Catalytic Converter Shields For the 2021 Toyota Tundra

For many years, there were only a few choices when it came to catalytic converter shields for the Toyota Tundra. One of the most popular options was the CatClamp.

Unfortunately, it looked sloppy and was difficult to install. Additionally, it required an extra for each converter.

Replacement catalytic converters

A catalytic converter is a critical component of your car’s exhaust system. It converts harmful exhaust gases into less toxic molecules before they enter the atmosphere, protecting you and your passengers.

However, your catalytic converters can be a prime target for theft. As such, you should consider a variety of options to protect your Tundra from thieves.

Catalytic Converter Shields For the 2021 Toyota Tundra
Catalytic Converter Shields For the 2021 Toyota Tundra

The most effective way to protect your Toyota Tundra is by installing a custom catalytic converter shield or cage. These devices are made specifically for your Tundra and can be installed in an hour or two.

The Miller CatShield is my favorite choice for catalytic converter protection, but there are other options available. Most of these products utilize off-the-shelf hardware, but Miller uses tamper proof security bolts on all mounting points. This patented design isn’t available from other manufacturers and makes it much harder for a thief to steal the shield.

Direct-fit catalytic converters

If you’re looking for a catalytic converter that can be installed on your 2021 toyota tundra, there are several options available. One option is to use a direct-fit catalytic converter that has been designed specifically for your model of truck.

This type of converter is easy to install and is designed to comply with HM Grade, OEM Grade or California Grade requirements. They also feature durable stainless-steel construction to help reduce engine knocking.

How Many Catalytic Converters Are in a 2021 Toyota Tundra?
How Many Catalytic Converters Are in a 2021 Toyota Tundra?

The Toyota Tundra has two front catalytic converters that are close to the engine and another pair of converters a little further back underneath the vehicle. The number of catalytic converters varies depending on the generation of the truck, but they typically comprise four.

Because these converters contain precious metals, such as platinum, rhodium and palladium, they’ve become an attractive target for thieves. The price of these metals has gone up in recent years, making catalytic converters more valuable on the black market.

Universal catalytic converters

If you have a 2021 Toyota Tundra, you may need to replace the catalytic converters. These parts are responsible for controlling carbon emissions and protecting your health from toxins released from the exhaust system.

If your converter has been damaged or is old, it will not be able to do its job properly and may cause a check engine light to appear on your dashboard. This will affect your driving and can result in a loss of power or rough engine idle.

To combat this, there are several commercially available options for the 2nd Gen 2007-2021 Toyota Tundra and 2008-2023 Sequoia. One of my favorites is the MillerCat Shield, which is made specifically for these trucks and has a few different models depending on your specific Tundra or Sequoia.

Emissions warranty

When you buy a new Toyota, you’re getting a warranty that covers most of the vehicle’s components. It’s called Basic Coverage and it lasts for three years or 36,000 miles, whichever comes first.

It doesn’t cover maintenance items, such as engine tune-ups and the replacement of fluids and filters. It also doesn’t cover wear and tear, such as noises and vibrations, cosmetic conditions, or deterioration from normal driving.

The powertrain warranty lasts for 60 months/60,000 miles. This extends to the engine, transmission/transaxle, front-wheel drive system, rear-wheel drive, seatbelts, and airbags.

In addition to the standard warranty, Toyota offers rust-through coverage for corrosion perforation of sheet metal for 60 months/unlimited miles. This warranty also varies by state and vehicle type, so make sure to read your owner’s manual or contact us for more information.

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