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Thread: Value of this catalytic converter?

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    Value of this catalytic converter?

    This cat is suppose to be off a 1990 Ford F-350 pickup. Could someone give me a minimum value for it. I will probably put it on ebay. Thanks.





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    it's is probably considered as a small domestic worth around $50

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    I would buy it as a medium domestic. You should be able to get $65-$70.

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    Its identical to the one on my 5.8l Ford. So you have the application right.

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    it is a large ford worth $50-$70 depending on where you go

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    its actually a ford Vent and is a rare one. It is worth $175

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    and it is actually illegal to sell used catalytic converters to be reused

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jaxguy28 View Post
    and it is actually illegal to sell used catalytic converters to be reused
    who said he was going to sell it for reuse??

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    kind of like the value of a hooker, depends on what shape, size ,looks and mostly whats in the hart of it. }:<{) sry could pass that one up.
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    He did....he said he was gonna sell it on ebay

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    Jaxguy28, a lot of stuff gets sold on ebay for scrap.
    People may laugh at me, but that's ok. I laugh all the way to the bank.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jaxguy28 View Post
    and it is actually illegal to sell used catalytic converters to be reused
    I sell them as scrap
    What the new owners do with them is their business

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    about $94

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    Here is a company that has been listed on this forum that im going to try out

    We buy scrap catalytic converters Nation Wide! Prices Updated Monthly

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    samsonite have you ever used them before or do you have a local guy

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    Quote Originally Posted by Libertytow View Post
    samsonite have you ever used them before or do you have a local guy
    Yes, I have used them once and Im using them a second time once I get a quote from them.

    They provide free shipping which is really nice. Its actually something like $20 per cat but, seems to cover the cost. The first time I used them though, I did make a mistake. I had sent in what I thought were cats but, were actually something called resonators. They look just like cats but, they dont have honeycomb look when you look inside of them. So in the end I didnt get paid but, it also didnt cost me anything either. Im willing to try them again, they seemed to have good customer service.

    They also have a price catalog that you can look up the price they will probably pay for your cat. They pay depending on how much of the honeycomb is left in the inside of the cat. For example if 50% of the inside is left they will pay you 50% of the catalog price.

    I hope that helps

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    Price also depends on how much of the catalysis is left inside them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrsamsonite View Post
    Yes, I have used them once and Im using them a second time once I get a quote from them.

    They provide free shipping which is really nice. Its actually something like $20 per cat but, seems to cover the cost. The first time I used them though, I did make a mistake. I had sent in what I thought were cats but, were actually something called resonators. They look just like cats but, they dont have honeycomb look when you look inside of them. So in the end I didnt get paid but, it also didnt cost me anything either. Im willing to try them again, they seemed to have good customer service.

    They also have a price catalog that you can look up the price they will probably pay for your cat. They pay depending on how much of the honeycomb is left in the inside of the cat. For example if 50% of the inside is left they will pay you 50% of the catalog price.

    I hope that helps
    how did they prove that to you the yard buy me plays that trick all the time on newbies with precats hoping to get them to dump them for lite iron


    for the record i know ALOT about cats i was buying them ion 01 before anyone knew wtf they were

    i swas more curious how they handle the logisitcs of thhose transactions as i could see it as another avenue for my business

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    Quote Originally Posted by Libertytow View Post
    how did they prove that to you the yard buy me plays that trick all the time on newbies with precats hoping to get them to dump them for lite iron


    for the record i know ALOT about cats i was buying them ion 01 before anyone knew wtf they were

    i swas more curious how they handle the logisitcs of thhose transactions as i could see it as another avenue for my business
    I was wrong when I said $20 per cat, it is $5 per cat for shipping. That was the first time that I had every tried to sell a cat. I believed them because when you look threw the cat you can see right threw it as if you are looking threw a pipe. Someone had told me that there should be a honey comb look to it when you look threw it. The first one I send in looked like it never had the honeycomb look ever and it was just a metal pipe inside with small holes in it. Although what I sent in the first time definitely looked like a cat from the outside and they even gave me a quote but, later said that they cant pay me because there was not content inside. It is stated on the terms that they will pay you full price for a full cat, half price for a half cat, and so on. So I guess that was fair. Can you explain to me what a pre-cat is please?! I hope that wasnt what I sent in the first time.

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    sure ever scrap a ford with 4 cats 2 are pre"S 2 are cats think f150 crown vic ranger exploder etc they are on a lot of cars
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