign up. http://www.startekinfo.com/StarTek/ $18 US/day! :eek:
08-01-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,577
Posted By MBRedux

Oh man, I had a grand time doing it! Everyone...

Oh man, I had a grand time doing it! Everyone laughed! :D In my 45 years of selling (also a salesman for 7 years), buying, building, restoring, and now tuning cars, I find it's only the dealerships...
07-31-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,741
Posted By MBRedux

This information was omitted from her profile. :)...

This information was omitted from her profile. :) Here's the link in Dubai: http://www.brabus.com/en/raster.php?page=11&sub=2&subsub=1534&id=7653
07-31-2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,741
Posted By MBRedux

First, it's a comedic figure of speech, used...

First, it's a comedic figure of speech, used everyday by thousands of people. My own MB salesmen, that I know for over 15 years said the same thing to me the other day. Jeeezzz lighten up. If...
07-31-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,384
Posted By MBRedux

Mid August on average.

Mid August on average.
07-31-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,741
Posted By MBRedux

I see a phone number. Plus you know what they...

I see a phone number. Plus you know what they say, if you have to ask the price, most likely you can't afford it.
07-31-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 58,939
Posted By MBRedux

They do make a interface overide so that DVD...

They do make a interface overide so that DVD movies can play while driving ( not blu ray ). In some states, like Va and Md, there is a $150 fine if caught. Second, it also interferes with Command....
07-30-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,665
Posted By MBRedux

Come on guys! That's a "LARSON" CGI! He...

Come on guys! That's a "LARSON" CGI! He obviously took design Q's from Kia and Scion...

http://www.prlog.org/11485540-2011-kia-soul.jpg...
07-30-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 127,846
Posted By MBRedux

:y Good thinking!

:y Good thinking!
07-30-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,276
Posted By MBRedux

^ THIS! Caught that as well.

^ THIS! Caught that as well.
07-30-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,439
Posted By MBRedux

I bought a small 600 Honda Sport Bike. Strapped...

I bought a small 600 Honda Sport Bike. Strapped my books on back and off I went. But if you can afford another sacrificial car, by all means GO FOR IT! It will give you peace of mind while in...
07-30-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,439
Posted By MBRedux

:y Covers don't work very well on dirty cars. ...

:y Covers don't work very well on dirty cars. But mostly they are a thief magnet, and the guy parked next to you almost always believes he can now slam his door into yours without damage, just...
07-29-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 15,561
Posted By MBRedux

https://mbworld.org/forums/attachments/c-class-w20...

https://mbworld.org/forums/attachments/c-class-w204/179313d1269971931-w204-c300-fuse-diagram-layout-w204-fuse-diagram.pdf
07-29-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,439
Posted By MBRedux

I'm from LI as well. The LIRR can be a real...

I'm from LI as well. The LIRR can be a real PITA. But then again, so can LIE, Grand Central, Meadow-Brook, Cross Island Exp. etc etc etc. The other part is the insurance. State Farm Ins. and a few...
07-29-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,577
Posted By MBRedux

True Story

When we recently went shopping for our new daily driver, (ending up with the 2012 C300 4M) we visited several competitors. It was just around the time the new 3 Series BMW's were hitting the...
07-29-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,609
Posted By MBRedux

My guys at the shop dubbed the term ... a SMYS...

My guys at the shop dubbed the term ... a SMYS run = "Show Me Your Sh*t" run. It's where the car shows you what it can do, what it is capable of when pushed to its limits.

I would take it in...
07-29-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,621
Posted By MBRedux

:y Great choice! Best of luck with it... Happy...

:y Great choice! Best of luck with it... Happy motoring...:zoom:

PS: Did they ever give you the star print out on the engine, or were all values swept clean?
07-28-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,609
Posted By MBRedux

If it's a 4-Matic (you failed to mention that) I...

If it's a 4-Matic (you failed to mention that) I would take the car for a SMYS run. Warm it up, then go on the freeway. Punch it while in the acceleration lane. Notice how it behaves. Take note...
07-27-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,661
Posted By MBRedux

The compressor is located usually along the front...

The compressor is located usually along the front bottom of the engine, sometime on the left or right at 5 and 7 o'clock. It will have black belt running it and look something like this.
...
07-27-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 24,968
Posted By MBRedux

Look, although i know some dealers love to BS and...

Look, although i know some dealers love to BS and pacify their clients, most are in the business of extracting as much cash from your wallet as possible. Therefore, if they thought it was bad, they...
07-27-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,597
Posted By MBRedux

I would have called the police first thing and...

I would have called the police first thing and had them take an accident report the second I found the damage! Taking pictures was good, but to have a Police Report is better. Calling them now,...
07-27-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 15,561
Posted By MBRedux

http://www.benzworld.org/forums/attachments/r-c107...

http://www.benzworld.org/forums/attachments/r-c107-sl-slc-class/450770d1339907181-pressure-bleeding-woes-asr-only_instructions.jpg


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0h5bMoW-aw

Top dollar...
07-27-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,399
Posted By MBRedux

That sucks! I will never buy from JBSPEED in...

That sucks! I will never buy from JBSPEED in that case!
07-26-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,661
Posted By MBRedux

Then you need to throw on a set of gauges to see...

Then you need to throw on a set of gauges to see the pressure on both the low and high side. If that's ok, then check to see that the compressor is actually engaging when you turn on the AC. You can...
07-26-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,661
Posted By MBRedux

These are classic symptoms... you need to have...

