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Hey guys,

Three 4Runners were stolen this weekend here in Fresno, two recovered and a third one still missing belongs to our employee and Transmission builder Chris.

Rebuilt and very clean 3.0 V6 (no leaks-probably under 8k miles), Air Lockers F & R, H.D. Marlin Crawler R150F transmission, Dual Ultimate Marlin Crawler T/Case System, All Pro Off Road lift, Marlin Crawler full 25mm High Steer Kit, Marlin Crawler body armor all around, new and low mileage 35" MTRs. Very reliable, daily driver, Chris did a great job building it.

Please see this post on Facebook for contact & more info: https://www.facebook.com/shawntee.haldeman/posts/10206442190000700

The two other 4Runners were stolen from the Fresno State area Thursday evening and have both been recovered, one of which was found for sale in North Fork.

Chris and his family went to the coast for the weekend from Friday and when they returned home last night his truck was missing. He lives at the end of a cul de sac a few blocks away from any major street, so someone was either driving around or had been following him for some time as the 4Runner doubles as his daily driver.

Any help is much appreciated, thank you!





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Info on the other two stolen 4Runners. Both of these were stolen Thurs night near Fresno State and both were recovered within 48 hrs.

First one is from our customer who is a retired CHP officer, please see this post on Facebook for more info: https://www.facebook.com/mark.hodges.9/posts/10205380495584707



Not sure who the second one belongs to but according to our customer it was parked down the street from his 4Runner above, so it's safe to say this thief / these thieves are targeting 4Runners. Facebook post on info of this second stolen 4Runner that was recovered: https://www.facebook.com/mark.hodges.9/posts/10205385287184494

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Additional pictures of Chris' truck:

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Additional pictures of Chris' truck:

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1981 36-speed 511:1 3RZ-FE Rock Crawler
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Sorry to hear that!  :mad: :maddest:

I hate thieves. 
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Sucks that Tranny Guy got his stolen.   :inthedark:

I always worry about walking out and not seeing your rig where you left it.   :sad2:   




The truly crappy thing, is the more I work on my truck the more I notice how easy it is to steal them.  Especially, the second gens!
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ive been using multiple kill switches in everything I own since the early nineties, had a canary yellow 63 nova stolen in the good-guys car show parking lot, was finished for 3 days before it was stolen, im a firm believer of an eye for an eye, hope they find it
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