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Sucks for Mazda

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FAPTurbo    1,078

Yeah, that's more than a little wasteful. There could have been some good PR to have been made off of this, or cash.

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BB_454    0

The Associated Press reports that the Cougar Ace tipped after her ballast was adjusted in the open sea. The resulting imbalance sent her over into the 60-degree list she is currently experiencing. As seen in the US Coast Guard photo above, her keel, rudder, and propeller are all out of the water.

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Someone posting in that link made a good point. Just because they're "scrapping" them doesn't mean they're going to necessarily crush them. They could sell them to junkyards... cheap replacement parts, anyone?

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balthazar    1,882

There was a cargo ship a few years ago that carried a bunch of volvos & bmws, I believe, and capsized. They sawed the ship up- cargo included.

Learning mazda's owner retention rate, these will not be missed in the least.

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Intrepidation    846

I remember this happening to a bunch of Volvos in the English Channel a few years back. It's too bad they didn't salvage the good ones and sell them at a low low price or donate them.

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Exactly, poor Mazda nothing, they just sold 4700 cars without worry of ever

having to file a warranty claim on them or give up any MSRP... Cha-ching.

just a little wet, they're still good, they're still good

LOL who does not love the Simpsons!? :P

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Turbojett    103

Damn, didn't the same thing happen to a shipment of 2007 Mazda3's?

I thought it was CX-7's or RX-8's or something like that. I know it's happened to Mazda before.

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