Originally Posted by gritgolfer
Did asearch and couldn't find anything on the converter replacement on the 2002 SSEi. My converter is rattling like mad and the dealer confirmed that it needs to be replaced. They want $1,100 for the part. I have found converters for $380 and have decided to do the replacement myself. Any words of wisdom on what I'll run into taking the old converter off? Any special tools needed? Thanks in advance.
For less than $380 you could just put a whole new down pipe and make a pretty much bolt in affair. You cold clamp it the back section in, but welding will give a leak free seal.
ZZP downpipe for Bonneville
Size: 2.5" full length weld in
Model:304 Stainless steel
Option 1:Magnaflow cat
Option 2:Add o2 bung in offroad pipe
Option 3:Im keeping my stock cat
Total Price, not including shipping $214.99