what happens when you remove the catalyst converter from a 2006 dodge ram 1500 4x4??

Asked by Aug 05, 2017 at 08:29 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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A lot of exhaust noise.

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does it affect the engine?

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It may not run correctly.

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you wont pass emissions

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if they "sniff " the tailpipe you won't pass emissions , if they require all smog equipment you'd have to hollow one out , don't inhale , if you don't have problems with O2 sensors/codes and the like then it'll run a little better , if you're worried about extra pollution then shut down drive thrus , whats the worst that can happen you'll have to buy the thing anyways ?

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You will also fail the visual inspection. There is NO reason to remove the cat unless if plugs up.

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