Loose heat shield around catalytic converter

Tiny
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1998 Honda Civic EX 2 dr Sedan (84,000 K miles): Is it safe to drive the vehicle after removing the 2 part heat shield located above and below the catlytic converter? Both parts of shield are falling off and rattling when engine runs. I already removed the lower shield which was close to dragging on the ground.

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Tuesday, August 8th, 2006 AT 11:43 AM

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Tiny
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Id just rip it off

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Thursday, August 10th, 2006 AT 4:09 PM
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You can buy large clamps, essentially 6" or so hose clamps that can be wrapped around the sheild and pipe. They are there for a reason, keep em there! :)

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Thursday, August 10th, 2006 AT 10:02 PM

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