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Cat delete — Exhaust backpressure

Will a cat delete reduce exhaust backpressure? Absolutely not. A cat delete will not reduce exhaust backpressure because the catalytic converter is not the most restrictive portion of your exhaust system. The muffler provides the biggest restriction in the exhaust. The myth that a cat delete can improve exhaust backpressure is based on misunderstanding of modern catalytic converter design The original catalytic converters used by Ford and GM were built using pellet bead beds. The alumina beads were coated with platinum and palladium and the exhaust followed a tortured patch … Read More

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