These are classic symptoms... you need to have the system checked for low refrigerant. The system will cool for about an hour tops, then the Evap coils will start to freeze up and the system will...
07-26-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,922
Posted By MBRedux

Clean... nice work man! :y

Clean... nice work man! :y
07-26-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,922
Posted By MBRedux

Pix? Where are the pix? Please try again and...

Pix? Where are the pix? Please try again and read the DIY on how to make the links work. Oh Ya, WELCOME!
07-26-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,597
Posted By MBRedux

Yep! I can see this. But a car hitting a curb at...

Yep! I can see this. But a car hitting a curb at a fairly high rate of speed will also be thrown airborne. Yet a frustrated large delivery truck pulling a U-turn, or backing up and his rear T-Bar...
07-26-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,621
Posted By MBRedux

Hey pcho, that's one fine looking car! ...

Hey pcho, that's one fine looking car!

http://www.thepatienteye.com/albums/webforum/c63-3.jpg
07-26-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,621
Posted By MBRedux

:y

:y
07-26-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,195
Posted By MBRedux

My Pano is great! In fact I LUV IT SO VERY MUCH!...

My Pano is great! In fact I LUV IT SO VERY MUCH! It actually adds structural stability to the car. Makes the inside so bright and airy if and when needed. Haven't seen any leaks personally. But...
07-26-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,048
Posted By MBRedux

Try this:...

Try this: http://www.hidlighthouse.com/mercedes/mercedes-glk-class/ All parts included.
07-26-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,597
Posted By MBRedux

Actually, I had the same thing happen when I...

Actually, I had the same thing happen when I lived in a TH community here in Rockville, Md. some years ago. It took a week, but we (the HO Assoc. and I) eventually found the person that did it. The...
07-26-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,597
Posted By MBRedux

OMG, that blows! :eek: :crazy: Townhouse...

OMG, that blows! :eek: :crazy: Townhouse community? Walk around today, and tomorrow and inspect all cars for front end damage. Alert neighbors to be on the lookout as well. Either someone had their...
07-26-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 24,968
Posted By MBRedux

Except it's hot as hell here in Maryland where...

Except it's hot as hell here in Maryland where it's expected to reach 104'F ! I agree, they should not bleed-down, but you must admit, it can happen on one or two over time, especially during...
07-26-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,621
Posted By MBRedux

What model is that? ^^^^ Never seen that bumper?

What model is that? ^^^^ Never seen that bumper?
07-26-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,048
Posted By MBRedux

The tails are easy. I believe it's just a simple...

The tails are easy. I believe it's just a simple bolt off, bolt on. You may need to reset STAR or it will throw a code.
07-26-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,048
Posted By MBRedux

If your intention is to replace your std. lights...

If your intention is to replace your std. lights with a complete factory OEM BiXenon setup, the cost is around $3-4 thousand bucks and therefore not done very often, if at all. As you know it's MUCH...
07-26-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,048
Posted By MBRedux

WELCOME & CONGRATS! There are plenty of threads...

WELCOME & CONGRATS! There are plenty of threads on this. Please use the SEARCH FORUM tool found along the top right hand side of the GLK forum page.
07-26-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 24,968
Posted By MBRedux

Yup! Sounds right and makes perfect sense to me,...

Yup! Sounds right and makes perfect sense to me, especially if your car has over 15k miles or more. Is EuroMC's your dealership? Hope it's the Germantown branch! :naughty:
07-26-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 895
Posted By MBRedux

Wow, I wouldn't worry so much about what might...

Wow, I wouldn't worry so much about what might happen! Just enjoy your new ride, follow the maintenance schedule chart found in your OM packet, and replace wear items as needed. (Wipers, tires,...
07-26-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,748
Posted By MBRedux

No difference. Should be simple bolt in. Some...

No difference. Should be simple bolt in. Some earlier made wheels (pre 2001) will not work.
07-26-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,621
Posted By MBRedux

Thanks! :y Our interior is leather, and as such...

Thanks! :y Our interior is leather, and as such MB does not split the dash nor the seats for the States. We do love the new dash, the AMG-Like steering wheel. We have since added a rear OE...
07-26-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,621
Posted By MBRedux

Has anyone noticed that this front bumper is WAY...

Has anyone noticed that this front bumper is WAY DIFFERENT from anything ever posted? The lower opening is reversed from other 2012 W204's, like a smiley face, rather than reversed.
...
07-25-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,621
Posted By MBRedux

That's basically our car, minus the DI 3.5L since...

That's basically our car, minus the DI 3.5L since you cannot get that engine here with 4-Matic, and a special ordered Obsidian Black that's not offered officially for 2012. We love it! So what's up...
07-25-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,195
Posted By MBRedux

QC shut it down. Apparently there are reports of...

QC shut it down. Apparently there are reports of pano-roof leaks. I'm sure once they reprogram the robotics, it will be up and running. As you can see on these two videos, these guys are...
07-25-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,584
Posted By MBRedux

It is, but now I'm hearing conflicting reports...

It is, but now I'm hearing conflicting reports that MB may not bring this feature to the USA after all. I recently drove a new 328i with this feature and hated it. Secondly, the diesel is coming,...
07-25-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 127,846
Posted By MBRedux

How long did you notice the noise before having...

How long did you notice the noise before having it inspected, and did it get louder over that time?
07-25-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 127,846
Posted By MBRedux

4-Matics ONLY! Consider yourself a...

