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Forum: Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG Forum   08-23-2019, 11:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 623
Posted By Medtech
Which is exactly why I asked the question b/c I...

Which is exactly why I asked the question b/c I had read that MPG could improve after a tune (lead foot excluded). I know nothing about turbos so this is all new to me. A call to weistec and their...
Forum: GLA Parts & Components For Sale   08-23-2019, 11:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By Medtech
OP, if you are still on the forum send me a PM....

OP, if you are still on the forum send me a PM. We should set-up a GLA45 run up in Malibu Canyon
Forum: Mercedes-Benz GLA General Discussion   08-23-2019, 11:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 43,849
Posted By Medtech
Quite frankly we hate that function and I wish...

Quite frankly we hate that function and I wish the 2015 had an option to turn it off permanently.

That being said, I just hacked my exhaust flap this week and ever since the eco stopped working...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz GLA General Discussion   08-23-2019, 11:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 341
Posted By Medtech
The thing I hate about this feature is that it...

The thing I hate about this feature is that it doesn't give any feedback about how it's working, or even IF it's working. I realize it's a last resort failsafe, but I currently have ZERO faith in it.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG Forum   08-23-2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,360
Posted By Medtech
Your photo makes sense. I was going off MB...

Your photo makes sense.

I was going off MB direct parts. On their schematic pics It is confusing, especially since I cannot see any difference in pipe 3 in the drawing. Your photo sheds a lot of...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG Forum   08-23-2019, 11:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,360
Posted By Medtech
Thumbs up Yup! It took me less than 5 minutes and the...

Yup! It took me less than 5 minutes and the exhaust sounds much better!
Forum: Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG Forum   08-18-2019, 11:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,360
Posted By Medtech
Thumbs up To the OP: Here's what you need... In...

To the OP:

Here's what you need...

In the photo below you need parts 1 & 2. Those are the performance exhaust parts that are different. They are listed as "high efficiency" in the parts...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG Forum   08-15-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 623
Posted By Medtech
Das, How did the weistec tune affect your gas...

Das,
How did the weistec tune affect your gas mileage and how is the car in comfort mode? Is it relatively normal in comfort or still in beast mode??
Forum: Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG Forum   08-15-2019, 12:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,360
Posted By Medtech
OFFICIAL ANSWER! From a mechanic in Germany...

OFFICIAL ANSWER!

From a mechanic in Germany familiar w/ our cars:
Sport exhaust = 2 big cats and 1 muffler
Performance = 1 small cat and 1 muffler

Which now explains why the upgrade is so...
Forum: Introductions   08-13-2019, 12:08 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,277
Posted By Medtech
I have Weistecs BOV and their air filter. Happy...

I have Weistecs BOV and their air filter. Happy with both.

Weistec puts that disclaimer on ALL their stuff. It doesn't necessarily mean the part will cause problems, or is actually illegal in your...
Forum: Electronics, Audio, and Lighting   08-12-2019, 11:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,235
Posted By Medtech
i just ordered the 10.25" android touchscreen....

i just ordered the 10.25" android touchscreen. You can calibrate it from the settings menu.

http://www.ckmcardesign.com/multimedia/1-comand-10-25-android-widescreen-touchscreen-a-class
Forum: Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG Forum   08-12-2019, 11:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 595
Posted By Medtech
just purchased both the screen and the...

just purchased both the screen and the dongle...looking forward to installing it when it arrives!
Forum: Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG Forum   08-12-2019, 11:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 841
Posted By Medtech
First you have to answer your question with...

First you have to answer your question with another question...What is your primary use for the car and what do you want from the brakes???

If you want to track the car, then you would go with a...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG Forum   08-12-2019, 11:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,360
Posted By Medtech
Update after look at the parts diagram: My...

Update after look at the parts diagram:

My new WAG is that the only difference is sport cats and the exhaust button....
Forum: Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG Forum   08-05-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By Medtech
Meh, just weld it open and call it a day ;)

Meh, just weld it open and call it a day ;)
Forum: Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG Forum   08-05-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 841
Posted By Medtech
All pads produce dust. It's just a choice of what...

All pads produce dust. It's just a choice of what color ;)
Forum: Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG Forum   08-05-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,360
Posted By Medtech
At this point I'm guessing that for some dumb...

At this point I'm guessing that for some dumb reason the U21# is used for both.

The difference?? One again, my WAG...
1. the button on the dash,
2. a different resonator in the pipe, and
3....
Forum: Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG Forum   08-05-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 892
Posted By Medtech
FWIW the 2020 A45 has now gone to an aluminum...

FWIW the 2020 A45 has now gone to an aluminum plate under the engine and a strut tower brace for better rigidity.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG Forum   08-05-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By Medtech
I'm planning on bypassing mine altogether. Dealer...

I'm planning on bypassing mine altogether. Dealer just tried to stick me for $900 to replace the actuator (which by their own admission only needed to be cleaned).

There's a video on U-jube of an...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG Forum   08-05-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 595
Posted By Medtech
How's your experience been living with this...

How's your experience been living with this upgrade for a while??
Forum: Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG Forum   08-05-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,360
Posted By Medtech
Sorry I'm late to this thread and sorry for the...

Sorry I'm late to this thread and sorry for the bad news, but "U21 Sport Exhaust" is NOT the same as "Performance Exhaust".

SE does have an electronic valve gate, but different piping and no...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG Forum   08-05-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 841
Posted By Medtech
Autohausaz.com I use them for Porsche brake...

Autohausaz.com

I use them for Porsche brake jobs and am about to do my pads/rotors on the 45 as well.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG Forum   07-28-2019, 12:46 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 25,354
Posted By Medtech
Rattling from the front dash...currently...

Rattling from the front dash...currently intermittent, but unlikely to get it tracked down
Forum: Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG Forum   07-28-2019, 12:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 648
Posted By Medtech
At this time it's probably $28k-$30k depending on...

At this time it's probably $28k-$30k depending on mileage, options, ownership, etc..
Forum: Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG Forum   07-28-2019, 12:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,360
Posted By Medtech
I don't have my build sheet at the moment, but...

I don't have my build sheet at the moment, but generally the term "Sport Exhaust" means it is NOT the "Performance Exhaust".

That being said, they both have flaps that open up and change the...
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