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      02-12-2011, 10:31 AM   #1
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Thumbs down BMW of Alexandria thrashed in the Egyptian riots

The remains of Alexandria United Automotive, BMW's main dealer in Alexandria, after the Egyptian riots.

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      02-12-2011, 10:47 AM   #2
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Imagine going to pick your car up after service....... what a shame.
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      02-12-2011, 01:35 PM   #3
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They stole all the wheels!!!!! Hahahahh

But on a serious note....that's a really nice dealer (building). I can't beleive people would just destroy it like that.
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      02-12-2011, 01:35 PM   #4
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lol, you would smash bmws too when only the entitled and privileged can buy one
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      02-12-2011, 01:38 PM   #5
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They destroyed an E60 M5!!!!!!!
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      02-12-2011, 01:39 PM   #6
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freedom > bmws
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      02-12-2011, 01:39 PM   #7
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Cheap spare parts!

Sorry, we have no wheels!
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That is peanuts compared to the priceless Egyptian artifacts and treasures destroyed. Sickening really.
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      02-12-2011, 01:40 PM   #9
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damn every single wheel.
i guess it was better to just steel wheels then the whole car? xD
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      02-12-2011, 01:47 PM   #10
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this has nothing to do with freedom this is a by product of the legitimate protests. people often use civil unrest to steal and destroy others property. they should cut off the hands of everyone who stole and destroyed property.
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      02-12-2011, 01:49 PM   #11
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I love how all the wheels are gone.

Maybe we'll see a surplus of OEM replacements in the classifieds now. :
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      02-12-2011, 02:02 PM   #13
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I love how all the wheels are gone.

Maybe we'll see a surplus of OEM replacements in the classifieds now. :
Just check Flea-Bay in a few days
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Btw these cars weren't wrecked by protesters, but by thieves who took the demonstrations as a chance to make the hit of lifetime and the real protesters were absolutely peaceful and civilized. Shame on them, they are a real disgrace. Anyways I hope the owners had insurance and won't have to pay for the repairs.
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Btw these cars weren't wrecked by protesters, but by thieves who took the demonstrations as a chance to make the hit of lifetime and the real protesters were absolutely peaceful and civilized. Shame on them, they are a real disgrace. Anyways I hope the owners had insurance and won't have to pay for the repairs.
well if their insurance works the way it would out here wouldn't the dealership they left it at be held responsible? it was in their possession. A guy I know had an A4 with nice rims, left it at Audi for service overnight and the next day it was up on blocks. Dealership didn't want to pay for it but when lawyers got involved they said it was in their possession so they were liable.
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lol, you would smash bmws too when only the entitled and privileged can buy one
i would never smash a bmw or any car for that matter with the exception of mayb a c300. this video was painful to watch. And im pretty sure you dont have to be "entitled" to buy a BMW in Egypt loll what do u think its an Enzo?
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Btw these cars weren't wrecked by protesters, but by thieves who took the demonstrations as a chance to make the hit of lifetime and the real protesters were absolutely peaceful and civilized. Shame on them, they are a real disgrace. Anyways I hope the owners had insurance and won't have to pay for the repairs.
thieves who found it necessary to dent and destroy everything while they were at it? im not saying it wouldnt happen in the states but i think you should reconsider that statement.
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thieves who found it necessary to dent and destroy everything while they were at it? im not saying it wouldnt happen in the states but i think you should reconsider that statement.
They took the goddamn desks, computers, GT1s, doors, wheels, and anything in there way, look at the e90's hood its very obvious that someone wanted to take it but couldn't find a way to remove it so he just destroy it.
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well if their insurance works the way it would out here wouldn't the dealership they left it at be held responsible? it was in their possession. A guy I know had an A4 with nice rims, left it at Audi for service overnight and the next day it was up on blocks. Dealership didn't want to pay for it but when lawyers got involved they said it was in their possession so they were liable.
Insurance is optional and BMW probably wont repair the cars on them, they busted my m6's transmission and I had to pay 50% of the cost price and that was the most I can get out of them.
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LOL @ them stealing all the wheels
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I smell a scratch and dent sale coming! They should have destroyed all the government property, not a car dealership.
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Insurance is optional and BMW probably wont repair the cars on them, they busted my m6's transmission and I had to pay 50% of the cost price and that was the most I can get out of them.
you take it to a lawyer? thats BS if you're trusting them to fix or maintain the car they are liable for any mistakes they make or storage of your vehicle for a reasonable amount of time.
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