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If I order a catalytic converter do I order the same exact size pipe? like if the pipe that goes into the catalytic converter is 2 1/4 inch do i order a catalytic converter that has a 2 1/4 pipe will it fit or does it have to be smaller?

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Typically the pipes should fit together starting at the front going backward, where each pipe goes into the downstream connection. If you get a "universal" convertor blank, you'll probably be inserting the pipes into the convertor on both ends, so you can clamp them. If the pipe is 2 1/4" O.D.(Outside Diameter), your convertor inlet and outlet should be 2 1/4" I.D. (Inside Diameter). Hope that's not too confusing, and good luck.

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It will work you can always put a sleve inside and weld around your pipe and clamp your converter

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No, 2 pipes the same size will not go together. You will need to probably buy an adapter. Lets say you have a pipe 2 1/4 outer diameter "od" " that is measuring from the out side edges across the pipe, you will need a pipe with an inside diameter "id" of 2 1/4 . you get that measurement buy measuring the inside of the pipe. so a pipe with a 2 1/4 od will fit a pipe with 2 1/4 id. .. hope that helps

Best thing to do is take a piece of pipe from the truck and take the cat to the auto parts store and get all the adapters that way. That way you know for sure you got all the right parts.

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Order the catalytic converter for that make and model and you will get the right size, assuming that the installation was done at the factory and has not been modified.

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