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Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-04-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,298
Posted By Wexlax732

Iím a couple years shy of 30 and itís around...

Iím a couple years shy of 30 and itís around $3,000/year for two cars (Honda civic daily and my 17 C63S).

Maintenance costs depend on a mutlitude of factors including miles yearly and how you...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-04-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,024
Posted By Wexlax732

You have to drop the front bumper in order to get...

You have to drop the front bumper in order to get the grill out.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-02-2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,290
Posted By Wexlax732

My car resides in my garage during the winter...

My car resides in my garage during the winter because snow tires are zero fun and Pennsylvania roads get destroyed in the winter. The crappy, band aid patch jobs the municipalities do are instantly...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-27-2017, 12:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,961
Posted By Wexlax732

Really?! The auto start stop feature drives me...

Really?! The auto start stop feature drives me nuts. Even in my girlfriends 17 Grand Cherokee I always find myself turning it off. IMO, that canít be good for the motor.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-26-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,583
Posted By Wexlax732

Coming from a 15í STI, I learned a ton about...

Coming from a 15í STI, I learned a ton about performance and handling when I started to auto X the car. One thing I learned is that deviating from manufacturer spec on the actual wheel comes with a...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-25-2017, 03:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,583
Posted By Wexlax732

I disagree as well. I was astonished at how...

I disagree as well. I was astonished at how woefully inadequate the stock tire size performed under power. Going to a 285/35/19 rear and 255/35/19 front was the best choice to date with my car....
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-25-2017, 03:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,622
Posted By Wexlax732

Lol rAce car all day. Thatís wild a simple...

Lol rAce car all day. Thatís wild a simple straight pipe will produce those results. The multi gazillion page thread pertaining to the exhaust sound post software update implied that most of the pops...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-22-2017, 10:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,622
Posted By Wexlax732

I did the secondary cat delete and while it was...

I did the secondary cat delete and while it was worthwhile, it left much to be desired. In my opinion, the 20% increase in volume after the aforementioned mod suits 50% of owners. The other 50%...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-21-2017, 06:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,622
Posted By Wexlax732

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1J9BPTdYFxLtap95g...

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1J9BPTdYFxLtap95gn_oViIHGcKCnS4TO

Hopefully this link works. I hate iPhones.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-21-2017, 06:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,622
Posted By Wexlax732

Jesus..... Thatís pure insanity!!!! I found the...

Jesus..... Thatís pure insanity!!!! I found the video but this website is being cranky with formatting so Iíll have to wait til i get in front of my PC to upload. That sounds identical to the crackle...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-21-2017, 04:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,622
Posted By Wexlax732

It was on Instagram and I didnít save it like an...

It was on Instagram and I didnít save it like an idiot. Unfortunately, copying text from instagram on an iphone isnít possible. Typing it and using google translate returned garbled nonsense. Iíll...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-21-2017, 04:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,622
Posted By Wexlax732

Exhaust crackle mods?

I love the 4.0 liter motors soundtrack. Downshifts are nuts and upshifts are intoxicating in lower gears. Combined with the grip of new PS4S tires, the sounds are so much more pronounced.

Iíve...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-09-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,895
Posted By Wexlax732

Do you have any video of what the car sounds like...

Do you have any video of what the car sounds like after the muffler delete?
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-05-2017, 11:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,606
Posted By Wexlax732

i have two cars but prefer this as my daily...

i have two cars but prefer this as my daily driver over everything. Bad day? Mash the gas and blow the tires off. Good day? Mash the gas and blow the tires off. If youíre worried about fuel economy...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-05-2017, 02:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,895
Posted By Wexlax732

any video of the sound sans mufflers?

any video of the sound sans mufflers?
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-05-2017, 01:44 AM
Replies: 579
Views: 56,173
Posted By Wexlax732

My stupid question is as follows.... From what...

My stupid question is as follows.... From what Iíve learned browsing other posts, the non performance exhaust (which i have :( ) has dynamic valves. These open or close given throttle position and...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-02-2017, 07:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,723
Posted By Wexlax732

To each their own :). Iím very please with the...

To each their own :). Iím very please with the outcome and feel that aside from preference to summer vs all season, this size tire should be stock. The only thing i could rely on with the OEM tires...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-02-2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,386
Posted By Wexlax732

That looks amazing!!! Curious as to what my polar...

That looks amazing!!! Curious as to what my polar white would look like with Xpel Stealth.... Any thoughts?...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-02-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,723
Posted By Wexlax732

Just picked up a set of Michelin PS4S the other...

Just picked up a set of Michelin PS4S the other day. Initial impression is fantastic. Ride is quieter, grip is unparalleled and traction is predictable. Whereas I could light up the tires without...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-19-2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,020
Posted By Wexlax732

I had mine wrapped to match the piano black on...

I had mine wrapped to match the piano black on the rest of the car. During a high speed run, the vinyl must have blown off. Considering removal as well, but Iím concerned there is an indent...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-19-2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,951
Posted By Wexlax732

I seriously doubt it. These cars are incredibly...

I seriously doubt it. These cars are incredibly complicated and any trip to the dealer for electrical/ECU issues is logged and diagnosed by Techs then sent over to MB. Most issues have to be...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-14-2017, 03:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,035
Posted By Wexlax732

The gold wheels appear to be rose gold to me.......

The gold wheels appear to be rose gold to me.... Either way, FILTHY. Thatís what I want for my car.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-14-2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 570
Posted By Wexlax732

my passenger side door handle went out a few...

my passenger side door handle went out a few months ago and I tried to ignore it to no avail. The locator lights under the mirrors went next. First the passeneger side mirror went completely out and...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-14-2017, 02:49 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 12,994
Posted By Wexlax732

Thank you for the well thought out and articulate...

