Item # 3 is the catalytic converter.
Remove the two nuts and two bolts (spring assembly) attaching converter pipe assembly to muffler and outlet pipe.
Loosen and remove the three nuts that connect the converter to Y-pipe assembly. Swing the muffler and outlet pipe to the rear, and then remove the converter and gaskets, disengaging rod from insulator.
Loosen and remove the exhaust manifold-to-inlet pipe bolts. Move the inlet pipe rearward, rotate to clear studs and remove.
Install inlet pipe onto exhaust manifold and loosely secure in place with retaining bolts.
Position converter assembly in place, engaging rod into insulator.
Install a new non-asbestos gasket between the converter and muffler/outlet pipe assemblies. Secure the flange gasket and flanges with two bolts (spring assembly) and two nuts. Tighten to 34-46 Nm (25-34 ft-lb).
Install a new non-asbestos gasket between the converter and Y-pipe. Secure with three nuts and tighten to 34-46 Nm (25-34 ft-lb).
Tighten exhaust manifold connections by alternately tightening the manifold nuts to 34-46 Nm (25-34 ft-lb).
Saturday, May 5th, 2012 AT 2:24 PM