Most terrifying Work in Progress image ever?

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  1. isobars

    isobars Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Considering he only set out to change a bulb behind the heater controls,
    I think we can safely say that his supper has gone cold - in more ways than one!

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  2. Ted

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    Pah! @Killerhertz has done worse!! :)
     
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    Wheelsnuts Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Good luck. I don't think I could fancy any supper until that little lot was sorted. :eek:
     
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    Wow I hope nobody was hurt when this accident occured
     
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    This was mine after I dropped a sixpence down the heater. That's enough for two curries at the Yadgar.

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  6. NOMONEYBUTAMERC

    NOMONEYBUTAMERC Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Good job it wasn`t a £1 coin Druk , you would have probably turned the car upside down to get that back!
     
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    I bet all you guys had screws or parts left over when you put it all back together!
     
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    Or you have one small part left on the bench you forgot about and think oh sh!t it all has to come out again! :wallbash:
     
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    isobars

    isobars Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Hi Druk,

    It certainly looks like a well planned operation - congratulations!

    Cheers,

    Paul
     
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    Druk, did you ever discover where your pet slow-worm was hiding?
     
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    Nope - when I did the heater matrix on my 190 , I just followed the instructions in the Haynes manual , everything came out exactly as instructed and went back with no bits left over :)
     
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    When I had a heater matrix block in the past, it was cheaper and less trouble to write the car off!
     
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    I got the car cheap because of the leak , cost me £50 odds and a day of my time to put right .
     
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    And then again to fit a Cupholder: :D

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    All that for a can of Coke. :eek:

    :doh:
     
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    Soft top clk with an air blend flap fault.

    Before/after

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    During...

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    Gosh, this thread makes me yearn for the simplicity of my old Morris 1000. Ok, it had no brakes to speak of, or floor, and the rear wing fell off when I took it through a carwash, but you could fix most things in about 10 minutes!
     
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    Ah! But you didn't have the luxury of air-blend flaps :eek:
     
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    1/4 lights...., no?
     
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    Yes, from memory, 1/4 lights were quite an efficient way of getting air into the car. So was the previously-alluded to holy floor, which had the exciting added benefit of directing puddles straight up my right trouser leg whenever it rained.

    We didn't need silly air-blend flaps in those days!
     

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