Catalytic Converter stolen in Eagle County

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Re: Catalytic Converter stolen in Eagle County

Post by peter303 » Mon Nov 16, 2020 2:16 pm

I read a post in nextdoor.com that this occurring in metro Denver too. Copycat thieves.
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Re: Catalytic Converter stolen in Eagle County

Post by Alpinefroggy » Mon Nov 16, 2020 2:45 pm

Be especially wary if you own a hybrid car,

they obviously run cleaner so the catalytic converters are worth more.

My prius has already had 2 stolen from it in the past 8 years.
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Re: Catalytic Converter stolen in Eagle County

Post by pvnisher » Tue Nov 17, 2020 4:27 am

According to some googling they're worth about $250 each in scrap.
Team of two, one with a jack, the other a sawzall. Takes less then a minute. And if they park where their car is blocking the view from the road, hard to see what they're doing.

This feels ripe for some Bait Car episodes.
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