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Old 04-08-2008, 09:00 AM   #1
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For my 2000 SSEi, the mechanic I am going to is telling me it can only come from the dealer only, but I know thats not true, I have seen aftermarket setups.

So anyone know the cheapest place to find one online i can order?
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I found a site selling one for $330 at
http://www.autopartswarehouse.com/se...l&N=4294966999

Anyone have any knowledge of this site?
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Do you HAVE to get a factory-fit one?

You can get universal cats for less than 100 bucks....real cheap if you look on ebay and have the time to wait for it.

And...sell your old converter on ebay as well. It may very well pay for your new one
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Do you HAVE to get a factory-fit one?

You can get universal cats for less than 100 bucks....real cheap if you look on ebay and have the time to wait for it.

And...sell your old converter on ebay as well. It may very well pay for your new one
Well the shop I am taking it isn't a exhaust shop so I don't think they have the proper equipment to bend pipe and everything.

sell the old convertor huh? will some one buy it with the material inside all loose and clogging?
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You can get a high flow magnaflow for about $70 on ebay. Not sure which one for sure but I think it'* 2.5"/2.5" In/Out, maybe #91006.
http://www.fulllineexhaust.com/catal...versal/910.htm
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Magna...spagenameZWD1V
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sell the old convertor huh? will some one buy it with the material inside all loose and clogging?
Y'never know. Sell it as "scrap" or "not for reuse" to CYA. Buyers will still want it for platinum extraction.
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For my 2000 SSEi, the mechanic I am going to is telling me it can only come from the dealer only, but I know thats not true, I have seen aftermarket setups.

So anyone know the cheapest place to find one online i can order?
I got mine from ZZperformance, it was about $70. Just went to a muffler shop and had them put it on.
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Just measure your pipe, it'll likely be 2.5" or 2.25"

And yeah the 2.5" is the 91006 Magnaflow Cat
Here it is here for just over $60:
http://hoganperformance.com/converters.htm
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Let'* make sure he gets one with a rear O2 bung, ok?
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Let'* make sure he gets one with a rear O2 bung, ok?
The shop I go to installed one for me, you just need to ask if there'* not one on there. Actually, he installed 2 of them for me.
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