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      07-24-2006, 11:18 PM   #1
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5,000 cars from Japan into the ocean

Just found this...5000 cars being shipped from Japan to Canada have sunk into the ocean along w/ the 654 foot cargo ship. What a trajedy

http://www.cnn.com/2006/US/07/24/ship.ap/index.html
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      07-26-2006, 04:51 AM   #2
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Don't worry they will show up on Ebay sometime soon haha.
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      07-26-2006, 09:01 AM   #3
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The germans did it! . Not that theres anything wrong with that AT all.
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      07-26-2006, 09:11 AM   #4
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Any word on the type of Cars?
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      07-26-2006, 10:17 AM   #5
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Any word on the type of Cars?

i think BMW E90's
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      07-26-2006, 10:18 AM   #6
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Any word on the type of Cars?

also BMW E92's
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      07-26-2006, 10:19 AM   #7
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The germans did it! . Not that theres anything wrong with that AT all.
yah german U-boats...
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      07-26-2006, 10:21 AM   #8
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Probably filled with G35s and IS350s.
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      07-26-2006, 10:26 AM   #9
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Just posted this in the other thread. Glad it's not BMW's this time. www.tricolorsalvage.com
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      07-26-2006, 10:33 AM   #10
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It contains 5000 Mazda, not sure which model though, probably 6s or Speed6..ouch, I remember reading something about a transport vessel that went down couple of years ago with boat load of BMW..I was crossing my fingers something like that won't happen when I was waiting for my car
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It contains 5000 Mazda, not sure which model though, probably 6s or Speed6..ouch, I remember reading something about a transport vessel that went down couple of years ago with boat load of BMW..I was crossing my fingers something like that won't happen when I was waiting for my car
Ya, that was the tricolor (link in my last post) There were some people over on bimmerfest who had their ED cars on that ship.
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      07-26-2006, 10:53 AM   #12
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time to sell some honda and toyota stock.
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      07-26-2006, 10:57 AM   #13
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time to sell some honda and toyota stock.

What does this have anything to do with their stock? Plus it was Mazda's cars not Toyota or Honda, and don't forget I am sure they're all insured in the first place. If you need to sell some auto stock, sell GM and Ford instead, 3billion dollar loss coming from GM and stock goes up this morning...only in America
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Damn, My M3 is on it's way over as we speak on a boat. Glad the Germans can pick good ships that dont sink. I've waited long enough for this car and it would be a tragedy if it sunk on it's way over here.
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      07-26-2006, 08:15 PM   #15
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What does this have anything to do with their stock? Plus it was Mazda's cars not Toyota or Honda, and don't forget I am sure they're all insured in the first place. If you need to sell some auto stock, sell GM and Ford instead, 3billion dollar loss coming from GM and stock goes up this morning...only in America
man i was joking :/
you had to ruin it for me
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man i was joking :/
you had to ruin it for me

hehe sorry, I am a such a party pooper
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It is my understanding that the ship is still above water at a 60 degree tilt. I am quite amazed, it has not sunk yet.


"Two days after its bruised and battered crew was hoisted to safety, the Cougar Ace remained floating on its side 230 miles south of Adak Island in Alaska's Aleutian chain."

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20060726/...JlYmhvBHNlYwM-
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      07-26-2006, 10:33 PM   #18
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Don't worry they will show up on Ebay sometime soon haha.

haha it's gonna be labelled "new interior" or "a little water damage" . lol that carfax commercial got to me...
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      07-27-2006, 12:26 AM   #20
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no worries, it wasn't funny at all

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All I can think about is how badly that is going to F up the ocean.
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