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Old 10-04-2001, 08:21 AM
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Kill The Kat

Hi people,
I've been thinking of removing the catalytic converter in my 200TE.
What could be the effects on the performance of the car?
power increase/decrease
fuel mileage increase/decrease
(not much of a restriction on the environmental front)

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Old 10-04-2001, 08:37 AM
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I did this once on an early 80's Dodge V-8. Acceleration from a stand-still suffered.

Pulling the CAT alters back-pressure and that in turns affects things farther upstream. My 2 cents.
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Old 10-04-2001, 02:42 PM
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yep I would leave the kitty alone I dont think that there is anything to gain by removeing it .
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putting a new one on can do wonders for an engine,taking one off can cause problems as many engine functions work in conjunction with the back pressure and heat a converter creates.....

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