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    catalytic conventer

    hello, i drove over something and ive got a hole in the flexi bit of my catalytic conventer, my exhoust sounds lauder and i can smell carbon dioxide when i put my pedal down however can i drive with it like that until i get a new one which is sometime next week?

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    You should be able to just get the flexi pipe cut out and new one welded in place, expect to pay around £50-60 for this, depending on how bad the blow is I cant imagine it would be too bad to drive about, your MPG may suffer because its blowing, I am unsure though if it will cause any damage.

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    i can get a new catalytic converter for 80 pound so am just gonna replace it hopfully monday its canny loud and embarassing to drive cheers anywayz bud

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