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Re: funny Friday / check your manual! (archive)

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Posted by RON MOSER on March 10, 2000 at 13:24:30:

In Reply to: funny Friday / check your manual! posted by Paul (at MAximill...) on March 10, 2000 at 08:38:25:

: I postede a similar note on the CS mailing list a few days ago - and although some of you may know of it - it is among my favorite 2002 humor bits:


: In the original owners' manuals for our 2002s - there are photographs of a young child talking to our trustworthy lab coat clad BMW technician. These photo pages are at the beginning of each "chapter" in the manual.


: On some earlier manuals there is a truly PRICELESS caption as the young lad asks:


: "Mr BMW, My rear wheel squeaks like hell!"


: followed by a little statement about routine maintanence from our trusted German lab coat friend.


: On later manuals - this was replaced with the more appropriate verbage like:


: "Mr BMW, my rear wheel squeaks horribly!"


: I'd love to make the original one into a big poster for my garage someday - maybe I'll ask BMW fora blow up of the page!


: I've seen it mostly in the 1971-1972 orange bound manuals.


: I'll try and find more meaningful Friday stuff later this afternoon.

: Paul Wegweiser

: Maximillian Importing




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