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Forum: Mercedes-Benz Wheels & Tires 10-24-2001, 10:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 836
Posted By PJozefiak
Lightbulb I would first find my old wheels and lugs, insert...

I would first find my old wheels and lugs, insert a bolt into the wheel, and measure how far the bolt protrudes from the back of the wheel in millimeters.

This is how far the "new" lugs should...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 10-18-2001, 08:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,054
Posted By PJozefiak
Hey sveerara, If you want to mod, you...

Hey sveerara,
If you want to mod, you should really wander on over to Benzsport. Especially a "C". Just click the link in my sig. Lotsa C Class peeps over there can tell you lots about Renntech...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 10-16-2001, 07:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 823
Posted By PJozefiak
Cats.....and dogs

Hey amg142.....don't I know you from somewhere??? ;)

If you've already puchased a Remus, I guess that's fine.....I know you're in FL.

Basically, if you go to a local custom exhaust shop, They...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 10-16-2001, 07:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,256
Posted By PJozefiak
That's kinda what we're all about :D .

That's kinda what we're all about :D .
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 10-16-2001, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 830
Posted By PJozefiak
The cat should take care of the backpressure...

The cat should take care of the backpressure issue. BTW, heres the link to Random:

Random Technology (http://www.randomtechnology.com/)

Any good custom exhaust shop (local) should be able to...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 10-16-2001, 07:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,722
Posted By PJozefiak
Brake pads

Best brake pads I've found are Porterfield Racing pads. I hear a lot of complaints on the SLK board at MBNZ.org about the greenstuff squealing badly. I won't go into proper bedding procedures here...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 10-16-2001, 10:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 802
Posted By PJozefiak
It can really depend on the sound you want. Real...

It can really depend on the sound you want. Real HP gains are minimal, at best, with all.

I hear Remus exhausts rust out, or rot, quickly. AMG and Renntech are nice, but both overpriced IMHO. If...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Wheels & Tires 04-04-2001, 09:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 686
Posted By PJozefiak
Thanx guys, I re-torqued everything to 80 this...

Thanx guys, I re-torqued everything to 80 this evening. Paul.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Wheels & Tires 04-04-2001, 12:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 686
Posted By PJozefiak
Just mounted my custom wheels for the summer....

Just mounted my custom wheels for the summer. Made the swap myself this year because I didn't need new tires or balancing or anything. Torqued all the lugs to 55 ft/lbs but was curious if any of the...
Forum: Tech Help 03-30-2001, 11:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,541
Posted By PJozefiak
My SLK is a 99 and I am having the same problem....

My SLK is a 99 and I am having the same problem. What year is yours? So far I haven't been able to get it checked. It has gone on 4 times now, for two or three days at a time, and every time I...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 03-26-2001, 10:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 857
Posted By PJozefiak
Sounds good to me...

Buy the Brembo's. All you need for a good sound system is a nice Lorinser muffler.... VROOOOM! The wheels look sweet. Paul.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 03-26-2001, 10:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 861
Posted By PJozefiak
Exhausted...

Ditch the resonator, upgrade the muffler, and keep the cat. Along with the obvious illegality, the cat provides the "limited backpressure" actually required by your exhaust system to make more power....
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 03-26-2001, 09:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,769
Posted By PJozefiak
Recommended sources

Charlie,
My recommendations are as stated above. They can be found at: http://www.kvrperformance.com and http://www.porterfield-brakes.com . I would recommend both highly. Paul.
Forum: Featured Cars 03-26-2001, 08:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,763
Posted By PJozefiak
Daewho??? MB as a hired gun

ymsin,
A little history on the the Daewoo President...MB was contracted by Daewoo Motors (at the time, a wholly owned subsidiary of Daewoo Corp.) to do the design and duly compensated for...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 03-26-2001, 12:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,769
Posted By PJozefiak
Cross drilled rotors and Porterfields, 40,000 strong!

I have used cross drilled rotors from KVR Performance and Porterfield pads on my SLK since I bought it. Got the for the look and the lack of dust, but love them both for the performance. What a...
Forum: Tech Help 10-09-2000, 09:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,223
Posted By PJozefiak
Early (pre 1999) SLK's had a design flaw in the...

