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Grand Theft Auto IV

Grand Theft Auto IV Achievements

You Got The Message

20
Deliver all 30 cars ordered through text message.

After completing the missions "No. 1" and "Smackdown.," you will receive a text message from Stevie asking you to get a car for him. Once you find and enter the car, you will see a message on the screen that lets you know you have successfully found the car that he was looking for. On your map you will see an icon listed only as "Garage." This is where you will bring the cars back to.

The order of the cars is completely random, but you will always get the same 30 cars. After you deliver a car, Stevie will wait 6 in-game hours before sending you a message for the next car. So if you are looking to do this quickly, going to a safe house and saving your game advances the game ahead 6 hours, so if you drop off a car, then go immediately to a safe house, when you wake up the next text will be waiting for you.

Image: http://www.msxbox-world.com/forums/uploads/userpics/11037/normal_Car-Map.png

Car locations

Turismo: This will be parked outside of a garage. The car will be locked with a car alarm that will alert the police.

Cavalcade: This will be in a driveway across the street from the hospital. There will be no car alarm, so just make sure there are no police around.

Cognoscenti: This will be parked on the side of the street. There will be a car alarm, but the police do not usually patrol this area, so you should not get a wanted level.

Sentinel: This car will be parked in the parking lot of the Pharte Gas company.

Rancher: This truck will be parked by Liberty State Delivery near the docks. It will be locked, but it won't have an alarm.

Sultan: This car will be in the driveway of a green home. It will be locked with a car alarm.

Dukes: This car will be parked on Vauxite St. It will be locked, but with no car alarm.

NRG 900: This bike will be parked on the corner of Bismark and Topaz streets.

Banshee: This car will be parked on Galveston Avenue, and should not be locked or have an alarm.

Comet: This car will be located in a parking lot between the Burger Shot and the Swingers Golf Club, and will be locked with a car alarm.

Rebla: This car will be on the street near Fanny Crab's, and will be locked with a car alarm.

Coquette: This car will be parked on the street in front of the church, and should not have an alarm or be locked.

Faggio: This bike will be parked on the street near the Dragon Heart Plaza.

Super GT: This car will be parked on Calcium Street in front of the 69, and is locked with a car alarm.

PMP 600: This car will be parked in an alley by the bank, and will be locked with a car alarm.

Patriot: This truck will be parked on the street corner, and will be locked.

Huntley Sport: This truck will be in the parking lot behind the police station.

Buccaneer: This car can be found in a small parking lot, locked, and with a car alarm.

Moonbeam: The van will be in the large parking lot near the water treatment plant.

Washington: This car wil be parked behind a brick wall near the public pool.

Contender: This car will be in a small parking lot between the Twichin's Sugar factory buildings.

Voodoo: This car will be parked on the street right in front of a building.

Sabre GT: This car will be in the driveway of a home, equipped with a car alarm.

Dilettante: This car will be on the street in front of the Canyon Megaplex.

Manana: This car will be in the parking lot behind the Burger Shot.

Freeway: This bike will be parked on the street in front of the Willis Wash & Lube.

Bobcat: This truck will be on the top roof level of the airport parking ramp.

Intruder: This car will be parked near the LC Transport Authority building.

Infernus: This car will be parked on the street in front of the Pizza Salad restaurant, in full view of the Soldier's Plaza arch.

DF8-90: This car will be parked in the parking lot by the carnival, and will be locked with a car alarm.

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User Comments
Comment #1 by Chris Long
Tuesday, December 07, 2010 @ 11:58:22 PM

i founfd this one kinda hard because there was no blip on the locations and i delleted the text message. most of the car are are sprawled out through the city.

few are on the 3rd island

Comment #2 by Morrelo
Wednesday, February 02, 2011 @ 02:27:34 PM

The map provided by the achievement guide doens't work anymore. Here is a new link:

http://www.consolegames.ro/forum/attachments/f9-microsoft-xbox-360/12431d1229093737-gta-iv-tips-tricks-car-map.png

With this link it should be easy.

Comment #3 by smekkes
Sunday, February 13, 2011 @ 05:18:58 AM

Thanks for the map! :)

Comment #4 by a hippyslayer
Friday, April 22, 2011 @ 02:16:52 PM

Can this achievement be completed after the story?

Comment #5 by MRBBATES1
Sunday, June 19, 2011 @ 11:33:28 AM

what happens when you dont get any more txt messages but this achievement has been earned yet? i may have got a txt at some point in the game and ignored it and now i dont seem to be able to do anymore of these plus i finished the missions does that make a
difference?