4-Matics ONLY!



Consider yourself a very lucky man.
07-25-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,589
Posted By MBRedux

I'd give up trying to make some understand. The...

I'd give up trying to make some understand. The Boy-Racers on here will never get it.
07-24-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,589
Posted By MBRedux

Agreed! :y Some people are just so jealous!

Agreed! :y Some people are just so jealous!
07-24-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,786
Posted By MBRedux

As noted above, these filters are so cheap on...

As noted above, these filters are so cheap on Amazon, it best to simply replace it. Besides, you cannot clean this charcoal ACTIVATED filter. Do you know what the term *Activated* means? It simply...
07-24-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,522
Posted By MBRedux

Usually the better tires come on 20" wheels. ...

Usually the better tires come on 20" wheels. Other than that, it's a spin of the dice. Swapping out different tires on the same type and size wheels from another new vehicle shouldn't be an issue. ...
07-23-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,589
Posted By MBRedux

Absolutely stunning! Test drove one at my local...

Absolutely stunning! Test drove one at my local dealer when it first came in and was simply blown away by this car. The neutral steering took a little getting use to, especially in the twisties,...
07-22-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,584
Posted By MBRedux

In a few weeks the new 2013 models will be here,...

In a few weeks the new 2013 models will be here, with a new redesigned front and rear facia.... A whole new interior and supposedly over 1000 refinements. You may wish to wait. If you rather get a...
07-21-2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,705
Posted By MBRedux

Mine came with them standard. :naughty:

Mine came with them standard. :naughty:
07-21-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 959
Posted By MBRedux

Fixed for 2013!

Fixed for 2013!
07-19-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,639
Posted By MBRedux

Yup, normal overflow hose from inside the filler...

Yup, normal overflow hose from inside the filler door. Looks too long. Just trim it back.
07-19-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,494
Posted By MBRedux

Oh Ooooooooo! Looks like they're pulling a fast...

Oh Ooooooooo! Looks like they're pulling a fast one. Good catch!
07-19-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 20,452
Posted By MBRedux

Great job. But I'm not a fan of the look. Looks...

Great job. But I'm not a fan of the look. Looks like overdone brake dust to me.
07-19-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 14,498
Posted By MBRedux

Naaaa, just some verbiage & writing style. :)

Naaaa, just some verbiage & writing style. :)
07-18-2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,429
Posted By MBRedux

Ditto! :y

Ditto! :y
07-18-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,644
Posted By MBRedux

3000-3200'K for fogs work best because...

3000-3200'K for fogs work best because theoretically they give the best contrast in adverse weather conditions, especially if you live in a fog infested area. But if you do not live in a fog...
07-18-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,090
Posted By MBRedux

First use your hair drier to heat up the strip. ...

First use your hair drier to heat up the strip. (Use med/high) Then simply cut through the double sided tape using a 15-25lb fishing line, using a sawing back&forth motion towards you, as you slowly...
07-18-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,582
Posted By MBRedux

I just wish MB would eliminate these completely. ...

I just wish MB would eliminate these completely. So prehistoric. And they just happen to be perfectly spaced to be right under your arm if you enjoy driving with your windows down with your arm on...
07-18-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,555
Posted By MBRedux

DO NOT DEAL OUTSIDE OF E-BAY..... DANGER...

DO NOT DEAL OUTSIDE OF E-BAY..... DANGER DANGER!!!! I once got so burned doing this. You have no protections, and it should be a red flag when they say this!
07-18-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,154
Posted By MBRedux

I think I could cook bacon & eggs on mine,...

I think I could cook bacon & eggs on mine, especially since 104+ degrees outside!
07-18-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 14,498
Posted By MBRedux

Okay.... so?

Okay.... so?
07-18-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,090
Posted By MBRedux

I instantly removed the lower side door trim,...

I instantly removed the lower side door trim, which doesn't integrate into the front and rear bumpers on the sport model. Gives the car a much more aggressive and cleaner look IMO. Simple to do,...
07-18-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,429
Posted By MBRedux

:y. This ^. The hard set is somewhere in my...

:y. This ^. The hard set is somewhere in my basement on a shelf along with the other OM's for all of our cars, past and present, gathering dust. Our garage is fully digital, with a LAN...
07-18-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,172
Posted By MBRedux

Wow, either you're crazier than me, and have tons...

Wow, either you're crazier than me, and have tons of free time to do this or you intend to flip this car for a small profit once finished. Which is it?
07-17-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,399
Posted By MBRedux

Send it back. It was made wrong from the...

Send it back. It was made wrong from the beginning. ABS plastic will warp even more when heated as it expands. Trapped air will not help either. Try and get them to replace it. Just explain your...
07-17-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 127,846
Posted By MBRedux

Same here, 3-4 months, which by the way,...

Same here, 3-4 months, which by the way, qualifies it as a "Lemon" all by itself. (Our car is at the dealer waiting) Most states will tag a vehicle as a "Lemon" if it's either in the shop more than...
07-17-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,399
Posted By MBRedux

Yes, these holes serve both purposes. Did you...

Yes, these holes serve both purposes. Did you cover them up? Leaving one open should do the trick. But is the wing plastic or fiberglass? Plastic will twist more than fiberglass will. Sadly, your...
07-17-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,399
Posted By MBRedux

Most likely the air vents underneath are either...

