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Old 03-23-2000, 05:06 PM
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Catalytic converter for a diesel? Not exactly original equipment but I was exploring the emissions of diesel engines. I did find a manufacturer of catalytic converters designed for diesel engines (CleanAir Systems, Inc). I'd like to know if anyone has any experience or knowledge of these devices or should I forget it.

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Old 03-23-2000, 08:36 PM
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Since 1995 the E300D used an oxidization catlyst & in 1987 diesels used Trap oxidators & they have refitted to later versions like E300D.
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Old 03-23-2000, 10:52 PM
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You don't say what year and model car, but if you are thinking about a custom retro fit in the name of ecology, I would not recommend it.

87 300TDT
150,000 miles

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Old 03-24-2000, 09:43 AM
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I have an 85 300TDT. I was thinking about a custom retro fit but I think it would be more trouble than it is worth. Thanks for the feeback.


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