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Old 01-14-2013, 12:52 AM   #1
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Removing cat

What happens and what do I do about removing my cat from my car, or atleast relocating thecat else where other than the engine bay it seems like the stock location is not ideal.


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Old 01-14-2013, 03:38 AM   #2
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The stock location is ultimately ideal. The catalytic converter has to be heated up to a high temperature in order to operate properly. Right after the exhaust manifold is the best location for this. The only way I can see you relocating the catalytic converter is actually converting everything from the exhaust manifold to the flex pipe over to an SVT set up. The SVT header is a long tube design and has the catalytic converter under the motor instead of in front of it. Finding a decent SVT cat might be a problem but you can always go with a high flow cat from www.c-f-m.com. But that's only if you go with the SVT long tube header. Or you can scavenge around for aftermarket headers if you so choose. You may find them cheaper, but the SVT set up is by far the best you can put on your car.
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Old 01-14-2013, 03:41 AM   #3
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what is not ideal?

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Old 02-13-2013, 09:45 PM   #4
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but for svt set up you need bung welded into header or make your 02 sensor wires longer to reach stock no?
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It'll reach if you undo the black wire cover a little, or at least mine did when I did the swap.
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id rather do that and save alittle money rather then getting a bung
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