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Old 06-26-2010, 10:53 PM
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so yea my catalitic converter went bad on me. my question is do i need to replace it, can i remover it, or can i just leave it alone. any help would be great. thanks
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Yes, it must be replaced. Have you ever tried driving with a banana stuck in your tail pipe? That is what it will become. It will break up and plug up your muffler and pipes. You can run without it, BUT you will get a CEL and you will be illegal. Even in states with no emissions, it is still required under Federal law.
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If it is broken replace it with a Magnaflow highflow cat. They are pretty cheap and you will get a little better flow out of it. Just a thought man haha
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You can't get away without it . Take it to a exhaust shop and have them fab one up for ya . If you get a replacement from Dodge , it's gonna be the complete Y-pipe .
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I blew mine out on an old dakota, and foud that the magnaflow was actually cheaper and better flowing than the stock.
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hey thanks everyone. i knew it needed to come off but wasnt sure it i needed a new one. i talked to a shop and there gonna put a magnaflow cat on tommorow. thanks for all the ideas.
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I decided to go with all new exaust pipes with it. my uncle works at the shop so hes gonna hook me up no charge all i gotta do is buy the cat. if i get a chance ill take before and after pics
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Update. got my truck cheacked out today at the shop. replacing headers and all putting duels on with some cherrybombs. also replacing front A-arms
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