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    DIY repairs on my old Mercedes

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    1. blogclaire92 96 months ago | reply

      lol the sparks are fantastic !!

    2. veloopity 94 months ago | reply

      looks just like my white 1986 250D from underneath.
      Wow, DIY - I couldn't do that but I have my specialized mechanics here thank god

    3. Axel-D 94 months ago | reply

      @veloopity: Its actually my 190D 2.5 l from 1988. In those days Mercedes built vehicles that could be taken apart and repaired without electronics controlling everything or having to plug it into a computer. I have a friend who helps me as otherwise I'd be lost!! The other practical aspect is that the motor runs on cooking oil so I can even claim to be very "green".

    4. matk62 74 months ago | reply

      Thank you for the picture! I used the image in a recent post on my blog:

    5. Axel-D 66 months ago | reply

      Used in a blog from Library and Learning Resources at Birmingham City University on Tuesday, September 15th, 2009:

    6. Axel-D 66 months ago | reply

      Used in a Spanish blog - 20/08/2009

    7. rudyrigot 55 months ago | reply

      Just so you know : i used this picture for a technical article i wrote in French about Java's relevance in modern web technologies, using cars as an analogy with web techs.
      Your picture is supposed to illustrate how developers attempt to fix those technologies and make them evolve through time.
      You were credited as "Axel D" in the article, with a link on your flickr account ; please let me know if you wish to be credited otherwise.

      Thank you very much ! :)

    8. Axel-D 55 months ago | reply

      @rudyrigot: Thanks for taking the trouble to notify me. I usually only find out by googling!

    9. rudyrigot 55 months ago | reply

      My pleasure. ;)

    10. australianpolicyonline 53 months ago | reply

      Thanks from Australian Policy Online. This pic is our feature image (with attribution) for APO's Justice section for a week or so from 22 November 2010. See (illustrating a paper called 'Review of New South Wales vehicle rebirthing laws’).

      PS. APO is a non profit website making the latest Australian social policy research available to the public. Thank you for listing your image with a Creative Commons license.

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