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Catalytic Help..

Old 02-13-2015, 09:45 AM
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What's up everybody.So,I finally de-noobed myself and it feels good.On my 1988 rx7 vert n/a,I have a small situation that's bugging the hell out of me.I recently bought a new catalytic converter online,and totally missed that there's an air tube on the side of it.Would I be able to just cut the air tubing off of the old one and cut a new hole into the side of the new one and weld that on??Would that work??I've never seen this type of cat converter and I have no idea how it's built internally.Any opinions would be very helpful!
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Old 02-13-2015, 04:49 PM
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It'd be best to see if you can exchange it for one designed for the air tube. There are "factory replacement" units for pretty cheap so long as you're not in Cali.
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Old 02-13-2015, 05:53 PM
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Thanks for the reply.I was near an exhaust shop earlier and they told me to get a new one also..And unfortunately,I am in Cali.
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