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Old 03-16-2010, 06:22 PM   #1
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High Flow Cat on NA Focus??

I need to pass inspection and i need a catalytic converter to do so.
Im planning on boosting in a few months so im going with a 3" exhaust.
Im looking to get a high flow cat so it will have less restrictions, my car is NA at the moment and im going to install the turbo after inspection.

Will the 2nd o2 sensor set off the CEL, my buddy told me that the high flow cat wont get enough exhaust with an NA car and the cat will not heat up enough to burn the bad fumes and ill fail inspection.

My car is bone stock besides 4-1 headers and a CAI.

My question is, will i set off the CEL with a high flow cat on a 3" exhaust and fail inspection??

I am going to have 3 o2 bungs, one after the cat and the upstream along with a wideband bung.

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If you have a tune to turn off the rear o2 then yes it should pass , most Emmissions tests are OBDII now and dont do a sniff test , what does your state do ?

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Old 06-02-2010, 09:54 PM   #3
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If you have a tune to turn off the rear o2 then yes it should pass , most Emmissions tests are OBDII now and dont do a sniff test , what does your state do ?

Tom
i just put a glasspack muffler after the flex with an o2 bung so it looks like i have one and it quieted my car a little.

my car doesnt do sniffer on i believe 96 and after cars
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i think it depends on the cat, to be honest. all it does is make sure the cat is working. if its not working to stock specs, it may set it off. just go ahead and do it, and if you do it and it throws it, just get a tune from tom and you'll be fine
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