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Old 02-16-2010, 01:10 PM
07XLT 07XLT is offline
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So I'm at 1 1/2 months of ownership and someone has tried to get into my ride already. They used an older ranger key that was all cracked and beat up (I want to say it was a late 90s type of key). A customer found it outside work and said it was on the ground near my truck. I tried to use the key to open my door, but it wouldn't turn, but it did slide all the way in! I think I need to get a couple NRA and 'Protected by S&W' stickers for my truck . So how many times have people tried to jack your rides FRF?
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Old 02-16-2010, 01:38 PM
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Mine was broken into once and someone stole my ipod...someone tried stealing my first car though...some stupid HS freshman football player
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Old 02-16-2010, 01:38 PM
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So I'm at 1 1/2 months of ownership and someone has tried to get into my ride already. They used an older ranger key that was all cracked and beat up (I want to say it was a late 90s type of key). A customer found it outside work and said it was on the ground near my truck. I tried to use the key to open my door, but it wouldn't turn, but it did slide all the way in! I think I need to get a couple NRA and 'Protected by S&W' stickers for my truck . So how many times have people tried to jack your rides FRF?
Yeah but if you truck is all alone all those stickers will do is let people know you might have guns in the truck. Believe me most people know that your gun is worth more than your Stereo.
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Old 02-16-2010, 02:01 PM
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Yeah but if you truck is all alone all those stickers will do is let people know you might have guns in the truck. Believe me most people know that your gun is worth more than your Stereo.
X2 that is a very stupid Idea. And no one has ever tried to brake in my truck. Id kill a motha.
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Old 02-16-2010, 02:10 PM
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someone broke into my first truck twice, both times i had to replace the driver door handles and actuators and everything and the second time one of the small windows in the back was broken. yet neither time anything was stolen ha
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Old 02-16-2010, 02:12 PM
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never had any body break into my truck, have broken into it a few times when i locked my keys in my truck tho lol
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Old 02-16-2010, 02:21 PM
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if they really wanted it.....they wouldn't have used a key

i've locked my keys in mine while at work once....
there is a trick to getting in these trucks that causes no damage to the vehicle
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Old 02-16-2010, 02:31 PM
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careful stig.
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Old 02-16-2010, 02:35 PM
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never had any body break into my truck, have broken into it a few times when i locked my keys in my truck tho lol
Yeap, I hate that shit.
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Old 02-16-2010, 02:37 PM
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if they really wanted it.....they wouldn't have used a key

i've locked my keys in mine while at work once....
there is a trick to getting in these trucks that causes no damage to the vehicle
I advise you to not tell other members how to brake in another Ranger or vehicle for that matter. I dont knwo if Tom will allow it on here or not. Someone on RPS, got banned for telling someone how to brake in his truck. I can't remember the exact person it was, or who he was telling this too. Just some advice, take it or leave it. I know, I have been there and done that.
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Old 02-16-2010, 03:13 PM
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yeah less is better
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Old 02-16-2010, 03:18 PM
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if they really wanted it.....they wouldn't have used a key

i've locked my keys in mine while at work once....
there is a trick to getting in these trucks that causes no damage to the vehicle
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careful stig.
come on that trick is 3 days older than dirt. i'm glad i don't have to worry about that any more.
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Old 02-16-2010, 03:31 PM
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i have insurance, take it! it is worth more than i paid for it
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Old 02-16-2010, 04:02 PM
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I've been fortunate enough to never have any break-ins. I'm mindful of where I park though, I usually park somewhere that is somewhat isolated and at the sametime very visible (such as under a parking light).

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Mine was broken into once and someone stole my ipod...someone tried stealing my first car though...some stupid HS freshman football player
They tried? As in, they failed? And you found out who they were? How did that unfold?
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Old 02-16-2010, 04:14 PM
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