abuc at attglobal.net
Mon Mar 1 01:03:22 EST 2004
** Reply to message from "John Larson" <j.d.larson at verizon.net> on Sun, 29 Feb
2004 14:15:00 -0800
> he cat has suffered a meltdown, most often from running too rich,
> but also from old age. You really should replace it5, despite the lack of
> emissions testing in your area.
Yep, a couple years ago a big hole suddenly developed in the rear muffler on my
'87 4kq. One minute reasonably quiet, next minute I sounded like the local
chapter of the Hell's Angels! When I went to have it replaced, the muffler shop
said it had probably happened because my cat was spitting out little particles.
It was the cat that came w/the car, so I couldn't really begrudge its giving up
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