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post #1 of 14 (permalink) Old 05-07-03, 05:43 AM Thread Starter
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price on catalytconvertor's

hey all just wondering what the price is for a new catalytconvertor either from ford or aftermarket.or even from a wrecker.would it be worth getting one from a wrecker.and would a cat from an ef/el/au fit onto an EBll.

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any cat from 88 EA all the way to 2002 AUIII will fit on your car.
(Barra one may as well to be honest but I'm not certian)
about $150 new I think

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Ones from wreckers are usually fked, though theyd tell ya otherwise. New hi flow one shouldnt be more than $200, thats what mine cost

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dont get one from a wreaker like Papa Smurf said

i was talking to a mate who said once you hit them once (gutter, speed bump) there stuffed.

Go a new one, $150-350.

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evil ea is spot on there. go to ur local zorst shop, a hi flow one should be about $200.

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Are hi-flow cats really worth the $$? Could $200 be better spent on something else? I'm getting extractors soon but I don't think I'll bother with hi-flow cat.

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Why not just make the one you have "hi-flow", if you catch my drift. Hehehe.
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Stock Falcon cat flows fine , just get them to weld 2.5in flanges on it. Thats what mine is....

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i know hi flow ones aren't worth it but my one is f$&ked,anyone ever got a new one from ford.what would a new one from ford be worth???

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when taking off the cat, there seems to be gasgets on either side isnt there? Taking the cat off do you have to replace with new gasgets?
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