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Old 12-14-2009, 10:49 AM   #1
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Is that bad? "TehJeffAIDZ" said I had a couple fire ***** yesterday at the track...and I have a catalytic converter. Does this mean its done and time to get a pipe?
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Old 12-14-2009, 11:12 AM   #2
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not yet, but you are dumping unburn fuel into the cat I suspect, so it might not last forever...
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Maybe just put in a TP for the track, to protect it from the excess heat and fuel.
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^ This would be my solution... Just to save the cat incase you need it for emissions.
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Old 12-14-2009, 11:19 AM   #5
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^ This would be my solution... Just to save the cat incase you need it for emissions.
I may...paging ARTech and back to the dyno.
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not yet, but you are dumping unburn fuel into the cat I suspect, so it might not last forever...
I bet yours looks pretty cool from the driver's seat.
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this is why i have a test pipe, so when i do track it i wont ruin the cat. my cat should actually be here in a the next few weeks after not having one for two years.
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Just ordered more 3" v-bands and clamps.

I was proud when the Evolution Dynamics shop owner looked at my motor, then told his evo buddies and everyone assembled around the glorious green car.
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Twas a glorious day indeed. And nothing broke!
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Twas a glorious day indeed. And nothing broke!
I have a bunch of **** to fix: test pipe, seating position sucks (can't move leg to downshift), sway bar adjustment, and put on the big brakes and rubber. The green car is starting to get really fast. The best is that I can drive it as hard as I want with no drama.
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[QUOTE=hustler;495259]... seating position sucks (can't move leg to downshift)... QUOTE]
Due to a woody from all the epicness maybe?
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Just ordered more 3" v-bands and clamps.
The only way to set this up IMHO...
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or two 2-bolt flanges, if you DP and Catback have 2-bolt flanges respectively. it seems to work. I tried fitting a v-band in between mine and it didn't... odd.
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If hustler were to use bolts shouldn't they be safety wired based on his past experiences? Haha!
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I'd wager that the cat is already trashed. My aftermarket cat didn't last a year on the street, can't imagine what some track time would have done to it.

The current car has a resonator where the cat is supposed to be. It is flanged to the downpipe and clamped to the midpipe, and passes visual inspection. This car can also shoot some pretty decent fireballs. And it blows big smoke rings sometimes too, one from each tailpipe, at a throttle lift.
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