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Old 10-18-2003, 01:54 PM   #1
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Would anyone know if exhaust fumes from a catless car be anymore harmful than one with a cat? I'm asking because I just had it removed and now notice a stronger exhaust smell.
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That would be consistant, the cat converter acts as a filter and helps to take pollutants out of your exhaust. Personally IMO its environmentally irresponsible to drive without one....
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You're right. Although its only temporary, I'll try to get it replaced ASAP.
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Good man, replace it with high flow cat and you will notice an increase in performance and slightly more aggressive sound
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exhaust fumes are wierd. make you freakin sick when exposed to them a long time....been there done that....someone make a t-shirt so i can have it.
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yeah exhuast fumes can KILL, Carbon Monox is a silent killer, the reason is that you can't smell it, and it can cause headachs and in really bad cases cause you to pass out!
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That would be consistant, the cat converter acts as a filter and helps to take pollutants out of your exhaust. Personally IMO its environmentally irresponsible to drive without one....
Damn tree huggers... *cough, hack wheeze*

Thanks to this group tho, I can now tell all the putzes up herethat removed there'* when Jesse got rid f the emissions test. Peeee-Yewwww
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Every car should should have a cat converter and it wil be nice when the only exhaust from our vehicles is water vapour. I'm so friggin tired of summer smog warning days...and most of it we get from OHIO
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Don't go sucking on your exhaust pipe!

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I don't think I've ever lived anywhere that has issued a smog warning. Not that I don't agree with you that it'* an issue, just not one I've personally had to deal with.
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