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is running catl-less safe?

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Old 08-12-2005, 08:56 PM
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i bought a Magnaflow exhaust and when i was taking out the old exhaust, the bolts on the cat were so damn rusted that i couldnt get them off, they were rusted round....so instead of spending a boat load of time trying to get the bolts of and everything, i just put the test pipe in insted. i have a 95 ex and it has about 160k miles on it and i was wondering, with a car with that high mileage, is it safe to be running catless?

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Old 08-12-2005, 09:35 PM
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safe? why not? smart? hell no. you will get *** raped because your exhaust is not catatonic. it will smell bad, look bad, and can possibly sound bad. everyone will be pissed at you. ok...maybe htats an exaggeration...but its not a good idea :P. and 160k isnt that much on a civic...civics are known for long term reliability. which is really funny because japanese drivers usually get a new car after 30k :P.
 
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Old 08-12-2005, 09:44 PM
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ya i actully dont really like running catless cuz its damn loud, set off a freakin car alarm today...and i dont want to fail emissions test either. i was just wondering if it would be safe to drive around untill i get a cat which would prolly be in a couple weeks..
 
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Safe for your car, but not for the ozone, Homes.
 
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screw the ozone
 
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It'll be bad for the ozone, and after a few days, your entire car will blow apart into little pieces! (just kidding about the blowin up part)
It'll be safe for your car, nothin should happen except you'll have a stinky exhaust.
 
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Old 08-13-2005, 12:56 PM
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alright cool, thats wut i needed to know.

thanks guys
 
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My refrigerator is bad for the ozone.
 
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smart? hell no. you will get *** raped because your exhaust is not catatonic. it will smell bad, look bad, and can possibly sound bad. everyone will be pissed at you.
100% Bullchips. No car I own has a catalytic converter on it, and I can 100% guarantee you that any of my cars "Smell bad" "Look bad" (wtf? How does removing something on the underside of a car reduce looks?) and definately dont "sound bad". The only thing a cat does is run your exhaust through a system of carbon lining very slightly reducing emissions. Running without a cat converter will actually slightly improve your gas mileage.
 

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