OK, reading through other posts has left me a little confused. My 96 with the 4.6. What is on this system that is stock? Two cats up front, one at the Y that goes back to the Mufflers or are those resonators?
stock is manifold to cat combined into a sigle third cat then single piping out to a y pipe and two mufflers.
Replacing the third cat can be done through an exhaust shop welding a y pipe in its place. I'd say your best bet would be to cut the third cat out and then take it to the place. They can't cut out any cats themselves because of epa bs.
This is the second time I've seen someone say that in the past 2 weeks or so. Where is this information coming from? The front 2 cats on my car were the only cats when I had my emissions test in CA, and I can tell you for sure that all three pollutants were cleaned up. I had virtually 0 on everything. This misinformation needs to stop spreading around.
So I'm posting here because, well, most of the recommended headers you guys have listed here for 5.0 Birds are obsolete or no longer produced. I'm halfway through gathering parts for my GT40 build and the only roadblock I'm hitting is this.
Now that I got the correct cat forward exhaust assembly for the car, I have some options on the cat back exhaust. I have the option to replace the cat back exhaust and mufflers. The rear tube of the assembly below is just a reducer and has no muffler capabilities. As I learned with the two...
i just had my t bird dropped off at my house...looks nice just needs to be washed and waxed.
i was wondering..if i cut off the mufflers out back how much pipe or how long of a tip would i need to fit in place of them and what is the diameter of the stock pipes?
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