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    You can see where the cells were actually starting to be busted up in the corner. Sorry guys best pictures i could get.
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    Hard to tell anything by those pictures. You sure that's not just normal wear? My opinion leans towards that of Alex. Even if it did do some damage, that would be when one would get an aftermarket catted DP and then not worry any more. I have a stock DP with resonator delete and the stratified crackle-pop tune. I love the sound and I'm not sweating it.
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    I dont know if it is normal or not. I honestly didn't care that it did anything to the cat. It would make since that the pops and crackles would eventually damage it though since it is pressure spikes. It does warn on strats site that prolonged use isn't intended for the stock cat as it could cause damage. Mine was still working fine just wanted to go catless.

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    I figure I would have a few options if my cat failed due to damage:

    1. Find a stock DP on here.
    2. Hopefully I live in a state that is catless friendly by smog time.
    3. Buy a new DP from Ford or somewhere else.

    It is a lot of fun having the pops and crackles and I know their are solutions.
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