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Old 08-25-2007, 03:46 AM   #11
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Of course, I neglected to measure diameter while I was down there. Pretty sure it'* 3.5", being an SSE, but I'll have to be sure before I buy.
Yeah if that is a diesel SSE :P . Otherwise I think it should be 2.25"
Um, whoops! I mean, yeah. It'* been retrofitted with a duramax.

Or rather, I can't type numbers, apparently.

2.5" is what I meant, of course. It looks a bit larger than my '89 was. I could be wrong though! Now that there'* added doubt, I'll definitely be measuring tomorrow.

Then I can get one ordered and installed. The sooner the better. The noise/rasp levels really need to be taken down a notch or two, and of course it'* illegal as it is. I also hope that the added bit of backpressure makes it run a bit better.
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I also hope that the added bit of backpressure makes it run a bit better.
I ran without a cat for 5-6months and I didn't like it lost alot of low end & my car just run much better with that backpressure there around town.

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i paid $65 to have my cat and muffler installed
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Well, if you are on a budget...there is always the good chance that a tech school or high school shop class in your area that would do it for next to nothing.

It aint gotta look pretty...just sealed good.
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Well, if you are on a budget...there is always the good chance that a tech school or high school shop class in your area that would do it for next to nothing.

It aint gotta look pretty...just sealed good.
Now that'* a thought! We do have a tech center down the road. It'* summer, but I suppose its worth a call.

It'* not so much that I'm broke, more the principal of the thing. And I'm just trying to keep this car on the cheap, until I'm more sure of it'* virtues.
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I just got a quote from the local shop here that for cutting the stock off and installing my new Magnaflow (welded), it'd be $35 for labor.
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Yeah, that'* a great price.

I just measured my circumference of exhaust, and it was 8" Divided by Pi, that'* 2.54"

So, unless anyone tells me not to soon, I think it'll be a Magnaflow 94006 for me.
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That'* precisely what mine measured and it'* a good fit. Just gotta get it on now
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