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Old 09-20-2009, 09:10 PM
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This morning i wake up around 630 getting ready to go to work. When i go outside i come to find out that someone has broken the drivers sides window. Right then I knew what they had wanted to take, which is the Scion Navigation System. But unfortunately they didn't take it, im guessing they couldn't get the other screws out and said f*** it or they just didnt have enough time. The only thing that they did take was my Escort Passport 8500 Radar. Good thing i took my ipod out of the center console. But i did have some pocket change, a couple of dollar bills that they didn't take and my USB 8gb flash drive. So i called the plice and got a police report, they said they were going to have the crime scene come out and try to get some finger prints but since it rained that night, they knew they wouldn't get anything from it. Also I Thought that my car was protected with the Scion Security System but that failed, according to the manual its suppose to go off when the glass breaks or anything like that but it sure didn't.

OH and i found my gas door open and the gas cap unscrewed. Witch is funny because my gas light turned on that night right before i came up...
Also found a long piece of hair right above the drivers door handle and a hair tie on the floor...



Here are some pics around 7 that morning.








After work around 3p.m.





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Old 09-20-2009, 09:14 PM
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i would invest in a after market alarm. they r worth it. that rly sucks though dude. i hope they find the guy
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Old 09-20-2009, 09:45 PM
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I know how you feel man, I have had three of my cars broken into, it just gives you a funny feeling. Thieves are the lowest of low lifes.

One of the first things I upgraded was the security system because I heard from a lot of people the stock one is garbage.
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Old 09-20-2009, 11:39 PM
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So they opened your gas cap?
I'd try and get the cops to get a finger print off of the lever that opens the gas cap.
They might have been arrested before, so they'd be in that database, you never know
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Old 09-20-2009, 11:59 PM
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There's gotta be fingerprints on the waterfall and probably around the navi.
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Old 09-21-2009, 12:13 AM
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I told them, i also found some on the navi screen has well when i came home from work. Im pretty sure there are some on the gas cap. Ill see what i can do about them coming out. This is the 1st time like this has ever happened to me.
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Old 09-21-2009, 01:18 AM
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thats sucks i had my passenger window broke a little while ago and no alarm went off it was kind of weird though because there was barely any glass inside the car maybe a couple pieces and no glas outside and i still havnt found my window tint maybe thats what they wanted because nothing got stolen other than some oakleys that i had in there
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stole the tint off the broken window.. lol
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Old 09-21-2009, 01:26 AM
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hey is that a 07 waterfall if so ill buy it
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Old 09-21-2009, 01:48 AM
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Originally Posted by CSUnited14 View Post
hey is that a 07 waterfall if so ill buy it
No its any 2008, and ill sell it to you if there going to replace it (hopefully). Going to the dealership Tuesday since i got school and work all day tomorrow and asking them why the F*** did not my alarm go off like it says in the manual. I mean isn't that the point of an alarm system?
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you should try to get your money back for the alarm if possible.
if not, lawsuit! lol :D

but ya that sucks man... your right there is no point in an alarm system if it doesn't go off!!!
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ya the stock one is terrible all it has is a engine imobilizer it wont do ____ for broken glass invest in an auto page with a glass shock sensor there about 200-300 instaled and ur insurance gives u money back i got 180 dollars so my alarm cost me 50 dollars lol just make sure u get the one with the glass shock sensor and the auto page comes with the back up batery cuz a lot of theifs go straight for ur battery and cut it and ur almarm is usless the auto page has a back up for 6hrs
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Originally Posted by mongiamc10 View Post
you should try to get your money back for the alarm if possible.
if not, lawsuit! lol :D

but ya that sucks man... your right there is no point in an alarm system if it doesn't go off!!!
Ill keep you guys posted on what they have to say about that when I go up there. Most likely going to be looking into an aftermarket alarm system when I get my car fixed. Anyone know any good alarms systems that WORK, since i've never looked into them yet.
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Old 09-21-2009, 02:33 AM
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Originally Posted by theo89 View Post
ya the stock one is terrible all it has is a engine imobilizer it wont do ____ for broken glass invest in an auto page with a glass shock sensor there about 200-300 instaled and ur insurance gives u money back i got 180 dollars so my alarm cost me 50 dollars lol just make sure u get the one with the glass shock sensor and the auto page comes with the back up batery cuz a lot of theifs go straight for ur battery and cut it and ur almarm is usless the auto page has a back up for 6hrs

Just read your post right after i posted mine. Any brands you recommend?
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I got a Scytek Astra 777... apparently (coming from a professional installer) it is an awesome alarm for the money. Its a 2way, and does an awesome job. Sensitivity is very adjustable for vibration, etc.
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Old 09-21-2009, 02:54 AM
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Window tint looks cool and all, but possibly the reason y the scion security didnt react to it. The Scion Security will go off when it detects a certain range of frequency. Your tint will "muffle" the sound and possibly change the frequency of glass breaking. Tint also holds the glass together thus making less noise

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Old 09-21-2009, 02:55 AM
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same thing happened to me twice
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Old 09-21-2009, 03:12 AM
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You got a valid point there, but it doesn't say no on the manual that window tints will cause the alarm to not go off nor was i told when i had bought the car. But before i even had window tints, i actually tried to make the car alarm go off by tapping the glass with a key and nothing had happened.
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Old 09-21-2009, 03:50 AM
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Sorry about the break in. I know how much it sucks, damn thieves broke into my 240SX. Well I have an autopage, I don't know the model but it has a nice feature that let's you turn the siren off so the alarm goes off silently and alerts you via alarm pager. What I like about that is that if anyone is ever to try to break into one of my cars again i will be alerted without them knowing and I can come out Locked And Loaded. I know i sound a bit extreme but oh well.

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Old 09-21-2009, 04:21 AM
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Wow. The thief probably didn't bother with the SNS cuz it would take more time to take the GPS antenna out than the entire SNS unit.
so sorry your car got vandalized over a $100 radar detector.

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