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Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by chaz834, Sep 24, 2011.

  1. chaz834

    chaz834 [OP] Tacoma 4 Life.

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  2. lotsoftoys

    lotsoftoys pavement is boring....

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    bunch of crap
    i know from working on toyotas for a living that toyotas dont like aftermarket cats. the computers are really picky. Alot of the time a customer will have an aftermarket cat installed and they will still get a p0420 code....
     
  3. chaz834

    chaz834 [OP] Tacoma 4 Life.

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    Yeah that sucks I just got a quote from toyota today to replace it and it was $1,100 :eek:.....
     
  4. lotsoftoys

    lotsoftoys pavement is boring....

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    bunch of crap
    yeah i no it.... they arent cheap. u can try an aftermarket one but no gaurentees u no....
     
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    The price is so high because they have Platinum in them... And add on the fact it's a OEM Toyota part that makes it even more costly.
     
  6. chaz834

    chaz834 [OP] Tacoma 4 Life.

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    Yeah ill have to think about this one thanks for the help man...
     
  7. ttran

    ttran Expert Mallcrawler

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    I got one 5 months ago for 100 bucks installed from meineke. So far no codes or anything.
     
  8. TIPICOTACO

    TIPICOTACO Well-Known Member

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    few things here n there, check out the build
    Go with the Maganaflow cat and just get a URD o2 sim. From what I'v read it works great w/ gutted or high-flow cats to take care of the PO420 problem and trick the computer into thinking everything is A-ok. It will b alot cheaper too.

    When my rear cat goes this is exactly what I plan to do
     
  9. SCSPerformance

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    i bought a CA approved magnaflow cat for a '90 toyota pickup and i've no issues thus far. it's been about 4-5months now.

    http://www.hottexhaust.com is where i ordered from.
     
  10. gray223

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    Will the CEL thrown from a after marker cat decrease fuel economy or engine performance? I know you can get a o2 simulator from URD, but is it needed.
     
  11. se7enine

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    I got a Catco converter off Craigslist for $30 and it fixed my code, hasn't come back on since. I've always use Catco on all my cars and never had any problems, but not sure about Magnaflow.
     
  12. KerlyQ

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    Ive had the magnaflow for 4 years now and the entire time I have been stuck with the damn CEL P0136 code. cant get rid of it. Its kinda common.
     
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