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This is such a hot car, I wonder if its ever stolen. I worry sometimes..
 

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If you want to get it stolen, tie a waterpump onto the mirror.

Otherwise you'll be good.
 

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The good news is that if you have OnStar(tm), they can locate it and / or kill the engine if you report it stolen.
I don't believe our OnStar version h/w has the ability to kill the engine.
 

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Honestly I doubt our cars are high on car theives' lists. Cars are most commonly stolen and taken to chop shops where they are stripped for parts to be re-sold to unwitting buyers looking for a good deal. Since there weren't a whole lot of Solstice/Sky produced, there's not a huge market for fenced parts.

Another common reason to steal cars is to sneak them out of the country and sell them overseas. This is where rare and expensive cars go when they're stolen. Again, as much as we love our cars, they aren't Mercedes or Ferraris...
 

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Great answer 2KWK4U. You are most likely right with that one. Yes we love our cars!!
 

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I don't believe our OnStar version h/w has the ability to kill the engine.
You and rob the elder are correct: OnStar can only slow down (but not actually kill the engine) on 2010 and later models. All they can do on earlier models is provide a location -- and that must be done through/by the police after you have reported the car stolen.

Curiosity question: Would coupes that are titled as 2010s have the "slow down" feature?
 

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I don't think that I have ever heard of a kappa being stolen in all this time, no worries here either with the security features it does have seems to hold thieves at bay....so far..
 

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The good news is that if you have OnStar(tm), they can locate it and / or kill the engine if you report it stolen.
Actually GM OnStar started putting this “Slowdown” technology in vehicles in October of 2008 (the beginning of the 2009 model year). 1.7 million Vehicles were to get it the first year. When I got my 2009 Solstice coupe the salesman said my car had it.

With that said it wouldn’t surprise me if the salesperson was wrong.
 

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It's crossed my mind because while I don't consider Kappa's being on the most stolen cars list, sometimes criminals do it simply because they want too or can.
The Neon was well know for being so easy to steal that teenagers often took them for joyrides just because they could.
 

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It's just another car...

If it gets ripped off, wrecked, burnt, etc., all I can do is hope insurance will take care of it and allow me to get another toy to play with or just clean house and move into a retirement community and chill out!
 

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I haven't locked my doors in five years or so since it's a vert. It's not a very large market car so I've really never thought about it getting stolen.
I frequently get questioned when someone notices that I lock the doors with my remote even when the top is down. I don't know about other years, but in the '09, using the manual lock knob to unlock a Solstice that was locked via the remote will cause the horn to sound for a minute or two when the door is opened. And when you return to your car, even if the horn has stopped, you will get a couple of chirps from the horn when you unlock it with the remote to let you know that the car has been opened. (It's in the book!)

That being said, to answer the question of this thread, here is Bobby McFarrin.

Bobby McFerrin - Don't Worry Be Happy - YouTube
 

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Your right I did that the other nite opening the door with top down and locked and I was shocked when the alarm went off. Yes lock the doors for deterrence .
 
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