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  1. T

    Help, Advice, Encouragement....

    Hi All Just found a great forum to talk all things Mercedes. Fantastic. I've just bought an E220 CDI (late 2013) and was wondering what to expect when I pick it up next week. Last car was a Mazda that served me well but I decided to treat myself. So here are a few questions and I'd...
  2. rajinder_1

    C43 Buying Advice

    Hi Guys, As the title says I am looking and have been looking for a C43! Been out to see a few but nine had been satisfactory, down to the price or the condition of the actual car down to the seller lying through their teeth or being plain ignorant to the obvious! I would like firstly...
  3. I

    w208 clk55 amg advice

    I've wanted a v8 for a long time and I'm thinking now might be the time to scratch the itch. I did fancy an e39 540i but they seem to have a few common issues and cost a lot to run, although receive a lot of praise. From what I can gather, the clk seems to be a fairly reliable option with the...
  4. S

    Newbie needing C/L advice.

    Hi all, Here it is. I have been on holiday for a couple of weeks and got back to my R170 who will now not unlock with the remote. Batteries are OK in both my remotes and I can see the I/R operating on both of them on my digital camera. I have read the threads so far and they have posed a...
  5. Gollom

    Urgent bit of audio advice please

    Sorry to be a pain, but could someone help please? I am looking for confirmation that a W211 CD changer with MP3 capability (A211 870 38 89) is a straight swap with the current CD changer in Sue's R171 (MY2004) Also, will it then display track information on her Audio-20 The forum has...
  6. ringway

    Small Air Compressor Advice.

    I need a small but powerful air compressor. It won't be used to power any tools but will be used for blasting dust out of nooks and crannies. Adjustable pressure and a long hose would be ideal. The less expensive, the better. :thumb: TIA. Paul.
  7. Organist

    Thinking of buying E Class estate; advice welcomed.

    We’re looking to buy a replacement estate for our current Octavia. Trouble is we do quite a high mileage (we have a holiday place about half way down France). I’ve never been into buying new or even nearly new, and have usually bought cars with about 60k miles, finally changing with about...
  8. Gollom

    Advice on R171 SLK asap please

    Going to take a look at a 2005 R171 shortly - what are the main things to look for please? I have the VIN - if I recall the MB service history can be interrogated using it. Anybody have the relevant link please?
  9. astamir

    international shipment advice

    Hi guys Can anyone share their experiences in international shipping from USA or Canada please? Like what companies are cheaper,quicker or more reliable then the others. I need to arrange a collection of parts from Canada and any advice would be very much appreciated. Thanks
  10. L

    Advice on lowering CLS 320 cdi...

    Dear all, I have recently bought a CLS 320 cdi and want to lower it as it sits too high in particular at the rear. Thinking of either Eibach or H&R springs. Would be very interested in hearing from others who have lowered their car with these makes or others and their experiences with...
  11. R

    E63 grille cover removal advice.

    I've got a couple of large stone chips on the component called the 'grille cover' on the grille of my car (part 9 on the attached pic) and I want to replace it with a new one. Does anyone know if this can be removed without taking off the front bumper? I've seen a video on YouTube where the...
  12. Marvin16x

    British summer over yet? Tourist needs advice

    Hello everyone, I was thinking about leaving Germany behind on Wednesday for another two- or three-week road trip around the UK but having checked the weather forecast earlier today I'm now kind of hesitant and indecisive as to whether I should stick to the plan and go or rather wait and see...
  13. JLR1969

    Advice on options..... Please

    Have 2 weeks to make any changes to a C43 and so far have the following Premium Plus 19" 5 Spoke wheels Ash wood interior Obsidian black paint Night pack I am considering the 360 camera as it looks useful ish for £330. The full leather interior looks like a definite as I am not sure...
  14. Iain

    Advice needed

    My ML 270cdi developed an air leak a month ago. More of a whooshing from under the hood. Took it to my local mechanic who smoke tested it and found the inlet was leaking like a sieve and a couple of flaps were broken. I must also add that there was no noticeable lack of power whilst...
  15. W

    C63 Advice

    Hi there, I've recently joined the forum as I am now in the market for a C63. My E92 M3 is going soon and now on the hunt for a facelift car. Does anyone have any advice from their experiences as to what I should look out for etc? I am after a coupe or saloon that isn't white and preferably...
  16. C

    Advice please - best tyres for c350 coupe

    I would really appreciate any guidance on what tyres have been shown to be really good on a c350 (currently Pirelli P Zero)
  17. steve333

    Speeding advice

    Went past a mobile speed camera earlier today,20mph above the speed limit for the road,no points in last 10 years,likely outcome from experience please folks?
  18. N

    Advice buying a 2012 E Coupe with Driving Assistance Package

    Hello, After years of aspiring to own a Mercedes E Coupe, I'm finally looking to make the plunge and have found a 2012 model that includes the driver assistance package: Distronic Plus, Blind Spot Assist, Lane Tracking. Now here's the Q: Does the Distronic Plus on 2012 models automatically...
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