Mufflers are making a killing on the black market right now.
~Not-"Not-So-Handy Andy" Jack
From the submitter:
It's actually a clever theft deterrent - it shows thieves you have nothing worth stealing.
And they'd really want your rusted, Russian-made monstrosity to begin with.
To achieve his signature greasy hair look, Kurt Cobain used to wash his hair with a bar of soap. Maybe these people should give that a try.
Don't worry guys:
I got this.