Where I live there are no emissions requirements. I will have to replace a leaky exhaust manifold in the near future, would removing the cat converter and running straight pipes help my performance any. I have the 2.5 4 banger and every ounce of power gained would be a help. My thoughts are to…
Posts. #3 · . Removing the cat will not affect gas mileage but removing the O2 sensor that is used for fuel control definitely will. There is an O2 sensor before (pre-) and after (post-) the cat. The pre-cat O2 sensor is used for feedback to control the amount of fuel needed. The post-cat O2 sensor is used to monitor the cat.
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Measure the diameter of your exhaust pipe , then Hit a parts house and get a exhaust "turn down tip", bolt/clamp it on and head for the shop..[Let the exhaust shop know ahead of time what you have so they can order a Cat if they don”t have one in stock]