1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

People steal...Honda bumpers?

Discussion in 'Members' Lounge' started by get_nick, Dec 10, 2015.

  1. get_nick

    get_nick These snozzberries taste like snozzberries... VIP

    Messages:
    11,939
    Likes Received:
    1,059
    Joined:
    Apr 21, 2003
    Location:
    Washington State
    Just saw this posted on a neighborhood fb. Didn't even know this was a thing. No details on the model or anything.

    2015-12-10 08_41_48-Facebook.png
     
  2. Briansol

    Briansol Admins Admin VIP

    Messages:
    21,456
    Likes Received:
    2,117
    Joined:
    Nov 18, 2007
    Location:
    CT
    probably crashed their car and needed a replacement
     
  3. get_nick

    get_nick These snozzberries taste like snozzberries... VIP

    Messages:
    11,939
    Likes Received:
    1,059
    Joined:
    Apr 21, 2003
    Location:
    Washington State
    That was my first thought. But that's a lot of work to do out in an open area. Thieves suck.
     
  4. E_SolSi

    E_SolSi Member of the 20 nut club Moderator VIP

    Messages:
    30,036
    Likes Received:
    3,970
    Joined:
    Sep 28, 2002
    Location:
    CT
    ^^ this
     
  5. awptickes

    awptickes unimpressed by you VIP

    Messages:
    9,279
    Likes Received:
    499
    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2007
    Location:
    MD
    Nice. A new low for the community.
     
  6. TurboMirage

    TurboMirage YEEAAAHHH VIP

    Messages:
    24,582
    Likes Received:
    697
    Joined:
    May 20, 2003
    Location:
    Central, MA
    As far as I can remember it's a lot faster to get the bumper off than a set of wheels. Especially if the car is unlocked and you can pop the hood.
     
  7. tab

    tab Super Moderator

    Messages:
    3,839
    Likes Received:
    46
    Joined:
    Jan 10, 2003
    Location:
    Aberdeen, Washington State
    Thieves should be sterilized. Punishment, retribution, and population control. No, this isn't a vigilante message, just a sentiment of my feelings on the subject!
     
  8. jeffie7

    jeffie7 Wrong Whole! VIP

    Messages:
    12,934
    Likes Received:
    740
    Joined:
    Sep 28, 2002
    Location:
    Maryland
    Very easy to remove them.

    My trailblazer was tapped in the rear a few weeks back. Very minor mark but it's on plastic that can't be fixed. $750 is the cost to get it fixed.
     
  9. K2e2vin

    K2e2vin Senior Member

    Messages:
    8,446
    Likes Received:
    92
    Joined:
    Jan 2, 2003
    Location:
    Raleigh, NC
    Not surprised. My friend was driving her brother's '08 WRX for a while(lived in apts just off campus), and someone tried to steal something off the front of the car(not sure if it was fogs or the whole front bumper, but someone obviously tampered with it). She switched back to driving her Civic after that. I've also seen an ECU stolen out of a Civic while the owner was looking for parts at the junkyard, etc.
     
  10. jeffie7

    jeffie7 Wrong Whole! VIP

    Messages:
    12,934
    Likes Received:
    740
    Joined:
    Sep 28, 2002
    Location:
    Maryland
    Parking lot is where the best selection of parts is. They almost always work.
     
Verification:
Draft saved Draft deleted

Share This Page