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Old 01-05-2004, 04:11 PM   #1
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I had my 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee stolen today in Seattle. In the back seat was my XXX-S Graphite Plus car and assorted r/c stuff including a new Hudy Truer, JR XS3 radio and foam tires.

The XXX-S was newly built. Loaded with ti, electronics and some special items. The car is rather distinct. It doesnt look like a kit XXXS.

The Jeep had California Plates and is char-green colored.


If you see any of the items appear on any of the threads, please let me know. Chances are I wont see any of it return but you never know.


Thanks in advance.
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Old 01-05-2004, 04:51 PM   #2
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That sucks man. Keep an eye on for sale threads, and I'd also keep checking ebay to see if anything shows up.
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Old 01-05-2004, 05:00 PM   #3
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Hope you at least get your Jeep back Mark...

Seattle's my home town...let you know if I hear anything...
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Old 01-05-2004, 05:07 PM   #4
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dude I feel your pain!! 2 years ago MY maxima was ripped off It was bad enough that they jacked my car but i had almost all my r/c stuff in the trunk. 2 yok's mr4tc ready to race my new micro 2 radios (air 3ps) all my race packs ( arond 18 packs total ) they found the car the next day stripped .. it suxs sorry bro
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Old 01-05-2004, 05:16 PM   #5
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I hope you get home alright, I'll keep a lookout also.
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Old 01-05-2004, 06:27 PM   #6
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Hey Mark,
I feel for ya bro. I know what your Jeep looks like but do have some pics of the XXXS so we know what to look for?
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Old 01-05-2004, 07:01 PM   #7
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I know how you feel too mark. I had some things taken from my garage and I just cant believe theres people out there that can't leave Other peoples property alone... Well I hope all is well for you ...
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Mark-sorry to hear that bro...i will keep a look out on the boards.
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watch e-bay and go looking around the local pawn shops......i've found one of my cars at one before...too bad all r/c don't have serial#s on them
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sorry to hear that. I hope that your insurance will cover your loses.
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I'll keep my eyes peeled... hope we can find somethin for ya...
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Damn! sorry to hear that Mark! Hope you find it somehow. It's bad enough to just loose a car but to loose the R/C stuff sucks!

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Thanks to everyone for their responses.

This has been quite a learning experience.

I dont expect to see the 1:1 car back at all. I am sure it is well into Canada by now or parted out.

As Speedo and RcZom. know, there arent too many places to run sedans in WA.

The pic below is similar to the car I lost. This was more of an fyi that if someone notices something similar for sale.

The car is a XXXS G+ with Kevlar Spurs, clear spur cover, Ti-nitrate hingepins, Losi Graphite Shock Towers f/r, SpeedTech RollCenter Aluminum Pivot/Blocks, Trinty MF Rear Roll Center Pivot/Blocks all Novak Gear, D5, and JR hi-speed digital servos. The car has a motor guard like the one below. And running gear is mounted indentically. Only exception is that the stolen car has purple springs.

The Hudy Truer was brand new AC-type.

Clint- I remember your problem last year, insurance should come through ok. It is just a pain to have to get this all claimed out. It can all get replaced, too bad I cant get the theif to send me the setup leiu of the car. Ill miss the setup more.


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MD- Well just hope your future there gets better!!!
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Mdawson- My home owners covered my loss last year. It sucked having to dig up all of my receipts for my loss but I got all new equipment because of it. Hang in there.
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