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Re: Cat failure now loss of power

The loss of power is directly related to your bad cat...all of the
material in the bad one has clumped up and blocked the exit so that air
can't get through.  Drive as little as possible, and keep in a higher
gear if you can (less RPM's = less gas to force through a large clump of

"To do this, we use the Behold Method."
	--George Cain

Remi Kwan wrote:
> Hi,
> I had a cat problem diagnosed on my 1994 90 Quattro (12v V6) and have
> been waiting for the dealer to do the work (earliest was monday :( ).
> In the meantime, the rattle I had has quieted down but the car has
> lost power and won't rev like before.
> Could this just be the ignition figuring out somethings wrong and doing
> something smart with the timing?  Or could there be other damage related
> to the bad cat?  Maybe I love these cars too much, but I'm starting to
> have nightmares about clogged exhausts and valve damage...
> Remi