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    Aftermarket comand upgrade

    Looking around on eBay there seem to be loads of Android based SatNav/DAB/Bluetooth etc units to replace the factory fitted Comand system. Does anyone have any experience of these? Any recommendations?
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    Facelift W211 aftermarket grill (big star)

    Hi guys, This came on my car and i've reverted to the stock item. £50 collected from ilford, essex. If you want it posted pm me and i'll get a price! W211 grill by Abdul Chowdhury, on Flickr W211 grill by Abdul Chowdhury, on Flickr As fitted to my car, fitment was very good and all tabs...
  3. R

    CLK convertible 2005 (05) aftermarket stereo

    Hi all, as this is my first post please forgive me if I am covering old topics. It's just that I am struggling to find an alternative aftermarket stereo for my 05 CLK convertible. It is the trapezoidal stereo that is 254mm across the top and not the slightly later 260mm of which there are many...
  4. P

    After-market cat recommendation for 190E 2.6?

    Hi everyone, The catalytic converter on my 190E 2.6 has finally split after 24 years! If was wondering if anyone might have any recommendations for third-party replacements? The genuine Merc parts are pricy - though maybe you get what you pay for... Thanks, Peter
  5. GLK

    Aftermarket HU considerations

    I have now all but discounted, the idea of fitting an NTG2.5 COMAND in my A200 C169, as it'll be basically replacing an ancient technology (Audio 20 NTG2), with a medieval one (COMAND NTG2.5) for an awful lot of money, considering it'll be a used unit (a brand new one costs about half the car's...
  6. S

    Aftermarket double din replacement for a 2004 CL203

    Hi, I have a 2004 C320 Coupe, which I believe its code name is CL203? It has a Comand unit. I think it's the NTG2. Has anyone replaced this with an aftermarket solution, like a JVC KW-M730BT or Kenwood DMX-7017DABS ? I'm interested on being able to use Car Play or Android Auto but just...
  7. P

    Aftermarket in car mp5 player problem

    I just bought an 7020g mp 5 player with reverse camera and when i put it in my car mercedes w163) the unit is stucked in reverse move while the car is moving and i didn't connect the camera.when the car is stopped everything works normal.Any ideas
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    Aftermarket Sat Nav Unit

    Has anyone had any experience with aftermarket sat nav units like the attached link? Any problems with them, will all the steering wheel functions still work with it etc.? Thanks. 7?Android 6.0 Car Stereo GPS Sat Nav DAB+Mercedes Benz C/CLC/CLK Class W203 W209 | eBay
  9. M.A.94

    Which shim pads on aftermarket suspension

    I'm a little bit confused right now I've had my heart set on a H&R suspension set up for a while now however the only reason I'm delaying purchase is due to not understanding what shim pads are required in order to achieve the 60mm drop. The reason I need to know this is as it is is only...
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    Aftermarket radio/phone sat nav suggestions for 2003 SLK

    My partner wants to replace her single din radio/cassette in her 2003 SLK with something to enable her to : - have sat nav - stream music from her phone - make/receive phone calls I've suggested an add on TomTom or similar but ideally she wants something integrated without dangling wires...
  11. Dannyallen89

    Aftermarket grill fitting wrong?

    Hey so I bought a grill off somebody online to go on my s204 tried to fit it and it looked crooked on my car but was fine on there's. They have a 2012 w204 mines a 2013 s204 is there anything different or was the grill maybe bent in transit. Thanks all Sent from my SM-G930F using Tapatalk
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    W126 aftermarket cruise control

    My daily driver is a 1991 W126 300SE and the one thing I miss is cruise control. To buy all the individual components from Mercedes would probably cost half the value of the car, if they are all still available. Has anyone fitted an aftermarket cruise control kit to a W126? If so, which one...
  13. T

    Main Dealer or aftermarket parts???

    I'm in need of a coolant stat for my W211 270cdi. The MB dealer part is £62 and the ones on ebay are c£30. Is the MB one worth the extra? Some even claim to be the original part.
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    Lost AM reception after installing aftermarket unit

    Hi Ive removed the unit from my A170 (w169) and have good FM but no AM. My car had a standard roof aerial not Fakra, do I need to power an built in amplifier? Ta
  15. Abb

    Aftermarket Headunit recommendations

    I am assisting my nephew sourcing a aftermarket headunit for his 2009 W209 CLK coupe. The only thing letting the car down is the outdated in car entertainment. I think its possibly an audio 20, but can't be sure, basically a sleek looking unit but very basic with no bells or whistles. He was...
  16. clk320x

    Changing time after aftermarket headunit

    After fitting the Pioneer app radio in place of my COMAND the time no longer automatically changes in the cluster to accommodate for the daylight saving etc It says on the CONNECTS2 interface that the time changing etc would be preserved but seemingly this is not the case although steering...
  17. T

    Aftermarket reversing camera options

    Hi All I have a 2011 W212 and was looking into the options available to get a reversing camera, issue is my car has the Audio 50 and not comand so cannot go via the OEM route it looks like. Has anyone else looked at any other options or managed to get this to work? Not a big fan of having...
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    Aftermarket reversing camera, W221

    Hi all! I've bought an aftermarket reversing camera for my W221 S Class, 2009, I think the Comand is NTG3? I've bought an RCA to Fakra link wire but I understand that it can't just be plugged in to the Comand unit. Any instructions would be gratefully grabbed at. Thanks, Glyn
  19. clk320x

    Opinions on aftermarket exhaust modifications

    With months of trying and failing to aquire a CLK55 backbox or quad pipes from a CLK63 I am faced with having to go down the aftermarket route to get my CLK V6 from its measly single pipe exhaust to at least a double or most preferably quad pipes... I see a company called Fast Lane styling...
  20. clk320x

    Get aftermarket headunit to work with stock aux port

    Anyone managed to get aftermarket Headunit to work with factory aux port? I note 2 wires on loom going to aux port, any way to convert these to a nornal 3.5mm jack? Would be interesting to hear what you guys think? Cheers
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