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  • 4 Hurst Olds stolen at 2009 Indy Ntionals meet

    Detailed info on Hurst Olds cars stolen at The Nationals in Indy. Maybe this can help someone reciver a car back.

    Between 1AM and 4AM on Saturday, August 8, 2009, FOUR Hurst/Olds were stolen from 2 hotel parking lots adjacent to each other in Indianapolis, Indiana. There were over 125 H/O’s in attendance for the Hurst/Olds Club of America 25th National Meet. This was a calculated "hit", not a random crime. The thieves knew we were going to be there, they knew which cars they wanted, they knew what they were doing and they got us!
    It took them less than 1 minute to gain entry to a car, have it running and leaving the parking lot. They used a white crew cab pick up truck and drove into the lot and parked like they were a guest. One person exited the truck and hit the car, then both left. They went back and forth from one hotel to the other, not raising suspicion. This was evident from reviewing the hotels security tapes. Following is a list of the cars with unique features about each. All of the cars had a roof option.
    1. 1979 Hurst/Olds black and goldRare factory moonroof
      Rare black vinyl interior – drivers seat has a small hole from a broken spring
      Chrome cover over the A/C pulley mounted with brass screws
      Crack in the RH corner of the black dash pad
      Switches mounted on the hood, trunk & doors from an old security system
      Lock to actuate the old system is still located under the left parking light.
      Also in this car that may be sold separately: 4) posters of Linda Vaughn and a 1983 copy of Hot Rod magazine with Warren Johnson on the cover w/autograph
    2. 1983 Hurst/Olds blackT-tops
      All original 80K mile car
      Complete numbers matching car
      Maroon cloth interior
      Small crack (¼") in the dash by the VIN
      Eagle GT II tires with 500 miles
      Black and white authentic 1979 Michigan plate with a 1983 sticker
    3. 1983 Hurst/Olds blackT-tops
      Maroon cloth interior
      Aftermarket stripes are more orange than the correct red
      Jack storage decal in trunk has Doc Watson’s signature
      H/O emblem on the dash has Linda Vaughn’s signature with hearts
      Dash has minor crackling in the center area
    4. 1984 Hurst/Olds silver
    Rare factory moonroof
    Red light mounted in each wheel well for display purposes
    Snaps around the underside of the hood used for attaching a cover.
    Now it is time for us to find the thieves. Indianapolis News, channel 8 WISH TV did an interview with several H/OCA members including 1 of the victims. To view this clip go to, click on "more stories" and then "four classic cars stolen". Anyone having information about any of these cars can contact Crime Stoppers at 317-262-TIPS or Judy Badgley at 517-645-7438 or [email protected]
    Please pass this along to ALL of your car friends no matter what make and model they collect. Let’s make sure this doesn’t happen to someone else. KEEP TRACK ON EBAY AND CRAIGS LIST FOR THESE UNUSUAL CARS AND/OR PARTS!

  • #3
    I hope they find these guys, its any car owners worst nightmare.
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    • #4
      the '79 was found stripped and abandoned in Indy.


      • #5
        Man I know what those guys went through, my 80 was stolen in broad daylight. Rims and sound stolen. The windows and doors left open, on the rotors and drums in sand through rainy season in Tallahassee,FL I was livid but the kicker was when the police found it I had to pay $125 to get it back, no wheels looking like a corps. Good luck guys hope you guys find them whole and in great condition.