Re: [DML] Cat removal
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Re: [DML] Cat removal



All,

If you want to remove your cats and drive the car you need a new 
registration and a street rod designation or hisorical, that 
relieves you of all emissions type problems.  But you can't use it 
as a daily driver, according to most state laws.  If you register as 
a street rod, or historical vehical you are "supposed" to only drive 
the car for special events or pleasure puposes.  Now I don't know 
what pleasure purposes mean, maybe you drive the car everyday for 
pleasure....

Bernie

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Qume Fox" <qumefox@xxxx> wrote:
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "denverdelorean" 
> <denverdelorean@xxxx> wrote:
> > This is a valid point, Legal ramifications should be discussed.  
> > However.  It is well known that romving a converter is illegal.  
It 
> > seems to be so well known that it is the first thing people will 
say 
> > when the procedure is mentioned.  
> -------> Matt
> > still legal in Colorado
> > #16076
> > 
> 
> Your not alone. I plan on dumping my cat as well when I get to the 
point 
> of doing engine and exhaust work, as well as doing other *illegal* 
> things like getting rid of the deceleration valves on the throttle 
plates.  
> Though I plan on building a custom exhaust instead of just 
bypassing the 
> cat. 
> 
> There are moral issues as well with removing emission controls 
though, 
> and places that do emissions testing do them for a reason, which 
is 
> usually the locations are allready having a problem with polution. 
> 
> Where I live here in Tennessee we don't have any emissions testing 
> requirements so no one will notice wether my D has a cat or not 
but me. 
> And as far as the moral aspects.. well I have no intention of 
using my D 
> as a daily driver, so I think the enviromental impacts of my 
modifications 
> will be minimal with the car only likly going to get 2-3k miles 
put on it 
> per year tops.. especially compared to the 18k/yr avg I put on my 
98 
> intrepid.
> 
> Chris
> VIN#3209
> http://badger.brazi.net/delorean/








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