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Old 01-01-2005, 08:59 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So my check engine light came on and the mechanic said it s the cat. i want to get an exhaust too so what the most inexpensie route to fix my problem.
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Look into getting a full exhaust... they sell them... most are cat back... but you can also order full exhuasts... and yes they cost a lot more... its a lot more tubing... but they end up being better.. if you get a more free flowing cat..

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Since that is such an expensive fix I would get a second opinion.
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would you do that by getting the catback system with a nice set up of headers? or would their have to be another piece between the header and the catback setup?

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Old 01-02-2005, 01:57 AM   #5 (permalink)
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so where do i get a full exhaust and what is a good aftermarket one to chose? remus??

wow i definatly will get a second opinino this is going to be expensive it sounds like!!!
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yes its going to be...........The cheapest way is to just put a new cat in...........or get a new cat and a catback system.......if you have the money i would go with the full exhaust.............
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you could get a new exhaust system, normal size without the cat. then make your own cat. bypass pipe. That is what my friend did on his porsche.
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i would buy a new cat, then buy the uuc or stromung catback exhaust.
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yes its going to be...........The cheapest way is to just put a new cat in...........or get a new cat and a catback system.......if you have the money i would go with the full exhaust.............
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