Thank you for the well thought out and articulate response! Iíve been lurking in all of the vendor tune postings and have not seen anything to date that qualmed concerns like your post did. Iím...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-03-2017, 07:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,862
Posted By Wexlax732

Sure man. I get it... Sometimes using the search...

Sure man. I get it... Sometimes using the search function doesnít make you feel like your exact question was answered. Been there plenty of times. My two cents is that itís a worthwhile mod to bide...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-03-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,862
Posted By Wexlax732

Sound increases significantly upon wide open...

Sound increases significantly upon wide open throttle. Oops and burbles are more pronounced when upshiftong and downshifting. Take it somewhere reputable and expect to pay anywhere between $180-$300
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-03-2017, 11:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,531
Posted By Wexlax732

Lol sorry about the wording. Iím running on 48...

Lol sorry about the wording. Iím running on 48 hours of no sleep due to work craziness. Launch control using this method feels twice as fast. It doesnít make sense why it would work in my vehicle but...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-03-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,531
Posted By Wexlax732

That’s it ^^. Why would mine have said function...

That’s it ^^. Why would mine have said function and others not? Maybe it is because it’s a 17. I’m not kidding when I launch using “manual” it feels twice as fast.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-02-2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,531
Posted By Wexlax732

Anyone else tried it? Wish someone in the area...

Anyone else tried it? Wish someone in the area had a dyno so I could get quantifiable data on my car.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-02-2017, 12:14 AM
Replies: 617
Views: 132,559
Posted By Wexlax732

Correct. It is not recommended that you use sport...

Correct. It is not recommended that you use sport plus during break in as the shift points would exceed 4500 rpm. Using manual mode to avoid 4500 seems sound, but I would avoid it as boost builds...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-01-2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,531
Posted By Wexlax732

My car feels.... Fast. Really friggin fast based...

My car feels.... Fast. Really friggin fast based upon cars Iíve raced and won against (P90D w/ludicrous mode on, new charger hellcat, Z06). I purchased it new in January of 17í and never had it...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-01-2017, 04:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,531
Posted By Wexlax732

Manual mode is engaged and the car will shift...

Manual mode is engaged and the car will shift itself if you use race start. I tried it again in sport plus and it worked. Attached the video and you can clearly see the “M” for Manual mode...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-27-2017, 04:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,531
Posted By Wexlax732

apologies if my method wasnít clear. I DO use...

apologies if my method wasnít clear. I DO use race start. My setup is: dynamic mode-race, suspension- sport, traction control - race defaults it to ďsportĒ which is what I stayed with and lastly,...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-27-2017, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,076
Posted By Wexlax732

Time of day and lighting conditions makes a huge...

Time of day and lighting conditions makes a huge difference. I have ceramic tint 30% on all windows including the windshield.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-27-2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,531
Posted By Wexlax732

Right?! It was a total brain fart moment the...

Right?! It was a total brain fart moment the first time it happened. The launch was so brutal I simply forgot to shift and then bam... Redlined and the car blasted the next gear. Everyone needs to...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-27-2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 15,469
Posted By Wexlax732

I thought it came with the whole shebang.... Sell...

I thought it came with the whole shebang.... Sell a kidney and have enough for the Brabus tune, carbon fiber everywhere and even the fancy Brabus symbol!! I canít believe theyíre charging that much...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-26-2017, 02:42 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 132,559
Posted By Wexlax732

Carbon fiber made me fall in love all over again....

Carbon fiber made me fall in love all over again. RW Carbon killed it with the Brabus front lip and PSM Dynamics rear spoiler is perfect for our bubbly bit$©hes
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-26-2017, 02:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,531
Posted By Wexlax732

Iíll have to try that. I normally put the car in...

Iíll have to try that. I normally put the car in race, set traction control to ďsportĒ and drop the hammer. I recently found that manual mode evidently provides an additional throttle map? Someone...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-17-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 620
Posted By Wexlax732

Absolutely not. KBB value on that vehicle is...

Absolutely not. KBB value on that vehicle is $57,000 (excellent condition, private seller). The dealer most likely paid ~45k for the car due to the accident and book value drops significantly due to...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-12-2017, 01:24 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 54,026
Posted By Wexlax732

That's obscene. Ask for an estimate as to how...

That's obscene. Ask for an estimate as to how many hours of labor/ what their rates are. Mine took ~3 hours plus the two pieces of exhaust piping. Exact bill was $300. Welds are on point and not a...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-10-2017, 06:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,802
Posted By Wexlax732

Ah this reminds me of my Subaru days. I had a 15'...

Ah this reminds me of my Subaru days. I had a 15' WRX STI and the motor grenaded after 2k miles. It was on a Cobb OTS map and no other mods. Flashed back to stock and took the car to the dealer....
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-09-2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 54,026
Posted By Wexlax732

I'd love to get downpipes but hesitate to drop...

I'd love to get downpipes but hesitate to drop the transmission on a brand new car.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-09-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 54,026
Posted By Wexlax732

17' AMG C63S

I had mine done a couple weeks ago and have been too busy to post anything. It sounds wayyy better. 20% more volume under acceleration and the crackles are more pronounced. Still not totally happy...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-29-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 847
Posted By Wexlax732

New C63S AMG owner

New to the mercedes game and my first impressions are nothing short of spectacular. I got my 17' C63S in January and I couldn't be happier. Coming from a Subaru WRX STI and let's just say this car...
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