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Old 01-02-2009, 05:10 PM   #1
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If I removed my catalytic converter would my 98 Cherokee miss it?? What I mean by that does it have any sensors that require it??
I know they are required in by law, but I live on an Indian reservation and we donít require DEQ for registration.
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Yes you have 2 O2 sensors one before and one after the cat.. Also it's illegal to remove your cat and we can't chat about illegal stuff on the forum..Sorry that be the rules..
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Old 01-02-2009, 05:29 PM   #3
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its illegal dont do it. and yes your jeep will miss it dearly, and well maybe the reservation does not required by law, but I think mother earth will be happier with it on your jeep
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I've always wanted to take mine off but I've heard thAt it doesn't actually give you any better performance besides I bet the sound would sound cool in the beginning but will get annoying after a while.
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it wont really miss but u will lose fuel economy and all your low end torque. u can get a thing to fool the sensors but it is illegal unless u have an off road only permit in which can it is legal. i can say that in anything older than a 95 it will not hurt ur performance any and that when cats get old the bricks inside can break and fall out and its not illegal to drive with a cat with no guts but it does open ur exhaust up some. just sayin
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I took mine out as a troubleshooting aid, and replaced the muffler too. I'm running without the cat for now, but know that I will replace it when personal funding improves (Kids are starting the next semester of college next week).
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