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Old 02-12-2018, 05:22 PM
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Lowered the wagon and added some wheel spacers. 18mm in front and 12mm rear spacers. Car looks so much better. Could have gone lower, but for me this works perfectly. Serge and the guys at Benzworks are awesome.
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Nice, they did my ED1 and few others here.
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18mm in the front? Now thats going wide!!! Any close ups to show how well they fill up the wheelwell?
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I love the lowered look but front looks to squared with the rear, imo.

Not being negative, just curious if that was the idea with pushing the fronts out with the rears. You typically see a flared rear to front aspect.
Or is it just the angle of the pics? Regardless, love the wagon.
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Based on my experience, the fronts of the sedan (im sure the wagon is the same) are far more inward and can use an 18mm. i run a 15mm front since it gives the appearance of being a little lower and I run 12mm rear like the OP.
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Yes, I assumed the track was wider in the rear.
It may be the angle of that 2nd pic that is throwing me off as all I can focus on is the front tire tread height that is visible.
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What manufacturers spacers are you guys running?
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Yes, I assumed the track was wider in the rear.
It may be the angle of that 2nd pic that is throwing me off as all I can focus on is the front tire tread height that is visible.
Hopefully the OP can post some other angles...
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I love the lowered look but front looks to squared with the rear, imo.

Not being negative, just curious if that was the idea with pushing the fronts out with the rears. You typically see a flared rear to front aspect.
Or is it just the angle of the pics? Regardless, love the wagon.
Best pics I got. I do think 18mm may be too much, but was told H&R, which I have on rear, doesn’t make the correct fitment in their 15’s. And the 18’s up front are Supreme Power. Serge said the 15’s from Supreme we’re cracking.....



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Is there any thought that the factory disparity between rear and front track should be maintained, for engineering reasons despite unfavorable aesthetics? So, if you push out the rears 12 mm, the fronts should only go out by 12mm? I would imagine the MB engineers specifically chose the front to rear width ratios, but maybe not?
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Best pics I got. I do think 18mm may be too much, but was told H&R, which I have on rear, doesn’t make the correct fitment in their 15’s. And the 18’s up front are Supreme Power. Serge said the 15’s from Supreme we’re cracking.....



Actually the 15's are fine as I have test fit them many times, Serge probably meant the 12mm are as Supreme's old builder didnt have a flush snout which caused a few issues. I bought my 15's (Supreme) from Serge with no issues.
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EPower, I remember you. I believe you were the one who taught me the old washer method for lowering my E500!!!
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EPower, I remember you. I believe you were the one who taught me the old washer method for lowering my E500!!!
Yep that's me. Funny cause the method they used to lower my wagon is basically the same method as the "washer" method 10 years ago! I've lowered my old E500, E55 and CLS 55 using that method, all with much success. Been away from MB for a few years now and went through a few Porsches...went from the GT3RS to a wagon! Anyhow, there is a separate sensor for each side in the rear now, like there has always been up front, but basically you can still trick the sensors by making small adjustments. I watched them do it, and I'm sure anyone can do it themselves at home with a little time and patience. No special tools, electronics, etc needed....
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Yep that's me. Funny cause the method they used to lower my wagon is basically the same method as the "washer" method 10 years ago! I've lowered my old E500, E55 and CLS 55 using that method, all with much success. Been away from MB for a few years now and went through a few Porsches...went from the GT3RS to a wagon! Anyhow, there is a separate sensor for each side in the rear now, like there has always been up front, but basically you can still trick the sensors by making small adjustments. I watched them do it, and I'm sure anyone can do it themselves at home with a little time and patience. No special tools, electronics, etc needed....
my son made the OBD2 plug that will let you to easily select any desired level in a 20 seconds using the car touchpad and the COMAND screen
this is an ebay link: https://www.ebay.com/itm/282847463816
he has video there (tested on my E43AMG)
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Lowered the wagon and added some wheel spacers. 18mm in front and 12mm rear spacers. Car looks so much better. Could have gone lower, but for me this works perfectly. Serge and the guys at Benzworks are awesome.
Sweet Benzworks did my wagon too.
You might want to do some splash guards for the front to keep things clean and prevent chips especially now that you've installed spacers.
No one makes splash guards for the AMG wagon.. https://mbworld.org/forums/w213-amg/...mud-flaps.html

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my son made the OBD2 plug that will let you to easily select any desired level in a 20 seconds using the car touchpad and the COMAND screen
this is an ebay link: https://www.ebay.com/itm/282847463816
he has video there (tested on my E43AMG)
Very impressive for such quick work. I think I have bought a couple of similar devices for other MBs from you over the years and all worked flawlessly (not sure if this is the accurate name but I think so)
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