Hack the Benz

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Hack the Benz

Post by Hendrik » Thu 31 Jul, 2014 10:57 am

http://jalopnik.com/this-simple-hack-le ... 959314/all
In about 500 years when I can afford a W222 (forum title needs updating) I shall give this a go.

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Re: Hack the Benz

Post by TheMadRacoon » Thu 31 Jul, 2014 12:26 pm

When you get one, check for fried electronics in the steering wheel caused by attempts to clean off the adhesive used by people hacking their Benz ;)
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Re: Hack the Benz

Post by T-Modell » Thu 31 Jul, 2014 3:53 pm

Fantastic! :laughing6: :laughing6: ... reminds me of a colleague long ago in automation ... he said "you cannot make a system idiot proof, because idiots are so imaginative" ...
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Re: Hack the Benz

Post by McGavin » Thu 31 Jul, 2014 7:02 pm

My master used to loan me to another tradesman who had a very similar system involving his knee, weaving in and out of traffic while he rolled his 'Port Royal' smokes.

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