Friend's Beetle Stolen on Vanguard Drive, Cape town, weekend

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Friend's Beetle Stolen on Vanguard Drive, Cape town, weekend

Post by Cogita » Tue Oct 07, 2014 11:17 am

Hey ppl this car went missing this morning on vangard drive between grandwest and athlone belongs to Gary Nero he was stuck for fuel left it for 10min upon his return found it gone it has different wheels now however this is the only recent pict I have plz help find her contact me Roscoe Jacobs @ 079 245 1235 or gary on Facebook
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Re: Friend's Beetle Stolen on Vanguard Drive, Cape town, wee

Post by Thumper » Tue Oct 07, 2014 2:48 pm

That is horrible news. :( Will keep a look out for it.

Unless the traffic department moved it? If it was in a dangerous spot they would do that.
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Re: Friend's Beetle Stolen on Vanguard Drive, Cape town, wee

Post by Retrobug » Tue Oct 07, 2014 2:58 pm

:cry:
Not cool :(
Hope he finds it soon!
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Re: Friend's Beetle Stolen on Vanguard Drive, Cape town, wee

Post by Terry Phillips » Tue Oct 07, 2014 4:29 pm

Welcome to SA where crime does
pay as you never get cought assuming it was stolen. This is the first time in months I have been able to log in,just hope it gets posted.Good luck hope he finds it.

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Re: Friend's Beetle Stolen on Vanguard Drive, Cape town, wee

Post by Cogita » Wed Oct 08, 2014 11:37 am

I contacted Ndabeni Traffic Impound. They checked their records and no VW beetles have been towed by their services.

Any ideas?

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Re: Friend's Beetle Stolen on Vanguard Drive, Cape town, wee

Post by Retrobug » Wed Oct 08, 2014 12:18 pm

The fact that it was out of fuel means it was not driven away :shock:
Maybe check a few back yards around there if possable.
It it was towed away then things look bleek! :(
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Re: Friend's Beetle Stolen on Vanguard Drive, Cape town, wee

Post by retrovan » Wed Oct 08, 2014 8:34 pm

Have you guys done a door to door inquiry, to see who saw what.

That will tell you where to look.

For a few bucks, some one will remember something,

Just remember, "Some one is always looking", Old cop saying.

Do some effort, and you will find it.

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Re: Friend's Beetle Stolen on Vanguard Drive, Cape town, wee

Post by NICKmoer » Thu Oct 09, 2014 8:32 pm

Flying over the city and some townships tomorow morning in cessna... will keep my eyes open.

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Re: Friend's Beetle Stolen on Vanguard Drive, Cape town, weekend

Post by gnero » Tue Jul 24, 2018 9:02 am

Hi every body, never found my bug but look at my new one... Thanks for all pitching in...
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Re: Friend's Beetle Stolen on Vanguard Drive, Cape town, weekend

Post by 73type2 » Tue Jul 24, 2018 11:45 am

Nice! Please share more details of the beetle.

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Re: Friend's Beetle Stolen on Vanguard Drive, Cape town, weekend

Post by Haans » Wed Jul 25, 2018 7:42 pm

Its like child,.......can never replace!.......but you end up loving them the same,.....each one takes a piece of your heart with them

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Re: Friend's Beetle Stolen on Vanguard Drive, Cape town, weekend

Post by Ticky » Wed Apr 03, 2019 1:51 pm

Hi,
I have had my 1967 German manufactured Beetle stolen from a private garage that I had rented for its storage, here in Durban.
This happened sometime in 2014, when I realized that the building had changed ownership and that all garages in the complex had been converted into apartments.
I managed to trace the new owners of the building but they claimed that when they purchased it, the apartments where already in place. Further, they claim that they do not know who carried out the alterations.
I suspect that whoever forced opened the garage is likely to have taken possession of my Beetle.
I have all papers and continued paying for its Road Licence Renewal in the hope that, sooner or later, something will happen (i.e. a Traffic Fine) leading to its recovery.

Would it help if I list the VIN and Engine numbers for the purpose of getting assistance in finding it ?

Your feedback will be most appreciated.
Thank you


Here are the details :

Vehicle Register Number GKH136A
Vehicle Identification Number ( VIN ) 6917379
Engine Number F0857387
Engine Capacity 1300 cc
Licence Number (at the time of being stolen) ND 10324
Colour (at the time of being stolen) Dark Beige

My contact number is : 082 565 3400

Thank you
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Re: Friend's Beetle Stolen on Vanguard Drive, Cape town, weekend

Post by retrovan » Wed Apr 03, 2019 7:44 pm

Thats a bad issue right there.

Have you reported the car stolen, so that the vin can be placed on the stolen list.??

If I was you, I would place photo's and vin number as well as any distinguishing marks or dents on each and every VW forum, here and overseas, as well as other car forums.

Thats the only way someone will spot it and contact you.

Good Luck with your find.

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Re: Friend's Beetle Stolen on Vanguard Drive, Cape town, weekend

Post by Ticky » Thu Apr 04, 2019 7:12 pm

Hi Herman,

Thank you for your suggestions and good wishes.
I bought this German manufactured 1300cc Beetle, 2nd hand and, it was in immaculate condition, with no visible scratches or dents.
I'll post a full description of my Beetle soon.

Cheers
Sergio

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Re: Friend's Beetle Stolen on Vanguard Drive, Cape town, weekend

Post by Terry Phillips » Thu Apr 04, 2019 10:20 pm

Contact all the shipping agents to see if they got any Beetles going overseas or that will be going. Good luck.

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