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My budy has a bunch of CAT's and pipes that he was about to trash, than I heard the they have a special metal that the scrap yards love to get a hold of has anyone heard of this Any comments would be great.
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My budy has a bunch of CAT's and pipes that he was about to trash, than I heard the they have a special metal that the scrap yards love to get a hold of has anyone heard of this Any comments would be great.
The cats have a little bit of copper in them.

Copper = $$$$

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I thought the diesel Cat's had Platinum in them. That is what makes them a hot item to steal.

That is why most scrap yard's won't take them. Atleast around here.

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I heard platinum too. $2000 an ounce or something like that.

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I heard platinum too. $2000 an ounce or something like that.
That is why my CAT stay's safely at home.

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So what ever is in it where is the best place to take it When mine comes off I allready have enough crap in kickin around taking up space
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that is a good question. You might get away with bringing one in. More then that they may call the police.

I have heard more then once where a bunch has been stolen off of car lots. So scrap yard might not even take them anymore. Best way to find out is to call around.

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hhmm can i just got to a junkyard and start cuttin cats out of cars and trucks? hhmmm we may have something going here.......

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hhmm can i just got to a junkyard and start cuttin cats out of cars and trucks? hhmmm we may have something going here.......
I was told that they can't sell emissons stuff. Not that it would stop them. But that is what I was told. Maybe that is just here.

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if theres ever an abondon car in the woods anywere, i just got my self a new pet, a kitty CAT hahaha

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