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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote billy Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 14 Jun 07 at 09:24
Either we will be buying the bits at this yrs shows--or they are in Poland by now---
Norf Essex--'s all Estuary 'ere init mate?--& it aint a classic-its a T3-keep'em runnin'-keep'em cheap
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sorry too hear 'bout the rat bagin' b'stards who robbed you. Will keep a look out here!
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Hi Guys firstly may i say how sorry we are the vans are gone we got the link Fwd from an agent of ours because we had 2 T3 Westys vans stolen the other day, luckily the stupid bastards stole one while the brakes were being serviced and had no fluid in so they got a nasty shock as they reached the first corner appart from a broken steering lock and a door slighly bent its ok but they got away with a T3 California Hitop, again not registered chassis number WV2ZZZ25ZLH078339.

Also as you may or may not know we are based in N.Wales so this is not a local group of people.

So if a new ad comes up in Volksworld advertising "T3 Westfalia breakers" we know were to go.

anyway i just thought i'd ad our problem as it may make others think there random break-in may be part of this and maybe we can get these bastards.

take care guys

 

oh yeah i thought i'd add a link to the van i know it looks like any other T3 but you never know.

http://www.rccimport.com/pages/detail.asp?ProdID=663

 

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote buzzbox Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 02 Jul 07 at 16:27

I know it's a long shot, but would it be worth asking the specialist T3 breakers we already know about to see if anyone has been asking about right hand dashboards / righthand pedal box assembly as it is lefthand drive and unregistered. Also, could be worth tipping the relevant authorities about it just incase someone tries to register it as an import. Unfortunatly it's more likely to be stripped for bits though. Will be looking out for it in Leicestershire still!

 

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Its worth a go they'd be realy stupid to call us shows is the other suddenly theres some one with 3 pairs of Captains chairs and three grey units with more stock at his "unit" we can string him up.

The police have all the details on our van so if they are daft enouph to try and register it we've got em but am sure they could just as easily change chassis numbers.

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been to your place years ago to buy a westy off you mr RCC if they have stole a vehicle from you it would have to be well planned as you would never find a your place by chance ,i work in vehicle security and vehicle theft of new vehicles as almost died ,so its obvious that car thieves are moving on to pastures new.they are probably stealing to order from advertised vehicles but nobody should under estimate these people,good theft prevention in my eyes is to put a hidden manual valve in fuel line its cheap (local hydulics shop)and it means they end up breaking down 1 mile from your house in middle of road plus the pump has been starved of fuel so it will take a age to get going again
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Feccers,  Doncaster looking out for your campers Graham, If spotted they will be dealt with accordingly,
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Originally posted by mazz mazz wrote:

been to your place years ago to buy a westy off you mr RCC if they have stole a vehicle from you it would have to be well planned as you would never find a your place by chance ,i work in vehicle security and vehicle theft of new vehicles as almost died ,so its obvious that car thieves are moving on to pastures new.they are probably stealing to order from advertised vehicles but nobody should under estimate these people,good theft prevention in my eyes is to put a hidden manual valve in fuel line its cheap (local hydulics shop)and it means they end up breaking down 1 mile from your house in middle of road plus the pump has been starved of fuel so it will take a age to get going again


That is a dam good idea - think i will do this to my bus just in case, as it gets parked in some very public places!
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There used to be a key lockable valve to put in the brake line on the market years ago, i wonder if you can still get them?
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eyes peeled in cornwall...some people need to lose some fingers.... ive got a celtic axe!!!!!
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Heard the new joke?  'Welcome to Poland - your car is already here!'
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Sorry to hear about the theft - sounds like they knew what they were looking for??? A new ringer in valuable Type 3's eh? where will it end - the pikey f**kers will be scouting around show n shine arena's next for our valuable sought after parts.

Just a thought - any point in contacting the previous German owners / German authorities in case you dealt with some shedy characters back in the fatherland (I presume they were recently imported to the UK) who think they are clever enough to come and take them back home?

Will keep an eye out in Cornwall area anyway - its sill tourist season so loads of campers around at the moment.

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BASTARDS 

 

i hope you get the vans back...and get to batter the swines

oh....and execution is not the answer...until they're begging for it!

 

 

 

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VAn theft is becoming a major issue at the mo, i advise eberybody to make every effort to stop this, dont go for the products on the market.... wheel clamps, immobilisers etc as they no how to get round em all in seconds, think unique and keep your ideas to yourself, if you come up with a good anti-theft device make it use it and say nothing word of mouth spreads fast and before ya no it some thieving fcuker has thought of a way round it and robbed your bus
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Did any of these vans ever turn up?
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No unfortunatly, one guy said he saw it on ebay but i missed it, its prob in bits now. 
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