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Old 11-15-2005, 10:04 PM   #1
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I am thinking about getting a high flow cat for my 1990 olds eighty eight and could not find what i wanted on the search. I am wondering if i can do this myself without a welder.
Here are some pictures of the cat as of now.

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It looks as if you could just pull it off and put a new one on.
What brand and type and or part # would i get. A link to and exact fit would be great.
What would be involved in doing this if i did it myself?
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anythings possible, u could cut the old cat off, and put a high flow on with exhaust pipe clamps, thats how my jeep was from the factory.
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I was hoping it would slide out so i wouldn't have to cut it. Maybe if it does slide out then i could loosen the exhast up and take the old one out, put a new one in and seal it with a exhast sealer. Does it even look welded? I cant see any marks.

Does it sound any better?
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anythings possible, u could cut the old cat off, and put a high flow on with exhaust pipe clamps, thats how my jeep was from the factory.
That'* exactly how the Magnaflow cat was installed on the Olds 88 Royale I had. The muffler shop did the work. I wish the would have welded a bead on it instead, but it worked nonetheless.
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If you see no clamps, it was weleded. Probably at the factory and it'* a super clean job.

In either case you'll pretty much need to cut the old one out, put the new one and some pipe in (new ones are usually much smaller)
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Thanks man, ive been waiting for days on an answer on this.
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