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Old 12-01-2011, 06:27 AM
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Sorry guys, this is so wrong on every account...
It's like slapping an opel logo on a 'vette
I don't think I would have a problem with that if Opel had done all the design and engineering work on the Corvette.
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Old 12-01-2011, 10:33 AM
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I don't think I would have a problem with that if Opel had done all the design and engineering work on the Corvette.
Well, Opel is just a part of GM, as is MINI within the BMW group.

Or would you slap Audi rings on a Bug just because they come from the same group of companies and share platforms?
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Old 12-01-2011, 03:52 PM
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I agree with BJ and Scotty. BMW does own MINI, but a roundel has no place on a MINI. I know that most people I sell MINIs to can afford any BMW they want and I'm sure you guys can too, but when I see a BMW anything on a MINI, it screams "I couldn't swing the BMW, so this is my poor man's BMW".
MINI is it's own brand, just because BMW owns it doesn't mean that there should be a roundel on it. Be proud of your MINI, or go buy a 3 series, just my 2 cents. (No offense intended)
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Old 12-02-2011, 03:54 AM
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That'ss giving up to early, might as well slap a raging bull on it and call it a Lam-bug-ini.

I stuck the Mini roundel to my computer and put a skull and crossbones in.
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