2006 E320 CDI - Mercedes-Benz Forum

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 02-25-2009, 04:53 PM Thread Starter
BenzWorld Junior Member
Date registered: Feb 2009
Posts: 5
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
(Thread Starter)
2006 E320 CDI

I just bought a lovely 2006 pewter E320 CDI Pre-Certified from a New Jersey dealer. Nice car, great power. I finally had enough of my '91 BMW M5 and its hard ride after 170,000 miles (or I should say my wife did). I wanted economy but hated to give up power after the M5. Tried the new BMW 335d, what a drivetrain, fabulous power, but too hard and a bit small; the Audi A4 with the 2L, nice engine, but too much money for the car.

I just put new new 17" BBS RG 718 Diamond black wheels on it with Bridgestone Potenza Pole Positions (and the 18 lb BBS alloys really improve braking) and the KD-Box, which really makes it pop when downshifting.

Question however for you long term owners. I want to tighten up the ride a bit without making it BMW hard. The Bilstein ECR and PSS9 systems are pricey and I'm not sure how comfortable the "comfort" setting is; Koni FSD is a possibility with some mixed reviews at Tire Rack. Other ideas? And brakes? Any easy improvements with my 17" wheels? Don't want to go bigger and sacrifice ride and pay through the nose for Brembos. And I'm still under warranty so hesitate to do too much yet I guess

Barrf is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 02-25-2009, 05:47 PM
BenzWorld Elite
SaleenS7's Avatar
Date registered: Apr 2005
Location: SC
Posts: 1,764
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 2 Post(s)
Welcome to the forum. Good choice of car by the way.

If you scroll down you'll see a forum specifically for the E-class, I'm sure they'll have the answer for you there if you ask them.
SaleenS7 is offline  
Sponsored Links

  Mercedes-Benz Forum > General Mercedes-Benz Forums > General Mercedes-Benz

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Mercedes-Benz Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Similar Threads
Topic Author Forum Replies Last Post
2006 E320 CDI can you believe this!!! drivbiwire W211 E-Class 33 11-28-2013 05:58 PM
2006 E320 CDI Barrf General Mercedes-Benz 1 02-25-2009 04:59 PM
2006 E320 CDI on the way brakes W211 E-Class 34 01-24-2009 08:19 PM
First MB. 2006 E320 CDI Jukelemon W211 E-Class 6 03-11-2008 11:37 AM
ULSD in 2006 E320 CDI? stubbs031 W211 E-Class 3 10-23-2006 06:15 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Title goes here

video goes here
description goes here. Read Full Story
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome