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      07-21-2014 12:21 PM #1
      UPDATE!

      Remembered I had an ezpass in the car and called to cancel it this morning. When I called I found out it had been used yesterday morning (day of theft) at 3am at a toll booth headed north. This gave me a pretty good idea the car was in Manchester. Went searching for a bit this afternoon and got a call it had been recovered.

      From what I've gotten so far it was picked up in Manchester and the person(s) driving it were arrested. Don't know specifics but hopefully I'll find out more tomorrow.

      After much back and forth with multiple police departments I got it released, checked it out, found no damage and drove it home.



      While some things were missing from the car. Nothing of value was taken, the registration was still in it, and they even left half a pack of menthols....

      Although I did get the initial call from the police, I also got facebook messages and texts from a friend of a friend of a friend who spotted it while the thief was being arrested and snagged this pic. Thanks to everyone who kept an eye out!







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      I know this isn't a regional forum, and I did post in the new england forum, as well as some subaru websites. But I figured the more exposure the better.

      This morning my rallycross car was stolen from my grandparents driveway in Nashua NH. It was taken somewhere between midnight and 5am. It is the least inconspicuous vehicle ever and shouldn't be hard to spot. It isn't worth anything, doesn't have any nice parts, look like crap, but I want it back.

      Keep an eye out and if you see anything please call/text me at 978 237 0840.

      The picture below is slightly different than how it looks now but very similar. Only changes being both bumpers are now black and there are two large black squares on both front doors. Both front seats are purple corbeau seats.

      Please spread the word to anyone in the area. The more eyes the better chance. Thanks!

      http://nh.craigslist.org/laf/4579881438.html

      Last edited by Hippieinmyheart; 07-22-2014 at 08:20 PM.
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      07-21-2014 12:25 PM #2
      cmon tcl, shouldnt be hard to find this dalmatian

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      07-21-2014 01:05 PM #3


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      07-21-2014 01:09 PM #4
      Was it parked on the curb on garbage day?

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      07-21-2014 01:10 PM #5
      That is what you get for leaving your purse and extra key in there. Just pray that Killer makes it back in one piece.
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      07-21-2014 01:10 PM #6
      Quote Originally Posted by Hippieinmyheart View Post
      Both front seats are purple corbeau seats.
      There's your answer.

      Someone either wanted those for their own car or will sell them for a quick buck.

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      07-21-2014 01:12 PM #7
      Quote Originally Posted by dcmix5 View Post
      That is what you get for leaving your purse and extra key in there. Just pray that Killer makes it back in one piece.

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      07-21-2014 01:22 PM #8
      Quote Originally Posted by jnm2.0t View Post
      Was it parked on the curb on garbage day?
      Priceless, just priceless!!

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      07-21-2014 01:24 PM #9
      Red camo will stick out like a sore thumb, for instance...


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      07-21-2014 01:41 PM #10
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      07-21-2014 01:48 PM #11
      Quote Originally Posted by Harv View Post
      There's your answer.

      Someone either wanted those for their own car or will sell them for a quick buck.
      Potentially, but in similar fashion to the rest of the car, they are faded, slightly ripped, old seats I snagged on craigslist for $40. In fact I made brackets for the drivers seat but was just mocking the passengers up. It's just sitting on the passengers floor.
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      07-21-2014 01:57 PM #12
      This car is probably on it's way to hop the dunes in the Sahara.
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      07-21-2014 02:04 PM #13
      Is there such thing as a mercy steal?

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      07-21-2014 02:21 PM #14
      Quote Originally Posted by StressStrain View Post
      Is there such thing as a mercy steal?
      TCL on point as usual. While I hadn't painted it yet, the new suspension, clutch, shift linkage, valve cover gaskets, plugs and wires actually had It running pretty well.
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      07-21-2014 03:34 PM #15
      Sorry to hear OP!

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      07-21-2014 03:47 PM #16
      Quote Originally Posted by jnm2.0t View Post
      Was it parked on the curb on garbage day?
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      07-21-2014 03:48 PM #17
      Some of these comments are great.

      Sorry to hear. Chances are the thieves know the car and that you rallycross it. They more than likely thought "hey, there's an ugly car that I know the owner races. It must be fast."
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      07-21-2014 03:51 PM #18
      Quote Originally Posted by Hippieinmyheart View Post
      TCL on point as usual. While I hadn't painted it yet, the new suspension, clutch, shift linkage, valve cover gaskets, plugs and wires actually had It running pretty well.
      Don't ever park a car with new valve cover gaskets. That's just asking for someone to steal them.

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      07-21-2014 04:13 PM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by Hippieinmyheart View Post
      The picture below is slightly different than how it looks now but very similar. Only changes being both bumpers are now black and there are two large black squares on both front doors. Both front seats are purple corbeau seats.
      FIFY

      I hope you get it back.


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      07-21-2014 04:19 PM #20
      To the OP: ask your friends. Or have the Police inquire.
      They knew when to steal it, and the best parts (seats) of the car.

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      07-21-2014 04:19 PM #21
      Sorry to hear OP, but it's more like your seats where stolen and they just happened to have a car attached to them.

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      07-21-2014 04:23 PM #22
      Quote Originally Posted by Hippieinmyheart View Post
      This morning my rallycross car was stolen from my grandparents driveway in Nashua NH.
      So wait. This car was parked in your grandparents' driveway?

      I am really sorry to hera about this -- it's always tough having a valued possession stolen. But if this thing was parked in my driveway, I would do everything I could to see that it disappeared. Hell, is it possible that your grandparents' neighborhood has an HOA that towed the damn thing?
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      07-21-2014 04:26 PM #23
      Call/send email/post on facebook page all your local taxi companies. Attach pic of car, offer a small reward for the golden tip. These cabbies see everything.
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      07-21-2014 05:04 PM #24
      Quote Originally Posted by jnm2.0t View Post
      Was it parked on the curb on garbage day?
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      Was it parked on the curb on garbage day?

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      07-21-2014 05:21 PM #25
      Quote Originally Posted by SchnellFowVay View Post
      So wait. This car was parked in your grandparents' driveway?

      I am really sorry to hera about this -- it's always tough having a valued possession stolen. But if this thing was parked in my driveway, I would do everything I could to see that it disappeared. Hell, is it possible that your grandparents' neighborhood has an HOA that towed the damn thing?
      Not all of us live in neighborhoods with HOAs and can afford to rip off AMEX for a Lotus.

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