Why Are Thieves Stealing Catalytic Converters?
The catalytic converter is one of the most stolen parts of any vehicles. Catalytic converter theft is not a new issue. However, catalytic converter thefts are on the rise across Canada.
Catalytic Converters are very valuable. They are made from high-cost materials such as palladium, rhodium, and platinum. Thieves can sell them on market at a high value which is why these components need to be safeguarded.
Are Toyota Tundras Targeted for Catalytic Converter Theft?
Unfortunately, yes, the most common target of catalytic converter theft is Toyota Tundra Truck. Toyota Tundra trucks have 4 catalytic converters. And, all 4 catalytic converters on a Toyota Tundra truck are easy to steal because of the higher ground clearance. Thieves can do this in just minutes. Also, Toyota uses more precious metals in catalytic converter than other brands.
Toyota Tundra Hybrid Trucks
Some Toyota Tundra Trucks have hybrid powertrain. They are hot targets because catalytic converters for hybrid models contain more precious metals than gasoline-only models. These converters are more expensive/valuable and are targeted by thieves.
Toyota Tundra Catalytic Converter Shield in Edmonton
It's expensive to replace catalytic converters and not an easy process to claim the insurance and wait for the new parts. Catalytic Converter Shield/Cat Shield act as an effective theft deterrent shield and is designed to make it more difficult for thieves to steal your catalytic converter. By having a cat shield, you are significantly increasing your protection against catalytic converter theft.
At Gateway Toyota, we are offering theft deterrent Catalytic Converter Shields for Toyota Tundra trucks in Edmonton, Alberta. Our anti-theft Catalytic Converter shield ensures that your catalytic converters will not be stolen easily. You do not need to worry about your truck every time you park it. This is a good investment for your truck.
Toyota Tundra Catalytic Converter Shield Before Installation
Will Our Cat Shield Work With Skid Plates?
Yes, most skid plates will work with our catalytic converter shield. Please give our parts team a call (780) 439-3939 or submit a contact us form. Our parts team will reply you with more detailed information.
Skid Plate vs Catalytic Converter Shield
Due to the design of both products, most skid plates do not protect catalytic converter. They were installed at the front end of your vehicles. They do not have the side wings needed to prevent someone to reach the catalytic converters under the vehicle. Both products prevent damage to underbody from rocks, branches, ice chunks and other types of road debris. Our parts team also offer skid plates for Tundra trucks and TRD skid plates. Please visit our parts links and learn more or order one today.
Toyota 2023 Tundra Hybrid Limited TRD Pro Skid Plate
Buy Catalytic Converter Shields for Toyota Tundra Trucks in Edmonton, Alberta.
Are you looking to buy a catalytic converter shield to protect your Tundra truck or have a question about our catalytic converter shield in Edmonton, Alberta? Contact our parts department today for more details and we will get back to you shortly. Our catalytic converter shield help protect the vehicle's most vulnerable areas from catalytic converter theft.
Disclaimer: Professional installation recommended. Get in touch with us if you would like more information about any of the products and service that our team can offer.