Is there a way for me to let you guys know about a stolen vintage car?

Asked by Dec 20, 2014 at 03:32 AM about the 1961 Porsche 356

Question type: General

Hi-- My vintage 1961 silver 2door Porsche convertible was stolen from LA this week, and I
just wanted to put the word out just in case it comes up or some parts start rotating. Let
me know if I can send you more information, I would really appreciate keeping a look out!
Thanks! - Katie (kpyne@usc.edu)

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That sucks my purse got stollen right out my Range Rover a few weeks ago. Stepped away from the truck for 5 minutes and my doors didn't lock right. I.m sorry to hear about your lost. Good luck on its recovery.

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26,785

Looks like you may have been targeted by someone looking for parts for this very rare automobile. There were only 30,000 of these originally manufactured and probably only a fraction of those are still on the roads. Hopefully, the local law enforcement can try to locate it by VIN# and physical description before it gets dismantled at a chop shop. Also, probably not much any one here on the Car Gurus Q&A Forum can do to help. Perhaps you can try to find a vintage Porsche online forum and put out the word there to folks who live on the West Coast! Sorry to hear this happened! Hope you can recover the car!

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26,105

I would take some pics and go around to some of the porsche specialist in LA and see if they have seen the car. Heres a link to a guy looking for older porsches he / she may have seen parts or even the car or might know something : http://losangeles.craigslist.org/lac/cto/4807877145.html

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26,105

Also try searching craigslist for youe surounding area and put a heads up stolen car post over in Pelican Parts in the Porsche cars for sale listings with pics and all info that could turn up some leads. Good Luck

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That is awful, sorry to hear about it. Try putting this same post on the early 356 registry as well.

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