[A4] 16806 cat issues?
nickstock at gmail.com
Thu Apr 12 17:30:16 EDT 2007
Nice to hear that you've got the problem sorted out...thanks for keeping us
all posted...that's what this list is really about.
On 4/12/07, Brizax at aol.com <Brizax at aol.com> wrote:
> that's awesome bro, glad i could help, i had the same thing happen to my
> sooooooo it kinda sounded like familiar issues! I'm about to start
> my clutch
> swap in the S4 tonight, "which is going to suck like holy hell"
> ive been missing boost for at least 6 months with the old clutch
> sux getting pass'd by evo's and wrx's and v8s that want to play :o(
> you shoulda emailed the list! if you take the passenger front wheel off
> pretty ez to swap out the cat and get to the bolts, then you use about 3
> extensions with a swivel on the other 1 bolt that's kinda hidden,
> anyways enjoy your missing boost, bet it feels like a new car now
> huh? lol
> Hey all.....just thought I would report back.....
> I unbolted the cat from the turbo, and pulled it back, took it around
> the block...(holly hell it is loud).....the thing would boost like
> mad! Well when it wasn't bucking or sputtering (prolly due to the O2
> not being in the stream of the exhaust). Anyways, so I just got my
> Techtonics High Flow Cat installed which was a big PITA to do...and of
> coarse the 2nd O2 sensor didn't come out....so I need to buy a new one
> of those. ANYWAYS, the car is back to life!! A nice deep growl, spikes
> of 21psi....yeah! The old cat...was pretty much plugged...the mass of
> honey comb inside had come loose and lodged itself at the exit...real
> great for flow huh??! :D
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