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Catalytic Converter Thefts in (not so) Pleasant Hill

Discussion in 'Northern California' started by Clelsdah, Jun 6, 2011.

  1. Jun 6, 2011 at 10:10 PM
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    Clelsdah

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    wow my pops lives in martinez with a taco
     
  3. Jun 6, 2011 at 10:29 PM
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    chris4x4 had this little problem buttoned up a couple years back with his own creation of a welded converter shield. He's a busy man nowadays but I would like to see his invention in production so folks can get it. Seems we definately need this now:(.
     
  4. Jun 6, 2011 at 10:33 PM
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    Looks like California's "no used cats" law has failed, at least on cat theft.

    Bad news--your cat may get Sawzalled off

    Good news--you can buy it back for only slightly less than a new or approved one, but you might have to go to Arizona to do so.
     
  5. Jun 6, 2011 at 10:54 PM
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    yep i live in livermore and I've been hearing about this a lot in the past two years... my neighbor got his cut out when my taco wasn't there THANK GOD. Just don't park your truck all alone in a bad area, stay near your truck:)
     
  6. Jun 6, 2011 at 10:56 PM
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    i coat the under side of my car with dog shit sure dont want to be the one crawling down there cutting while shit falling in his face and or mouth lol jk
     
  7. Jun 6, 2011 at 11:59 PM
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    wrap razor wire around the cat? lol
     
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    i live pretty much in pleasant hill..i'm gonna stay frosty. :cool:
     
  10. Jun 10, 2011 at 8:14 AM
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    I live in Concord, yeah I saw that one the news, there isn't anything now that some tweek won't try to steal around here.
     
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    My buddys got stolen out from under his 4 runner in the Safeway parking lot while he was working. It was like mid day when it happened
     
  12. Jun 10, 2011 at 8:25 AM
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    It has been happening all over the bay area for a good 2 years now, the news just recently covered it because of the amount stolen in that area in one night.

    Some of the stuff I see here makes me sick, it's seems so animalistic sometimes.
     
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    I worked at a place up off Taylor Blvd and some tweeks cut open a live 220 volt circuit to pull a 100 feet of wire out of the ground, jeesh. In the Oakland to hayward to fremont area there have been hundreds of thefts of water service backflows, I took a two inch backflow in once for recycling and got like 85 bucks for it. As the economy gets worse and the price for scrap goes up all kinds of stuff gets ripped off.
     
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    I am wrapping barbwire around my cat.
     
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    PETA may have a problem with you wrapping pets in barbed wire
     
  16. Jun 15, 2011 at 11:32 AM
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    the Bay got too many thieves. around my area, they steal tailgates
     
  17. Jun 15, 2011 at 12:03 PM
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  18. Jun 15, 2011 at 12:06 PM
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  20. Jun 15, 2011 at 12:41 PM
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    Yeah, but the cats cost what, 10 times more? My concern would be listening to those cables jostling around under there making noises while driving.
     
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