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Old 10-01-2007, 12:53 PM   #1
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Vandalized?

In the midst of having my 2 rear tires slashed on my Box S even before receiving it from the transport company, I was curious about something. Have any of you ever been the victim of vandalism on your Porsche? Sometimes it seems that people cannot help but to key nice cars or take out their frustration on the "rich", but it still really bothers me how people behave. We all come from different backgrounds and such, but I know had my car been a Pontiac, it would have not had its tires slashed...

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Old 10-01-2007, 01:11 PM   #2
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How do you know for sure they were slashed?
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Old 10-01-2007, 01:33 PM   #3
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How do you know for sure they were slashed?
I assume because they have large knife sized stabs on both rear tires and it is sitting on the back of a transport truck.....see my other recent post..
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Big yes for me, Someone front-ended my bumper 4-5 times over and over with there tow hitch then broke the f*@k out before i can leave the appartment...

Happened on xmas eve.
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OH YES! Driver side door was keyed with F**K YOU. Open soda bottle was thrown at it. All this while in high school. Nothing since though.
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Egg attack by Ninjas....had to be Ninjas because I was not more than one house away and gone for only 30 minutes. New Jersey Ninjas are very biased against Porsche.
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Old 10-01-2007, 04:00 PM   #7
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My reccommendation: park your porsche in your garage at all times if you have one. If you dont have one its money well invested to buy one or rent one if your at an apartment. Many stories of vandalism occur while people are parked at their house or outside of their house, it can cut down 50% or more chance of your car being vandalised.
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Old 10-01-2007, 04:07 PM   #8
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All occurred my old job.

-Someone tried to put a cigarette out on my quarter panel

-Came out to my car and it was saran wrapped

-Put bird seeds around my car in an attempt to get birds to poop on it
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All occurred my old job.

-Someone tried to put a cigarette out on my quarter panel

-Came out to my car and it was saran wrapped

-Put bird seeds around my car in an attempt to get birds to poop on it
man would i get pissed
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Old 10-01-2007, 06:15 PM   #10
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Just got my Porsche 3 months ago. Went to a coffee shop at 6 am. Was in there for 5 minutes and came out to see someone really used some elbow grease to scratch driver's side front to back. It's now in the shop to have it fixed. I never had this problem with my Mercedes CLK or BMW Z3. I can't believe people carry around such hate towards people with Porsches.
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OH YES! Driver side door was keyed with F**K YOU. Open soda bottle was thrown at it. All this while in high school. Nothing since though.
Do you have pics of your in-dash Nav?

I'm thinking about getting one of these...
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I answered the poll with a yes because someone spit their gum into the driver's side of my car a year or so ago. Fortunately, it hit the floormat and not the seat.
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Do you have pics of your in-dash Nav?

I'm thinking about getting one of these...

use PM's when that far off topic.
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Old 10-02-2007, 01:00 PM   #14
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No damage (touch wood!) on the Boxster on Northern California but when I lived in the Hove in the UK I had the following done to my cars:

Mazda Mx-5:
Roof slashed
All windows keyed
Wrapped bag of chips left inside (still warm but too much salt!)
Two onion bargieís thrown inside (didnít find one for 2 days!),
Lit cigarette thrown on to the seat
Aerial bent over more times than I can remember!


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Bonnet and boot caved-in when somebody ran over the car

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Bonnet caved in when they jumped on it!

A sad line up over the course of 10 years AND I lived in good areas but they were busy thoroughfares with lots of late-night (drunken) foot traffic. Thatís the biggest problem which could only be avoided if the cars were off the street but all the areas were Victorian buildings so no garages around Öessentially, itís just pure luck whether or not you fall foul of these mindless, jealous idiots Ö.
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Old 10-02-2007, 02:40 PM   #15
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Color a factor??

I have this theory, with absolutely no evidence to back it up, that cars of a certain color may be more vulnerable to this kind of attack than others. (Those colors that, shall we say, may be perceived as being more ostentatious, the Guards Reds, Speed Yellows, etc.) I wonder if it happens to be true or not. So, hereís my question: Of those (currently 20% or so) Porsche owners that have had their cars vandalized, what color was the car??
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Old 10-02-2007, 03:06 PM   #16
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Where I live no one would ever vandalize it. Never, never, never. It is just unthinkable.
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Old 10-02-2007, 03:08 PM   #17
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Where I live no one would ever vandalize it. Never, never, never. It is just unthinkable.

Lol, why is that so?
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Old 10-02-2007, 04:12 PM   #18
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HI, I live in the safest country of this planet , Answered no, never, nada, jamais
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Old 10-02-2007, 04:39 PM   #19
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HI, I live in the safest country of this planet , Answered no, never, nada, jamais
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Old 10-02-2007, 04:42 PM   #20
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I have a guards red and got vandalized. The first week after I bought it somebody keyed it on one side, prety bad not just a single scratch but several on the same spot. Another time they threw a glass of beer on the ragtop.
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