Most likely the air vents underneath are either covered or blocked. This will promote warpage of the wing as the air inside and the wing heat up.... causing it to twist and lift. No glue will help...
07-17-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 127,846
Posted By MBRedux

2010-2011 owners, BUY EXTENDED WARRANTIES. ...

2010-2011 owners, BUY EXTENDED WARRANTIES.

They are sending yet another new tranny. That's #3! If this one is also faulty, MB will be buying our's back.
07-17-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,358
Posted By MBRedux

Sounds normal to me, depends on how long the...

Sounds normal to me, depends on how long the hesitation is. Shouldn't turn the wheel when at a complete stop anyhow. Roll slightly as you turn. This saves the tie-rods, steering box, and pump.
07-17-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 14,498
Posted By MBRedux

In the simplest way, think of early (pre 2005)...

In the simplest way, think of early (pre 2005) clear-coats as a soft plastic coating over the color base coat. Easy to scratch yes, but more malleable due to this property and therefore easier to...
07-16-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,092
Posted By MBRedux

Simply the best there is IMO. Low dust too!...

Simply the best there is IMO. Low dust too! http://www.akebonobrakes.com/aftermarket/euro/index.html
07-16-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,445
Posted By MBRedux

Wow... Agreed, you did fair better than others......

Wow... Agreed, you did fair better than others... So you have wheels but (smaller) tires than you ordered, and no center caps....? Sell them to recover some of your loss, or use another brand or OEM...
07-16-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,796
Posted By MBRedux

Very Nice Indeed! ... but I would have went...

Very Nice Indeed! ... but I would have went larger, especially in the rear.
07-16-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,466
Posted By MBRedux

Swap them out (along with another $1000) with the...

Swap them out (along with another $1000) with the OP! :naughty:
07-15-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,540
Posted By MBRedux

Good Tip^^^^^ Use your Heat/AC (alternate) to...

Good Tip^^^^^ Use your Heat/AC (alternate) to keep the system dry. There have been many reports of fungus growth creating a stale stench in our GLK's. :y


Also, I found that the lug nuts keep...
07-15-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 14,498
Posted By MBRedux

Using a Clay bar w/lube (detailer speed-shine...

Using a Clay bar w/lube (detailer speed-shine spray) is an art. You either have it, or you don't. First, the paint must be thoroughly washed and dried, (usually blown off with high pressure air...
07-15-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,144
Posted By MBRedux

The hood is different and would need to be...

The hood is different and would need to be replaced, and I believe the overall cost of the retro is very expensive and time consuming, especially the bixenons.
07-14-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 14,498
Posted By MBRedux

This ^! Took the words right out of my...

This ^!

Took the words right out of my mouth! Don't touch it with polish, unless of course you need to repair the surface to remove an annoying scratch or two. Even then, you may wish to use an...
07-13-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 864
Posted By MBRedux

:)

:)
07-13-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,467
Posted By MBRedux

That's because they are! That entire picture in...

That's because they are! That entire picture in a computer composite graphic.
07-12-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,467
Posted By MBRedux

It's okay, but I bet it's a CG design teaser, to...

It's okay, but I bet it's a CG design teaser, to throw everyone off. GLKKa2H is right, way too similar to the Q5R and X3. It kinda loses the boxy feel... or something...

The Audi Q5Rs
...
07-12-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,467
Posted By MBRedux

No pic????

No pic????
07-12-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,521
Posted By MBRedux

The dimeter and depth are identical. :y

The dimeter and depth are identical. :y
07-12-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,192
Posted By MBRedux

Use a paint-less ding guy to spoon out the ding,...

Use a paint-less ding guy to spoon out the ding, and try McGuires Scratch & Swirl removal to clean up the paint. Do your best not to have the panel entirely painted. Sorry man... hate those people....
07-12-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,521
Posted By MBRedux

You all may wish to look this ENTIRE thread over....

You all may wish to look this ENTIRE thread over. Link: https://mbworld.org/forums/c-class-w204/329869-white-star-flat-badges-w204-sport-luxury-back-stock.html

These may look nice on certain...
07-11-2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 619
Views: 259,710
Posted By MBRedux

Nice clean job man! :y Who did it?

Nice clean job man! :y Who did it?
07-11-2012, 11:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,134
Posted By MBRedux

Wow, those look great!.....

Wow, those look great!.....
07-11-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 34,256
Posted By MBRedux

Please remember you all, Pirelli makes several...

Please remember you all, Pirelli makes several versions of the P-Zero. This one is the Pirelli P-Zero Summer Max Performance. Not to be confused with the All-Season OEM Pirelli Scorpion Zero that...
07-11-2012, 10:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,521
Posted By MBRedux

Yup, I think you simply need to cut a small hole...

Yup, I think you simply need to cut a small hole in the top plastic behind the grille.
07-11-2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,623
Posted By MBRedux

Never mind! Found the answers elsewhere. :y

Never mind! Found the answers elsewhere. :y
07-11-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,623
Posted By MBRedux

Wow, the Wiki project appears very interesting. ...

Wow, the Wiki project appears very interesting. It is bare naked, that's for sure. What's the ultimate goal with it, if it's for the exclusive use of MBWorld members who presently have access to...
07-11-2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,521
Posted By MBRedux

The emblem comes off very easily and can be...

The emblem comes off very easily and can be replaced with any type you wish, as long as it fits. In most cases a little finagling will get it to work. Link: ...
07-11-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 895
Posted By MBRedux

Agreed! It's sad that the manual appears to be...

