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RE: Subject: '93 90 cat recommendation?
Autobahn Performance sells replacement cats for V6 cars for around $450. 1 800-734-AUDI.
From: Rob Andrews [SMTP:email@example.com]
Sent: Wednesday, December 16, 1998 3:59 AM
To: Dan Hamren; quattro list
Subject: Re: Subject: '93 90 cat recommendation?
From: Dan Hamren <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: quattro list <email@example.com>
Date: Monday, December 14, 1998 1:35 PM
Subject: RE: Subject: '93 90 cat recommendation?
>Anybody got a good suggestion on what's the best way to go about
>replacing a bad cat on a '93 90csq? My wife's q is making a real
>raunchy rattling noise and Scott Mockry confirms that it is the right
>side cat. Anybody BTDT on a reasonably priced, good replacement
>approach? While you are at it, I would appreciate any suggestions for,
>again, a reasonably priced good, replacement muffler for the same car.
>TIA and happy holidays.
>Kent------ Is the cat bad? I had that rattle in my 87 5kcsqw. It was
>just the heat shield. If you can weld it back in place, or use a
>muffler repair kit to keep it from making noise, then you shouldn't need
>to replace it. Check the codes, they will tell you if you need a new
Well, there isn't a heat shield on the 93 90. And the codes won't tell you
if you need a new one either, at least on the 93 90. BTDT-If it rattles,
replace it. It is rather easy to do if you have long extension and a swivel
12 (maybe 13 I think) socket. Took me all of about a half hour on the lift,
I suspect about an hour in the driveway.
93 90 FS
99 A4 2.8Q brand spankin new
>P.S. I ended up replacing it 1 year later, check engine light was on
>because of it, and wouldn't pass smog. Paid $250.00 for the new cat.