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Removing the Cat on a 1994 Carb Mini

Post by Jknight » Tue Sep 26, 2017 4:43 pm

Just wondering if this would cause problems with the emissions for the nct?



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Re: Removing the Cat on a 1994 Carb Mini

Post by woody » Tue Sep 26, 2017 6:54 pm

special case for carb minis with cat ,see page 13 note 3.
https://www.ncts.ie/media/1004/nct-manual-july-2014.pdf
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Post by Jknight » Wed Sep 27, 2017 6:55 am

So would that mean without the cat the car will likely fail?

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Re: Removing the Cat on a 1994 Carb Mini

Post by woody » Wed Sep 27, 2017 9:49 am

I know of at least one that passes without the cat.
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Re: Removing the Cat on a 1994 Carb Mini

Post by davem » Wed Sep 27, 2017 8:53 pm

woody wrote:I know of at least one that passes without the cat.
If it's not mine, then there's at least 2! :D
1994 1275 Sprite with a stage 1 kit on a HIF38

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Re: Removing the Cat on a 1994 Carb Mini

Post by Jknight » Thu Sep 28, 2017 12:50 pm

davem wrote:
woody wrote:I know of at least one that passes without the cat.
If it's not mine, then there's at least 2! :D
1994 1275 Sprite with a stage 1 kit on a HIF38

That's exactly why I'm asking. Thinking of fitting the same to my car. Did the stage one kit make much of a difference?

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Re: Removing the Cat on a 1994 Carb Mini

Post by woody » Thu Sep 28, 2017 6:05 pm

The one I know has a LCB and Maniflow exhaust with a HIF44 with a BDL needle and standard air filter. Standard engine and dizzy.
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Re: Removing the Cat on a 1994 Carb Mini

Post by davem » Wed Oct 04, 2017 9:22 pm

Jknight wrote: That's exactly why I'm asking. Thinking of fitting the same to my car. Did the stage one kit make much of a difference?
To be honest I have no idea! Never had a mini before and this wasn't running when I got it, as part of restoring it I put the stage 1 in. So I've nothing to compare to.

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