Early (pre 1999) SLK's had a design flaw in the brake light bulb socket, requiring the socket (and possibly the harness) to be replaced with an improved design. Your MB dealer should be aware of the...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Wheels & Tires 10-02-2000, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,482
Posted By PJozefiak
Hey Kevin, I know there are probably many...

Hey Kevin,
I know there are probably many sources for MetalMaster pads and maybe some of the other members can help. I know NOPI http://www.nopi.com carries them, but I never hunted farther...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Wheels & Tires 09-30-2000, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,482
Posted By PJozefiak
The "rumors" are correct. The brake pads are the...

The "rumors" are correct. The brake pads are the culprit. Try switching to a "low dust" pad like Axxis metalmaster or Porterfield. Your problems should all but vanish. Paul

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'99...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 09-20-2000, 06:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 992
Posted By PJozefiak
Thanx guys! I only had so much money in the...

Thanx guys!
I only had so much money in the budget this season so I had to pick and choose my mods. Lowering springs are in the plans for next year (probably Eibach's) but this is what I got so...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 09-18-2000, 12:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 992
Posted By PJozefiak
I finally found the time to post some pics. I...

I finally found the time to post some pics. I realize that this may not be for everyone but I would like feedback good or bad. Please also consider I posses NO HTML skills what-so-ever. It was a...
Forum: Tech Help 09-07-2000, 09:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 987
Posted By PJozefiak
Try http://www.mbnz.org/R170/index1.htm . It is...

Try http://www.mbnz.org/R170/index1.htm . It is a great sourse of info on anything that is SLK. Paul

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'99 SLK230 (Bahama Blue)
17" O.Z. Racing "Vela" Modular wheels
Real...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Wheels & Tires 08-16-2000, 11:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,837
Posted By PJozefiak
Originally, back in the good old days, when there...

Originally, back in the good old days, when there weren't many coices of aftermarket wheels and the industy was in its infancy, this was done by manufacturers to make their wheel designs easily...
Forum: Detailing and Interior 08-09-2000, 12:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 843
Posted By PJozefiak
I don't know what JCE used but I would try "3M...

I don't know what JCE used but I would try "3M Finesse It II" which is a fine cut rubbing compound you apply by hand. Used to be body shop only stuff when I had to buy the "50 gallon drum" for over...
Forum: Tech Help 08-08-2000, 11:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,281
Posted By PJozefiak
It's sad to see someone who has helped so many...

It's sad to see someone who has helped so many get the wrong end of a deal like this. Speedy recovery. Paul
Forum: Tech Help 08-08-2000, 08:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,636
Posted By PJozefiak
No problem! Glad I could help, Joey and...

No problem!

Glad I could help, Joey and Steve. As my wife constantly reminds me, thanx to my buffoonery, you guys will probably have an opportunity to repay me, and soon. Have fun. Paul
Forum: Tech Help 08-08-2000, 12:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,636
Posted By PJozefiak
Glad we (collectively) could help. I know it took...

Glad we (collectively) could help. I know it took me a while to figure out how to remove mine and I was overjoyed when it came loose. Walnut Shift Knob, Part # B6 602 0591 - $84.00. Zebrano Shift...
Forum: Tech Help 08-06-2000, 12:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,636
Posted By PJozefiak
Hmmm.... Don't know why not. I think most...

Hmmm....

Don't know why not. I think most current MB's w/automatic use the same "shaft" that sticks out of the console. Even though all knobs are styled a little differently they are all removed...
Forum: Tech Help 07-24-2000, 10:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,010
Posted By PJozefiak
Dan, I have no clue. Once again, all I can tell...

Dan, I have no clue. Once again, all I can tell you is if they replaced it the first time you had your exhaust done they will replace it for free this time. What was replaced should be clearly stated...
Forum: Tech Help 07-24-2000, 09:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,010
Posted By PJozefiak
To the best of my experience, as long as you have...

To the best of my experience, as long as you have your paperwork (reciept to show YOU purchased the exhaust system) they will honor their guarantee. The only thing you need to make sure of is that...
Forum: Tech Help 07-24-2000, 09:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,348
Posted By PJozefiak
Joey, that's definetly some interesting data you...

Joey, that's definetly some interesting data you posted. I wanted to do some driving before reposting to this subject and make sure I wasn't out of my mind. When I drive, I do it NOT by looking 100...
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