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california legal catalytic converter

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by seksilumpia, Feb 25, 2011.

  1. Feb 25, 2011 at 1:47 PM
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    seksilumpia

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    does anyone know where i can get a california legal catalytic converter for a 2000 4runner sr5 3.4L v6? ive been look all over online and all i find is 49 state legal,no shipping to california. the stealership quoted me 1300.00+tax+labor. any suggestions would help,thanks in advance guys!
     
  2. Feb 25, 2011 at 1:54 PM
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    Local muffler shop?

    They may charge less welded on than you'd be able to order a bolt up.
     
  3. Feb 25, 2011 at 3:42 PM
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    i checked with a few shops and they all gave me the xtyxt02.7bbp number to match under the hood,but when i looked,it didnt match..all those muffler shops said go to the dealer because they cant do it
     
  4. Feb 25, 2011 at 4:16 PM
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    when i look up aftermarket cats,they highest year they go up to is a 98'. im guessing 99 and up you have to go to dealer
     
  5. Feb 25, 2011 at 4:21 PM
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    Crap. I had no idea it was that hard now. Especially with these things being stolen all the time.

    Wrecking yard?
     
  6. Feb 25, 2011 at 4:26 PM
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    yeah its really hard now,its was legal to cut the cat up and clean the inside and reweld it together. but california is extra whack now because they made cleaning it illegal..it sucks for our trucks even more..i had a lemon cat,but i was so lucky to be under warranty still. the total cost would have been 2200.00 for tacoma 4.0 cats and labor!!
     
  7. Feb 25, 2011 at 4:30 PM
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  8. Feb 25, 2011 at 6:31 PM
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    thanks steve,im going to ask my mechanic if that will work.i hope it does tho,its really cheap..the only thing is i think the front cat is bad,and im not sure if the link you gave me is the front or back...are you going to mod day tomorrow?
     
  9. Feb 25, 2011 at 6:36 PM
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    be careful when buying aftermarket cats, almost all of them won't work. all the time i quote people a cat and 1hrs worth of labor (1300 +or-) they don't like the quote so the go buy aftermarket ones, MIL light comes back on, they spend 1300 any way. be sure to replace the post cat o2 sensor (bank * sensor 2) stuff from the cat grenading showers it and clogs it
     
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