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Old 07-27-2003, 12:01 AM   #8
Jejunum
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Default Re: Removing heat shields...is this ok?

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Originally posted by 2sour4u
I have a couple exhaust rattles. So I removed all my exhaust heat shields. Is this ok to do so? I took off the three from the mid-pipe all the way to the muffler.

Jon

i believe (someone correct me if im wrong!) the heat shields near catalytic converters are there to retain heat and get the temperature up. the platinum compounds cant scrub SOx and NOx at low temperatures so you may one day have a CEL related to it
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