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Catalytic Convertor is bad. $995 to order new one. I replaced O2 sensors in hopes it would rejuvenate the Convertor. No luck and still failed smog. This WJ could be going to Mexico very soon
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Just cut the cat off! Don't spend that much, you can get high flow cats from magnaflow way cheaper.
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Old 12-11-2013, 11:23 AM
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We are also California and our emissions laws are tight. I need to read-up and see what i can get away with.
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Old 12-11-2013, 11:27 AM
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Didn't see that I apologize. You Californians have dumb laws lol. Michigan hasn't got on board yet with the emission laws
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Old 12-11-2013, 01:56 PM
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Don't. they are a pain in the ass.
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Old 12-11-2013, 10:00 PM
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Need to figure out why my power steering pump (replaced in July) is whining. My gut says it is the temps below 0 but a but worried about it.
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

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Don't. they are a pain in the ass.
Definitely check on Magnaflow and Random Technologies for stainless steel replacement converters. It should say on the site, but I'm 99% sure they are both CA emissions compliant.
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

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Need to figure out why my power steering pump (replaced in July) is whining. My gut says it is the temps below 0 but a but worried about it.
Cold will do that...

I bet it fades away once the Jeep gets real warmed up. That happened in my TJ (with a brand new HD pump), and my XJ with the stock pump. This is just further evidence that cold weather and winter in general sucks for everything ever...
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Cold will do that...

I bet it fades away once the Jeep gets real warmed up. That happened in my TJ (with a brand new HD pump), and my XJ with the stock pump. This is just further evidence that cold weather and winter in general sucks for everything ever...
Once I added 1/2 a quart it quieted down..
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Definitely check on Magnaflow and Random Technologies for stainless steel replacement converters. It should say on the site, but I'm 99% sure they are both CA emissions compliant.
We did and it would still be pushing $700 after parts and labor. Plus the tranny is starting to slip up and it's getting worse and worse quicker. I think we are going to send it to auction and look for another vehicle.
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

That sucks! A cat would be something I'm sure you could handle unless there is some CA law against working on your own car...which come to think of it, wouldn't surprise me at all. Do you know what your next ride might be?
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Yup. A certified shop has to replace Cats I believe.

As of right now I'm going to be getting my dads 99 f250. or at least that's the plan. Registration was due this month so everything sort of has to happen rather quickly.
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