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Old 12-15-2008, 08:32 AM
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I've got an '08 QC HEMI everything is pretty much stock on it except I've added an AEM Brute Force CAI. I've been contemplating a new exhaust.

I crawled under the truck to have a look see....

Does this have a cat? I see what appears to be the muffler (almost 3 feet long cylindrical with inlet and outlet pipes) about the middle of the truck, then near the rear connected to the tail pipe there is what appears to be a resonator. I don't see any obvious cat though.....

My plan was to make a cut in the pipe behind the cat, throw a FlowMaster 50 HD up there, tack/ weld it up with the right hangers, add a couple of tail pipes with tips and call it my new exhaust.....

You can see my confusion if I can't find the cat......

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I've been doing some research at other forums, and just in general around the web. I found where someone said that my truck (or rather one like it) has two small inline cats coming off the manifold, and before the y-pipe comes together.

I crawled under the truck and took a pic. What I've got here, could it be the missing cat? There is one on each side, coming off the manifold.


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Them's the cats, Coastie. A dead giveaway is the O2 sensors coming out of it...they don't put those on mufflers or resonators.

Also, the cats will almost always be the first can off the exhaust manifold outlet flange.
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