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Old 08-30-2011, 12:26 PM   #6
norcalfocus01
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Originally Posted by Red_Sonja View Post
Well, that's kind of my problem. I don't know who to go to who can just "make it pass". I am willing to pay a reasonable amount, hopefully less than $1000 (which I don't have). Also will they freak about my ORP or just give it back to me, to sell on this forum???

norcalfocus01, the relatively large muffler shop i did stop at looked in all their books and could NOT find a HFC for a Focus with engine code 5 which is the SVT. All other models are no problem.
Don't get a HFC from a muffler shop. Get it from CFM Central Florida Motorsports or Toulsey Ford. Both places sell one. Now just FYI thats taking a chance depending on the shop that SMOGs it. It will pass the sniffer but my not pass visual depending on the tech. Some techs care others don't, hence why I said just go do the pretest. The best option is to buy a stock used cat off someone on the forums. I got mine from a part out. I see them for sale all the time.
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