Comment #6 by MRBBATES1
Sunday, June 19, 2011 @ 11:59:54 AM

its okay i sorted it now managed to find an old txt message @hippyslayer yes you can complete after missions are done

Comment #7 by Trooper45
Sunday, July 10, 2011 @ 07:45:10 PM

There are only 30 cars, after you complete all of them, youll get this achievment and you unlock the ability to get money for ANY car you bring to the garage. Turismo is worth the most, so use a cheat to spawn one outside the garage, and sell it. You can repeat this as many times as you want and is also an easy way to get the $500000 balance achievement.

Comment #8 by MADDOG900
Sunday, July 31, 2011 @ 04:16:28 PM

My first play through I'm pretty sure this glitched. I didn't delete his message
but it wasn't anywhere on the list, and after trying to deliver every car none
of them worked. I had to redo the whole 100%, and after already doing everything
except for the pigeons.

Comment #9 by Aneurysm
Tuesday, August 02, 2011 @ 05:21:29 PM

Do not put your phone into sleep mode... there is a known glitch where you won't get the first text from Stevie, therefore never being able to collect the 30 cars for him and get 100%. It happened to me.

Comment #10 by Big Tez
Saturday, August 20, 2011 @ 07:30:26 PM

Confirmed Aneurysm's (#9 post)

I had my phone in sleep mode while I was shooting some pigeons, Stevies first text has not come through & no matter what I try I cannot get it to come through so it looks like I have to go through it all again for that one achievment. Thank you very much Rockstar

Comment #11 by Joshua the Corrupt
Friday, September 23, 2011 @ 02:43:52 PM

Completed game, no cheats, never put phone on sleep mode, no text deletes. I have nothing by Stevie and thus cannot attain 100% :(

Comment #12 by NowIGottaWetCha
Monday, December 05, 2011 @ 01:21:45 AM

anyone know exactly when you're supposed to get this text?

Comment #13 by Death4life
Friday, February 10, 2012 @ 05:12:00 AM

I wasted so much time on the PS3 with this trophy by exiting out of my game to go to teh Youtube guide for this. Well now I guess I can just use a computer instead since I no longer have a PS3. Thanks my brother... *_*

Comment #14 by DennisOwns
Saturday, February 18, 2012 @ 01:53:31 PM

I have done the story mode bud i cant deliver any cars??
I did not deleted any messege or sleepmode???
Can please someone help me add my xbox acc: DennisOwns

Comment #15 by TheOcean
Tuesday, February 21, 2012 @ 06:38:45 PM

Two things.

1. Best resource for this achievement.

http://www.gta4.tv/guide/101/stevies-text-message-cars/

2. I noticed that there's no way for me to delete the message from Steve, but mine did disappear during game play. However if the garage icon is still on your map, then he's still looking for a car. I went car by car through the map, and found one that was there. After that I got txt messages again. Did 13 cars during the story, and am finishing up after the game complete.

Comment #16 by Rickmassacre
Tuesday, March 06, 2012 @ 12:26:47 PM

the gta4.tv website is the best link!

took ages though :(

Comment #17 by lolrofllma0
Sunday, April 22, 2012 @ 12:31:04 PM

If u did not know, the cheat for health armor and weapon batch 1 ALSO fixes ur car up to 100%, So no matter how much u crash ur car, if u use it b4 u park in in the garage, ill get it in perfect condition. You'll get about 450k collecting all cars.

Some of the pictures stevie gives you can be misleading, and the one on this guide is very general to no help. The bet way to find it is to use the street names and areas they are located in, or the subway stations they are near.

Some are harder to find then others, the hardest, personally for me to find were the rancher and the intruder

Comment #18 by annonomys
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 02:14:41 PM

when you get the car are you supposed to drive it to brucies garage?

Comment #19 by BriceXD
Monday, September 24, 2012 @ 03:10:58 AM

I enjoyed this acheivement. I also like that you have the option afterwards of taking any vehicle to that garage to make some coin. Not that I have needed it yet

Comment #20 by rheddpheonix
Thursday, March 14, 2013 @ 10:50:22 PM

Personally liked this map a lot:

http://www.neoseeker.com/resourcelink.html?rlid=167696&rid=155333

Comment #21 by EmonEmarth
Thursday, May 30, 2013 @ 09:09:39 PM

Thank you #20 for the map. The best one I could find

Comment #22 by iDuL
Monday, December 09, 2013 @ 10:39:11 PM

#20 thanks very much for the map


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Game Info
Developer:
Rockstar North
Publisher:
Rockstar Games
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Release:

US April 29, 2008
Europe April 29, 2008
Japan October 30, 2008

Resolution: 720p
Sound: Dolby 5.1 Surround
Players: 1
Online Players : 16
ESRB: M
Collection:12068
Wishlist:367
 
 
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