KBL 449D STOLEN Please please help **** NOW RECOVERED ****

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KBL 449D STOLEN Please please help **** NOW RECOVERED ****

Post by wills66 » Thu Oct 11, 2012 5:43 am

STOLEN please help. 'WILLS' our black/cream 1966 splitty KBL 449D was stolen from our drive at apprix 1am this morning from New Ash Green, Kent. The tracker has been professionally blocked so we have no idea where he is. Please help him home, we love him dearly.
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Post by OP » Thu Oct 11, 2012 7:13 am

Oh no not another :( Do you have a picture or two you could post up?
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Post by kilgore » Thu Oct 11, 2012 7:15 am

Really really sorry to hear that :( post up some pics ASAP and I'll share them on our facebook page get it going viral, someone may have seen something!

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Post by ziggy » Thu Oct 11, 2012 7:54 am

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Hope you get her back soon :(
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Post by jellibus » Thu Oct 11, 2012 8:12 am

What a shi**er :( Sorry to hear about that

Probably not a lot I can do up here in Yorkshire, but you never know where it could end up.

Do you have any pics ? or is there anything distinguishing about the van that only you would know?

We always get pikeys around us looking for scrap, so even if I've just been out in the van it always goes back out of sight into the garage. I even get suspicious if I think I'm being followed and drive past the street where I live and park up somewhere until the 'following' vehicle has passed.
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Post by splitscreendreammachine » Thu Oct 11, 2012 8:26 am

Just facebooked it .....

How the hell does a tracker get blocked ? seems to me these are a waste of time then ?


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Post by mcvw » Thu Oct 11, 2012 9:07 am

splitscreendreammachine wrote:Just facebooked it .....

How the hell does a tracker get blocked ? seems to me these are a waste of time then ?
That's what I was thinking - especially as I was gonna get one for my bus!!!

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Post by Biglozzer » Thu Oct 11, 2012 9:15 am

mcvw wrote:
splitscreendreammachine wrote:Just facebooked it .....

How the hell does a tracker get blocked ? seems to me these are a waste of time then ?
That's what I was thinking - especially as I was gonna get one for my bus!!!
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Post by Rippers » Thu Oct 11, 2012 9:28 am

Sorry for you lost hope it gets returned to you!

This is why I've never bothered with a tracker felt it was a way of making money through scaring people, my brother had what I think was a GPS/phone blocker cost him a tenner off eBay, he used to wind people up with it in pubs/work etc

I always thought if you where going to nick a car you would just have one of these devises in your pockets and whether it had a tracker or not it would be blocked.
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Post by the bus driver » Thu Oct 11, 2012 1:19 pm

splitscreendreammachine wrote:Just facebooked it .....

How the hell does a tracker get blocked ? seems to me these are a waste of time then ?

Especially because some smart people :roll: put it on public forums where the whole world has access to ??!!!

wills66 wrote:STOLEN please help. 'WILLS' our black/cream 1966 splitty KBL 449D was stolen from our drive at apprix 1am this morning from New Ash Green, Kent. The tracker has been professionally blocked so we have no idea where he is. Please help him home, we love him dearly.
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It's pretty clear there's some kind of gang operating in the South East with all these vans getting stolen!

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Post by glennbroadway » Thu Oct 11, 2012 1:39 pm

I had the same thoughts regarding trackers and how easily they are blocked. But then I thought, the thief would have to keep the blocker on until they find and remove the tracker. If its well hidden then there's a good chance that it'll still get to do its job.

But now I'm thinking... When you make the 'stolen' call the tracking company presumably send a command to the tracker to get it to repeatedly broadcast. I'm going to call my tracking company and find out if they can tell if that command gets through. If not what's the procedure? Repeated, regular re-sends?

I'm starting to think that some kind of immobiliser is the way to go.

Horrible news BTW. I hope you get some good news soon.

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Post by readyboy61 » Thu Oct 11, 2012 3:46 pm

This sucks really makes me angry, you can only do so much, unless you bolt it to the floor it dosn't matter what you have fitted they just drag them up onto a recovery style lorry with a winch. These buses are probably shipped abroad.
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Post by vwJim » Thu Oct 11, 2012 4:36 pm

Was the bus parked on a drive with anything behind it? Or would it have been just dragged off? Did you have any other security features fitted?

How old was the tracker installation?

Just curious what lengths they're going to and still getting them away.
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Post by readyboy61 » Thu Oct 11, 2012 4:49 pm

vwJim wrote:Was the bus parked on a drive with anything behind it? Or would it have been just dragged off? Did you have any other security features fitted?

How old was the tracker installation?

Just curious what lengths they're going to and still getting them away.
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Post by vwJim » Thu Oct 11, 2012 4:58 pm

Very worrying times!
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