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Looking for a crash test video

I have heard about a crash test videos that shows the difference between original mercedes wood interior and "ebay-wood". I know it exists but I can't find it.
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Theres one on youtube, was it this one?
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Theres one on youtube, was it this one?
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Don't think so. Don't understand German either. I'll do some research and I'll post if I find it..

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I have heard about a crash test videos that shows the difference between original mercedes wood interior and "ebay-wood". I know it exists but I can't find it.
are you concerned with the wood coming off and hitting you? Ebay wood is just stuck on with tape or maybe sometimes a little glue also. This stuff would fly off in a crash more then likely.

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One of may favorite crash test videos. I has nothing to do with wood trim, but it's good just the same. W140 S-Class vs Opel Corsa:

YouTube - Crash Test MB Clase S (w140) vs Opel Corsa

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are you concerned with the wood coming off and hitting you? Ebay wood is just stuck on with tape or maybe sometimes a little glue also. This stuff would fly off in a crash more then likely.

hope this helps.
i suspect the original query has less to do with the wood coming off in accident, but more do with the fact that wood can splinter badly in an accident, possibly causing further injury. Mercedes claims that its wood is supported by an aluminium strip behind which allows the wood to yield on impact, rather than splinter.

i've used this smiley because i've not seen it before, and i like it. it has nothing to do with wood giving in.
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