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      05-06-2010, 03:38 AM   #1
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WOW this guy really did love his BMW till the end!!

Buried under a bmw...he must be the biggest bmw fan! read story...
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...ing---BMW.html
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      05-06-2010, 03:42 AM   #2
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that ish is tight

i guess he doesnt need the premium package in heaven( missing shark fin)
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      05-06-2010, 03:46 AM   #3
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Needs a drop.

Oh wait - he just got one :O
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      05-06-2010, 03:57 AM   #4
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thats love. He will rest in peace with his m3 vert.

He worked for ford?
Man this is why Ford was going out of business. Even the workers there admire bmw.
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      05-06-2010, 04:09 AM   #5
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If I was gonna have a BMW on my grave I'd make it the ///M3
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      05-06-2010, 04:11 AM   #6
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Sparkly granite rear lenses that could be a new look
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      05-06-2010, 04:12 AM   #7
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wonder if he has probs with cracked alloys???
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      05-06-2010, 04:23 AM   #8
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ummm ok
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lol nice
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      05-06-2010, 06:39 AM   #10
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A true fan would have been buried in his BMW sitting behind the wheel.
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      05-06-2010, 06:40 AM   #11
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This is in OT already. But still interesting
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I wonder if he purchased the extended warranty.
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      05-06-2010, 07:25 AM   #13
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That car is DROP DEAD georgeous!
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Wow, I sure hope he owned a m3 or atleast a bmw lol
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id rock an estoril blue coffin.
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Wow, I sure hope he owned a m3 or atleast a bmw lol
Lol he did. His whole family did, actually.
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thats def getting stolen...
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you guys are silly hillarious
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SICK! I bet this guy didn't leave his ex wives anything
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      05-06-2010, 10:36 AM   #20
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SICK! I bet this guy didn't leave his ex wives anything
She's in the trunk ...
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      05-06-2010, 10:39 AM   #21
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ah its an m3. so it wasnt an hpfp failure at the worst possible spot
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      05-06-2010, 12:42 PM   #22
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Red face Lifelong BMW fan gets fitting headstone at death


Are you a fanboy? It's fine, you can admit it. While the term often carries a negative connotation, being a fan of one particular brand isn't really anything to be ashamed of, and we all have our built-in biases and preferences anyway. So strong was Steve Marsh's love of BMW automobiles that his family decided it would only be proper to bury him under one when he died at the young age of 51 years old.

Marsh, somewhat ironically an engineer at Ford, apparently had a particular fondness for the BMW M3 convertible. Nothing wrong with that, we say. And so wife and two children contracted a mason to help them design a headstone in the shape of that very automobile. No big deal, right? Wrong. This particular headstone happens to be life-size and was chiseled out of a single block of granite.

So large is the M3-shaped stone that it cost a whopping 50,000 (over $75,000 U.S.) and had to be shipped in from China. Total weight comes in at one ton, which meant it took a crane and 20 operators to lower the stone in position in its final resting place at the Manor Park Cemetery in East London.

A tad offbeat, for sure... though not nearly as much as the Puerto Rican who was embalmed atop his Honda CBR motorcycle. As you might expect, the massive hewn BMW headstone is raised the ire of some locals. Local resident Rene Dryden commented:

You have to admit it's totally different to everything else around it. It's definitely not my taste. I think some people will say it's tacky and it could end up as a target to be vandalised. It could open the floodgates for anything to be built in a cemetery. When I walked past it the other day, though, I have to admit it did make me smile.

Honestly, it's not really our taste either. We'd have gone with a hardtop for all those rainy London days.

http://www.autoblog.com/2010/05/06/l...eath/#comments
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