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Old 12-04-2012, 10:02 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Interesting Repair Job...

Came across this W123 300D that had suffered a rear-end colllision and had an interesting repair job. The tail lights were obviously broken so the owner riveted in plates over the openings into the boot where the light were mounted, installed this eclectic collection of light fixtures and then repainted the entire car even thought the rear quarter panel on the right side is still completely deformed from the accident. Just had to share it...

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Old 12-04-2012, 10:05 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Love the fix for the lights, not sure why they would have repainted without fixing the quarter though.
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Old 12-04-2012, 10:21 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Taillight assembly, $28, time and effort to half-ass it, priceless
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Old 12-04-2012, 10:28 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Props for ingenuity. That's it though. Everything else about this sucks ass.
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Old 12-04-2012, 10:47 AM   #5 (permalink)
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What no bailing wire and duct tape.

Its not a real diesel repair .
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Old 12-04-2012, 11:40 AM   #6 (permalink)
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"Interesting" is one way to describe it...



A very kind way.
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Old 12-04-2012, 12:11 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Old 12-04-2012, 01:39 PM   #8 (permalink)
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What no bailing wire and duct tape.

Its not a real diesel repair .
How else do you think those diesels get the 500k and 1 million mile marks? Tons of duct tape, rivets and zip ties!
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Old 12-04-2012, 05:57 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Those are some wicked reverse lights!


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Old 12-04-2012, 08:57 PM   #10 (permalink)
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What... no boat anchor ???

Looks like somebody pimped your ride
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