Thread: I gutted my cat
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      05-20-2019, 04:31 PM   #47
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Originally Posted by 5mall5nail5 View Post
Originally Posted by Zanity View Post
I'll give this a shot but if anyone has a more concrete way of doing it, please let me know

I know, I actually called around and asked before I gutted it to see if its worth selling the stock DP and get a catless, scrap yards in the area all offered me $40 for it. So people can say all they want, I'm not convinced.
Scrap yard isn't in the game of handling BMW cats. They treat a 1996 Chevy Cavalier and 2015 BMW 328i cat the same. We both know that a "working, not failed" 2015 BMW cat is going to be more than a NEW Cavalier unit - scrapper doesn't care he wants the recycle value.

Look on ebay at "completed sales" - $180 - $450+ USD for working catalytic converters for 328/330/335/340. Its easy to find out - the data is there.

European cats have higher precious metal content than domestic. Especially old domestic.

The fact is, European cats bring more and the scrap yard than domestic cats.

Go ahead, ask me how I know.
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