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      06-13-2016, 02:42 AM   #1
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Question HFC Suggestions?

Looking to install HFC cats onto catless mid. Any suggestions on who makes a good 200 cell cat without spending an arm and a leg for one. Price range is up to $200 per.

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At the budget end, your only option is probably Magnaflow. But they don't last long, probably two years from what I've read. HJS are much much better quality and last 5 years if not more, but also cost significantly more.

FYI our stock secondary cats are 200 cell. Why not pick up a pair and weld those in instead? Can't beat OEM for longevity and they should be very cheap around here.
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Looking to install HFC cats onto catless mid. Any suggestions on who makes a good 200 cell cat without spending an arm and a leg for one. Price range is up to $200 per.

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You're not going to get a quality cat at that price. The cheapest I would go is here...

http://www.kooksheaders.com/catalytic-converter.html

These are $200 cheaper than the HJS cats and they are pretty good quality.

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The reason aftermarket cats seem to fail so fast is because guys are notorious for installing them on untuned cars. This leads to a rich condition and can actually cause some unspent fuel to detonate in the headers or cat itself -- and that breaks down the substrate very quickly.

If a car is tuned properly, the aftermarket cats should last a very long time.
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You're not going to get a quality cat at that price. The cheapest I would go is here...

http://www.kooksheaders.com/catalytic-converter.html

These are $200 cheaper than the HJS cats and they are pretty good quality.

Dave

The spun body stuff, like that, is a good choice. They tend to flow more evenly, as I understand it, and have simpler fitment/installation.

I ran that style years ago on my Integra GS-R and it worked beautifully.
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