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Anyone had their cats stolen from this model yet? I figure it's only a matter of time.

I bought a small bicycle alarm and placed magnets on them and put on my car door when I leave the car unattended. Works very well and is very loud for the price.


Why on your car door? They just slide under eh car and use a cordless sawsall. What would an alarm do on the door?
 

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There isn't enough clearance to slide under. They'd have to jack up the car. Any slight movements, vibration, or noise would set it off.
Unfortunately that isn’t true. I have surveillance footage of someone stealing cat converters from my business parking lot. Vehicles with the same clearance of the Tucson. Plus they are gone in less than a minute with cat converter in hand. Cops can’t catch them
 

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I can slide under my Tucson without jacking it up. When you hear a car alarm in a parking lot do you even look at it? I don't. So many false alarms crying wolf that nobody pays any attention to them. If I were a catalytic converter thief and an alarm went off while I was removing it, I would continue as if nothing happened. I might smash a window for good measure to express my annoyance with your stupid alarm.
 

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Over a period of a little over 3 months I had 3 converters stolen out of 3 different vehicles in 3 different locations, a driveway 10 feet from my house, a parking lot with cameras all over the place and at the curb in front of a residence. Only one was insured, and the payout was over 3500. with a 500. deductible. OEM converter for my 2011 Element was over 2000. People are friggin animals.
 

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Anyone had their cats stolen from this model yet? I figure it's only a matter of time.

I bought a small bicycle alarm and placed magnets on them and put on my car door when I leave the car unattended. Works very well and is very loud for the price.
My neighbour Catalytic converter was stolen at a Costco parking lot in a matter of seconds 😡 ... .
I checked it yesterday and there is plenty of space to sneak under the car without any jacks and grab the cat with a sawzall in no time.

Hyundai's design is so bad, the Catalytic converter is placed next to the driving shaft into a super open space and conveniently placed for thieves.
Almost looks like they did it on purpose :oops: to sell parts.

Has anyone came up with a DIY grille or plate design we could MacGyver to deter sawzall champions ?
 
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