'95 A6 - Catalytic converter

Fay Kelley iceisit at earthlink.net
Thu Feb 28 20:30:12 PST 2008

> > From: "Nick Lawrence" <nick at beol.net>
>> Has any one else worked on a car that stopped running because a right size
>> chunk blocked the exhaust passage?  Thats makes a bad day!
>Yep,  in my z28.  It rattled pretty good for a few weeks, then one day
>on a ski trip to Vermont last winter it wouldn't accelerate any more. 
>It would idle and run just fine up to about 3000 rpm,

this is what is happened .... after a certain amount of time
the car won't go over 45 uphill .... I had to pull off the
road to avoid being run over by semi-trucks.

>then just fall
>flat on its face.  When I pulled the cat I found a piece about 8" long
>had beat and bashed its self down the pipe and plugged it up solid.  I
>had an almost perfect cylinder of matrix material,  about 3" in diameter
>and 8" long.  I replace it with an aftermarket cat before my next sniff

Okay, while I have this thread active ...

where should I check for after-market cats for 95 A6 ?

thanks in advance - Fay

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