Crime Alert: Catalytic Converter Thefts

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  1. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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  2. LordOpie

    LordOpie MOTHER HEN

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    I better keep them away from my titanium and carbon wedding ring.
     
  3. Spero

    Spero ass rainbow

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    I think they've been doing this for a while now. I remember hearing something a few years back.
     
  4. GuettoBlaster

    GuettoBlaster Monkey

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    Just happent at my work...two cars got hit by the thief...one had some very bad rust d'out bolt that made him brake the flange and not complete the transaction...the welded one's are harder to get it out...what a crazy world...whats next?
     
  5. CRoss

    CRoss Turbo Monkey

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    My Jeep is lifted so it would be very easy to get underneath. The skid plate would be in the way for one end, if I had a cat to even steal.

    I would love to see the look on the crooks face after he cut my friends cat off to find it is just a cat shell welded to a piece of straight exhaust pipe.
     
  6. CrabJoe StretchPants

    CrabJoe StretchPants Reincarnated Crab Walking Head Spinning Bruce Dick

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    Seriously?

    pics?
     
  7. jimmydean

    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    There was an article last year about a crew in Seattle that would hit the hospital parking lots. Toyota trucks are #1.

    I went to look at a '92 last week and when I started it up, you could tell the cat was missing. They had just put an all new exhaust on it (the shop was next door). I joked that they hadn't paid the bill and the shop repo'ed the cat :D
     
  8. Prettym1k3

    Prettym1k3 Turbo Monkey

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    Mine's tungsten and c/f...

    ...but I have to wait until June 22nd to wear it. :clapping:
     
  9. mike67

    mike67 Monkey

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  10. urbaindk

    urbaindk The Real Dr. Science

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    We have this problem at one of our local trail heads. Several local riders have had their CC's ripped out when riding. Honda Elements seem to be a very popular target. Must be easy to steal.
     
  11. jonKranked

    jonKranked Press Button, Receive Stupid

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    here's what you do...

    pretend you are leaving to ride, but once you're in the woods, double back and find a good hiding spot. and wait. and wait. if/when a thief shows up, wait till after he has it removed and is about to leave, then run the fvck outta the woods and shoot him. Did i mention wait in the woods with a shotgun? Last I checked, shotguns generally hurt. A lot. I'm talking intensive care hurt. But don't shoot him with buckshot, press your own shells filled with clear broken glass. That'll teach that crooked fvcker.
     
  12. CrabJoe StretchPants

    CrabJoe StretchPants Reincarnated Crab Walking Head Spinning Bruce Dick

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