Here's a problem you never anticipated: catalytic converter theft. In short your catalytic converter reduces pollution and keeps your car running smoothly. It does this by filtering out the carbon monoxide using a platinum filter.
With plutonium costs skyrocketing, catalytic converter theft is on the rise... Bandits (especially in Europe) sneak up to your car and remove the converter rendering your car a useless eco-hazard. Snap.
This rising trend has pushed Ford to begin adding serial numbers to each catalytic converter. In the UK, you can get a serial number added for around 11 pounds.
Catalytic Converter Theft
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Rising Platinum = Rising Problem
- By: Jeremy GutscheAug 3, 2008