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#41 peteslag

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Posted 25 August 2014 - 11:30 PM

I spent 17 months making my VX perfect. It was pretty much there, just a slight tendency to under steer to iron out (I'm sure a visit to Steve Guglielemi would have sorted it). Most of the brakes/engine ancillaries/suspension components had been replaced and a full respray done. I was feeling really good about the car until two teenage fucktards  did this:

 

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My main aim with this post is this. RF03XVS is very dead. If any one is offered any components from this car just say no. The Quantum dampers look OK on the face of it but they are completely unusable. Everything on this car has been subject to extreme temperatures and is not reusable. On the bright side, Moonland just became a bit more of a rarer colour.



#42 Lou_m

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Posted 25 August 2014 - 11:33 PM

F**ck sake Pete, really sorry to see that. Will you look out for another?



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Posted 26 August 2014 - 12:00 AM

WTF? :o

 

What happened? Did they torch it? Have they been caught? :angry:



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Posted 26 August 2014 - 06:18 AM

Really sorry to see this, can't imagine what it must have been like to find your car :( 

 

By the looks of previous photos it happened outside your own home? 



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Posted 26 August 2014 - 06:38 AM

Damn :(

#46 rob999

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Posted 26 August 2014 - 07:00 AM

Jesus Pete, really sorry to see this. :(

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Posted 26 August 2014 - 07:30 AM

What

The

Fuck



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Posted 26 August 2014 - 07:57 AM

Oh my God  :o

 

Really sorry to see this.  I just cannot understand some people.....  :angry:



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Posted 26 August 2014 - 08:02 AM

Sorry to see this, I remember you saying you lived in Albrighton, its such a sleepy place?!



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Posted 26 August 2014 - 08:10 AM

very sad to see, little destructive bastards have no shame, they want whipping with a 2 x 4!

 

this country is a total shambles!!



#51 robin

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Posted 26 August 2014 - 08:13 AM

not nice



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Posted 26 August 2014 - 08:15 AM

Speechless. There really are some bastards out there! :(

#53 LY_Scott

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Posted 26 August 2014 - 08:18 AM

Bastards. Utter little bastards.

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Posted 26 August 2014 - 08:29 AM

I live out in the sticks, the area was pretty much crime free until recently. They started out setting fire to wheelie bins then moved on to the cardboard recycling skip. My car was next to get it. All I know is that teenage kids did it at 4:00 in the morning (my wife heard them just before it happened). By the time I got down the car was too far gone to save so I ran around the area trying to find the culprits. Luckily I didn't catch them as I think I could have killed them with my bare hands. 

 

Every cloud has a silver linning. CCI were absolutely amazing, they paid out enough for me to replace the Moonland in under a week. I did consider a Z4M but some really nice VX's have just come up for sale. Who knows, I might be posting pictures of another VX soon enough.  ;)



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Posted 26 August 2014 - 08:36 AM

Glad to hear that you got sorted out quickly from CCI. Looking forward to seeing your new toy!!



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Posted 26 August 2014 - 08:46 AM

Bought JB's red one Pete?

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Posted 26 August 2014 - 09:13 AM

Bought JB's red one Pete?

 

I haven't bought anything yet. I didn't know about this car, who is JB (I'm thinking jonnyboy maybe?).



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Posted 26 August 2014 - 09:50 AM

Ignore me Pete but yes JB is that man. Hope you're back in a VX soon.

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Posted 26 August 2014 - 09:53 AM

Jeezus :( Where did they start the fire? Cabin via the hood?

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Posted 26 August 2014 - 10:31 AM

Little fcukers!!! What drives someone to do such a thing?! Hopefully they'll get caught and get what they deserve. Sorry to see this. Good to see insurance doing what they're paid for.




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