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Originally posted by 97alpineM3@Jan 20 2005, 09:09 PM Time for a new one man...
Numark89: thats a big fucking hole
Numark89: thats my cat right?
M4YorThis: holy christ
M4YorThis: looks like your car or your muffler
M4YorThis: i would assume your ca
M4YorThis: in the middle of your car right?
Numark89: right after the headers
M4YorThis: that's a cat
M4YorThis: jesus mother of christ
M4YorThis: that's a huge hole
Numark89: thats why it sounds like a lawnmower
M4YorThis: cuz 90% of your exhaust isnt making it out the exhaust tips!@!
Originally posted by 97alpineM3@Jan 20 2005, 09:15 PM BTW... with the car on.. can you feel warm air coming out? You could probably cook some hot dogs it would be so hot....
what do you mean the heater....cause my heater gets unbelievably hot when i floor it.
///M Dream: I think it started to rust before i got the car..but i made it worse by rumming over a hump int he road with red brick(as you can see the red on the cat.
whiteshark: I dive to school and back which is a 15 min drive everyday....but i generally drive my car for 30-1:30 so i just think it was old..but hell if i know.
Damit its gonna be like 200 to change it. I still havent decided if i jsut want to swap everything out and get a new system. Can i get performance exhaust or close to it with a cat so its still smog-able.(Im not gonna sell the car..but if for any reason i do i want it to be easier.)
Have any of you guys tried the high flow universal cats that they sell on Ebay? I wanted to ask before I wasted $40... I really don't feel like doing the $300 OEM thing with this car, but I might need to do something to get my car to pass inspection.. We'll just put it this way.. your hole is not that large... at least you have metal still on the bottom.. I think mine peeled away about 4 months ago... and I don't want to get a new exhaust because I'm going to do the engine swap, and I'll have to get a custom exhaust anyways... what do you think?
Drive on, Bimmerheads.
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