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cc: Re: What's that rattle?

On Wednesday, July 02, 1997  4:37 PM, MIKE @ UNIX (Mike) 
{mike@padd.press.net} wrote:
>Date: 2-Jul-97 16:37:41 +0100
>From: MIKE @ UNIX (Mike) {mike@padd.press.net}
>To: RBW @ UNIX (Rob Winchell) {rbw@avs.com}
>Subject: Re: What's that rattle?
>  To: Rob Winchell <rbw@avs.com>
>  Cc: Quattro <quattro@coimbra.ans.net>
>  From: Mike <mike@padd.press.net>
>On Wed, 2 Jul 1997, Rob Winchell wrote:
>> All -
>> I've got a rattling sound going (as many of us do, it appears), which is 
>> coming from, god forbid, the cat area of the exhaust. Now, I'm hoping 
>> something is just loose, and not the innards of the cat rattling around. 
>> Anyone know of anything "common" causing that noise in that area, other 
>> than a bad cat?
>Presume you are state side yes?
>Is it illegal to run your car without a cat then?
>My friend had two on his 20V, both of which are now sat in boxes in his 
>garage. It still passes its annual MOT including the emissions test, and 
>now he has a much 'free-er flowing exhaust system`.
>Unless you are going to get hauled infront of a court for running a car 
>without a cat, then why not just take them off, and replace them with 
>parts that you should be able to order over the counter :-)
>Unless there is something else Im missing?
>Michael Burton
>Systems Administrator, PA Data Design
>4 Wheels - Audi Quattro			UK Audi Quattro Owners Club
>4 Legs   - Dexter			He's a funky kind of horse
>4 Legs	 - Black Magic (Blackie)	He's a really rather large 17.2
>2 Legs   - Shanks Pony                  Last resort

There is an outer shield with a couple of tack welds on the cat that over 
time will break loose. You would have to get it retacked. (Don't forget 
to disconnect the battery when you do so)

Jens Oxlund

5KCSTQ 86'