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Old 03-03-2003, 07:57 AM   #1
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Default Catalytic converter lifespan?

Ok.......How long should a stock cat last?
I'm trying to justify the dollars to change over to a high flow..... :P
(I'm "cheap".....you see)
I just turned over 26k on the car.
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25K. Does that help?

Ok, not really. Mine failed at 70k, but the car was stored for 5 years in Oregon, and I think the wet winter air (even in a garage) contributed to mine.
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Mine went at around 130,000. screwed up and had garage replace it. They put on el cheapo and it started rattling a year later. I remember things better that I learn the hard way.
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25K!!!!!
shiiiiiiiite.......I better get that high flow!!!
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You bet!
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ouch. I better get my buick'* done. I"m still on the origional at nearly 16 years, and 150,000 miles.
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Mine cat is orginal with no signs or going soon. 196,000 miles and its been through 10 Buffalo, New York winters.
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