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2011 5.0 STOLEN!!!!!!!

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Old 11-13-2010, 09:22 AM   #21
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I think Chip Foose did it and he's gonna returned it to you as a customized BOSS eh?
Sorry, bad joke.

Tow trucks (flat beds) are the #1 tool used for stolen cars...
No one suspect them and think it's repos or brake downs etc...

The Mustang community owe to keep an eye on these trucks and always investigate the legitimacy of it.
I know I do...
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Old 11-13-2010, 10:24 AM   #22
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I'm still confused, this "person" who saw them put it on the flatbed, I'm assuming he doesn't know you (or that was it your car), and you asked around if anyone saw anything and he said he did? It sounds strange to me that this person was still around on the base to tell you what happened, and that you found him..who is this person?
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Old 11-13-2010, 11:32 AM   #23
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It is truely sad that people of this caliber are allowed to exist in our society.
1.) There are valuables in a person's life that you simply do not fuc% with...significant others, family, pets, and any of your vehicles. Competing with another for a job, a game score on the field of play, etc. is a different thing.
2). What truely irks me is that you have taken your time out of your life to defend our county at whatever price. Here, as you describe, greasy $&!(#@, are allowed on your base without clearance and steal your possessions. And as you say, in some twisted way, you will be penalized for this.

A.) It appears in some way that more than the tow truck drivers were involved...maybe not directly, but responsibly. Why are people like this NOT questioned before entering the base? (If someone rang you doorbell to say there were here to check your furnace, would you just let them in your house?)
B.) I feel that if caught, the authorities should drop off these scumbags with you. You should administer your level of justice onto them as you see fit...Hell! they did to you!...
C.) In light of all that has occured, I hope that the insurance company take a responsible and reputable position with you in the settlement of your loss.
D.) Respecfully asked as before, if financed are you current with your payments??? Also, if financed, did your finance people discuss GAP insurance? (A policy to cover the difference of value-to-loan amount).
I hate to say this, but if your loan amount is high and that value of the vehicle drops, as most do the first year, your loan amount may be greater than the value of the car...or what is known as negative equity. Here, if a total loss occurs, the insurance company would be responsible only for the value of the vehicle (usually a lesser amount) while you would still be responsible for the greater amount (the loan value).
Whatever happens, I hope the best for you. I feel that people who serve our country so others can have the freedoms they enjoy, should be given every consideration possible.
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Old 11-13-2010, 01:41 PM   #24
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Really sorry to hear your car is stolen. It is pretty ridiculous that anyone can get on a base in Canada. I'd check in with all the gates and run through their camera feeds looking for your car rolling away on a flatbed.
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Old 11-13-2010, 01:58 PM   #25
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How the hell can you pull that off in a military base? Jesus

But I'm terribly sorry to hear that. Hope everything works out
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Old 11-13-2010, 02:24 PM   #26
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sucks man, I've had a couple of cars stolen from me and it sucks every time. hopefully your insurance company doesn't screw you.
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Old 11-13-2010, 02:26 PM   #27
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Man, those thieves blow dog! If they catch them, they should let you use them for target practice.
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Old 11-13-2010, 02:27 PM   #28
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+1 on checking all of the cameras at the gets to get into the base, if you can id a face or some concrete piece of evidence that would discern this flat bed from the rest (broken hitch, specific vehicle etc etc) then you may have a better shot. I'd also go around and do this myself, seeing as how the police have more resources then you, but just can't use all of them.

Once you find them, I'd take some of your military buddies and just knock on the front door.
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Old 11-13-2010, 04:24 PM   #29
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Tow trucks (flat beds) are the #1 tool used for stolen cars...
No one suspect them and think it's repos or brake downs etc...

The Mustang community owe to keep an eye on these trucks and always investigate the legitimacy of it.
I know I do...
That is very true. As a matter of fact, most of these thieves like this are in cahoots with actual tow truck guys or the two truck guys are the actual thieves themselves and they are the ones who strip down the car and sell off the parts (Ebay crooks basically, steal the stuff and sell at seriously undercutting prices on the web).

As for us 'Stang guys keeping an eye out for such crooks, I say that we should actually band with all other car enthusiast, Chevy guys, Dodge guys, even import guys, and we all get together and form kind of a networked "Neighborhood Watch" for such crooks.

