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|3-Series (E36) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1992-1999. Autodoodad Specific models include: BMW 316i, BMW 318i, BMW 318iS/ti, BMW 320, BMW 323, BMW 320, BMW 324, BMW 325, BMW 328.|
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Originally Posted by 97alpineM3
Your telling me you paid 2200 bucks to replace a catalytic converter?...
The parts them selves should be no more than a few hundred bucks... even if they replaced the one or two O2 sensors aft of the converter... (one or two depending on what model you drive).
Why in the heck did you spend that much... it would take me ten mins MAX to change that thing..
You over paid.
Originally Posted by BMWJNKY
A factory E36 cat is about $1900 for just the part.
Also to the OP, your car does have 2 cats but they should be part of the same piece. An E46 has separate cats for cyl 1-3 and 4-6 but that wasn't untill the M54's.
The cats in your car should look like this for an E36 with any of the 6cyl engines, and the factory ones only come complete like that not separate pieces for the left and right sides.
Originally Posted by saltshaker185
i think this is the pic you were trying to post...
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