Stolen GT500's from Flat Rock

br_an

Well-Known Member
Joined
Jun 28, 2019
Threads
22
Messages
1,273
Reaction score
1,691
Location
Boise, Idaho
First Name
Bran
Vehicle(s)
2016 Shelby GT350, 2020 Ford F150
That's an email nobody wants to receive!

"Dear future Mustang GT500 owner,
We'd like you to know that while we're working non-stop to deliver your very own Mustang GT500, some punk kid decided to steal it and go for a high speed joy ride... Here's a $50 gift card for your troubles"
 

Rev Happy

Well-Known Member
Joined
Aug 9, 2017
Threads
4
Messages
360
Reaction score
415
Location
Los Angeles
Vehicle(s)
2020 GT350R, 2020 BMW 330i Sedan
This is the 2nd time this has happened in the last couple years. You think they would stop leaving the keys in the cars? Aren't these in transport mode? How fast could they have been going?
 

SVTFreak

#275
Joined
Jan 6, 2014
Threads
59
Messages
3,482
Reaction score
729
Location
Prairieville, LA
Vehicle(s)
2015 Wimbledon white LE #275 A6
This is the 2nd time this has happened in the last couple years. You think they would stop leaving the keys in the cars? Aren't these in transport mode? How fast could they have been going?
Its like dejavu all over again.

They are easy to take out of that mode if you know how.
 

Stang 19

Well-Known Member
Joined
Sep 5, 2018
Threads
91
Messages
838
Reaction score
329
Location
Ca
First Name
Mike
Vehicle(s)
2020 GT500 Ford Performance Blue
And the punchline: some of the crooks were apprehended because they ran outta gas! Ha ha… anyone who knows these cars knows you don’t get many miles outta a tank full :)
 


Tomster

Beware of idiots
Joined
Feb 20, 2016
Threads
262
Messages
14,476
Reaction score
13,650
Location
FL
First Name
Tom
Vehicle(s)
'20 RR GT500R(CFTP), 18 OW GT350R Base, '17 AG GT350R Electronics Pack, '97 PG Cobra Convertible
One of the cars is Britney Blue........
 

Tomster

Beware of idiots
Joined
Feb 20, 2016
Threads
262
Messages
14,476
Reaction score
13,650
Location
FL
First Name
Tom
Vehicle(s)
'20 RR GT500R(CFTP), 18 OW GT350R Base, '17 AG GT350R Electronics Pack, '97 PG Cobra Convertible
And the punchline: some of the crooks were apprehended because they ran outta gas! Ha ha… anyone who knows these cars knows you don’t get many miles outta a tank full :)
They don't put much gas in those cars. I recall driving several off the lot and sweating it trying to make it to the gas station.
 

ScottyRyan2018

Well-Known Member
Joined
Jan 14, 2018
Threads
8
Messages
428
Reaction score
464
Location
Twin Cities of Minnesota
Vehicle(s)
2022 Mustang GT 2022 BMW X3 M40i / 2020 BMW X3 30i
That’s taking “Drive it like you stole it” for its literal meaning.
 

MCS

Well-Known Member
Joined
Aug 31, 2021
Threads
35
Messages
985
Reaction score
1,015
Location
SW Ontario
First Name
Michael
Vehicle(s)
2021 GT Premium
One of the many reasons I didn't lift up the cushions on the couch as well as beg, borrow, steal or kill for the extra money required to get one.

"You'd be lucky to see 100 miles per tank"

 
Last edited:

ScottyRyan2018

Well-Known Member
Joined
Jan 14, 2018
Threads
8
Messages
428
Reaction score
464
Location
Twin Cities of Minnesota
Vehicle(s)
2022 Mustang GT 2022 BMW X3 M40i / 2020 BMW X3 30i

br_an

Well-Known Member
Joined
Jun 28, 2019
Threads
22
Messages
1,273
Reaction score
1,691
Location
Boise, Idaho
First Name
Bran
Vehicle(s)
2016 Shelby GT350, 2020 Ford F150
They don't put much gas in those cars. I recall driving several off the lot and sweating it trying to make it to the gas station.
Was that around 3:20 a.m. Thursday by any chance? 🤔🤣



(kidding of course)
 

17Magnetic5.0

Well-Known Member
Joined
Oct 11, 2018
Threads
24
Messages
625
Reaction score
305
Location
Florida
Vehicle(s)
2017 premium mustang gt black accent package
How does this keep happening. I recall it happening to Chevrolet and dodge multiple times as well. You would think by now they would have beefed up their security.
 

MCS

Well-Known Member
Joined
Aug 31, 2021
Threads
35
Messages
985
Reaction score
1,015
Location
SW Ontario
First Name
Michael
Vehicle(s)
2021 GT Premium
How does this keep happening. I recall it happening to Chevrolet and dodge multiple times as well. You would think by now they would have beefed up their security.
Back when I was putting myself through firefighter school I was an industrial firefighter at Toyota here in Ontario. I can tell you that their security rarely go out into the yard, maybe 2-3 times a night, and mostly patrol inside; many times nightshift only has 3-5 security personnel on-site.

With the value of the cars that were stolen though I would imagine that Ford would have a permanent on-duty police officer on the night shift. Due to the number of cars stolen even if there was a security officer that was able to intercept they would be easily overpowered by 5-6 individuals or more.
 

Cobra Jet

Well-Known Member
Joined
Feb 12, 2015
Threads
632
Messages
12,378
Reaction score
15,803
Location
NJ
Vehicle(s)
2018 EB Prem. w/PP and 94 Mustang Cobra
They have modems in them - so wouldn't GPS tracking find the vehicle?
 

 
51 - American Racing Headers - 1
Top