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Old 01-09-2013, 04:58 PM   #21
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Has anyone noticed that there seems to be a large number of BMW coupes stolen around Brisbane? I haven't heard of a single other luxury car being stolen and used in drive-by's lately. Strangely, it's also almost always an E46. We seem to own the new WRX....
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Old 01-09-2013, 05:21 PM   #22
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Different registration number.
Could be a stolen numberplate. What's a numberplate when you've already stolen a car...
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Old 01-09-2013, 10:17 PM   #23
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...and I guess they could have changed the wheels too. The oxygen thieves aren't that interested and just want to use the car. The report doesn't mention anything about it being stolen and the owner is still looking for his.
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Old 01-09-2013, 11:14 PM   #24
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still laughing at the guy that claimed thieves broke into his house and stole the car/car keys ONLY ..
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Old 01-09-2013, 11:45 PM   #25
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^ It's not unheard of.... there was a case within the last couple of years of a fairly young businessman (early 30s?) in Bella Vista whose 911 was stolen from his garage during the night. The thieves broke in and only took the car keys and drove off. The car disappeared and was never found. Gone in 60 seconds style.
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Old 01-10-2013, 12:27 AM   #26
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It happened to a friend around the corner from us.

They broke in to the house, got the keys and drove away in his Crummydore HSV. It was used in several armed robberies and then dumped. He saw it several times over the course of the month that it was gone but could never catch them and the police never ever made it time either. They ran up lots of toll fees and camera shots from refuel and run.
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Old 01-10-2013, 01:16 AM   #27
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^ It's not unheard of.... there was a case within the last couple of years of a fairly young businessman (early 30s?) in Bella Vista whose 911 was stolen from his garage during the night. The thieves broke in and only took the car keys and drove off. The car disappeared and was never found. Gone in 60 seconds style.
Yeah, maybe for a 911. Unlikely for a Polo though...
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Old 01-10-2013, 02:21 AM   #28
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It happened to a friend around the corner from us.

They broke in to the house, got the keys and drove away in his Crummydore HSV. It was used in several armed robberies and then dumped. He saw it several times over the course of the month that it was gone but could never catch them and the police never ever made it time either. They ran up lots of toll fees and camera shots from refuel and run.

Ahahaha most HSV owners run up a lot of refuel and runs.
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Old 01-10-2013, 03:05 AM   #29
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It happened to a friend around the corner from us.

They broke in to the house, got the keys and drove away in his Crummydore HSV.
This happens quite a fair bit in the Newcastle, NSW area. A few collegues have told me stories of HSV owners coming home to their door kicked in and only their car gone.
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