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Re: kids love the taste of honeycombs

In a message dated 96-01-26 14:20:33 EST, you write:

>Here's some info from a guy in Norway I've been emailing. The best of 
>all possible worlds?
>>could you please tell me more about the "racing" catylytic convertor? Here
>>the US, catylytic convertors are mandatory, but the cat on my quattro 
>>sufficates it big time. I'd like to put a free flowing catylyst in that
>>gives me legal exhaust with miniml backpressure. Where did you get the
>>racing catylyst? From Subaru, or is there a manufacturer/distributor I
>>can contact directly?
>The emission rules here in Norway are quite stringent requiring catalysts,
>even though they were not introduced by law until 1988 (I think). The racing
>catalyst I installed in my car was an Oberland Mangehald, manufactured in
>Germany. This may very well be used in Audi.  It provides extreme low back
>pressure (you can actually see through it!). It still fulfils the emission
>requirements, how it does it puzzles me, but still. It cost approx. 1500$

.....  I have information on those "hi flow" cats from europe....  READ:
 Expensive.....  Did I say a lot of money?  Not DOT, EPA or CARB approved
either (as of my info-3rd QTR 95).  So, will your car here in the states pass
emissions with one?  Numbers wise, prolly......  Will it pass EPA,DOT, or
CARB scrutiny?  Thinks not.....  Not sure what the requirements are to bring
one here, but could get real expensive if not done properly.....  For 1500.00
before US import, sounds like a lot of alternative cereals should be

....  Let's get Mikey.....