Maintenance

How to Change Mercedes Key Battery

How to Change Mercedes Key Battery

This is a really quick video on replacing your Mercedes-Benz Key Fob battery. These tend to go in pairs, so if you are prompted to change one, it is a good time to change both. These take CR 2032 Batteries and can be found on Amazon here: https://amzn.to/3tLu44I (affiliate link).

March 29, 2021 0 comments DIY, Maintenance
Laser Jammer Install on E class w212

Laser Jammer Install on E class w212

Check out this install thread on MBworld.org for AL Priority Laser on a w212. Very clean and detailed with some help from other members with CAD information on the mounts. I am not advocating the use of this, but I do love clean installs and have to link to it […]

January 27, 2021 0 comments DIY, Electronics, Maintenance, Performance
Don’t check your oil when cold

Don’t check your oil when cold

While driving in the middle of NC between DC and FL, I made the mistake of checking my oil. It read low, really low.  I panicked and added some oil.  Later I was racking my brain over why the oil level seemed to vary so much depending on the reading. […]

January 21, 2021 0 comments DIY, Maintenance
Pet Hair Remover Gets Dog Hair out of Car Carpet, Leather, Seats, Carpets

Pet Hair Remover Gets Dog Hair out of Car Carpet, Leather, Seats, Carpets

I love my dog but I don’t love my dog in my car, because he shed so much!  His nails are also really sharp and quite frankly he likely can’t fit comfortably in my CLS, as he is huge. But in my Range Rovers and Toyotas I couldn’t get his […]

January 17, 2021 0 comments Cleaning, Maintenance
Change Cabin Air Filter in Mercedes

Change Cabin Air Filter in Mercedes

If you’re running high flow cats, or no cats on a race application, it is recommended to change your cabin air filter more often than the every b service. Changing the air filters, like the spark plugs, is a little harder than on a toyota.  Instead of just going behind […]

January 13, 2021 0 comments DIY, Maintenance
Remove Smoke Smell or Fumes from a Catless Car or Smoker’s Car

Remove Smoke Smell or Fumes from a Catless Car or Smoker’s Car

My ex inherited a house that a smoker, smoked every day in.  This woman was awesome, completely unrelated to my ex but still gave her a house.  It needed a lot of work, beyond just painting I ended up learning how to remodel from this house. Her dad was a […]

January 12, 2021 0 comments Cleaning, Interior, Lifestyle
Upgrade Mercedes Tweeters in CLS

Upgrade Mercedes Tweeters in CLS

Previously, I purchased a set of speakers to fit into the front.  I was only able to ft the woofers at the time but it made a huge difference.  The dynaudio tweeters and mid did not fit.  The screen I previously upgraded but haven’t yet done a video on. Later […]

November 22, 2020 0 comments DIY, Stereo
Chemical Guys Grey Matter Waffle Weave Car Drying Towel First Impressions

Chemical Guys Grey Matter Waffle Weave Car Drying Towel First Impressions

Nearing the mid of November the DMV’s temperature were in the mid-seventies.  It was the perfect time to wash my car, and I got to use for the first time the Chemical Brothers new-ish(?) microfiber drying cloth.  With that let’s push the button on this review, and I won’t hold […]

November 9, 2020 0 comments Cleaning, Maintenance
Reduce Bass Rattle from Rear of Mercedes CLS or E-Class

Reduce Bass Rattle from Rear of Mercedes CLS or E-Class

I really enjoy driving my CLS.  I do remember though the speakers would rattle, the doors would rattle; I drove over a rough patch of road and I thought to myself, “why did I trade in my avalon.”  That is how bad the speakers and rattle were. Slowly, piece by […]

November 9, 2020 0 comments DIY, Stereo
3D Printing For Car Enthusiasts

3D Printing For Car Enthusiasts

3D printing is a skill right now.  And it may perhaps always remain that way as we push the boundaries of filaments and techniques.  Many of todays prints can be categorized into useful items and trinkets/aesthetic items.  In the field of printing for your car most of the items fit […]

October 19, 2020 0 comments DIY
Eliminate Some Rattling from Rear Deck

Eliminate Some Rattling from Rear Deck

Many Mercedes in the USA have a built in subwoofer in the rear deck. There is unfortunately a certain amount of rattle that occurs when the bass or volume is turned up. I find this unpleasant, and go to great lengths to eliminate rattles. I’ve researched this a bit, and […]

October 2, 2020 0 comments DIY, Stereo
Add An Oil Collector

Add An Oil Collector

Adding an oil collector on a direct injection engine can help maintain horsepower and mitigate issues with carbon build up on valves. I first heard of them reading a online forum “discussion” between two tuners and one brings up GAD tuning.  One thing I realized there are tuners that I […]

September 9, 2020 0 comments Air Intake, DIY, Maintenance, Performance
Change Mercedes Wiper Blades

Change Mercedes Wiper Blades

Changing wiper blades, has been best described as something to do often.  Once a year or so.  This cuts down on chatter and improves their efficacy.  Consumer Reports found changing your wiper blades more often is more important than buying the best wiper blades “once”. This soft rubber is often […]

September 8, 2020 0 comments DIY, Maintenance
Change Mercedes Ignition Coil

Change Mercedes Ignition Coil

Changing a coil is a DIY job.  You will need a 17mm open ended wrench or EWK boot removal tool.  Take the 17mm tool and unplug the coil to be replaced. Remove the airboxes and tubes. Remove the plastic things by pulling up. Undo the torx (1 is often female […]

September 8, 2020 0 comments DIY, Maintenance
Wash Your Mercedes Without Leaving Swirls

Wash Your Mercedes Without Leaving Swirls

When I first got my Mercedes.  I washed it a lot.  I wondered is there such a thing as too much washing.  And I looked into it by asking on some forums where car nuts, and those who love washing cars reside. It turns out there such a thing as […]

September 3, 2020 0 comments Aesthetics, Cleaning, Exterior
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