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Old 05-03-2009, 08:16 PM   #1
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Catalytic Converter Thieves

So saturday morning as Im about to warm up my truck and head to work..i start it..and BAM it sounds like open headers. someone stole my catalytic converter. and quite frankly, it pisses me the FU** off. Thats money for the lift i was about to purchase that i have to use to replace it now!! has this happened to anyone? I need to contact my insurance..im sure the deductable will be cheaper than replacing the darn thing. Im sticking with oem..or should i get one of those hi-flow cats? By the way, I got to work late =]
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Old 05-03-2009, 08:18 PM   #2
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Stick with OEM. This has happened to numerous people, especially in SoCal.
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Old 05-03-2009, 08:26 PM   #3
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Are you f'n serious?

That's the first time I've heard of that.
Holy crap. Makes you wanna kick some butt.

Man ... I'm pissed and it's not even my truck.

Hope they don't come back after you repair it. And if they do, I hope your there to kick the jack out while their under the truck.

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Old 05-03-2009, 08:26 PM   #4
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right on ya cuz its direct bolt on.
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Old 05-03-2009, 08:27 PM   #5
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im just gonna convince my pops to trade spots for the garage haha im sure he won't mind after this
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Old 05-03-2009, 08:28 PM   #6
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Old 05-03-2009, 08:32 PM   #7
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If it was just the rear 2 cats, it may be less expensixe to get an Doug Thorley Y pipe. Or have a local exhaust shop make a new pipe for ya.
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Old 05-03-2009, 08:35 PM   #8
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I shall look into this, thanks
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Old 05-03-2009, 08:36 PM   #9
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If it was just the rear 2 cats, it may be less expensixe to get an Doug Thorley Y pipe. Or have a local exhaust shop make a new pipe for ya.
I will check this out as well. thanks dude
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its just f---ing rediculous that people are stealing cats. i mean seriously, what happened to treating others as you want to be treated. let me catch someone stealing my shit, actually its probably better that i don't catch them!
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Old 05-03-2009, 08:38 PM   #11
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careful..lots of exhaust shops wont do a cat delete, espically in CA where emissions are so strict.
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Old 05-03-2009, 08:39 PM   #12
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careful..lots of exhaust shops wont do a cat delete, espically in CA where emissions are so strict.
Fortunately for him, the thief alrerady did the "Cat Delete".
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Old 05-03-2009, 08:39 PM   #13
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That's F'kup
Damn scumbags trash a guys truck for a couple bucks of scrap.
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Old 05-03-2009, 08:54 PM   #14
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All i know is..my front neighbor just got his stolen out of his t100 as well.. AHH!! It wouldve been awesome if i had a train horn setup underneath hooked up to an alarm system and went off when the guy/girl(who am i to judge) was unscrewing things. Now that wouldve kicked ass. Nevertheless, im sticking with OEM.
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Old 05-03-2009, 09:18 PM   #15
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how many cats do the 1st gen have? are 1st gen cats easier to take off than 2nd gen? i have a trd prerunner v6 and don't these have like 4 cats?
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Old 05-03-2009, 09:22 PM   #16
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how many cats do the 1st gen have? are 1st gen cats easier to take off than 2nd gen? i have a trd prerunner v6 and don't these have like 4 cats?
I think yours has 3. 2 on the exhaust manifolds, and 1 after the Y pipe.
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someone did that to my 88' yota pick up I was pissed as F*#k - I still dorve it around everyone said it sounded like a damn airplane! straight piped it and didn't give a shit about who told me other wise! but i feel your pain bro
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Old 05-03-2009, 10:01 PM   #18
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thanks man
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Old 05-04-2009, 01:20 PM   #19
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Isnt there a bit of platinum in these that make them desirable for theives?
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Old 05-04-2009, 01:46 PM   #20
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Isnt there a bit of platinum in these that make them desirable for theives?
Yeah, but not alot.
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