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Is this true??

A mechanic told me that I have to run my catalytic converter on my truck because the specific model I have. He says it will alter the computer and make the truck run poorly. Is he is full of POOP??

He says that the catalytic converter is about 2k at the dealership if I remove it.
 

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remove it
it is better for your engine..those things are restrictive hes feeding u a line of BS
 

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I have one ill sell you for $1500 shipped to your door if you need one!
I would remove it.
 

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yeah, thats what I thought too, I am sure he was just lazy or just did not want to take it off.
I have been to a couple muffler shops, they refuse to remove it because of the emmisions.
 

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yeah, thats what I thought too, I am sure he was just lazy or just did not want to take it off.
I have been to a couple muffler shops, they refuse to remove it because of the emmisions.
If your truck came with one, legally you have to keep it on, however, if it's for "off-road" use only, go for it!
 

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that was the second thing i did to my truck when i got it home new and 50k miles later its still runnin great. i bought the delete pipe and put the catalytic in the barn if i ever need to put it on
 

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Will the delete pipe bolt up to a stock exhaust?
 

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Muffler shops cannot alter emmisions equipment by law. You however can remove it. I think mine was on my truck for a week. It would have been shorter but I had to wait for shipping after I bought it...LOL
 

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how easy/hard was it to install yourself?
 

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Pretty easy to do a Downpipe back exhaust system. You just need a socket set, jack and some kind of saw and the general knowledge of how to use it.I am not sure about the cat delete pipe. I just did the whole thing.
 

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If your truck came with one, legally you have to keep it on, however, if it's for "off-road" use only, go for it!
come on....how many here have it for "off-road" use only. :rof
 

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I can guarantee my exhaust stays off the road that is why I hung it from the bottom of the truck...LOL
 
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Bought mine on a Saturday, Piped it the following Tuesday.
 

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the cat delete was real easy there are two flanges it bolts in to i think it was a little over a hundred bucks. i would rather have a full system but i must be getting old - i like the quiet
 

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Rid of Cat Converter

Just switched from stock exhaust to MGRP Off Road setup. Took about 3 hours total. Not too hard (except for that stupid mounting plate bolt between crossbar and tranny). Removed the converter as well. The MGRP muffler is about 1/3 size the original muffler, but not very much louder. Maybe a little louder but it's pleasantly bearable. No codes thrown.

I consider anything the government regulates, a de-tune. Remove the cat and let that engine breathe.
 

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If you are in a area that requires emission inspection, better keep it handy for the next emission test.

I am in CA, so mine is still on.
 

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I'm in Florida. Luckily they nixed emissions testing over a decade ago. The state was losing $ doing emissions tests. If a state has emissions regulation, i won't live there.
 
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