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11-13-2012 11:14 AM
bringler26 I'm thinking I may just replace it with pipe. I have no emissions testing where my car is registered and then I have no worries of it clogging again. Plus I'm cheap and don't feel like spending the money on another just to bottom out on it again and destroy another.

This SVT header with magnaflow aftermarket cat has been nothing but problems since I installed it a year ago.
11-12-2012 07:51 PM
scoutout well i fixed the clogged cat and bam i have power all the time now. also cel is gone and i see better mpg! great news for me now just need the va to settle my claim and life will be awesome!
11-11-2012 10:04 PM
scoutout been there done that lol. i have the code for cat want store oxygen and timing retard bank 1
11-11-2012 09:32 PM
sailor It's POSSIBLE, but not as likely.

Loose pieces would have to fall out of the way when shut down, then plug it up again after running,,, NOT too likely...

Start a thread with all your info. and folks will try to help with YOUR issue...

Luck!
11-11-2012 08:58 PM
scoutout would a bad cat let you have power for the first 5 mins the lose power? i have to floor it to jus keep up with traffic. but i can shut down the car for a while the start up and have power then it all happens again
11-10-2012 08:29 PM
freemind It is more than likely a Cat problem.

Effin Cats LOL
11-10-2012 08:13 PM
sleepyboy Oh hey it's only us mods posting in this thread, kind of funny lol
11-10-2012 08:12 PM
sleepyboy Sounds like you have a clogged or damaged cat to me. When mine broke into pieces and clogged the pipe the exhaust note was much much quieter and I eventually had to damn near floor it just to keep up with traffic. That was when I decided to put my header on and sure enough when I took the cat off it was broken. You could even see where it was glowing red hot at one point, it discolored the metal so bad. Felt like I gain 40hp when I hollowed it out lol
11-10-2012 07:53 PM
sailor Hammer, steel rod, & a vacuum cleaner worked for that truck one, however I WAS able to get at one flanged end of it.....
11-10-2012 05:04 PM
bringler26 Huh too bad the idiot exhaust shop welded it in with no flanges. I may just gut the thing or remove it all together.
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