Agreed! It's sad that the manual appears to be on everyones endangered list sooner or later. I simply love driving stick. From the Z's and M's in my shop to my brother perfectly restored 1972 240Z....
07-11-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,891
Posted By MBRedux

Luv it! Welcome! Wasn't aware that Russia...

Luv it! Welcome! Wasn't aware that Russia required front plates. Huge!! Too bad, nice front facia. :y
07-11-2012, 12:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,823
Posted By MBRedux

I see you have decided to clean up all your...

I see you have decided to clean up all your vulgar posts. It doesn't matter you know. The mods can see the original. You have selfishly hijacked and ruined JerryKP's thread. I hope he understands...
07-10-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,516
Posted By MBRedux

Correct, there isn't a perfect way to compare. ...

Correct, there isn't a perfect way to compare. In fact, the tires are run on a standardized road course for 7200 miles or so and then measured. That's the standard, but as you rightfully mention,...
07-10-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,823
Posted By MBRedux

In your dreams baby, in your dreams! :naughty:

In your dreams baby, in your dreams! :naughty:
07-10-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,017
Posted By MBRedux

Thanks... Nice video. I've seen the original...

Thanks... Nice video. I've seen the original extended version since my brother-in-law is a Vette restorer and linked me to it a few months ago. Hope the final version of the C7 isn't as pointed,...
07-10-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,297
Posted By MBRedux

Wow, this is great! So, you should have your...

Wow, this is great! So, you should have your hands on it sometime the last week of July, 1st week August... right? We could use a complete road test review... especially if they improved the...
07-10-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,413
Posted By MBRedux

Now that's the spirit! :y You'll do fine!

Now that's the spirit! :y You'll do fine!
07-10-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,823
Posted By MBRedux

http://cdn.jobmob.co.il/images/articles/funny/than...

http://cdn.jobmob.co.il/images/articles/funny/thank-you-chicken.jpg
07-10-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,823
Posted By MBRedux

This set up sounds and looks better live than it...

This set up sounds and looks better live than it does in this video.

2008 Mercedes Benz c350 w204 Meisterschaft Race GT Exhaust Flowmaster X-Pipe (also made for the GLK 3.5L)...
07-10-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,823
Posted By MBRedux

The 2 major differences between you and me is...

The 2 major differences between you and me is that I know how and when to apologize... and the other... I can blow your doors off and leave you in the dust.... even with all the electronics turned...
07-10-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,894
Posted By MBRedux

Sweet! That will be a much desired classic if...

Sweet! That will be a much desired classic if not so already. We have a few clients and staff with that exact year G, set up almost exactly the same, but they pumped huge money into their engines...
07-10-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 832
Posted By MBRedux

Agreed^^^ Inside wheel wells maybe ? Where...

Agreed^^^ Inside wheel wells maybe ? Where exactly under the car are you referring?
07-10-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,510
Posted By MBRedux

No need to feel stupid! :y We all fall victim to...

No need to feel stupid! :y We all fall victim to it from time to time....!
07-10-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,823
Posted By MBRedux

Yes, there are many here from Korea, China, even...

Yes, there are many here from Korea, China, even Vietnam, not just the USA. It appears that you rather continue to insult others from these nations and even those from the USA rather than contribute...
07-10-2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,894
Posted By MBRedux

:y Yup, lower door trim removal, then H&R Sport...

:y Yup, lower door trim removal, then H&R Sport Springs, a set of larger offset wheels... then a chip w/induction.... I could make some recommendations here, but I'm more familiar with Nissan/Nismo...
07-10-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,176
Posted By MBRedux

Thanks for updating your post to reflect where...

Thanks for updating your post to reflect where the spotting was! :rolleyes:
07-10-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,894
Posted By MBRedux

Very nice dude! Is it me or the pic? It appears...

Very nice dude! Is it me or the pic? It appears the bumper is one shade lighter than the rest of the car? (Less cream, more whitish)
07-10-2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,413
Posted By MBRedux

Dear Chuey, You have asked the same...

Dear Chuey,

You have asked the same questions over and over, which is okay, but the way we all learn is by doing. Sometimes we make mistakes yes, even if we take other peoples advice, and...
07-10-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,558
Posted By MBRedux

You can find these cheaper, way cheaper. I...

You can find these cheaper, way cheaper. I recently paid almost half that. Just search the internet. :)
07-10-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,466
Posted By MBRedux

Please use the Search Forum tools for this site. ...

Please use the Search Forum tools for this site. Or even Google for this. It was discussed about a year ago. Yes they can be replaced, at a price. The cost will be approx. $1,060.00 direct from...
07-10-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,177
Posted By MBRedux

It's a good idea to use GOOGLE rather than this...

It's a good idea to use GOOGLE rather than this site for standard searches such as this.

Here try this: http://www.myoemwheels.com/
...
07-10-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,656
Posted By MBRedux

Welcome to the club! :y Your questions and...

Welcome to the club! :y Your questions and concerns are old news around here... we have been pondering why the C350 is available in 4Matic in Europe , Canada, Africa, Asia etc, but not here the USA....
07-10-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,682
Posted By MBRedux

You must be kidding me? You're basing your...

You must be kidding me? You're basing your purchase solely on the type of INTERIOR TRIM that's available for the car? :confused: :crazy:
07-10-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,516
Posted By MBRedux

A quick comparison shows what I would have...

