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Old 10-13-2015, 12:57 AM   #12
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Default Re: 2008 Astra - CA Approved Catalytic Converter - Unable to pass inspection

Originally Posted by pierrot View Post
The Magnaflow Federal 51150 catalytic converter is not CARB (California Air Resources Board) compliant as stated at the Magnflow website. While that is true, it does not automatically mean that the part cannot be used in NYS. One would have to consult the NYS smog regulations.
I just count myself lucky that I live up north of US and as long as there is no CEL our cars pass emissions tests easily. I'm lucky enough to have a full front half of the exhaust (Manifold with cat and flex pipe section with cat) sitting in my office in case I need it down the road.

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