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Stolen car stereo faceplate, and Eclipse is out of business...

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  1. mandown

    mandown Poopdeck Repost

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    I had an Eclipse car stereo. Some fvcker took the faceplate. Eclipse is out of business and the face isn't on eBay. What now, bitches?
     

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  2. Westy

    Westy the teste

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    Burn the car for the insurance money, clearly it is a total loss.
     
  3. Pesqueeb

    Pesqueeb bicycle in airplane hangar

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    Logic is sound. You're in LA, you can make this happen can't you?
     
  4. mandown

    mandown Poopdeck Repost

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    See. This is why I come here. For the ambiance AND the advice.
     
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    This is all about saving face, isn't it.
     
  6. mandown

    mandown Poopdeck Repost

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    Yes. But with BA and Murdoch on the case, I think everything will be fine.
     
  7. HardtailHack

    HardtailHack used an iron once

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    They are only out of business in the US.
     
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    bizutch Delicate CUSTOM flower

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    Can't you be serious for one damn second Murdoch?
     
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    blackohio Generous jaywalker

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    I think this means you should drug a black man and put him on a plane to somewhere he doesn't want to go.
     
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    MMike A fowl peckerwood.

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    Trying it now will not work.
     
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    Perhaps some construction paper, glue, and scissors might help?
     
  12. mandown

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    i'm thinking the guy got into my car without breaking anything, and he took what he wanted. anything i put in as a replacement is just asking to get stolen by him again, as long as i live and park there. i may as well just place a $20 bill on the dash each month. i'm thinking of building a fake dash cover with wires sticking out of it, looking like my stereo has already been pulled.
     
  13. Nick

    Nick My name is Nick

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    eaterofdog ass grabber

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    The American way to handle this is to hide out and then gut-shoot him with a 12 ga when he shows up again.
     
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    Westy the teste

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    Isn't the point of a removeable faceplate is that you can remove it so it doesn't get stolen? Maybe you could get a replacement and try that.
     
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    checked ebay; no go. company is out of business in the US. i emailed them and got a bounce back that the email is no longer valid.

    i won't name which monkey suggested i go with Eclipse, but i will say that they went out of business in the US that same year. the sound was great.
     
  17. mandown

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    ... i found other replacement faces for the same brand, just not my model. they are going for $25-$35. good score, dude.
     
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    #18 -   Jun 24, 2013
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    irony would be if said member is now banned :rofl:
     
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    Bighitr?
     
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    he was never that useful
     
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    Let the butthurt vibes begin...
     
  23. Pesqueeb

    Pesqueeb bicycle in airplane hangar

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    No, but it would be very lulzy for people to still be getting hit by all of his dumb even a year or more after he got hit with the ban hammer.
     
  24. mandown

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    News stories floating around about criminals with cell phone sized mystery device which disables alarms and pops locks without physical contact.
     
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    so you finally decided to face the music
     
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    Not much of a choice. New HU. Alpine this time.
     
  28. mandown

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    use your new toy to build me a protective cage.
     
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    mandown Poopdeck Repost

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    no trunk monkey, no care.
     
  31. AngryMetalsmith

    AngryMetalsmith Business is good, thanks for asking

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    Figure out a way to mount the GPS unit to a stun gun and place it in an easy to see spot. The problem should correct itself at that point.
     
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    One of the girls dad's on my daughters team parked at Outback right up front in his 04 Silverado. It was gone 10 minutes later and nobody saw a thing. It had a chip in the key. Seems your thief can teleport.
     
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    Bad taste in vehicles...
     
  34. IH8Rice

    IH8Rice I'm Mr. Negative! I Fail!

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    was it me?

    what model is it? ill try and track one down for you but chances are, you are SOL.
     
  35. mandown

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    might have been ;)
    cd 5030
    thanks!
     
  36. IH8Rice

    IH8Rice I'm Mr. Negative! I Fail!

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    sorry mate. i did see they closed up in Jan of '10 and its not too surprising they shuttered their car audio line up but i didnt know when it was going to happen. the whole market is dying and its nothing like it used to be even 5-6 years ago, so seeing small companies like Eclipse get out of the car audio market isnt too shocking.
     
  37. mandown

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    no worries.
     
  38. jimmydean

    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    When my buddy spent $900 on his awful Pioneer dual din motorized faceplate POS, I knew it was a sign of crap to come. These HUGE all in one units have a place, I guess. But that place is not in any vehicle I own.
     
  39. IH8Rice

    IH8Rice I'm Mr. Negative! I Fail!

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    there was a time that some of the double din all-in-one navi units were actually pretty decent (there are still some okay ones now) but the non-a/v double din units have always been garbage. hell, pretty much all the radios on the market now are honestly garbage compared to a few years ago...its too bad
     
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