A quick comparison shows what I would have chosen. I either currently own, have owned or have driven on each of these tires. The UTQG rating, (Uniform Tire Quality Grade (UTQG) Rating) is a fairly...
07-09-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 15,561
Posted By MBRedux

When you're beaten by a 4 cylinder VW GTi.....

When you're beaten by a 4 cylinder VW GTi.....
07-09-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 29,840
Posted By MBRedux

I just had the infamous 40mph whining tranny...

I just had the infamous 40mph whining tranny replaced in my 2010 GLK 350 4-Matic. The new tranny is even worse. They ordered another. One more strike and they will buy it back, guaranteed. :y
07-08-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,176
Posted By MBRedux

Oh ya, that had to be John who runs his car on...

Oh ya, that had to be John who runs his car on jury-pass lane then over to lawyers road! You know the guy... he lives down the road from Pete in Somewhere USA!
07-08-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 34,256
Posted By MBRedux

These are great Summer Pirelli's that fit our...

These are great Summer Pirelli's that fit our GLK's (20" rims)

https://mbworld.org/forums/members/mbredux-albums-gtr-picture29749-pirelli-pzero.jpg
07-08-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,198
Posted By MBRedux

Who makes it? If it's a Borg/Warner design and...

Who makes it? If it's a Borg/Warner design and licensed to MB, like VAG's DSG-DCT and/or NISSAN's GT-R design, then Mercedes is in trouble. BW DCT's suck.

The Mechatronic (Unit) Module is the...
07-07-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,682
Posted By MBRedux

I believe that is no longer available, at least...

I believe that is no longer available, at least here in the USA.
07-07-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,825
Posted By MBRedux

^This!!!!! Do not use so-called "rubberized...

^This!!!!!

Do not use so-called "rubberized black undercoating" on your car. It's proven that it promotes rust. The oily stuff you're referring to is probably more like a dripless wax used on...
07-07-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,682
Posted By MBRedux

My dealer has 16, yes, 16 2012 C-Class's with the...

My dealer has 16, yes, 16 2012 C-Class's with the aluminum interior trim. (All of them are MB-Tex) From the C250-C300 . The C350 only has wood.
...
07-07-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 150,037
Posted By MBRedux

Is that tint on the entire windshield? :confused:

Is that tint on the entire windshield? :confused:
07-06-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,413
Posted By MBRedux

Dr. CC works best for straight dead-on small...

Dr. CC works best for straight dead-on small rock chips. Not scratches. You can build up the layers until the entire chip is flush and even. Touch up pens suck IMO. Good luck.
07-06-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,894
Posted By MBRedux

Nice.... now for some engine mods... chip-it!

Nice.... now for some engine mods... chip-it!
07-06-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,200
Posted By MBRedux

I've never seen a 1.5" to 2" settlement drop,...

I've never seen a 1.5" to 2" settlement drop, even after a year, unless the shock or cap fails. If the springs were clocked, and the upper coil marks were set correctly, (L&R, T&B etc) etc. , then...
07-05-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,508
Posted By MBRedux

This is one time where they should have taken...

This is one time where they should have taken their design cues from one of their tuners.... IMO
...
07-05-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,200
Posted By MBRedux

Hey man, call them up and give them hell!!!!! ...

Hey man, call them up and give them hell!!!!! :X:wwf::beat::hammer::smash:
07-05-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,455
Posted By MBRedux

Actually, CF wheels will have a significant...

Actually, CF wheels will have a significant impact in certain racing circuits, that's if they are ever safety tested and approved. In fact I heard our friends at SumoPower Racing are looking into...
07-05-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,200
Posted By MBRedux

Never liked them, and this says why. I've seen...

Never liked them, and this says why. I've seen severe quality control issues especially unevenness. These may be made in China. However, did you also have the struts/shocks replaced as well? How...
07-05-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,089
Posted By MBRedux

Now that's cool! :y

Now that's cool! :y
07-05-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,894
Posted By MBRedux

Wow!!! I'd never do that for a girlfriend... what...

Wow!!! I'd never do that for a girlfriend... what a great guy!
07-05-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,089
Posted By MBRedux

Photojournalist, High Performance NISMO Tuner

Photojournalist, High Performance NISMO Tuner
07-04-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,508
Posted By MBRedux

:rolleyes:

:rolleyes:
07-03-2012, 09:25 PM
07-03-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,287
Posted By MBRedux

It looks nice, but it contains the industrial...

It looks nice, but it contains the industrial detergent known as Polyethylene Glycol. Very similar to Armor-all which will eventually dry out rubber. I totally recommend 3M *Pure Industrial...
07-03-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,145
Posted By MBRedux

Use nice & sticky chewing gum on a thin wooden...

Use nice & sticky chewing gum on a thin wooden skewer or a long flexible tobacco pipe cleaner! Or go out and buy one of these flexible mini-claws! :y

...
07-03-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,508
Posted By MBRedux

Agreed! Too bulbous.. It just doesn't fit with...

Agreed! Too bulbous.. It just doesn't fit with the rest of the car IMO... almost Hyundai-ish in ways :crazy: The lighting guys are doing some nice things though. If this is a fully loaded GLK as...
07-03-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,688
Posted By MBRedux

Although important, I have lost all respect and...

