Is it normal for cat-delete cars to stink?

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It was in reference to my Mustang having no catalytic converters and also no check engine light. Cars of Our Generation usually if a check engine light was on you could just yank the bulb from the instrument cluster whereas newer cars you can't do it because it's a hard wired LED.
if ya yank the warning light from an sn95 the car will beep at you for 10-15 secs everytime you start it to tell you that you have a warning light out. A piece of electrical tape over the window it shines through works better.
 
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Got the car back from the shop this afternoon. Car doesn't sound as gnarly, but NO MORE STINK! Before, after backing into my garage it would smell like a lawnmower for an hour, and I was keeping a box fan running in a window to ventilate the garage! Got home, parked in the garage - no more smell! Drove home with the top down, and didn't get gassed out every time I stopped at a light!

Also it's nice that my exhaust isn't running 3 inches off the ground anymore. :)
 

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Got the car back from the shop this afternoon. Car doesn't sound as gnarly, but NO MORE STINK! Before, after backing into my garage it would smell like a lawnmower for an hour, and I was keeping a box fan running in a window to ventilate the garage! Got home, parked in the garage - no more smell! Drove home with the top down, and didn't get gassed out every time I stopped at a light!

Also it's nice that my exhaust isn't running 3 inches off the ground anymore. :)
That sounds like complete success. Do you have pictures of the new setup?
 
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OK, the air was thin down there, but I made it down and back up again. :)

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Here's a shot of my mostly stock engine bay. I'm going to detail it this weekend.
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Had my first real drive with it on this morning's commute. Soooo nice not to stop at a traffic light and get smogged out by your own exhaust catching up to you!
 

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