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Posted: Sat Sep 02, 2006 7:02 pm 
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theres a noise from around where my CAT(factory) is on my EF, it rattles every time im idling, does this mean that it needs to be replaced?
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Posted: Sat Sep 02, 2006 7:03 pm 
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Posted: Sat Sep 02, 2006 7:32 pm 
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mine does it too gives me the s**t.

 

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Posted: Sat Sep 02, 2006 7:56 pm 
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May just be the heat cover thats rattling? Fairly sure they have a cover over them?

 

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Posted: Sat Sep 02, 2006 8:25 pm 
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in my situation it is andrew.next time im under the car ill try bend in the clips so its tighter. cheers

 

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Posted: Sun Sep 03, 2006 12:03 pm 
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I took mine to an exhaust shop ... they told me it's a common issues ... they just rip the heat shield off the cat .. no more rattles.

 

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Posted: Sun Sep 03, 2006 1:33 pm 
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cat's r over rated lol

 

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Posted: Mon Sep 04, 2006 12:26 pm 
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Its usually not the cats themselves. Usually its a rock or some rust flakes or something similar thats gotten into the heat shield and is bouncing around.
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Posted: Mon Sep 04, 2006 2:15 pm 
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if u havent got a heatshield on the cat be a bit careful when u park on grass
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Posted: Tue Sep 05, 2006 1:39 am 
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franky says my p***y sometimes makes funny noises and it smells,does yours smell?

 

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Posted: Tue Sep 05, 2006 2:06 am 
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Posted: Tue Sep 05, 2006 8:02 am 
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mine does it too. Looks like the heat shield is comin off this weekend. I tried bendin the clips on the outside to make them tighter, but it still does it. Probably has a rock or somethin in it. Its comin off anyway.

 

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Posted: Tue Sep 05, 2006 6:11 pm 
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mine was rattrling then i tied a clip from my old pod around it and it stopped

 

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Posted: Wed Sep 06, 2006 2:08 am 
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s**t mine doesnt even have a heatshield. Lucky the car sits that bloody high anyways. But ill be sure to watch out for spot fires behind me :P

 

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