Although important, I have lost all respect and faith in CR's reviews over the years. Thanks for the summary!
07-03-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 640
Posted By MBRedux

¡bienvenido! todas las imágenes? :)

¡bienvenido! todas las imágenes? :)
07-02-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,508
Posted By MBRedux

The 2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK, reanimated: Motoramic Drives

http://mit.zenfs.com/852/2012/06/mb2013glk350.jpg
http://mit.zenfs.com/852/2012/06/MBGLK350.jpg
http://mit.zenfs.com/852/2012/06/gl350k-int.jpg

The Mercedes GLK is an animated little vehicle,...
07-02-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 797
Posted By MBRedux

However, you will need to change out your front...

However, you will need to change out your front and rear bumpers as well to get the full look. The bumpers flare-out on the sport models to blend into the side skirts. As seen here on Fattysnax's...
07-02-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,862
Posted By MBRedux

Silicone spray the hell out of it! :naughty:

Silicone spray the hell out of it! :naughty:
07-02-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 127,846
Posted By MBRedux

The Twilight Zone!

You will not believe this. New tranny has been installed. Took 1.5 weeks. BUT THE SAME WHINE NOISE IS STILL THERE at the same 40mph low throttle cruise! Very embarrassing for them. Benz is...
07-02-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 29,061
Posted By MBRedux

Because it's simply the easiest solution to...

Because it's simply the easiest solution to maintain a high compression ratio engine (which the Hyundai has) but still be capable of running it on lower octane gasolines.
07-02-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 29,061
Posted By MBRedux

This^ :y

This^ :y
07-01-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 127,846
Posted By MBRedux

Thanks for the input! :y There has been much...

Thanks for the input! :y There has been much talk about the interior noise with some owners, like me! Our GLK has the noise under the front dash speaker, behind the Navi screen. Very hard to fix. ...
07-01-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 29,061
Posted By MBRedux

I wouldn't use anything less than 91 R+M/2 pump...

I wouldn't use anything less than 91 R+M/2 pump Octane. Remember we're talking about 91 minimum on the Ron+Mon/2 average method.

Quoted from the C&D article above: "Cheapskates burning regular...
07-01-2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 859
Posted By MBRedux

Water De-Ionizing Unit From Costco

http://content.costco.com/Images/Content/ProductLarge/180790LL.jpg

Anyone have this exact model, (CR SPOTLESS De-Ionizing Spotless Water System™) and do you have any compliments/complaints? It's...
07-01-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 913
Posted By MBRedux

Actually no. Next year they will be sending...

Actually no. Next year they will be sending these gasoline cars plus a diesel to the USA:

Coupe:
1.8L DI RWD
3.5L DI RWD
3.5L DI 4-Matic

Sedan Sport
1.8L DI RWD
Detuned 3.5L DI RWD (Sold...
07-01-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 29,061
Posted By MBRedux

No, it's not false advertising, because there's...

No, it's not false advertising, because there's nothing "false" about it. Retarding the timing does not reduce the compression ratio. The Hyundai has the advertised C/Ratio, but they decided to...
07-01-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5,533
Views: 2,860,941
Posted By MBRedux

Actually I thought of that, but MBUSA strongly...

Actually I thought of that, but MBUSA strongly discourages this practice. I can't remember exactly what it was, but they have some kind of road block.

So we ended up with a C300 4Matic.
...
07-01-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 29,061
Posted By MBRedux

REGULAR or PREMIUM / From Car&Driver (See Bold...

REGULAR or PREMIUM / From Car&Driver (See Bold and underlined paragraphs.) That should answer your question. Bottom line... your Hyundai's engine has been detuned from the factory, where the...
07-01-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,174
Posted By MBRedux

Not my cup of tea... sorry.

Not my cup of tea... sorry.
07-01-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,556
Posted By MBRedux

These guys will paint their wheels in any combo...

These guys will paint their wheels in any combo you wish, Full gloss or Matte, Black center with polished rim, black rim with polished center... etc etc. They make all kinds of designs, sizes and...
07-01-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 12,041
Posted By MBRedux

https://mbworld.org/forums/members/mbredux-albums-...

https://mbworld.org/forums/members/mbredux-albums-gtr-picture28043-dscn2806.jpghttps://mbworld.org/forums/members/mbredux-albums-gtr-picture27809-2012w204c.jpghttps://mbworld.org/forums/members/mbredu...
07-01-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 913
Posted By MBRedux

Real Jealous I could cry! You Canadians really...

Real Jealous I could cry! You Canadians really know how to stick it to US guys that cannot get a C350 with 4 Matic... ? Nice though!! Welcome and good luck with it!!!! :y
07-01-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,556
Posted By MBRedux

Congrats and welcome to MBW! :y Well there are...

Congrats and welcome to MBW! :y Well there are some that love the all black wheel look. Then there are others that do no not. Then there are a few that say a matte black wheel with a polished lip...
07-01-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 5,533
Views: 2,860,941
Posted By MBRedux

Very nice looking car!!!!! & pix Fattysnax! :y...

Very nice looking car!!!!! & pix Fattysnax! :y Have you ever thought about removing the lower door trim?

Real jealous of you Canadians Cosworth, showing off with your C350 4Matics.... :( Real...
06-30-2012, 11:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 20,682
Posted By MBRedux

The amount of refrigerant is very important. ...

The amount of refrigerant is very important. Over charge (too much) will either blow a seal, ruin the compressor or both. Under charge (too little) will get you some cool air for awhile, but it...
06-30-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 20,682
Posted By MBRedux

This is basic AC 101. After you charged it,...

