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Old 08-12-2008, 06:24 PM   #1
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My dad's T100 cat almost got stolen today. My neighbor saw some guy under the truck, she called the 5-0, and he got arrested as he was walking away w/ the cat on his shoulder.

Need to go to the police dept to pick up the cat now.

Anyway to prevent this from happening in the future, other than garaging the thing?
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A gun.
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Hire a 24-hour security service.

Really, there aren't any methods to prevent it. Anyone with a saw or powered cutter can get a cat off in a matter of minutes. Hell for some cars, like Miatas, it's a matter of 4 bolts.
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maybe wrap some barbed wire around it to make it an uncomfortable process.
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erm why do people steal cats specifically? Easy to steal and sell I guess?
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Because some places give you upwards of 50-75 bucks for used cats...impossible to trace, easy to take....what more could a crack head ask for?
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A couple of tack welds.
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A couple of tack welds.

+ a sawzall = waste of time.
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obviously the dude ******* with the t1000 was liquid metal, and looking for sarah conner.
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There are several devices on the market. A quick yahoo search turned up this one.
http://catclamp.com/catclamp.asp

Or you could do like me, pseudo cat. I can just see the look on the crack heads face when he takes my straight pipe, with the heat shield on it.
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my father in law's cat got stolen...HE OWNED A TOYOTA T100 too!!
************ just hacked it off with a saw.
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I think they sell it for the platinum or some such metal that's in a cat.
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Because some places give you upwards of 50-75 bucks for used cats...impossible to trace, easy to take....what more could a crack head ask for?
Try $200-$400 for larger converters.....
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/\ thats more like it. cat-converters are expensive.
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Throw in a test pipe and attach a tag to it that says "not this time you ******".
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lower the car so they can't get under it?
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or have a gutted cat on there
most they will get for the pipe is 10 lol
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I'm a firm believer in the three S: shoot, shovel and shut up.
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There are several devices on the market. A quick yahoo search turned up this one.
http://catclamp.com/catclamp.asp



yep that'll stop someone, cant cut around that.
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Bodydrop: can't take a cat if you can't get to it.

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