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      06-27-2008, 03:56 PM   #1
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Not only are people are stealing gas, people are stealing catalytic converters...why?

The reason why is some of the componets in a catalytic converter is made of platinum, and platinum is selling for $2000 an ounce. This trend is picking up nationwide.
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Good idea.
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People have been stealing cats since the 80s. Good luck taking mine though. Hahahaha, seeing as they dont exist
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The reason why is some of the componets in a catalytic converter is made of platinum, and platinum is selling for $2000 an ounce. This trend is picking up nationwide.
It's not solely made up of Pt, it just contains precious metals in general to oxidize the chemicals, another example of an element inside a cat is Pd. And the grade of Pt is not that pure so it's not like you can melt 10 cats and come out with a platinum necklace.

The art of jacking cats is nothing new, like stated it's been ongoing for decades. Cats are easily the most valuable part in the exhaust line.
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the metal is worth a lot. that is why
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I hope someone steals mine, save labor costs!
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I hope someone steals mine, save labor costs!
and u can claim theft from your insurance....more mod money???
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I saw a post once, where some guy said he had his cats replace on his M5 for 30k!!!
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I saw a post once, where some guy said he had his cats replace on his M5 for 30k!!!
Think maybe he added one 0 too many
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