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Catalytic Converter Lock

  • Part #: CCS175300
  • Adjustable for common diameters 1-3/4" to 3" exhaust pipes
  • Works best with 3" clearance around the point of contact for each side of clamp
  • 1/4" Thick Galvanized 40" Cable
  • Galvanized Shims
  • without Bolt Protection
  • Standard Catalytic Converter Lock
  • Installation Instructions

$174.24

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Ships between 12/06/21 - 12/07/21
  • Form a nearly unbreakable barrier around your converter with the CatClamp Catalytic Converter Lock
  • Fits most gas powered vehicles commonly targeted for cat converter theft
  • Compatible with common catalytic converter pipe diameters of 1.75" to 3"
  • Adjustable installation
  • Heavy-duty, un-cuttable wire rope acts like a cage around your converter
  • Secure design ties the converter to your frame
  • Split-collar cage ends make for an easy, bolt-on installation
  • The premium MAXX Converter Lock features 100% stainless steel construction and extra thick rope
  • Compatible with gas and small diesel engines
  • Made in the USA
  • 1-Year Warranty on standard, Lifetime Warranty on Cat Clamp MAXX

Industry reports say that the average catalytic converter thief needs nothing more than thirty seconds and a battery-powered saw blade to strip your vehicle of its converter. Usually containing palladium, platinum, and/or rhodium, a stolen catalytic converter can fetch thieves a pretty penny, not to mention cost you up to $1,000 in total repair costs to get it replaced. Protect yourself by neutralizing that saw and prolonging those precious seconds with the CatClamp Catalytic Converter Lock.

Fully stainless steel construction is the secret to the success of the CatClamp. Nearly unbreakable and impossible to saw with a standard handheld, this rope forms an impenetrable barrier around your catalytic converter. Combined with split clamp assemblies placed on each side of your car converter, this system keeps your converter safe. Split-collar cage ends allow this herculean rope to pass through it as many as eight different times, and the collars on your Toyota 4Runner, Toyota Prius, or Honda Element catalytic converter lock, or those for whatever vehicle you own, make sure everything stays in one place upon tightening.

Upgrading to the Cat Clamp MAXX lock gives you even more protection. In addition to everything you get with the standard Cat Clamp, you'll also enjoy 100% stainless steel construction of both split-collars. Don't run the risk of having to foot the bill for an expensive catalytic converter replacement. Make sure thieves will skip your car with the made in the U.S.A. CatClamp Catalytic Converter Lock. Backed by a 1-Year Warranty for the standard Cat Clamp and a Lifetime Warranty for the MAXX.

Will this fit my vehicle? Designed for a universal fit, both the Standard and MAXX Locks are designed to fit common catalytic converter pipe diameters of 1.75” to 3”. These locks work best with 3” of available space around the point of contact for each of the two clamps. Compatible with gas and small diesel engines.

CatClamp Catalytic Converter Lock Customer Reviews

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4.6 of 5

Average Install Time: 30-60 minutes

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Easy to do business with!

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This is the solution for vehicles where a specific catalytic converter protective cover isn't available. My husband owns a 22 year old Toyota Sienna van, which we wrongly assumed thieves were not going to target for its catalytic converter. Started it up one morning and from the thunderous roar it made, we realized we'd been hit. We installed a cover under my Toyota Prius as soon as we started hearing about this latest blitz, but there wasn't anything for his older van. Research found the CatClamp, which is so versatile, it will fit almost any vehicle. The logic is that heavy gauge cable is hard to cut through with a battery powered saw, and with time being crucial, the thieves will look for an easier target. We understood the installation instructions, but realized it would be much easier for our mechanic to install with it up on a lift. He was willing, but not very clued in. He actually installed the whole thing without going around the essential anchor points on either side, and then cut off the "excess" cable. Grrr! Needless to say, we had him do it again, but because of the wasted cable, he was only able to go around two anchor points on one end and one on the other. If you can, do it yourself; if you can't, make sure your mechanic clearly understands what's required and have him put it up on the lift before you pay for it, so you can ensure it's installed properly. The CatClamp is a clever deterrent for converter thieves and is easily visible when you look under the chassis. Even though ours is not installed as recommended, it will still prove a deterrent, and we can retrofit additional cable with locks to add more anchor points.

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So far its okay, my concern is just when you stop, yield or ready to park, sometimes you hear the aluminum wire? but it's no big deal, as long as it will guarantee the safety of my car!

