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by curmudgeon
Sun Feb 03, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: Modifications and Accessories
Topic: Suspension
Replies: 3
Views: 45

Re: Suspension

Definitely. As soon as I got it, I took it to the tire shop to lose the run-flats!

So annoying that BMW, Mercedes, etc keep fitting these things as standard!
by curmudgeon
Sun Feb 03, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Modifications and Accessories
Topic: Suspension
Replies: 3
Views: 45

Suspension

So now that I'm on my second B-class, and I don't have to turn it in on lease, it's time to think about softening the suspension a bit. (My second one seems a little firmer than my first.) This was brought up a couple years ago, but has anyone done anything along these lines? Would swapping out the ...
by curmudgeon
Fri Feb 01, 2019 12:49 am
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: Activating range plus function
Replies: 5
Views: 71

Re: Activating range plus function

After parking, but before you charge the car, press the Range+ button. You'll see it light up, indicating that the next time it charges, it will do so to the deeper capacity. Plug in and charge normally. When done, you won't notice anything different. There's really no way to tell that you performed...
by curmudgeon
Mon Dec 18, 2017 10:12 am
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: Rear seat headrests
Replies: 36
Views: 6903

Re: Rear seat headrests

No, but the brute force method doesn't actually cause any irreversible damage. You can still raise them to their "normal" position. Just raise them all the way, and, while holding in the button, quickly push down the headrest all the way. It's more speed than strength. Pretty sure removing them woul...
by curmudgeon
Fri Jul 07, 2017 1:38 pm
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: A little light on the subject
Replies: 7
Views: 1175

Re: A little light on the subject

What kind of flashlight is that? Is there a link to it?
by curmudgeon
Wed Oct 19, 2016 12:26 pm
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: Annual Battery Certification No Charge- Mercedes Nanuet, NY
Replies: 30
Views: 4866

Re: Annual Battery Certification No Charge- Mercedes Nanuet,

So I went to MB Laguna Niguel (Orange County, CA) this morning for the battery cert, no Service A. The guy was reasonable enough and understood the difference between Service A + the battery cert, so that was good, but he insisted that there would be a charge for the desiccant cartridges (parts, not...
by curmudgeon
Fri Dec 25, 2015 6:43 pm
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: Rear seat headrests
Replies: 36
Views: 6903

Re: Rear seat headrests

So has anyone discovered a more elegant way of removing this locking pin, short of brute force?

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