1. R

    Essex Air Ambulance Motorcycle Run

    Anybody here participating in the ride this year? I've missed it the last couple of years due to being away for work. Going to make it this year though! Will be leaving from Colchester area to ride up to the start if anybody else happens to be going and fancies a ride up together.
  2. PaulPJ

    Run Flat Warning

    Hi Guys, last weekend my dial lit up red telling me I had a flat or that I was low on air. When I tried to move off the car wouldn't move and then the engine stopped and would not start. Is this part and parcel of the warning. Anyway I got it going and stopped at the BP station just outside...
  3. P

    W213 run flats - front inner shoulders worn though to carcass

    Car is 2016 W213 E220d. In for yet more warranty work today and called late afternoon to say they can't test drive it as tyres are too dangerous. The central block of tread has 5mm at least right across the legally required section. *I think new tyres have some 8mm tread so they haven't worn...
  4. L

    So much for Run Flats

    I recently had my first tyre trouble in over 20 years -that was with, guess what, a run flat tyre. I hit a pothole which holed the sidewall. When I examined the tyre, I found there was less than 1/2" between tyre and rim (due to the low profile). Being worried about damaging the rim, I called...
  5. S

    Hindhead Tunnel Run 28th June

    Late notice, but I've heard that tomorrow night there is a fairly large tunnel run going on along the A3, Hindhead Tunnel. It looks like a mixed marque event, run by a group called BOSS. Seems like they've gained legitimate permission from the Guildford Spectrum to hold a static show/meet...
  6. G

    Run flat tyres on 2012 e class

    Hi I have purchased e class 220 2012 and they have 17 inch alloys with new hankook run flat tyers. One tyre firm told me they should not be on the car as not the right rims. Just need to know if this is right as it runs ok.
  7. Bobby Dazzler

    Least likely economy run

    This week a trip North meant that I had the pleasure of driving at 60 MPH for mile after mile of the M1 between Nottingham and Leeds, much of which is controlled by average speed cameras. When the speed limits were lifted I left the cruise control set to 60 MPH for the rest of the motorway...
  8. brucemillar

    w124 How to run a wire behind the center dashboard?

    People I wish to fit a Becker Sat Nav Antenna to my old W124. The best location would be the center of the dashboard, directly behind the windscreen? I'm happy to be corrected here? Can somebody advise the best (simplest) way to get the wire from the top of the dash to the back of the head...
  9. D

    For Sale Run Flat Tyres

    I'm UK based and selling the MOE run flat tyres that were fitted to my new GLC, they were replaced by Mercedes 6th May 2017 to ease the well publicised GLC crabbing issue. These tyres are aprox two months old with less than 1000 miles on them. If you're interested contact me to discus...
  10. D

    Run flats or not

    Anyone give me some advice please.I have a 2016 C250 d with 18" wheels and was just going to have new rears fitted after my service.Have now been advised by dealers that I have run flats on front and normal on rear and really need to know what should be on the car.It has a Tyrefit kit in boot...
  11. S

    Cable run for rear view camera

    I'm attempting to install a RVC and would like to know which is the best route for the cable to the rear of the command unit. I have a fakra to RCA cable arriving this week, for the command unit. I intend to run the cable from the boot, under the sills and across to the command. However, I...
  12. WDB124066

    Cancel that gym membership - run a hot bath instead

    Must be April 1. Cancel that gym membership - run a hot bath instead |
  13. Borys

    Hit and run advise please

    My sister was at church today. Once finished found a note behind wiper from a witness. Lady did hit her car and just drove off. Gentlemen left his mobile number and reg of the car which drove off. Car is not worth a lot and damage is not huge but at this case principal applies. We don't want to...
  14. Gaz-M

    Run in procedure on new vehicle?

    What is the run-in procedure on a new motor, I have a new Vito (2.2cdi 163bhp) going on the road 1st March (next Wed)? I surely want to put some miles on the engine before I go booting it or towing my trailer!? Wasnt there an early oil change on new motors too?
  15. M

    Hit n run = end of our CLC. CLK anyone ?

    Seething..... Girlfriend driving our CLC early December and was hit by a scumbag in a white van who didnt stop, with the result that the car has just been written off and an unsatisfactory cheque sent by the insurers. Handy hint: dont buy cheaper insurance without courtesy car - fortunately...
  16. S

    Restraint Sys Malfunction, ABS Run Flat, Cruise Control & SPEEDTRONIC inoperative

    Hello, I'm a New member and Just got a problem with my AMG c220 cdi sport Blue-efficiency 2012 When i turn on the Car below error display on my dash * Restraint sys malfunction consult workshop * Abs inoperative * Active bonnet malfunction * Run flat indicator inoperative * Cruise...
  17. Peter DLM

    After 20+ years, I've ruined my run....

    I've kerbed a wheel :fail It was whilst parking, I could see the granite kerb in my near side mirror, I needed a bit more room on my right so I decided to shuffle over a few inches. Big mistake:doh: front wheel was right by a kerbstone that stuck out higher and further than the ones I could...
  18. S

    Run Flat Tyres

    Tire manufacturers have special branding to indicate run-flat capability. The following is a list of the branding used by manufacturers we carry: Bridgestone: RFT Continental: SSR (SelfSupportingRunflat) Dunlop: DSST or DSST CTT or DSST RunOnFlat Firestone: RFT...
  19. G

    A good run in the merc

    After having the merc for a couple of months and just doing short distances we are having a long weekend in Birmingham,so looking forwards to starching its legs:) not doing motorway miles....think I'll do the A roads (more fun),and see what mpg it returns,not that I'm that concerned never bought...
  20. C

    Replacing Run Flats on a W205

    I have an early W205 AMG Line with run flats fitted to the standard 18" 5 spoke rims, will this wheel be suitable for non run flats and if so would it be advisable to stick to MO spec tyres? The Conti's that it came fitted with don't seem as well stocked by dealers at the moment as Pirelli...
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