Magnaflow fabricates each catalytic converter body from a single CNC-formed and laser-welded tubular section, which is then spun into a round shape. Converters are literally formed around the ceramic catalyst and securely tucked inside. They are designed for use in tight places and have thicker inlet/outlet material for maximum durability. . 2. Determine the type of catalytic converter being replaced:
Choosing the Correct Catalytic Converter
1. Determine engine size and vehicle weight (there are legal limit regulations).
2. Determine the type of catalytic converter being replaced:
4. Does the vehicle have federal or California emissions? Required by the EPA, this information is on the emission control label in the engine compartment. The label (examples below) should be visible on the firewall, hood's underside, radiator support, fan shroud, or shock tower.
WARNING: Motor vehicles contain fuel, oils and fluids, battery posts, terminals and related accessories which contain lead and lead compounds and other chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects and other reproductive harm. These chemicals are found in vehicles, vehicle parts and accessories, both new and as replacements. When being serviced, these vehicles generate used oil, waste fluids, grease, fumes and particulates, all known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects, and reproductive harm.
WARNING: Some dust created by power sanding, sawing, grinding, drilling, and other construction activities contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. Some examples of these chemicals are: lead from lead-based paints, crystalline silica from bricks and cement and other masonry products, and arsenic and chromium from chemically treated lumber. Your risk from exposure to these chemicals varies, depending on how often you do this type of work. To reduce your exposure, work in a well-ventilated area and with approved safety equipment, such as dust masks that are specially designed to filter out microscopic particles.
WARNING: The wires of these products contain chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. Wash hands after handling.