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What's wrong with people - wheel stealers, F you!!

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by kingston73, Mar 16, 2010.

  1. Mar 16, 2010 at 10:21 AM
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    kingston73

    kingston73 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    A co-worker called in sick yesterday and I covered for her, she comes in today and starts telling me why she was out. She woke up yesterday, got ready for work, and when she walked out her front door she finds her car on cinder blocks with 2 wheels missing. This during a heavy rain storm that dumped over 6 inches in 2 days. It's not even that great a car, a Ford Fusion with normal aluminum rims on it. Seriously, what's wrong with people?? They'll get maybe $100 for the wheels? I mean, damn, desperate people.......
     
  2. Mar 16, 2010 at 10:23 AM
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    JackedTaco

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    During the rain we just had??? Unreal! True scumbags.
     
  3. Mar 16, 2010 at 10:25 AM
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    tigerfan00

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    rainy nights are a surprisingly opportune time for criminals...lower visibility...fewer cops out there being proactive (because no one likes being out in the rain)...

    the theft of 2 stock fusion wheels tells me they needed them for themselves...not to sell...
     
  4. Mar 16, 2010 at 10:27 AM
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    whippersnapper02

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  5. Mar 16, 2010 at 10:34 AM
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    kingston73

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    Yeah, and she lives up near Peabody. I'm surprised the bastards didn't drown. That woulda made a good headline "Thief drowns while carrying stolen wheels"
     
  6. Mar 16, 2010 at 10:43 AM
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    BRP27

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    I had a thief tell me that bad weather is when it is best for stealing.
    Couple of ways to prevent it. If they don't see it they don't want it, hide it if you can. Lock it, if it is hard to get they will move on, thiefs are basiclly lazy so they will pick on the easy to get. thieves don't look at the world like you or I do, everyone who is not a thief ,they think is stupid. Why work when you can steel

    If those wheels had locks on them they would have stolen someone elses, IMO

    You have to take precautions or thieves will take advantage of your "stupidity".
     
  7. Mar 16, 2010 at 11:04 AM
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    yeah thieves make life annoying for all of us...things could be simple but no they have to complicate things like making us use wheel locks which are annoying as crap when rotating tires or if you have a flat
     
  8. Mar 16, 2010 at 11:13 AM
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    x2. Wheel locks are a bitch. And 80% of the time the only people they deter is the owner of the vehicle.

    But it's that 20% that make me get them so my $1000 wheelset doesn't get jacked.
     
  9. Mar 16, 2010 at 11:20 AM
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    It sounds to me like she pissed someone off. Like you said, why would someone go to all that trouble just to steal 2 stock ford fusion rims? Kinda makes you wonder.
     
  10. Mar 16, 2010 at 11:21 AM
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    because some fuckstick probably wrecked their own ford fusion and needed 2 wheels and rather than pay for 2 new ones...stole 2 from someone else
     
  11. Mar 16, 2010 at 11:57 AM
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    My have been they got scared away after they got two wheels or they only had two cinder blocks. thievies are not the sharpest people or they would not be stealing
     
  12. Mar 16, 2010 at 1:35 PM
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