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Post by kowsmou » Sat Dec 09, 2017 5:56 pm

Hi,

I'm in a position where I'm probably going to have to change the cat on my car. It's a 2.0 on a 57 plate. The garage I went to was superb but said he couldn't source an aftermarket one. He said it will be £1200 fitted if he buys it from BMW.

Can anyone suggest a cheaper alternative?

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Post by 1000rr » Sat Dec 09, 2017 6:44 pm

Tabbys are far more fun than main coons.... :D
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Post by Smartbear » Sat Dec 09, 2017 6:47 pm

kowsmou wrote:
Sat Dec 09, 2017 5:56 pm
Hi,

I'm in a position where I'm probably going to have to change the cat on my car. It's a 2.0 on a 57 plate. The garage I went to was superb but said he couldn't source an aftermarket one. He said it will be £1200 fitted if he buys it from BMW.

Can anyone suggest a cheaper alternative?
I’d look for one from a breakers before I considered that bonkers price :o
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Post by Silverzedtom » Sat Dec 09, 2017 6:52 pm

What Rob said... must be loads about.
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Post by Ducklakeview » Sat Dec 09, 2017 6:55 pm

What is the reason for the change? We talking primary or secondary cat? I know my breaker friend has just broken a facelift 2.0.

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Post by hopz121 » Sat Dec 09, 2017 7:01 pm

I’d go to an exhaust shop and get a sports cat or similar fabricated for less than that
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Post by bluepain » Tue Dec 12, 2017 7:36 pm

If you have a 2.0l I belive no boddy makes a replacement manifold cat, its only made by BMW.
Sorry to say.
You've no doubt got error code Po420 .
Its not allways the cat.it could be vacuum related or maf related.

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Post by Nictrix » Tue Dec 12, 2017 7:41 pm

1000rr wrote:
Sat Dec 09, 2017 6:44 pm
Tabbys are far more fun than main coons.... :D
We have 2 maine coons and they are waaay more fun than our tabby :)
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Post by Twin Turbo » Tue Dec 12, 2017 8:16 pm

I purchased an CAT from ebay for £250

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Post by kowsmou » Fri Dec 22, 2017 2:07 pm

Twin Turbo wrote:
Tue Dec 12, 2017 8:16 pm
I purchased an CAT from ebay for £250
For a 2.0 ? could you send me a link please? Everywhere I have tried can't supply for the 2.0.

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Post by Ducklakeview » Fri Dec 22, 2017 2:15 pm

kowsmou wrote:
Fri Dec 22, 2017 2:07 pm
Twin Turbo wrote:
Tue Dec 12, 2017 8:16 pm
I purchased an CAT from ebay for £250
For a 2.0 ? could you send me a link please? Everywhere I have tried can't supply for the 2.0.
I've just WhatsApp'd a friend of mine who will prob have one, just waiting on a reply.

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Post by markalp » Fri Dec 22, 2017 2:50 pm

1000rr wrote:
Sat Dec 09, 2017 6:44 pm
Tabbys are far more fun than main coons.... :D
I reccomend an east end cat, she will claw you in the face just for looking at her the wrong way.
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Post by Smartbear » Fri Dec 22, 2017 5:38 pm

kowsmou wrote:
Fri Dec 22, 2017 2:07 pm
Twin Turbo wrote:
Tue Dec 12, 2017 8:16 pm
I purchased an CAT from ebay for £250
For a 2.0 ? could you send me a link please? Everywhere I have tried can't supply for the 2.0.
Twin turbo has an e89 2litre, it’s a completely different animal :?
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Post by markplant » Fri Dec 22, 2017 6:09 pm

Would it be worth trying cataclean before going to the expense
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Post by Ducklakeview » Fri Dec 22, 2017 7:06 pm

Mate has one, he wants £190 for it, plus p&p if you are interested?

Let me know and I'll send you his number.

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