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benz_man

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Jamison
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August 26, 2007
Age
29 years old
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Everyone here already knows I'm a smart-a**. I love cars, I have a bachelors in electrical engineering and I'm paying for that education as a certified technician. I work on all Eurotrash, but Mercedes is my specialty.
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1993 Mercedes 400SEL
1986 Mercedes 560SEC
1991 BMW 535i
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Hyundai poaches BMW M chief engineer for high-performance models
Hyundai/Kia are STILL stealing Germans?!
December 22, 2014
1987 Buick Riviera touchscreen display demonstrated [video]
GM bought Hughes Aircraft and was first with HUD around that time too. I believe it was an Oldsmobile option? Someone help me out?
December 16, 2014
Illegally imported MINI gets crushed [video]
No one can waste as well as we do...
December 14, 2014
Toyota introduces new safety tech, will begin rolling out next year [video]
...And have been available in various luxury cars for a decade (namely, Mercedes-Benz and Infiniti). I think the story here is Toyota's all-encompassing approach, using camera AND radar (most companies providing this tech close to this price range settle on one or the other) and offering it over th...
November 27, 2014
Cadillac President hints at Rolls-Royce Ghost competitor by 2030
2030 is two product generations away. I guess the plan at Cadillac is to increase brand value enough in that time to be taken seriously worldwide. I remember Cadillac of 15 years ago and its been a long, subtle journey uphill. But if they keep investing in the product, I think they can do it. It t...
November 21, 2014
VW Group dealer in Germany hit with massive overnight car wheel theft
VW/BMW/MB use hardened "McGard" locks. Those extractors dont work, except the $400 carbide ones...and then, only twice. I never thought of using an epoxy or paste. Thats brilliant!
November 18, 2014
VW Group dealer in Germany hit with massive overnight car wheel theft
@AxelHaar Id REALLY like to know what "special nut" and hammer you are referring to. Im not trying to goad you on or troll. I run into this problem constantly and if you have some wisdom you could pass my way Id be very grateful to learn it.
November 16, 2014
VW Group dealer in Germany hit with massive overnight car wheel theft
@-Matt-, Ive used BS devices, such as this, in the past. They dont stand up to the impact gun and cant provide enough turning force against a round wheel-lock, tq'd to 100ft/lbs. There are all number of other ways to remove a wheel-lock (cutting/grinding, freezing, welding a nut on top of it...), ...
November 16, 2014
VW Group dealer in Germany hit with massive overnight car wheel theft
That was the point of my "inside job" comment. They either had a set of current wheel-lock masters, or they knew where the masters were kept at in the shop. When I was working at VW dealer years ago, they were kept under lock and key and had to be signed for whenever removed and replaced.
November 15, 2014
VW Group dealer in Germany hit with massive overnight car wheel theft
Inside job...
November 15, 2014
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