Catylitic converter question


Old 12-13-07, 03:58 PM
Thread Starter
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 34
Received 0 Votes on 0 Posts
Catylitic converter question

My son has been working on an old 1977 Ford Granada to get ready for inspection. When he got it, it did not have a catylitic converter on it. Being the age of the car, does it have to have a catylitic converter for inspection? Thanks for your help!
Sponsored Links
Old 12-13-07, 04:31 PM
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Wilmington
Posts: 4,219
Received 0 Votes on 0 Posts
It depends on your state requirements, but I think it had one on it when it was new. In our state, if it had one from the factory, it must have one now. And the engine must meet '77 emission standards.
Old 12-13-07, 07:23 PM
Join Date: Oct 2000
Location: Livonia, Michigan
Posts: 923
Received 0 Votes on 0 Posts
As Bill said, it depends on the requirements of the governing body.

All cars in the US had catalytic converters starting 1975. I believe the only exception is the 75 Honda.

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Display Modes
Ask a Question
Question Title: