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Old 09-22-2013, 04:44 PM
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The irony is that California is "supposed" to be a car lover/enthusiast state .
When I was younger I always wanted to move there because of the way Hollywood portrays it, but there's no effin way I would go there now that I know how it really is. Not even for vacation.
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Old 09-22-2013, 04:51 PM
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Likely a stupid question, but why would someone spend the time to steal a cat off someones truck? Is this common? We don't even lock or remove our keys, this is something I've never heard of.
the cats are made with platinum. Platinum is going for like $1,600 an oz or so
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Old 09-22-2013, 05:07 PM
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I've heard of it happening before - certain areas I guess. I would take that as a sign that it was time to just move. lol


Click: Catalytic Converter Theft
Ya, it would be time for sure.

I liked this suggestion;

"Visit a local muffler shop and have the converter secured to the vehicle’s frame with a couple of pieces of hardened steel welded to the frame."

I don't know about little trucks and cars, but there's pretty much a "no weld" warning on the frame of big trucks. Isn't it the same on our little vehicles?
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Old 09-22-2013, 10:33 PM
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I love how all these emissions parts say "not for sale in California." Smog nazis FTL.
Here in Florida we have no tests at all! It's great.
Can run what you want. And people will pull the converters for the platinum cause it's worth a crap ton if any is even left in it. Plus here in Florida if you try to scrap cats you have to provide a title do so. I have a fox body H pipe in my yard that I can't get rid of cause I don't have a title. And no one will buy it or even touch it.
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