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Very good and easy to install, only lasted 1 hour!

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Mechanics struggled for it to fit my Honda CRV. They said it wasn’t a good match/fit for my particular vehicle. After 4 tries they made it fit the best possible.

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Great deterrent for the thieves.

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Overall a nice product wrapping all the cable around and it was limited to 3 inch exhaust. I used this on a box truck all went well just was at the limit of the system, could handle.

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I had my mechanic install for me and I feel very relieved that it is on as I have high thefts on these converters in my neighborhood.

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Great item!

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Highly recommended after getting my catalic converter stolen install was not hard only thing is to watch out for is the nylon sip ties they could get burn with the exhaust watch out other than its easy đź‘Ť

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Easy to install, lot of ways to do it, depending on what car or truck you have.

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Easy to install with good directions included. The provided security bit is nice to have but I installed 4 kits and the bit stripped out twice.

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Fast shipping and easy to read instructions were included. Product is well made. Purchased four of them and installation got easier on each one.

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All the parts were in package we needed, although we needed to go the hardware store for cable clamps to secure the ends of cable. So far we feel better about leaving our car in the parking lots.

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Cannot install on a 2009 GMC Sierra as designed. Also no instructions in the package. Dual tail pipe into single converter as one unit. Will require some modifications. Have to look at it.

Install Time: 2+ Hours

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I bought this product for its intended purpose, to protect my catalytic converter from being stolen. Installation was pretty straightforward. The clamps and the cable were great quality. These are definitely a deterrent in a sea of cars and trucks, I feel sorry for the guys next to me who don't have these. Get yours today, you won't regret it later, at least I won't.

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Very nice product took a little longer than expected? Because I put it on my RV and one end was difficult to put cable through frame?? But got it done and now I have a little more piece of mind!!

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It's a great sense of comfort knowing that I have protection on my vehicle. Although it's only a deterrent, I feel better knowing that a thief may pass on to another vehicle and save me the expense of having to repair it again. My CRV catalytic converter was $1040 dollars plus change to replace. However I can provide a deterrent is fantastic.

Install Time: 2+ Hours

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The device appears to be well made, even though some of the welds are rough. The webpage images show a unit with clamps painted red, and having half round guards covering the threads where they are exposed between the clamps. The unit I received did not have these guards, and none of the parts were painted. Oh well, the heat would probably ruin the paint anyway. As long as the thing works, I'll be pleased.

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The mechanics from Wonderies Collision Center took more than 2 hours to install it in my 2006 Honda Accord (not easy). They charged $150.

Install Time: 2+ Hours

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We've installed these on nearly 50 vehicles. Very happy with the Cat Clamp.

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It's as good as one would expect. Better to have this than nothing at all being exposed to thieves. To the thieves out there, you can suck on this!

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I'm very happy with this product. There has been a lot of catalytic converter theft in my neighborhood, so I was grateful to find a product that would make the theft more difficult. I had a mechanic install it and it took him between 1-2 hours, so my total price to buy and install the Cat Clamp was around $300. Considering that it would cost me between $3-5000 if my cat got stolen, I am more than willing to pay this. Since install I have forgotten it was there, but more cats have been stolen in my neighborhood! I only wish the provided stickers were larger so they could be more easily seen by potential thieves- maybe bumper sticker size. Or, I would buy one if you made one!

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Let's start by noting that the image is misleading. It shows the two halves of the clamps butted together. Mine did not butt, even using the smallest diameter insert. That leaves the threads of the bolts open to attack with a reciprocating saw, unless you can hide one by rotating the clamp. (See below.) Cutting through only one bolt isn't going to get the clamp off your converter. Two, the image does not indicate that you receive 40 feet of cable! That's far more than was necessary for my son's CR-V. It comes with two long zip ties that allow you to coil the excess and hang it in an out-of-the-way place under the car if you can find one. (We did. They say DO NOT CUT the cable.) We did not run cable aft of the CatClamp other than as short loops because there was nothing substantial to wrap it around anywhere near the converter. We ran some of the front loops around a part of the chassis, as directed. It can be difficult to fit the cable through the clamp slots. Be sure NOT to tighten the bolts beyond lightly finger-tight or you'll never succeed. Ours began to fray, making it even more difficult. I suggest giving the tip of the cable one tapered wrap of duct tape in order to help avoid this problem. The bolts require a special tool but it's not a unique tool. Some have suggested spot welding. We managed to rotate the clamps enough after tightening one side snugly to block access to the top of the bolt. I have considered filling the top of the exposed bolt with crazy glue to prevent it from ever being removed without cutting it. I don't know how it will work in the real world but I suspect it looks messy enough to many to make them move on to the next target.