Additionally, we should all become very familiar with our respective local laws concerning tow truck operators. In Texas, it is explicitly illegal for a tow truck to be unmarked. A tow truck must not only have clearly visible license plates, the truck must also clearly have displayed the tow company name, phone number, and operating authority number (a "permit" in a sense).
In our state, if you see a completely unmarked two truck with a vehicle in tow or on the bed, you can call the cops and the driver will be arrested where he is stopped.
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Old 11-13-2010, 05:17 PM   #30
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Another thought - on a U.S. military base, the military will generally pay whatever the insurance company doesn't cover if an incident like this occurred on base, like the deductible, etc. Not sure if they do anything like that in Canada, but it'd be worth asking about...

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Old 11-13-2010, 05:40 PM   #31
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Well it depends on the Canadian laws and their form of UCMJ (The OP is in the Canadian military). In the US military and under US UCMJ, there might be provisions for that, but that unfortunately does not extend to other countries' versions of their military laws and compensation.
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Old 11-14-2010, 09:43 PM   #32
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The witness went to the mp's about what he saw. I did not find him. No I did not miss a payment and have it repoed. If I find out who did it bad things will happen. That's a promise. The cop said he can't tell me the name of who did it if they find out, but cN give me the court date. Then I can go to court and watch. Wait for this thirfe to be called up. Then I'll know who did it.
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Old 11-15-2010, 10:33 AM   #33
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That sucks big time bro!! I hope they are able to find the A-holes that did this!!
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Old 11-15-2010, 10:48 AM   #34
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I guess no one really expects anyone to have the ***** to ride in to an army base to steal a car so no one suspected anything bad about it. >_>

That really sucks dude. The base security is at fault and it seems like you should be compensated by them, imo.
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Old 11-15-2010, 11:08 AM   #35
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Really sucks man. The problem in these situations is even if you find out who did it, you'll be the one sitting in jail and the "bad guy", or end up dead, etc, when you go try and "f" them up. The best thing to hope for now is you never see the thing again, and you get sufficient payout from insurance (and hopefully a GAP policy) to cover your loan.
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Old 11-15-2010, 03:58 PM   #36
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Lowjack is soooo worth the cost. You would have it back by now! It was my first mod on my car!
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Lowjack is soooo worth the cost. You would have it back by now! It was my first mod on my car!
LoJack advertises that they get like 80% of the cars back but notice how they don't say anything about it still being a whole car when you get it back. I've had two cars stolen and I got both back without LoJack, they were both stripped and a total loss.

My last car that was stolen was my Honda S2000. Stolen between 1:30am and 3am, dumped 100% stripped by 8am.

Cops don't care about stolen cars unless it's a carjacking or something where someone is hurt. LoJack or not they don't actively look for or pursue them.
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so there is no question / check point to get on a Candian Army base? No vehicle registration required or ID to get in? Canada or not, that seems very odd for any military.
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the one problem you can have with a Ford! lol
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I think Chip Foose did it and he's gonna returned it to you as a customized BOSS eh?
Sorry, bad joke.

Tow trucks (flat beds) are the #1 tool used for stolen cars...
No one suspect them and think it's repos or brake downs etc...

The Mustang community owe to keep an eye on these trucks and always investigate the legitimacy of it.
I know I do...
Actually, #1 is someone opening a car door and using the keys some idiot left in the ignition.

Second is burglarizing a car and finding the keys left in there. Burging the home and finding the keys goes right in there too.

Third would the good old fashion "punch the ignition" and go.

Shaved keys. More for Hondas and Toyotas.

ANd probably the most often, even above #1, is the person who owes drug money to someone and they let them "borrow" their car. Weeks go by and the dealer doesn't return the car. Car gets reported stolen. Otherwise known as a "ROCK RIDE".

For higher end cars (new cars) like ours with theft deterant sytems and chipped keys, unless someone has the keys or a master reprogrammer (seen that too), tow trucks are used. Cars are stripped or shipped out of the country within the first 24 hours and are never seen again. Until they come back on a different boat with new VINs and computers.

There are tons of GM light trucks and SUVs that come from Mexico with new VINs and computers. Only to be found by a determined auto theft investigator and returned to the orginal owner.
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