Catalytic converter location in 3B ES/2 conversion

Kneale Brownson knotnook at
Thu Apr 22 20:10:01 EDT 2004

Is that a location close to the fuel tank?  I'd wonder about the heat from
the cats being a problem.

At 07:33 PM 4/22/2004 -0400, Mark Suttner wrote:
>My son Andy is performing a Coupe ES/2 3B conversion.  It will have a 3"
>exhaust system and we want to keep the catalytic converter.  He has looked
>to find a high flow 3" catalytic converter in the correct size to fit the
>factory location which is shoe horned between the transmission and the body
>but found nothing so far.  We are wondering since he plans to delete the
>front or first muffler anyway if it is possible to locate the cat just
>before the rear axel where the first muffler used to be?  There is plenty of
>space there the only question would be will this location allow the cat to
>do its job effectively?

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