Taiwanese mechanic experiments with urinal sensor on a Mercedes

Taiwanese mechanic experiments with urinal sensor on a Mercedes
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Wang Chi-sheng is a young, enthusiastic Taiwanese mechanic, who is interested in experimenting with Mercedes’ electronics. The dude is now in jail and the story is pretty interesting.

Wang tried to replace a sensor in a luxury Mercedes-Benz car with a urinal sensor that he stole from a closed-down petrol bunk.

The Taiwanese Mercedes-Benz technical department termed the plot "unbelievable" and sent out a note to all maturing vehicular experimenters that car/convenience hybrids are not just light-hearted fun. Weng’s experiment could have gone terribly wrong, and ended in a tragedy as a short-circuit could have easily happened around the engine area, igniting the fuel and resulting in a catastrophic fire/explosion.

"The probability of successfully using a sensor from a public urinal to replace special factory-made sensors was and remains zero," quoted a representative from Mercedes-Benz Taiwan.

So, before you try impressing the blokes at Stuttgart, think twice!


Source: Telegraph

What do you think?


  (677) posted on 09.21.2010

haha. Nice. good for him. lol!

  (745) posted on 08.19.2010

I really don’t know if they are intelligent enough or just playing around? What do you think?

  (359) posted on 07.29.2010

I don’t get it. Is Wang’s working for Mercedes? If yes, then why they didn’t give enough budget for the experiment.

  (6023) posted on 02.21.2008

lol .. nice to have this like of men in the world who can think of doing something different but let me know what is his next innovative plan... may b to use the suspension of benz to made a sofa... what say...

  (6023) posted on 02.21.2008

i am his fan!!

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