Grand Theft Auto V

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Stingers and Gauntlet 1-3

Claire Farnworth
Shane Williams

Quick Mission Guide (Stingers)

Follow these steps to complete the mission successfully without worrying about medal requirements. If you need help with the Gold Medal, check here.

  1. After you’ve done the heist setup, head to the Police Station and steal the van.
  2. Once you’ve acquired the police van, take it back to the Strip Club and hide it to complete the mission.

Gold Medal Requirements: (Stingers)

  1. Escapee - Steal the Police Transporter and escape within 02:00.
  2. Not A Scratch - Deliver the Police Transporter with no damage.

All preparation for the Big Score.


Drive to the destination, climb over the gate, sneak up on the policeman and take him down. Now you can simply steal the van without any trouble.

Not A Scratch

Providing you have no trouble, just take the police van slowly back to the destination.

(1 of 2) Climb into the Police Station to steal the van

Climb into the Police Station to steal the van (left), then fully upgrade the gauntlet for the heist. (right)

Quick Mission Guide (Gauntlet 1-3)

  1. After you’ve done the heist setup and acquired the Police Van, wait for an email on the Guantlets locations, then steal them.
  2. Upgrade! - Once you’ve acquired the car, take it to LA Customs and fully upgrade it.
  3. Hide the car - Finally, hide the car in the lock up, then do this to two more Gauntlets to complete the mission.

Gold Medal Requirements: (Gauntlet 1-3)

  1. Mopped - Deliver the Gauntlet pictured in the email.
  2. Not A Scratch - Deliver a Gauntlet with no damage.
  3. Pimped Out - Spend $17,000 modifying the Gauntlet.

You need three good getaway cars


Simply open the email and go to the place on the map. See the screenshot for a better view and take that Gauntlet. This one is at the top of a multi-story parking lot

Not A Scratch

You only need to deliver one of the Gauntlets with no damage so just drive carefully. Use Franklin to do this as you can avoid disasters with his special.

Pimped Out

Just buy all the best upgrades for the Gauntlets and you’ll easily surpass this target.


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Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Rockstar Games
  • Platforms,
    PC, PS3, PS4, PS5, Steam, XB 360, XB One, XB X|S
  • Genre
    Action Adventure
  • Guide Release
    16 September 2013
  • Last Updated
    9 August 2023
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  • Guide Author
    Claire Farnworth, Shane Williams

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