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(((Stolen))) 1955 VW Bug in Orange CA

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Sledge, Sep 25, 2013.

  1. Sledge
    Joined: Feb 5, 2008
    Posts: 1,721

    from Nor Cal

    I know it's not necessarily a HAMB friendly car but the 55 VW belongs to John Barnes who is a fellow Hot Rodder and he asked me to please make a post about it. The car was stolen last weekend in Orange CA near Batavia and Collins street. It has original black paint and red interior and new white wall tires. The vin number is 10838915 and license plate number is 5LIS186. If you have any info please PM me or call John at (714) 264-0363 Thanks!

  2. JustplainJ
    Joined: Apr 24, 2007
    Posts: 908


    BTT, I'm chasing one right now original owner been sitting for twenty + years...but 90 year old owner doesn't want to sell yet.
    I think he has a chance of finding it if it doesn't get dismantled
    good luck......
  3. That sucks John! I'm around there all day. I'll keep a look out for it. I know how much you cherish your cars...
  4. You guys should make a post on the samba, if you haven't already.

    That's a neat car, best of luck.

  5. 49styleline
    Joined: Nov 1, 2012
    Posts: 507

    from oregon

    That's a slick vw i hope it gets back to the rightful owner.

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  7. Shipper Sel
    Joined: Nov 28, 2012
    Posts: 65

    Shipper Sel
    from SoCal

    I'll keep an eye out...
  8. hendo0601
    Joined: Aug 24, 2013
    Posts: 288

    from Tacoma, WA

    I got my eyes peeled up north along the 5 here in washington...

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  9. Cyclone
    Joined: Mar 31, 2006
    Posts: 219

    from Sonoma, CA

    I'm on the road here in the North Bay everyday, will be on the look-out.
  10. And Interstate 5 in southern Oregon.
  11. Hate to hear this.

    That's a super cool little oval.

  12. mashed
    Joined: Oct 15, 2011
    Posts: 1,474

    from 4077th

    Maybe it fell in love with a Lancia and eloped.

    Seriously, hope it turns up. I'd be heartbroken.
  13. All you euro folks keep an eye out for it....VW bugs are extremely popular over there
  14. Sledge
    Joined: Feb 5, 2008
    Posts: 1,721

    from Nor Cal

    I cant go into details, but He got the car back 100% intact! thanks everyone!
  15. GaryB
    Joined: Dec 19, 2008
    Posts: 3,529

    from Reno,nv

    good to hear,
  16. GREAT news!!!!!
  17. I'm happy to hear the car was recovered,,I hate scumbag thieves. HRP
  18. Jeem
    Joined: Sep 12, 2002
    Posts: 5,885

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