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A quality product. Installation was tedious because I didn’t have a lift but wasn’t that hard. I recommend this product to anyone that wants to protect their catalytic converter.

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It was exactly as advertised. Not a gimmick. Fit my Element perfectly.

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Good customer service!

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Overall good value and only time will tell if it offers the deterrent value I bought it for. Installation went OK but a bit challenging for my Kia Optima as I had to run the cables an extra long distance at the back to catch a stationary member to loop around. I had about 2 feet of each cable to tie up and my only criticism is that it seems like something better than twist ties could have been provide. I will monitor them and, if I expect, they slip loose from vibration, I'll probably buy some cable clamps that will be more secure. Also, as others had commented, there is a bit of rattling because of the sheer number of components that the cables are close to combined with the challenge of cinching all those cable spans tight when you are tightening up the shims.

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As advertised! Really easy to install and plenty of cable. The Clamps are an excellent design. Included in the kit are several different sized pieces that fit into the clamps so you get the proper diameter for you converter pipe so the clamp and cable are tight. I Sure wish I had this kit before my converter was stolen but our local Police department advised me that it is VERY common for the Thieves to return a few weeks after the first theft. I have a Full Size Ford Van and it is So easy to roll under it for the thieves! So adding the Cat Clamp Kit was (is) a Must!!

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Better than I expected, install was a breeze. Just read the instructions and make sure you have the clearance, also make sure you can mount it to the vehicle's chassis very important. That's it your catalytic converter is safe.

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I run an automotive repair shop, we ordered these for a fleet that we service of E-350-E-450 passenger vans that had been hit by converter theft. after replacing the stolen converters we installed these kits. They were easy to install and the fleet has not had any further theft attempts since.

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The cord provided isn’t long enough to go through all eight holes plus around parts of the bottom frame of the car. I have a 2006 Honda Accord and the bottom doesn’t have areas close enough to wrap around, the possible areas are near where the wheels are because in between, the surface is smooth and flat so there’s no other choice for me to wrap around.

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I installed this one a 1st gen Toyota Tundra. The installation was simple and I was able to get under the truck on a crawler with half the truck on the sidewalk. It was enough room to work and the airplane cable was very easy to work with. Recommend that catclamp start including 2 window stickers to put on each side. This is all about making it difficult for thieves and the more they see that cats are protected. The quicker they move onto another vehicle.

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Put on 98 Honda accord not enough cable to rap around back had to rig something up. Should have went with the plate.

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Ford Dealership will install when he replaces my catalytic convertor that was stolen.

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Had mine installed by my mechanic after someone tried to steal my catalytic converter outside my home. You could probably do it yourself and save the install $ if you're handy. I definitely feel better knowing it goes where I go and no matter where I park it'll be a deterrant. Worth the money in my opinion to avoid not only the cost of a new catalytic converter, but then a lock for that one....

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It would be really nice if I would receive the product I ordered! You sent me a email that said “shipped” and it has not even showed up at UPS yet! Didn’t have any problems taking my money but can’t seem to get the product to the customer! Bad business!

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Quality is top notch! Will buy more.

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Perfect deterrent. I'm very happy with it!

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Not that bad to install on my excursion, just took a little more time then I thought it would. Hope it deters another lost cat, I lost 2 this year already.

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I did not install myself I had a tech do it while he was replacing my cat converter. Looks great you can’t see it. And it makes no noise.

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This cat clamp is perfect for protection from bad people. This is a all in one kit. I added extra wire from home depot for an added layer of safety. It's not perfect but it's better than nothing. If I could've just bought the red clamp part I could've piece together this kit cheaper.

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Highly recommended to secure your catalytic. Easy to install under 1 hour if you are mechanically inclined.

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Simple installation under 4x4 Excursion. Looks like it will be effective.

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Installed by the mechanic who replaced my stolen catalytic converter for the second time on my Honda Element. So far so good, my 3rd catalytic converter is still in place 4 months later. I was worried this device would be noisy based on some reviews on other sites but I haven't noticed any noise at all.

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We used the universal cat on 4 of our 20' cab over box trucks worked perfect!

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I am worry and anxiety free now that my car's stolen catalytic converter has been replaced and a CatClamp installed. It avoids further theft. Sheer peace of mind.

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Looks like a mess to get through. Just what I hope the thief thinks next time.

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I went to several muffler shops to see if they would be able to put the device on for me. Many of the shop owners had never installed a clamp before. I located a muffler shop owner, who too, had no idea how to install, yet he said he would try. It took a while because he said the cable wire had to lock in (I guess that was the language he used), but after a few hours they put it on. I was not upset, due to he and others never putting a clamp on before. I'm only giving four stars because so far, I have not had an issue since it's been installed. I hope and pray this is the deterrent needed to keep from having to replace another converter. This was the second converter I had stolen. As a plus, the turn around time for ordering the clamp was A-1. Ordered on a Thursday around midnight and received it on Saturday morning. It's still too early to say success, but please don't let this deter you the customer from purchasing one.

Install Time: 2+ Hours

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I had one of these installed years ago on a 2001 Toyota 4Runner. The setup does look intimidating to a thief. My cat has not been tampered with so I would say it's doing its job. I had purchased more for my other vehicles when some thief attempted to steal the cat on my other vehicle. They failed because of a broken saw blade and a neighbor leaving for work in the early in the morning. It is an insurance and it can be removed if any work needs to be done on the exhaust system. It's a good deterrent.

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This product looks great, but I don't really know the quality unless someone tries to cut it off.

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Purchased these to detour theft. Had a muffler shop install.

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My mechanic installed it and it took him two hours. It is not visible, but as long as it keeps the catalytic converter protected and prevents it from being stolen, then it is doing its job.

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Very satisfied! Thanks for great customer service.

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I purchased this because I was robbed twice with four months even with the alarm on my Hyundai Tucson. The shop who replaced the catalytic converter said it couldn't be done. I was referred to another shop who have done it before and took care of me. I pray this will work.

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40 minute install is fine by me!

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I won't know how well the product works until the next time (third time) someone tries to steal my catalytic converter. But I can definitely report that the staff at Auto Accessories Garage and at the manufacturer are wonderful -- highly motivated to make the customer's experience easy, pleasant and painless. My mechanics had trouble installing the device due to the lack of room between my exhaust pipe and heat shield (which had both been replaced after a rear-end collision). Heather at the manufacturer walked them through it over the phone and they were able to install it with her help. I can't find enough good things to say about these folks.

Install Time: 2+ Hours

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I had the auto mechanic installed it a few weeks ago. Despite various YouTube DIY tutorial videos, I rather leave it to the expert. Before the mechanic installed it, he stated that it might make rattling noise while driving but that wasn't the case. I'm pleased with the result.

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Looks sturdy good quality and assembly was easy once I figured it out. Only time will tell.

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I had this installed at a local Midas Muffler shop on my 2008 Prius. It took a bit of tweaking to get it to fit without removing the CC heat shield, but they were able to get it installed. As for performance and quality, that remains to be seen if someone tries to steal the converter. As for appearance, I don't give a care what it looks like, as it's under the car and can't be seen. Hoping that it doesn't start to rattle.

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This was the third catalytic converter that has been swiped from my Honda Element. Hopefully with this device it will be my last. Device was recommended by Honda dealership.

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By looking at this item, I don't think any thieves will take the time to steal it. It looks very daunting and would be an undertaking to remove. I had this installed by my Toyota dealer and I assume they did it right. The steel cables were wrapped around the frame and, as a woman, I would have done it a lot neater but it will definitely work. I feel that I will not have to worry about my converter ever missing again.

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Great Idea, There is definitely a need in our area. My only concerns are the possibility of removing for other work. We also feel they could have done a better job on female threads for cross bolts. Overall great product. We will recommend & install more units.

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Easy to install, about 30 minutes.

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Relieved to have it in place! Paid a shop to install. Took an hour. No issues and now have peace of mind.

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The Catclamp instructions are pretty straightforward. You need to take some time to review exactly where and HOW you are going to run the cable in order to get best effectiveness of the system. On my application, due to it being a Class "C" motorhome, the only real option was the transmission crossmember in the front and the driveshaft pillow block support for the rear. This is for an E-series E450 motorhome chassis with the 6.8L V10 engine and 4-speed heavy-duty transmission. Be sure to lay the cable out to get the twisting bends out, and it goes pretty easy once the front and rear clamps with appropriate pipe diameter inserts are in place. Thread the cable through per instructions and then tighten everything down in stages for best clamping action. Excess cable can be routed to a point or clamped using c hardware cable clamp to attach it to an existing cable you just ran (my solution). Took about an hour crawling under the chassis to install it.

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Cat converter was stolen from my Prius parked in front of the house. Decided this device is my best deterrent against repeat theft. My mechanic has installed these before, but first time on a Prius. He said it was no trouble to install. I don't hear any rattling. No photos of installation. In terms of price, ease of installation, and quality as a lock, I'm totally pleased.

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I have never had my catalytic converter taken. I was horrified. Your item was mentioned to me by the body shop that was estimating my vehicles damage. I was ever so greatful for the information about the catclamp catalytic converter lock. I now have some peace of mind. Thank you for all your assistance in getting the product to me.

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Hope this works. Beats another $500.00. Deductible.

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Had two Catalytic converters stolen within two (2) weeks city of Chicago. got a CatClamp after second one and been safe for the last 18 months. Daughter bought a Jeep Wrangler and the converter is easy to get at, so put on a CatClamp so far so good, keeping foggers crossed. Second clamp was easier to install had a little experience.

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Bought one for daughter's SUV after her converter was stolen twice in one month (Chicago)...YIKES!! So my other daughter who lives in the city just purchased a Jeep Wrangler I knew better than wait to see if it would happen to her. The SUV has not been touched in a year and the Jeep was new and just installed last week. Since this was the second one I put on it was easier but anyone with a little mech ability can do it. It looks intimidating and I'm sure 'would-be thieves' see it and just move on to the next victim. Cars with more road clearance seem to be the vehicle of choice.

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Had my cat stolen twice in 6 months. Hopefully it will stop now. Shipping was lightning quick and product just as described! Thank you!

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I purchased the CatClamp online and it came the next day. I took it to the Honda dealer who was doing the work replacing my second stolen catalytic converter. When I searched the internet to find something to protect my catalytic converter, I didn't know such a device existed. When I found it, I was thrilled and immediately ordered it. The mechanic who installed it said that he had never heard of such a device. He was fascinated with installing it and even took pictures of it! So, I sure hope that this is the last catalytic converter that I'll ever need on my Honda Element!

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This is either the best or the only cat clamp product on the online market I could obtain. Before dawn one morning, my catalytic converter disappeared. So this clamp solves the issue. If you have an SUV-type vehicle with higher clearance over the road [under which it's easy to crawl], I would say that a cat clamp is the best deterrent to thieves.

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After installation after I left the mechanic, I am experiencing vibration within the interior of my Prius upon acceleration, which is annoying. If it continues I will most likely remove the CatClamp.

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Great service & arrived timely.

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Great! To protect your catalytic converter. Any muffler shop should be able to install it, if you want and cant get under your can. I had 2 converters stolen, so far its good.

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It’s a little early to review this item’s quality and longevity; I just picked it up from my repair shop installing it yesterday. Considering that I’ve had two catalytic converters stolen, there really isn’t a competing product to this one, and I need to protect my new one pronto.

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Installed on my owned-since-new '90 4Runner, which is something I should have done a long time ago even though fortunately I hadn't had my cat ripped-off. This is a fairly easy install for the 4Runner as plenty of room underneath without jacking up the vehicle and plenty of places to tie into the chassis without rubbing against any vital parts (ie hoses, lines etc.) The most time-consuming thing is figuring out where you want to anchor the wires but don't get too extreme on looping the wires too far from the cat or you will run out of length and have to start all over again (I had just enough comfortably left to sandwich loose ends between the upper and lower clamp on each end and so I know those ends aren't going to fly off and start rubbing a brake line or hose). As far as quality, before you begin, I strongly suggest you clean/oil/inspect the clamp threads as one of the threads was a little dodgy and not really great machining although in the end, bolts went on without cross-threading. Also I strongly recommend you don't torque the bolts to 12 lbs as suggested as you will strip the bolt heads as bolt head is softer than I would have liked; instead just tighten as tight as you can by hand without using a long-handle torque wrench and you will be fine (be sure and take as much tension out of the wires by hand first, although you don't need to get crazy about it as when you tighten the bolts the wires tighten up nicely if you have taken out as much slack as you can). I also used the supplied safety ties to bunch the wires on each end and I used aircraft safety wire to keep the ties from slipping out of position). If you do all this, take your time and follow the instructions exactly, you will end up with a noise-free install that you won't even know is there (I would put a few miles on it and recheck for slack before I silicone the bolts heads to prevent a thief who managed to get a hold of the special bolt-head tool). So, that said, I would say you definitely need one of these things if you have a vehicle susceptible to cat theft, which the 2nd Gen. 4Runners are the prime candidates (just ask any 2nd Gen 4Runner owner who hasn't had his cat ripped off)!

