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Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Andrew@A.L.D, Sep 22, 2010.

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    Andrew@A.L.D Cylinder Head Master

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    [Sep 22, 2010]
    Do you guys have problems with the emissions on the MOT with the 120 cell cat?
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    LOL - do you imagin that cat has any precious metals in it at all??
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    Bill you confused me mate? is it a heap of ***** or something?
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    its an open question.. Given its source is a low cost country, like china, india or something, and its uber cheap, I ask the question on whats likely to actually be inside the corrogated cat like looking component.
    Its rare metals which are used in cats, which are £, so I am very sceptical (as usual) of something which is so cheap, and possibly too good to be true.

    does it actually catalyse? 100 cells cats are marginal pass on mot's anyhow.. (good ones) as dwell time is so short.

    Its an unknown, which I presume is why the op is asking the question
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    ahh i see thanks for that. im interested to know also anyway. even as a temporary measure. i might even decat until mot time (next year)
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    platinum is usually used and nickel outside the EU
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    cribbed off wiki
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    I know there **** as i'm about to remake mine 1 will be a decat and another with a good 200 cell cat

    Mine has just failed its MOT but i don't know weather its the **** cat or weather i damaged it due to the problems i've had with my engine
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    i have a spare cat brand new universal....
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    Stainless 200 cell with a 3 in bore?
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    no its not stainless not sure on the bore will check tomoz,
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    After a stainless one really
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