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Old 02-05-2013, 01:21 PM   #1
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Performance catalytic converter for 03 ZX3

im gonna need a new cat soon because mine is very rusted and its something i am going to have to replace down the road within this year. I want to get a performance one and i saw some magnaflow converters but none are for an 03 ZX3 2.0 w/automatic transmission. Does anyone know of a performance cat that will fit my car (direct fit)?? links would be appreciated.


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These are for the SVT, so I don't know if these apply to the ZX3 or not but there aren't any listed under the regular focus on their site:
http://focus.c-f-m.com/high-flowcatpipes.aspx

maybe someone can chime in confirming one way or the other.
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Here is the Zetec ( non SVT ) high flow cat.
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http://www.focusraceparts.com/index....c9128d74f9ce5c
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http://www.focusraceparts.com/index....oducts_id=7552
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thanks for the link, one question...

it says for years 00-02 mines an 03 so will it still work?
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It should be fine. As long as you have a Zetec.
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its depends if you wanto be carb compliant your gonna have to pay more to stay legal if thats what your going for, the magnaflow 25202 isnt. http://www.magnaflow.com/02catalytic...irectfit=49231 part #49231 should be but is more expensive
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The catalytic converter listed by TerryB is still legal. The only difference between the two is that the other one has a CARB(California Air Restrictions Board) number on it. That is needed to pass vehicle inspections in the state of California only. The converters that TerryB gave a link to is ok to use in New York.
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The catalytic converter listed by TerryB is still legal. The only difference between the two is that the other one has a CARB(California Air Restrictions Board) number on it. That is needed to pass vehicle inspections in the state of California only. The converters that TerryB gave a link to is ok to use in New York.
Yeah i live in New York so none of them effect me. Im going to buy the one thats more affordable
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oh okay, then ye go for the cheaper one !
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if your getting a stock style high flow cat you should get some headers to go with it, i got 1 elderbrock on the bst for pretty cheap
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