Install Time: 2+ Hours

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Accidentally bought the wrong size (according to my mechanic) but he managed to get it to fit. Remains to be seen if it will work. Fast shipping time, good price!

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I could not install this cat clamp on my 2005 Honda CRV. I had to have the Catalytic converter replaced after it was stolen. The new cat had some ears on it that I ran a small cable through to prevent it from being stolen again. I would like to return the cat clamp, it is useless.

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Good basic concept, but the embellish on what models of car this clamp fits. I have one on both my Honda Element and CRV (which they advertise the catclamp fits on) and they were both an extreme pain to install. The amount of space around the exhaust pipe needed to easily install this device just isn't there. If you buy one for a Honda Element or CRV, be ready to hack saw parts of the clamp off to make it fit under your car.

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The product is average. I am glad to have it, as I think it will deter repeat theft of my catalytic converter. However, it took over 4 hours to install. The install is supposed to be easy, however it was complicated. The steel rope that is used is difficult to manipulate, so it took a long time to be able to manipulate it to fit into the small holes on the clamp pieces. It is one large rope piece, so not easy to maneuver. Not all cars have easy frame points to loop the steel around, so it takes some creativity. The manufacturer also recommends just attaching the extra remaining steel rope with a zip tie -- however, that seems clumsy and noisy. We ended up cutting it with a torch to shorten it. My dad, a professional mechanic, installed it. I am not sure that someone could install it without a lift and/or torch, easily. Overall, I hope it is worth all the trouble and will deter theft - it certainly looks like it will.

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Thanks to this clamp I save $3,000.00 without insurance or at least a $500.00 deductible. And the best sleep with no worries of an unexpected problem next morning that it happen to me and the headache to deal with the insurance, police report etc, etc. Thank you guys.

Install Time: Under 30 minutes

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It was very hard to get someone to agree to get this item installed! Everyone I showed it to was very confused and very certain that it would not do much if someone wanted to steal the catalytic converter off of my Honda Element. I thought it was cool and feel better with it on. But before you buy, be sure to check with your usual mechanic to see if they will install for you.

Install Time: 1-2 hours

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The product was great, but I wish we had a choice in cable length, my older Toyota truck did not need a long cable, I have about 5-6 feet of extra cable, which I ended up wrapping around the frame couple of times. It would look much better with a shorter cable.

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The clamp was installed on Wednesday June 1 at my local Midas after I had my serviced there for the theft of my catalytic converter. So far no attempts on a 2nd theft and I feel much better about having some type of extra security

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I am going to give a positive rating at this point because I just had my CatClamp installed by my mechanic. This is not done a lot in my area, but he was able to watch the video to assure that it was put on correctly and made several adjustments. I had my catalytic converter stolen and purchased an additional car alarm as well as the cage for added protection since my vehicle is parked on an open lot at my residence. I hope these purchases will deter any further thefts and am glad that such a product as the cage is available. Thank you.

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OK Product.

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Like it a lot. It takes some worry away from someone stealing the cat off my truck.

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My mechanic took a while to figure out how to install/fit this onto my 2000 Honda Accord. He had to use a metal saw to make custom adjustments to make it fit. Needless to say the outer metal frame had to be removed to install this. Overall the product is a good idea but needs to be improved in its design for smaller vehicles.

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Solid, simple solution. Good quality cable. Not too hard to install. Red part seems cuttable, but I suppose it only has to slow down the thief.

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Easy to order, fast shipping, easy to install. I have a Toyota Tacoma that had its converter stolen and it cost me $1700. The CatClamp is cheaper.

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Well built, should deter dirtball thieves from stealing again. At over $500 plus to replace, this product gives me confidence that this will not happen to my Toyota again!

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Solid components, easy install, decent warranty, I needed 2 so double the install time, this should make them move on to the next one. Having lost my cat's twice I think this will put an end to it.

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Looks like decent deterent, time will tell. Installed without lifting the truck. Not difficult at all.

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After installing the product I don't see how anyone could possibly steal the catalytic converter. It was fairly easy to install. I did it by myself in about an hour.

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Just fine have not been messed with after putting lock on, had two friends buy same item.

Install Time: Under 30 minutes

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