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Thread: BMW roundel based on Bavarian flag, not propellor

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    BMW roundel based on Bavarian flag, not propellor

    http://wheels.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/01 ... om-planes/

    Well if a marque with as rabid followers as BMW can have such widespread myths, imagine the excavation needed to debunk those surrounding J-tin!

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    Well thanks. My entire automotive world view has just been turned on it's head. What's next? Albrecht von Goetz didn't design every good looking car from Japan between 1965 and 1970?

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    That is something that is easily figured out lol, but with the japanese marques, that is a little bit harder. At least the Subaru emblem has a full history behind it with the 6 stars and such. But what about all the other emblems over the years that the other marques have produced?

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    the "H" stands for Honda..

    but i don't know what the "Toilet bowl" stands for on my miata..

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    Here's Mitsubishi's, which I personally think is bad ass: http://japanesenostalgiccar.com/blog/20 ... gineering/

    The "toilet bowl" is a sun with a circle of light according to the article linked to in that post.

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    thanks ben!!

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