No it will not pass inspection and the cat will not do its job. The cat has to b close enough to the engine that the exhaust gases can heat it up, hot enough that it will actually burn off hc and nox etc. sticking it behind the muffler will do u no good
I think it's a great idea. As a matter of fact you should get a patent on it. I cant believe that no one in the auto industry thought of this yet.
I know a lot of things, most of them are only correct in my own head...
Better to be judged by twelve then carried by six. I'm sure this is going to get me in trouble down the line
2000 sport, 5speed, 1-1/4 body lift, 3" zone, metal cloak front fenders, metal cloak control arms, 4.88, 35" cooper stt.
Thanks for all of the positive comments and warm welcome. The reason I asked is that it is already on that way. Just wondered if it was illegal or could cause any problems
Clear and effective communication is important, even on the internet. Your original post indicated that you were thinking of installing it that way, not that a previous owner had already installed it that way.
Originally Posted by 4Left
Will it cause any harm if I install the cat converter after the muffler? Is this also legal and will it pass inspection in Va?
People do dumb things to Jeeps. Call them redneck repairs. I suggest you take the vehicle to a shop to have the cat installed correctly.
If you are even considering doing your own repairs and upgrades, I recommend you get very familiar with your vehicle and know part what does what and how it does it.