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Spare tire stolen

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by NraFan, Sep 22, 2009.

  1. Sep 22, 2009 at 12:44 PM
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    NraFan

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    Turns out someone has swiped my spare tire. Went crawling under the truck yesterday and noticed something was missing. Has this happened to anyone else? Found a replacement set (used) from my local Americas tire dealer. Just another $150 I didnt need laying around the house I guess. Oh well. Let me know what you have done to stop this from happening to you.
     
  2. Sep 22, 2009 at 12:53 PM
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    Sorry to hear that! People now in days will do anything...

    But take a look at Ghost96Romeo's build like Anathollo said, and you should be good. ;)
     
  4. Sep 22, 2009 at 12:56 PM
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  5. Sep 22, 2009 at 2:11 PM
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    Oh man that is sucks! I have spare tire lock on my truck. Work really great!
     
  6. Sep 22, 2009 at 2:18 PM
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    Ran a bike cable and lock through it the day I brought it home.
     
  7. Sep 22, 2009 at 2:38 PM
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    that's a pretty good idea!
     
  8. Sep 22, 2009 at 2:40 PM
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    Them sons a bitches!! It'd be worth someone trying to steal it just to catch em doing it! ya know...pulp fiction style :laugh:
     
  9. Sep 22, 2009 at 3:44 PM
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    Thanks for all the info guys. I'll be picking up the spare tomorrow. I will have to choose what lock setup I will go with, but I am definately doing something. Thanks again!
     
  10. Sep 22, 2009 at 3:48 PM
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    Too Bad you aren't in az. I'd sell you the spare that has never been use that came with mine for like $20 bucks since I can't use it anyways.
     
  11. Sep 22, 2009 at 3:51 PM
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    I wish I was closer. Thanks for the offer though.
     
  12. Sep 22, 2009 at 3:51 PM
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    NraFan....exactly how did the thief remove it? Did they crank it down? Did they cut the cable that holds it?
     
  13. Sep 22, 2009 at 3:53 PM
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    Happened to me on my old s-10. The whole lock is a good idea and all, but on mine they cut the wire. I thought it might have somehow broke the wire or something, but it was a clean cut.
     
  14. Sep 22, 2009 at 3:57 PM
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    Ya I have to agree with you, it is bull shit:rant:
     
  15. Sep 22, 2009 at 4:08 PM
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    They got big into that around here for a while, stole the whole trailer, over $50k in it, It was probably an inside job
     
  16. Sep 22, 2009 at 4:14 PM
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    yah, already had this happen to me. found a craigslist rim (it was a road rashed sport rim) and got a used tire.. for $50 i was back to worry free. Gotta do the masterlock thing still.. you think i'd learn by now ;)
     
  17. Sep 24, 2009 at 11:03 AM
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    Just cranked down. At least the had the courtesy to crank it back up. How nice of them.

    Just picked the "new" spare up today. Got a factory steel rim (the silver one) and a used BFG A/T to mach. Back to normal now. Full size spare.
     
  18. Sep 24, 2009 at 11:13 AM
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    NraFan my spare got stolen too I now have a bike lock on it. I also lost my bed extender :S probably to the same Ahole... The one thing that p'ed me off the most is that I have a presure sensor in my spare so my freaking light is now on.

    Ohh by the way instead of buying a spare for $150 I went and got a set of 4 from someone on this forum. This mean I have 4 spare tires with sensor, i'll sell you one with the sensor for $100 if your interrested. If you want to pay to have the sensor removed i'll do $60. Its the stock wheels not a spare so even better. LMK I'm in HB/Santa Ana/Irvine.
     
  19. Sep 24, 2009 at 11:22 AM
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    All thieves should be executed. The forcible transfer of one's need to create another's misery is unacceptable.
     
  20. Sep 24, 2009 at 12:14 PM
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    Raskal,

    Thanks for the offer. Already went today and had it replaced. I will have to put some sort of lock on it to prevent it from being stolen again. Thanks again.
     
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