This is basic AC 101. After you charged it, (I'm assuming you did this correctly by pumping out the system first and also making sure there were no pinhole leaks anywhere) did you:

1) Make sure...
06-30-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,475
Posted By MBRedux

My neighbor was in an accident with his C350 a...

My neighbor was in an accident with his C350 a few years back where he needed a new pass door and mirror. Turned out they replaced the door and just the glass inside the mirror housing, which was...
06-29-2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,941
Posted By MBRedux

Yes, dependable like a tank! :y Audi's Champion...

Yes, dependable like a tank! :y Audi's Champion TDi still remains my favorite. :zoom::y
06-29-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,525
Posted By MBRedux

Yup, but it's a spin of the dice. If the 3rd...

Yup, but it's a spin of the dice. If the 3rd party wheel doctor are good and competent, you're peachy, if not, you're out of luck. Had a wheel repaired at an Infinity/Nissan dealership (for my...
06-27-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 5,533
Views: 2,860,941
Posted By MBRedux

:y:y:y:y:y:y:y:y:y Very Nice Guys! :D

:y:y:y:y:y:y:y:y:y Very Nice Guys! :D
06-27-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,295
Posted By MBRedux

This wheel is not on their website.:confused:

This wheel is not on their website.:confused:
06-27-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 19,842
Posted By MBRedux

You're right, it will. See post #8.

You're right, it will. See post #8.
06-27-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,295
Posted By MBRedux

Thanks! How's the stitching? Some aftermarket...

Thanks! How's the stitching? Some aftermarket wheels look nice when new but the stitching either rips through or comes out. Looks good in the pix, but how about in real life? Firm & Tight?
06-27-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,295
Posted By MBRedux

Please, do tell? :confused:

Please, do tell? :confused:
06-26-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,480
Posted By MBRedux

Welcome!

Welcome!
06-26-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,182
Posted By MBRedux

Yup... I've seen all three. I'd debate any...

Yup... I've seen all three. I'd debate any performance gain of the K&N's, X-Pipe adds to the Varooom sound, and the muffler delete, well it makes for nice noises but I would first like to run a...
06-25-2012, 11:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,465
Posted By MBRedux

Brake Dust Fix

Here check out THESE LINKS: https://mbworld.org/forums/c-class-w204/452530-brake-dust-like-crazy.html & ...
06-25-2012, 11:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,692
Posted By MBRedux

Yup, sorry... I didn't mean to put you on the...

Yup, sorry... I didn't mean to put you on the spot. I thought I would just give a general warning to those out there that may not understand the concept. That said, I personally would rather run 89...
06-25-2012, 11:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 902
Posted By MBRedux

Great Find and a Must Read! (Maybe even Sticky...

Great Find and a Must Read! (Maybe even Sticky Worthy!) :y

Excerpt From The Above Article :

Make Sure You're Getting a "Fresh" Tire
Just because a tire is unused doesn't mean it's new. In a...
06-25-2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,692
Posted By MBRedux

I would stay away from octane boosters. Higher...

I would stay away from octane boosters. Higher octane does not translate into more HP. In fact over boosting your Octane can really harm your engine by delaying or even preventing proper ignition. ...
06-25-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 902
Posted By MBRedux

Just call them up and be nice explaining that you...

Just call them up and be nice explaining that you are unsatisfied that they sent you tires that appear to have been laying around for too long, that the compound silicates appear dried out after 2.5...
06-25-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,941
Posted By MBRedux

Actually you can disable BMW's Stop/Start feature...

Actually you can disable BMW's Stop/Start feature by pressing an override button next to the ignition button. Problem is, you must do this EVERY TIME you start the car or else it cannot be...
06-25-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,752
Posted By MBRedux

Here check out THESE LINKS:...

Here check out THESE LINKS: https://mbworld.org/forums/c-class-w204/452530-brake-dust-like-crazy.html & ...
06-24-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 15
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Views: 2,183
Posted By MBRedux

Yes, the USA uses R&M/2 or AKI rating index......

Yes, the USA uses R&M/2 or AKI rating index... both the same. :y
06-24-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 15
Gas
Views: 2,183
Posted By MBRedux

Correct! :y Here's something that might...

Correct! :y Here's something that might interest you all.

https://mbworld.org/forums/glk-class-x204/390815-fuel-requirement-sticker-update-alert.html
06-24-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 902
Posted By MBRedux

Yup, send them back. Tires do have a shelf life!

Yup, send them back. Tires do have a shelf life!
06-24-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,941
Posted By MBRedux

Looking at NHTSA and EPA numbers found on the...

Looking at NHTSA and EPA numbers found on the sticker is meaningless. Plus, BMW now utilizes their new Stop/Start engine system to CHEAT those numbers. Bad they are, bad...
06-24-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 127,846
Posted By MBRedux

Never mind... it's the G, not GLK! Sorry! ...

Never mind... it's the G, not GLK! Sorry!

However, this is the one I think may help you! This could also cause the noise you hear!
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06-24-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 127,846
Posted By MBRedux

YES! There is a TSB on this. There were some...

YES! There is a TSB on this. There were some early models that over time developed too much flex in the rear. There is a fix. Contact your dealer at once and ask them to look it up!
06-24-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 127,846
Posted By MBRedux

^^^^ Not too bad considering NYC roads! (I'm...

^^^^ Not too bad considering NYC roads! (I'm from NYC)

2010 GLK350 4-Matic Loaded
Needed new rear right side marker
Rear LCA bushing
New transmission on order. Tranny developed the whine...
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