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FYI: Unless it's for offload use only many shops will not install a used cat for you in the USA. You'll have to do it yourself or take it to a custom shop.

I'm not saying it can't be done, but you usually can't go down to your local chain exhaust shop and have it done. As always, YMMV. ;- )
 

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How I found out about federal laws RE cats:

Years ago, while in college, the cat (and muffler) fell off my Jeep. I literally ran over it. Being a poor college student (and not wanting to litter the roadway, ha ha!) I went back and picked it up and quickly threw it in the back. Yes, it was still hot. I drove home and the next day I went to the local muffler shop. They told me that they couldn't install a used cat into a vehicle. I told them that it was MY catalytic converter, and it was indeed used; it was used on MY vehicle! I must've looked honest, because they did believe me and re-installed it.

AFAIK, it's a federal law thing. Yes, they're worried about lawsuits. Lawsuits from the feds! LOL!

Most wrecking yards won't sell them, either. But I think that's because they re-sell them to recyclers for the precious metals.
 
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