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Re: De-catting: it it wise?
« Reply #20 on: September 06, 2017, 02:57:33 am »
De-catting would have been a good idea

 

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Re: De-catting: it it wise?
« Reply #21 on: September 06, 2017, 08:14:29 am »
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Re: De-catting: it it wise?
« Reply #22 on: September 09, 2017, 01:58:17 pm »
go visit rustenburg , a once pristine landscape

 not many bikes there , but a whole lotta platinum mines chugging out shyte

just another marketing ploy that hoodwinked the masses
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Re: De-catting: it it wise?
« Reply #23 on: September 09, 2017, 05:00:44 pm »
It seems the OP baited us.
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Re: De-catting: it it wise?
« Reply #24 on: September 09, 2017, 05:33:09 pm »
What is the average life expectancy of a CAT on a bike? I have yet to hear of one that clogged. Unlike DPF filters on modern diesel cars...
 

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Re: De-catting: it it wise?
« Reply #25 on: September 12, 2017, 09:10:06 am »
Hey, f*kof, los die beesboere hier uit, en braai eerder nog 'n paar steaks  :patch:
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Re: De-catting: it it wise?
« Reply #26 on: September 12, 2017, 10:50:04 am »
Dit laat my dink - kan mens nie vir 'n bees 'n catalytic converter pas nie >:D
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Re: De-catting: it it wise?
« Reply #27 on: September 12, 2017, 11:05:29 am »
go visit rustenburg , a once pristine landscape

 not many bikes there , but a whole lotta platinum mines chugging out shyte

just another marketing ploy that hoodwinked the masses

This whole global warming theory is a farce. With very good marketing, it is a money spinner of note with the masses all on the band wagon without thinking for themselves.
 

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Re: De-catting: it it wise?
« Reply #28 on: September 12, 2017, 11:17:35 am »
I wouldn't call it a farce. We're in a natural warming cycle for the last few thousand years anyhow and yes greenhouse gasses have accelerated it slightly.

But I also agree with you that it gets over sold/hyped up and presented much more catastrophically than it really is.
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Re: De-catting: it it wise?
« Reply #29 on: September 12, 2017, 01:38:10 pm »
I feel terrible for removing the CAT , how do I re-cat ?
 

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Re: De-catting: it it wise?
« Reply #30 on: September 12, 2017, 05:36:22 pm »
no one is denying global warming , just some of the "causes" and the so called "cures"
catalytic converters are a perfect example of a "cure" 

it causes more destruction , pollution etc to extract the amount of platinum , then to forge , shape and to "honycomb it to fit it into the the vehicle , and the first thing it does is make said vehicle consume more fuel to run


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Re: De-catting: it it wise?
« Reply #31 on: September 13, 2017, 09:13:46 pm »
Global warming, think about this, How many planes fly from Europe to America and back every day.  Flying at 30,0 to 33,0K feet what are the pollutants being spewed into the air, let alone when a craft need to dump fuel when coming into land. And then the authorities  are concerned about a little bit of lead in the petrol. It's all a ploy I tell you.
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Re: De-catting: it it wise?
« Reply #32 on: September 13, 2017, 09:22:12 pm »
Dis Apartheid se skuld.
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Re: De-catting: it it wise?
« Reply #33 on: September 14, 2017, 08:23:07 am »

En Ou Jan en sy kierrie wat daar in die straat inne Kaap staan en vir almal loer  :)
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Re: De-catting: it it wise?
« Reply #34 on: September 14, 2017, 09:04:57 am »
I feel terrible for removing the CAT , how do I re-cat ?

I can give you a kitten , soon it will be a cat , does that count as a re-cat  :biggrin:
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Re: De-catting: it it wise?
« Reply #35 on: September 14, 2017, 11:53:16 am »
A much bigger concern is the millions of Corollas, Golfs, Bantams, Corsa's, etc that gets decatted by 2nd/3rd owners because replacing the Cat is financially stupid.

But as long as population growth continues unchecked, these discussions are pointless.
 

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Re: De-catting: it it wise?
« Reply #36 on: September 14, 2017, 05:41:10 pm »
Overpopulation: Have you seen
"What Happened to Monday?" 2017 ‧ Crime film/Science fiction film ‧ 2h 4m

In a world where families are allowed only one child due to overpopulation, resourceful identical septuplets must avoid governmental execution and dangerous infighting while investigating the disappearance of one of their own.

Movie has an ironic end and draws attention to freedom to decide vs the fatal risks.
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Re: De-catting: it it wise?
« Reply #37 on: September 14, 2017, 05:54:39 pm »
No need to be concerned. The worlds governments have everything under control.
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Re: De-catting: it it wise?
« Reply #38 on: September 14, 2017, 08:05:51 pm »
 :sip: Ok, how many active volcanos on the planet, they push more shit into the atmosphere than all the cars and bikes.
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Re: De-catting: it it wise?
« Reply #39 on: September 14, 2017, 10:38:11 pm »
:sip: Ok, how many active volcanos on the planet, they push more shit into the atmosphere than all the cars and bikes.
Reckoned to be the reason for one of the dinosaur extinctions. Krakatoa (?) also had a huge impact on temperature, sunlight & crop failures
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