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Originally posted by Wrabbit2000
reply to post by WanDash
...Hmmm... Okay, you're going in a direction completely aside what I'd really considered or heard others talk much about. How distant can a Mercedes ECM signal be detected to even register, let alone be worked with to hack?
So, we'd be talking about losing control by outside caused means, but no direct influence. Just changing what the car ITSELF was doing by orders of the ECM. That's a sobering thought.
Originally posted by Wookiep
Originally posted by gorgi
They dont comment because its an on going investigation. Its always like this. Just because you dont get the answer you like doesnt make a strange conspiracy.
Pick any major incident (killing sprees etc) over this last year. Then, count how many times "they" have come out with names pics and other "evidence" of the people they tell us committed said crimes before the accused even get a trial before a judge and jury. Why don't they ever refuse to comment then? (these days)
Things are truly backwards right now. "They" don't even say things like "this is an ongoing investigation and we cannot comment at this time" unless it's to cover up massive corruption which is being exposed more than ever now.
You don't see anything wrong with this picture?edit on 8-7-2013 by Wookiep because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by liveandlearn
This is from examiner.com and I don't know about their reliability. The paragraph prior to this linked to City News Service which requires subscription.
An eyewitness at the scene, Jose, employed at nearby business ALSCO Inc said, the car was travelling very fast and he heard a couple explosions shortly before the car crashed.
If true, it is being kept very quiet but certainly makes sense with the heat of the fire.
Originally posted by WanDash
Sometimes - all we need is for someone to show us the KISS answer...
Usually, however, KISS answers are only claimed, and discussion migrates to derogatory comments of ridicule and contempt. (from all sides)
If you don't have time to put such an answer together - no problem.
Looking forward to 'next time around.
Originally posted by ShadellacZumbrum
I have a fairly important piece of information to add.
...I called EMBRACE a little while ago.
...she repeats that I have a bogus copy of the manual.
...So what gives?
...What the hell gives?
Originally posted by miner49r
Two, the Mercedes-Benz C250 is a rear wheel drive vehicle. In order to eject the engine and drive train it would have had to rolled. But, in the early video, the roof line seems intact compared to an undamaged model of the same year. Also of note the hood can be seen along with the vehicle where it came to rest.
Originally posted by WanDash
This, in conjunction with the fact that the engine would probably NOT have found a clear path out of the vehicle otherwise, suggests (to me) that, upon impact, the rear end left the ground in such a manner that the hood/top of the car slammed into the tree...then, fell back to the ground slightly askew to the original angle of impact.
Originally posted by GrantedBail
reply to post by bbracken677
If I remember correctly, he said something like the car was bottoming out and there was some kind of fire or sparks before the impact with the tree.
Originally posted by bbracken677
...For me, one who has questions and doubts, the KISS answer is that when traveling at high speeds if one even touches a curb, nothing good will come of it. The steering wheel jerks in the direction of the curb and uh oh.. Add to that 4:30 AM (was he up all night, or was he an early riser?) and again you may have a situation that lends itself to accidents.
...What was he doing on the road at 4:30, and where was he headed?
Had he been up all night?
Had he been drinking or using recreational drugs?
His, out of context, messages, as reported, indicate paranoia.... Was he the kind of person who had paranoid tendencies or was he normally level-headed? Only his closest friends and business acquaintances would know (and his hair dresser) for sure.
What the heck was he working on and how damaging was it, and to whom? I have heard some ideas tossed around, but nothing concrete, that I am aware of.