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      Total of 18 Enclaves got put on the ground.

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      10-10-2012 06:06 PM #4
      Unfortunately, a relatively common occurrence across the country. More typical with full size trucks, though.

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      10-10-2012 06:10 PM #5
      Thieves got away with 72 wheels? They must have had some heavy duty electric impacts. And thats a lot of wheels to haul. had to have been multiple people and vehicles.

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      10-25-2012 12:01 PM #6
      Quote Originally Posted by Horror Business View Post
      Thieves got away with 72 wheels? They must have had some heavy duty electric impacts. And thats a lot of wheels to haul. had to have been multiple people and vehicles.
      It's an organgized gang for sure. The other "hot" item to steal right now is the third row seats out of SUV's. Seriously. There have been a rash of seat thefts down south.
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      10-25-2012 01:20 PM #7
      my wife's cruze eco came from a dealer in southfield, mi (on the border with detroit/wayne county) and every car they had there had wheel locks on it...even the steelies on cheap models.

      they had a similar incident to this with several cruze eco's b/c their wheels are forged aluminum. 17lbs a wheel, plus excellent resale value on goodyear lrr new tires...
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    8. 10-25-2012 01:50 PM #8
      Back in May I had a pair of steel wheels with OEM tires stolen from my Aunt's base model 07 Freestar.

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      10-10-2012 06:07 PM #9
      wut?
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      10-10-2012 06:09 PM #11
      No security survileance?

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      10-10-2012 06:13 PM #15
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      10-10-2012 06:16 PM #16
      I googled this and only got images with the same title... no story, not added info.
      Seems suspect.
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      10-10-2012 06:33 PM #17
      Quote Originally Posted by BRealistic View Post
      I googled this and only got images with the same title... no story, not added info.
      Seems suspect.
      It was a girl who posted it: http://www.reddit.com/r/funny/commen..._this_is_what/

      No security cameras at the dealership.

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      10-10-2012 06:36 PM #18
      Quote Originally Posted by UFO007 View Post
      It was a girl who posted it: http://www.reddit.com/r/funny/commen..._this_is_what/

      No security cameras at the dealership.
      Well insurance will convince them now.

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      10-10-2012 06:38 PM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by UFO007 View Post
      No security cameras at the dealership.
      It's in the middle of nowhere. And, so they can't be busted for going on joy-rides in customer cars.
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      10-10-2012 06:52 PM #20
      thats hilarious. just imagine how long the first guy in was siting there scratching his head
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      10-10-2012 07:15 PM #21
      Quote Originally Posted by UFO007 View Post
      It was a girl who posted it: http://www.reddit.com/r/funny/commen..._this_is_what/

      No security cameras at the dealership.
      Google fail on my part.

      And I just checked the Enclave wheel lug pattern- 6 by 132 mm.
      I can't find any other common vehicles with the same lug pattern.
      So it must be for the tires..
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      10-10-2012 07:27 PM #22
      Quote Originally Posted by BRealistic View Post
      Google fail on my part.

      And I just checked the Enclave wheel lug pattern- 6 by 132 mm.
      I can't find any other common vehicles with the same lug pattern.
      So it must be for the tires..
      I would imagine the scrap value for the wheels alone must make them somewhat valuable?

      I wonder how much damage was done to the vehicles seeing as they're not even on bricks?

      The OP did also state that one of the vehicles had locking lug nuts on and they didn't touch that one, so take that as you will. It's amazing how they managed to actually remove 72 wheels and haul them away. Must have turned up with a U-Haul and an air compressor in back; wonder if they used the dealership's outlet to power it?

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      10-10-2012 06:18 PM #23
      So I'm guessing these wheels must be a new bling fad for some older vehicle (old Buicks maybe?), or the tires are worth a decent amount of money, or both.

      They must have went down the line and removed the lugs on all of them then started back at the beginning, then jacked them up quickly, tossed the tires, and dropped them. Can you imagine trying to explain this to a cop if he drove on the lot and caught you in the middle of it.


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      10-10-2012 06:31 PM #24
      Quote Originally Posted by justanotherusername View Post
      So I'm guessing these wheels must be a new bling fad for some older vehicle (old Buicks maybe?), or the tires are worth a decent amount of money, or both.
      They are 6-lug wheels - I wonder what else they fit? 6x132 bolt pattern

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      10-10-2012 10:00 PM #25
      Quote Originally Posted by adrew View Post
      They are 6-lug wheels - I wonder what else they fit? 6x132 bolt pattern

      I didn't realize they were a 6 lug pattern that's not common. Makes this even more strange. Maybe they didn't realize it either and now they're sitting back realizing they ****ed up!

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      10-10-2012 10:09 PM #26
      Quote Originally Posted by justanotherusername View Post
      I didn't realize they were a 6 lug pattern that's not common. Makes this even more strange. Maybe they didn't realize it either and now they're sitting back realizing they ****ed up!

      I can imagine all they wanted them for was scrap value. Or perhaps it was a different dealership who stole them and is now offering them at dealer cost to the victim.
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      10-11-2012 02:36 PM #27
      Quote Originally Posted by Haubbs View Post
      Does the 6 lug pattern fit a Silverado?
      Nah, Chevy 6 lug is 6x5.5" / 6x139.7

      Quote Originally Posted by adrew View Post
      They are 6-lug wheels - I wonder what else they fit? 6x132 bolt pattern
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    27. 10-10-2012 06:17 PM #28
      Someone loves plastic chromed wheels

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      Quote Originally Posted by Impeccable View Post
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      10-10-2012 07:34 PM #32
      Yeah oem wheels are big business on Craig's and Ebay. It sucks because you used to be able to score a deal on a full set of OEM take-offs, like $300-$500 for a full set of alloys and tires with only 100-200 miles on them.

      Then this kind of stuff went crazy and now people want like $1000 for a set of middle of the road tires and somewhat ugly stock wheels.

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      10-10-2012 07:36 PM #33
      Yeah these guys are probably gonna make some decent coin once they hustle the rimz.

    33. 10-10-2012 10:49 PM #34
      Quote Originally Posted by Robski92 View Post
      Yeah these guys are probably gonna make some decent coin once they hustle the rimz.
      Geeze, think about how many guys it took to get those gone....those wheels aren't lite.

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