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2003 diamante cat converter

Check engine light cam on and when took to dealer was told cat converter is bad 1300 to fix can i get part cheaper anywhere else

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Most muffler shops can use a generic converter and weld the required inlet and outlet to it. Costs way less this way.

Posted on Nov 29, 2008

  • Howard Lester Nov 29, 2008

    Just to let you know,It is illegal to do disable a converter in all 50 states. Even if you don't have manditory inspections in your state you can still be caught. The exhuast has a different odor and police can tell if they get behind you or beside you.

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Yes you can take it to a muffler shop and either have it drilled out or replaced. They are bad when they are clogged, so if you are in a state that requires no inspections then I would just have it drilled out to unclog it. it's a whole lot cheaper than the dealer is telling you.

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