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View Poll Results: Would do/would you do if your car fell prey?
Get new parts from an authorized source,everytime. 189 36.63%
Hit the grey market/chor bazaar, everytime. 58 11.24%
Use an authorized source the first time, got fed up the second time and gave in to an unoffical source. 156 30.23%
I dont care, just let the parts remain off. 113 21.90%
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Old 23rd February 2009, 18:31   #61
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These thefts have increased at an alarming rate. I see atleast a few cars everyday on the roads without badges. This is sad as i can imagine how bad it makes one feel when one's car is vandalized. I think "vandalized" is an appropriate term as even though its just a logo, it does mess up the appearance of the car & also ones ownership experience.
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Old 23rd February 2009, 18:53   #62
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Couple of weeks back, logos of 5 cars were stolen from my lane, including my swift's !!! :(
This is in Navi Mumbai

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Old 23rd February 2009, 19:00   #63
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Couple of weeks back, logos of 5 cars were stolen from my lane, including my swift's !!! :(
This is in Navi Mumbai

Uhhhh hurts to imagine also! Which place in Navi Mumbai. The one where I observed was in Vashi, Sec 9-A!

Yesterday while driving on Sion - Panvel highway, on the opp road I saw a Palio Stile 1.6 brand new and shocked to see without the logo in the front!
He was waving to me when he saw another Palio Stile 1.6 (thats me). I'm not sure if he is a Team Bhpian!
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Old 4th March 2009, 16:24   #64
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From my swift, some thief decided to pick up "S", "i", "f" and "t". The "w" has most sticking area, so maybe he couldn't pull it out fast enough.
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Old 4th March 2009, 16:39   #65
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where did this happen vineeth??!!!
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Old 4th March 2009, 16:43   #66
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I guess till the cops dont get after them ab tak chhapan style. Nothing will improve
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Old 4th March 2009, 16:51   #67
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how do they manage to take it out so soon? It took me more then half an hour to take out the maruti suzuki from left side!!! and nearly another half an hour for swift from right side to stick it as in the pic below:
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where did this happen vineeth??!!!
hehe, not to worry, wasn't in Chennai. It was in Palakkad, 6 months back.
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how do they manage to take it out so soon? It took me more then half an hour to take out the maruti suzuki from left side!!! and nearly another half an hour for swift from right side to stick it as in the pic below:
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They must have more sophisticated equipment, I guess . How did you go about this?
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They must have more sophisticated equipment, I guess . How did you go about this?
With knife.. carefully not scratching the paint..
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My fiat logo was stolen in bangalore recently too :(
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i live around 5 gardens. and i have noticed that these days skoda logos are the most favs to be stolenmy friends skoda fabia's logo got stolen in the 2nd week..and imagine this he got a new one from the company and tht got stolen too,he did not wanna to spend a lot on getting the third one..so he went to chor bazaar and got himself a new like logo for 350 bucks. and its kinda strange tht that one has not been stolen as yetfeels like they have a organised gang of ppl doin this
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My Hyundai Logo was stolen recently from the boot. The one at the front is yet there.
I wonder why? Dint realise until i got home & noticed the boot after parking. This happened in South Mumbai. Pisses me off.
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Default Mumbai: car logo theft / monograms stolen

Over the past few months, there has been a lot theft on car's exteriors such as mirrors, logo badges,etc especially in Mumbai.

Yesterday my BMW's logo got ripped of the back. I'd be honest, it did cross my mind to get it for much cheaper from chor bazaar but then my better side kicked in, it would indirectly be supporting a booming market for such thefts to rise. So i went ahead and got it fitted from the service center instead.

But whats your take on it? Lets be honest on this poll.

(Rumor has it that some of the political party goons are behind this to provide funding for campaigns since elections are approaching)

Note: this poll is anonymous, so nobody is judged on their moral views.

Last edited by Rehaan : 9th March 2009 at 16:30. Reason: See note. FYI - you set the public/private option when creating the poll.
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I pre empted the thieves and de badged my ride myself!
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