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Thread: BBC reporter steals E90 M3 in less than two minutes

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  1. #1 Default BBC reporter steals E90 M3 in less than two minutes 
    sucks to be a bmw owner sometimes, could steal mine with a coat hanger though

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-19562487
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    yours is a stick shift. chances of being stolen are drastically reduced.
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    I'd like to know what they do to the key. And if it's so easy why aren't more BMWs stolen??
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    I stopped a moment like that too... I wiped Mat's cheek cause he had nutella all over his face
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    doesn't say how it is done....useless reporting
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    Quote Originally Posted by cegan09 View Post
    yours is a stick shift. chances of being stolen are drastically reduced.
    the fact its beaten to shit and looks like crap right now also help to reduce the chances of it being stolen
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    If this is the same as the device/video I saw in the UK, it's a device that plugs into the OBD2 port.
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    Quote Originally Posted by KPewPew View Post
    If this is the same as the device/video I saw in the UK, it's a device that plugs into the OBD2 port.
    Yeah I saw this same video somewhere else. People found a way so once you get into the car, you can 1337 HAX into the ECU through the OBDII port and turn the car on just like it was with the key.
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    I thought they were actually creating a new key through the obd port?
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    Yup, something like that. OBD2 device reads key code, programs a blank FOB and thus the FOB can start car.

    Once some sort of access to the vehicle is gained, the thieves connect a device to the car's OBD-II connector which gives them access to the car's unique key fob digital ID, allowing them to program a blank key fob to work with the car right then and there.
    http://jalopnik.com/5923802/watch-ha...-three-minutes
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    well that sucks
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