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      02-25-2012, 02:46 AM   #1
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Unbelievable...

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I bought some BMW OEM logo valve stem caps for my 325i 18 inch wheels as they were only $18 so I thought why not. I have had them for about 10 months and went to wash the car today and some low life scum has taken them - all four!! How desperate can you be to steal some bloody valve caps off a car???

I tell you some humans never cease to amaze with their preparedness to take what isn't theirs and truly not give a shit about it. Society has gone to the dogs when they take four little bits of coloured plastic off your car.

And yes, to fight back I bought some moreÖ


Very, very sad day for the people of Perth....
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      02-25-2012, 03:31 AM   #2
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Wouldn't be too stressed, annoying yes. Pretty small in the scheme of things that could be nicked.
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      02-25-2012, 03:45 AM   #3
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same thing happened to me mate, I switched to stock standard OEM brass caps after that
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      02-25-2012, 04:14 AM   #4
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Probably just some kids who wanted to use it on their bicycles tyres. Ive witnessed one doing the act right outside my house a couple years ago! Needless to say i bolted outside to confront the lot
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Annoying hell yes but better than finding some prick has taken to the side of the car with a fifty!

Btw where was rai :-P
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Probably just some kids who wanted to use it on their bicycles tyres. Ive witnessed one doing the act right outside my house a couple years ago! Needless to say i bolted outside to confront the lot
This. Probably just kids.
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Haha that's just a pain in the ass. I'd be more worried that they've let the tyres down a bit. Nothing worse than driving along the freeway at 110 with flat(ish) tyres.

Count urself lucky it wasnt a broken window. This turned out to be a f**king nightmare.


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Haha that's just a pain in the ass. I'd be more worried that they've let the tyres down a bit. Nothing worse than driving along the freeway at 110 with flat(ish) tyres.

Count urself lucky it wasnt a broken window. This turned out to be a f**king nightmare.


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Hey Dan

OMG - is that your car? My problem seems kind of insignificant now. I hope your damage didnít go past just a broken widow. I am sorry to see this has happened to you. Have you got it fixed?

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When did that happen Dan?
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Wtf? Now that is a royal PITA!
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Haha that's just a pain in the ass. I'd be more worried that they've let the tyres down a bit. Nothing worse than driving along the freeway at 110 with flat(ish) tyres.

Count urself lucky it wasnt a broken window. This turned out to be a f**king nightmare.


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someone did that to my 5 series back in 1999. I left my mobile in the car and they put their foot through the side window. I was still finding glass in the car for the next 6 months.
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Hey Dan

OMG - is that your car? My problem seems kind of insignificant now. I hope your damage didnít go past just a broken widow. I am sorry to see this has happened to you. Have you got it fixed?

Yea man. New window, int door trim and tint. Kinda lost that intimate connection wid the car now aye. (And dont laugh at me for saying intimate)
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When did that happen Dan?
Happened in Jan Just after Southbound. All fixed now though. Except the glass rattling round in the bottom of the door and the odd piece of glass that i find every time i vacuum it.

Anyways shit happens. Come to think of it, I've never rec an invoice for my excess on the ins.
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Yep kids, happens to me all the time
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