Long icy uphill driveway - no problem! - Mercedes-Benz Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
#1 (permalink) Old 12-23-2008, 02:24 PM
BenzWorld Member
 
TakinitEZ's Avatar
 
Date registered: Sep 2008
Vehicle: 02 E320 Sedan - W210
Location: Bucks County PA
Posts: 52
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
(Thread Starter)
Long icy uphill driveway - no problem!

This is my first benz winter and I have to say that I'm fairly impressed with my 210 sedan on PURE ICE. My driveway is long, winding and up hill... had a litle trouble in my TUNDRA 4WD, but the benz made it with no problem whatsoever. I have Hakkepalita IIs on it that I got off craigslist for 2 bills... both the tires and the traction control are incredible!

I was heading down the hill the other day and thought it wise to shift to 1st gear...big mistake because I started to slide quite a bit. I put it back in D and inched down with the brakes and it did much better (assume in 2nd). Came back about 10 mins later and drove straight up. I'm very pleased.

-T.
TakinitEZ is offline  
Reply

  Mercedes-Benz Forum > Mercedes-Benz Sedan Forums > W210 E-Class

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

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:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

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)
 
User Tag List

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
trouble starting facing uphill elrod817 W123 E,CE,D,CD,TD,TE Class 6 11-11-2008 04:30 PM
W202 1994 struggles going uphill rmt6668 W202 C-Class 4 01-05-2008 12:46 PM
Odd acceleration uphill dhaesler AMG W210 E50 , AMG E55 4 04-30-2007 07:46 AM
Engine surging while accelerating uphill jchilds23 W163 M-Class 0 06-19-2006 11:43 AM
Problem with Headlight washers ... long ... very long TJ R170 SLK Class 3 08-15-2002 07:45 AM

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

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