1997 Ram 1500 Catalytic Converter gutted?

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  1. bluwarguy

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    This is my first time posting here, so sorry if this is the wrong place to ask this but...

    I'm working on doing a muffler and cat delete on my 97' 1500 5.9 magnum and I was wondering how I could go about deleting the cat? I know it's possible to gut it but the problem is that it's a Y-shaped design (2 in, 1 out), so how would I be able to gut it/replace it?
     
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    How should I reconnect it? would it need to be welded or could it be clamped with a connector?
     
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    Welding would be the best but if you cut it fairly straight you shouldn't have a problem using a 2.5ID/2.5ID adapter and saddle clamps or 1 good band clamp.
     

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