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Offline Wasp

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Criminals target Top Boxes
« on: May 06, 2009, 04:55:09 pm »
Twice in this week now youngsters tried to open my topbox in peek hour traffic. Luckily is hulle te fo...n stupid om vinnig uit te figure how the clip work on a BMW topboks. Obviously it is just a matter of time till they figure it out. This happened in full site of the car behind me on both occasions. It was bit dark in the car so I only saw the white teeth of the car occupants who loved this entertainment. This happened on the Co of Andries & Skinner street Pretoria and Garsfonteinweg near Menlyn. When you spot them they disappear like ghosts. Be wary guys and girls. Will lock it when I am on the bike in future.   
 

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Re: Criminals target Top Boxes
« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2009, 04:56:30 pm »
times like this that I'd put a MOERSE spider or snake in there and let them open it...
 

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Re: Criminals target Top Boxes
« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2009, 05:08:39 pm »
times like this that I'd put a MOERSE spider or snake in there and let them open it...

Please add vid cam activated by lid opening  >:D

On a more serious note : would it be wrong(illegal) to visit (ambush) them : all dressed in Hells Angel outfits?
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Re: Criminals target Top Boxes
« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2009, 07:27:29 pm »
Carry a piece of twisted barbwire in the back of your seat, when they come poking around your topbox simply let rip......
 

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Re: Criminals target Top Boxes
« Reply #4 on: May 06, 2009, 08:08:03 pm »
connect a stun gun to the latch and a switch to the bars!
Donít worry about things that arenít, worry about things that are and your decisions are so much easier to make!
 

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Re: Criminals target Top Boxes
« Reply #5 on: May 06, 2009, 08:33:08 pm »
jussooo I wanna get a top box got some mean tricks in mind  ;D
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Re: Criminals target Top Boxes
« Reply #6 on: May 06, 2009, 09:11:17 pm »
Please add vid cam activated by lid opening  >:D

Methinks they will steal the vid cam  :o
 

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Re: Criminals target Top Boxes
« Reply #7 on: May 07, 2009, 06:52:25 am »
Please add vid cam activated by lid opening  >:D

Methinks they will steal the vid cam  :o
and possibly eat the snake/steal the barbed wire for scrap/dief your stun gun batteries. And if you're all dressed up like Hell's Angels, it's racism!
 

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Re: Criminals target Top Boxes
« Reply #8 on: May 07, 2009, 07:30:15 am »
connect a stun gun to the latch and a switch to the bars!
+1 :thumleft:
 

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Re: Criminals target Top Boxes
« Reply #9 on: May 07, 2009, 08:03:57 am »
Well top boxes are just plain ugly anyway.  It spoils the whole look of your bike!
 

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Re: Criminals target Top Boxes
« Reply #10 on: May 07, 2009, 08:15:18 am »
Well top boxes are just plain ugly anyway.  It spoils the whole look of your bike!


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Re: Criminals target Top Boxes
« Reply #11 on: May 07, 2009, 08:38:03 am »
Gas the farkers  :D
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Offline JacoM

Re: Criminals target Top Boxes
« Reply #12 on: May 07, 2009, 09:22:33 am »
Now I know why they stole my Dakar ! They must have been after the topbox, which was locked! he..he

thanks for the post+warning.
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Offline Grootseun

Re: Criminals target Top Boxes
« Reply #13 on: May 07, 2009, 09:26:56 am »
why would you ride with your topbox unlocked anyways?

do you drive around with your cardoors unlocked? or your boot?
 

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Re: Criminals target Top Boxes
« Reply #14 on: May 07, 2009, 09:28:56 am »
BMW boxes are not kief live Givi/Kappa.

 

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Re: Criminals target Top Boxes
« Reply #15 on: May 07, 2009, 09:33:49 am »
why would you ride with your topbox unlocked anyways?

do you drive around with your cardoors unlocked? or your boot?
How far does one have to go....a mate of mine in Transkei had his whole trailer stolen off the back of his Toyota 4x4 at a robot ...& did not notice for a good few kms! Shame it had his new twin daughters stuff in it...he reckons about 20k of baby stuff!!!
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Re: Criminals target Top Boxes
« Reply #16 on: May 07, 2009, 11:15:05 am »
BMW boxes are not kief live Givi/Kappa.


No there is only 1 topbox and that is a Trax!
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Re: Criminals target Top Boxes
« Reply #17 on: May 07, 2009, 11:30:03 am »
BMW boxes are not kief live Givi/Kappa.


No there is only 1 topbox and that is a Trax!

I love my Kappa ;D
 

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Re: Criminals target Top Boxes
« Reply #18 on: May 07, 2009, 11:45:02 am »
Use your mirrors more often. :mwink:
 

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Re: Criminals target Top Boxes
« Reply #19 on: May 07, 2009, 11:48:21 am »
Well top boxes are just plain ugly anyway.  It spoils the whole look of your bike!


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