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Old 10-04-2008, 10:32 PM   #1
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The Failboat (yes this is Car related)

I found this article while flipping through the latest Car and Driver, and I could believe my eyes when I got to this page because it's the FAILBOAT!



I found it funny that there were a crap ton of Mazda 3's and Miata's that got junked due to this, and I was a little saddened too

Here's the article and enjoy, I will never use the word FAILBOAT the same again: Car and Driver: the $103 Million Dollar Snafu


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Old 10-04-2008, 10:36 PM   #2
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thats sad, but unfortunally not the first time something like this has happened with a load of cars
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Old 10-04-2008, 10:37 PM   #3
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thats awesome, not the fact that the boat wercked but the idea of Failboat. hmm what wre the chances that i could get one of those mazda 3 engines.
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Old 10-04-2008, 11:53 PM   #4
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You can't. They were all destroyed. They went as far as to drill holes in the tires from the cars. This was in order to prevent any possibility of a lawsuit. Insurance paid for it all.
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Old 10-05-2008, 12:10 AM   #5
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I bet there was a giant cloud of new car smell over the boat.
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Old 10-05-2008, 12:25 AM   #6
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wow that sux the big one
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Old 10-05-2008, 10:10 AM   #7
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I hate mazda mx5s, crusher and shredder is the best place for them as far as I'm concerned.
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AH! It looks like Disney's Big Red Boat, and hired someone with no experience about boat crusing.
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haha i didn't know that there there that many cars at the bottom of the ocean. haha.
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There were only a few that got loose or water damaged, the rest were strapped down but Mazda wrecked them all... cool read though
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