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Old 11-29-2012, 03:41 AM   #282426
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Originally Posted by mkodama View Post
Hmm, so CARB compliant catalytic converter for a "1985 190E 2.3" is Magnaflow part number 38004, and the CARB compliant part number for a 1991 318is is 36004, both are dimensionally the same. I wonder if a smog shop would notice that one digit difference in the part number?

Then I could spend $124 for a cat that would work on two cars!

Maybe I'll just scrape that one digit with piece of concrete to make things harder to tell apart.
I thought the same thing as soon as I saw the part numbers.
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