Running Report C43 AMG | Mercedes Enthusiast

15 Апр 2015 | Author: | No comments yet »
Mercedes-Benz C 43 AMG W202


As the mercury it’s time once to prepare our Mercedes for winter.

We debate for hours whether the winters are becoming harsher or but either way, it is prudent to that your Mercedes-Benz is for winter.

So here at Mercedes we’ve given some to getting our C43 AMG prepared. Of course, we take our Bridgestone Blizzak out of storage and fit them to ease as 302bhp through the rear on slippery roads can make well, interesting! But there’s

In our C-Class saloon’s life as a pool car it roams across the and gets all manner of things into it, not to mention muddy, grubby shoes and boots of course, are often muddier, and grubbier come winter. 14 years (well, we believe to be the original items), the AMG branded mats were looking worn – and the driver’s side one perhaps unsurprisingly, developed a Time for something new, we


Hitech Ltd specialises in providing OEM accessories, floor mats. Available in carpet or rubber, and with a of trim colours, ours just £32.50 a set for the rubber £18.99 a set for the carpet ones. We a carpeted set in demure black black edging, as our existing are carpet ones, plus a set. Within a few days, a package was at our door.

Given that Hitech to these products as ‘OEM car mats’, we expected them to fit our C43 as as the originals. Interestingly, they even going as far as having the issues as those they

The carpeted driver’s side mat the throttle pedal ever so just as the original did – however the finished equivalent does For this reason, and because is approaching and these might be to clean, we’ve chosen to put the mats to the test first.

Mercedes-Benz C 43 AMG W202

Both sets came plastic plugs that, the says, should be used to the mats in place. Not keen on anything into the footwell of our C43, we’ve not done The rubber mats feel as they are, so unless start moving about, we leave them like for now.

We also got a boot mat from Autoparts (£24.99). Of all the areas in our C43 its carpeted boot is one of the most when it comes to being or damaged. The car didn’t come any mat or covering, so this extra will, we hope, help the boot from harm and it looking smart. It is also to remove a mat to clean it than to yourself in half to get into the cavity! The mat feels very duty and therefore we hope it be up to the task. Granted, the left-hand is not a perfect fit, but then it need to be. Of course, we are keeping the original AMG floor mats, as are the authentic items and part of the history.


And there’s one thing we want to do. As in the recent we’ve invested a lot in getting our bodywork up to scratch and its alloy refurbished, we don’t want ruined so we’re getting a car to protect it from salt, the and the muck that gets from the nearby road. in the car has given us renewed appreciation of it and we to keep it looking good as as possible. Maybe it will you to give your Mercedes-Benz a extra TLC this winter?

Follow previous work to our C43

Mercedes-Benz C 43 AMG W202

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