Ha, that's a good one, Bob..... I think I am going to go the route of using the
down pipe for the '75 B, instead of hollowing out the cat. Fewer
connections to worry about, and I can get $80 for the cat.....
Central NJ USA
'76 MGB Tourer - Driver - Engine Surgery In Progress...
'65 MGB Tourer Project - Yep, Still Is....
----- Original Message ----
From: Bob Howard <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Cc: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
Sent: Wednesday, June 4, 2008 2:39:59 PM
Subject: Re: [Mgs] Replacing Catalytic Converter
There is a fellow in our club who knew his '79 would pass the sniffer
test but would not pass the visual inspection without a cat in the
He slipped a tomato juice can over a section of pipe, fitted flanges,
bolted his device into the system before the annual emission test, and
removed it for safekeeping and loan to friends. The car has a header, so
this device is fitted into the system under the driver seat, in a
straight run of tailpipe. The car is now exempt from testing because of
On Wed, 4 Jun 2008 11:07:49 -0700 (PDT) Dan DiBiase <email@example.com>
> Anyone replace their cat con with a piece of pipe on their '75 and
> newer B? I want to dump mine - don't need it here with historic
> registration - and
> am wondering what others have done. I guess I could simply hollow it
> out but I'm not sure if there is anything hazardous inside that I
> need be careful
> with..... I recall seeing 'test pipes' on eBay from time to time. I
> guess I could also go to a local muffler shop with the cat and they
> could make up
> Dan D
> Central NJ USA
> '76 MGB Tourer - Driver - Engine Surgery In Progress...
> '65 MGB Tourer Project - Yep, Still Is....
> NAMGBR #5-2328
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