I just took a look at his article again, he covered everything but the ACC panel. I think you will still have to pull the ashtray and stereo (at least the head unit) to get the ACC panel out.
'73 280SEL 4.5 (9/72)- RIP
Only 8,173 units built from 5/71 thru 11/72
'02 CLK320 Cabriolet - wifey's mid-life crisis
2012 VW Jetta Sportwagon TDI...at least its a diesel
Non illegitemae carborundum.