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  1. mickl

    CLK W209 18in Tyres

    Thanks. Missed this great forum after moving to the dark side for a couple years!
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    CLK W209 18in Tyres

    Thank you very much for the help.
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    CLK W209 18in Tyres

    hi folks I'm looking at some AMG 18in alloys for a W209 that I've just bought (same as ones in pic below). Style IIIs I think?? I know the rims fit the W209 but cannot remember what the tyres sizes should be. I'm thinking they should be: Front-225 / 40 R18 92 Y Rear- 255 / 35 R18 94 Y...
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    CLK buying advice

    looks like I'm going to lean towards a 320 petrol. Going to look for a 2004 car at minimum if I can't find a facelift one at the price.
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    CLK buying advice

    I'd like a facelift 320/350 petrol but don't think my budget will stretch to that unless it's high miles. BTW are there any know issues with the 350 petrol engine?
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    CLK buying advice

    hi guys having gone to the Beemer dark side for a little while looking to get back to Merc ownership with a cheap second 'fun' car. Been looking at the W209 CLK and trying to decide on a 270CDI, 320CDI or 320 petrol. What's peoples views? I'd be doing about 6000 miles a year in it...
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    CLS W219 buying tips

    I'm looking to buy a CLS 320CDI, probably a 2006-7 model, maybe 08 if I stretch the budget a bit. I want something comfy to do motorway miles in and not particularly keen on the equivalent E Class. Just wondering if there's anything in particular to look out for in these? I believe...
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    911 thoughts please gentlemen.

    if your budget allows, get a Turbo or a GT3 version of the 997 or even the 996. The Metzger engine is bullet proof, if not then definitely get a Gen2 997 with the DI engine. If you do buy a car with a Porsche OEM warranty and it's not from a Porsche dealer, you should get it inspected by a...
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    Exclusive MBClub.co.uk Xmas and New Year Offer from Eurocharged

    Mickl R171 SLK55 MY05
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    Best New Battery for 211 E55?

    MB batteries come with a 2 year warranty these days and they usually fit it for free. I changed mine recently and the price was comparable to a heavy duty one from the RAC.
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    Wanted weekend Car AMG V8?

    Get a CLK55, much less to go wrong and big enough to be a 4 seater. and hello from the other side of Manc town.
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    What to do? (Very.co.uk)

    https://www.facebook.com/VeryUK https://twitter.com/verynetwork post your case on their social network sites and name names and times.
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    CLS 55 AMG ID document

    my V5 has the engine number, same on all my previous AMG cars.
  14. mickl

    Those under-bumper lights in the UK?

    Auto lights probably has a lot to do with that. Set and forget from day 1 of ownership.
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    klp 92 old car

    is the seller a member on here? he seems to be a Merc specialist seller looking at his stock.
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    Those under-bumper lights in the UK?

    If you drive all the time with fog lamps on then I just think a: you're unable to operate the controls on your car properly b: if you think you need them on all the time then you're not looking at the correct piece of tarmac or you have eyesight problems. either way, it just makes me...
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    C63 AMG 507 edition question

    I really don't understand how people can go and buy a brand new car and not check what is standard for the price and what is optional?
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    W210 e55 amg

    doesn't that defeat the point of having an estate car?
  19. mickl

    Network switch

    I had two 8 port tplink switches for about a few years before I purchased the 24port one and never had a problem them. Netgear, d-link and other midrange stuff, plenty of issues with failed routers, inoperable ports, etc.
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    Network switch

    I have the tplink for the network in the study. great piece of kit for that price.
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