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Old 10-23-2005, 12:38 AM   #1
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RT Cat or Borla?

OK Here's my dilema, i have a svt focus borla that was on my non-svt before sitting here, im not sure if i want to put it on. I know how it sounds but it might be a waste of money if its no performance gains. Now on the other hand im not sure if a RT High Flow Cat would fudge with emissions and HOW loud it will make the car...should i...

put on my borla that sounds nice and make a $100 on my stock exhaust
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sell the borla and put that towards a high flow cat

but the main thing is, does the RT cat fail you in emissions and HOW loud does it sound? anyone have a clip?


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Old 10-23-2005, 06:25 AM   #2
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It can fail visual inspection. Possibly.
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Old 10-23-2005, 09:08 AM   #3
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It's a Catalytic Converter, how can it fail visual inspection? And I'm pretty sure that RT actually sends you a certificate illustrating to folks that it is a Cat, so cops can't write you a ticket...
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Old 10-23-2005, 09:11 AM   #4
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visual no problem how about the tail pipe emissions test, no worry about visual.

also any sound clips with the borla?
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i have no idea how it sounds but i would imigine it would be louder. you can check with the producers of the cat to see if it would pass emissions test
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it should pass emissions with the RT cat
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Old 10-23-2005, 02:27 PM   #7
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sell the borla, and get the High Flow..........no doubt in my mind..........
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You should pass emissions with the RT cat. Don't they guarantee that it'll pass emissions? I thought that was the whole point of that cat. I'd go with the RT.
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You do get a 50 state certificate from R/T right in the box, It sounds cool as heck, and you'll love the power increase.... Sell the Borla and get the R/T
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im not pondering to keep the Borla AND get the RT think that would be better? or should i just sell borla?
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