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I've never heard of the catalyst not able to be supplied as a stand-alone item (I don't think it would be physically possible to manufacture an exhaust system with the cat in place).
I would definitely get more than one opinion before buying.
At that kind of money, you could get a custom system built in stainless steel, plus a replacement catalyst.
As your car is only 2 months outside the original warranty, I'd be inclined to contact
to see if a goodwill contribution could be applied.
My 12-year-old Scorpio has had 3 cats replaced during the 8 years I've owned it, and its still on the original exhaust system.
Keep us posted.
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2005 FIAT Ducato 2.8JTD LWB Gran Volume, 2000 Kawasaki ZZR 1100 D7 'fullpower' in black + full GIVI & KAPPA luggage, 2007 MB R-Class 320 CDi Sport LWB uprated by Brabus to 300Bhp don't know if there's a 155mph limiter - will be fun finding out! 2004 Mercedes Vaneo 1.7 CDi Ambiente 7-seater