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I want to know if I can use after market parts or do I have to use OEM Porsche parts?
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Porsche Mechanic: TIM, SERVICE MANAGER replied 2 months ago
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Hello. I’ve worked at a dealership for 31 years and I prefer to use OEM parts. They are designed and engineered specifically for your vehicle. But if aftermarket is available it would be your choice.If your looking to maintain the integrity and value of your vehicle I would stick with oem.What type of aftermarket parts are you considering?
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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
new cat converter is 1800.00
manifold is 300.00plus labor
any other options?
Porsche Mechanic: TIM, SERVICE MANAGER replied 2 months ago
I realize it is quite expensive but I would go OEM There are companies that make “performance “ exhaust that you could use that would be of less cost and perform equally. If your looking to repair with least expense then that would be the route to go.
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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I am worried about the car not running the same because it is not an OEM part.Do you have any suggestions that will work well with the engine? might get more horse power as well?
Porsche Mechanic: TIM, SERVICE MANAGER replied 2 months ago
What is your engine size?
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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
6 cyl
Porsche Mechanic: TIM, SERVICE MANAGER replied 2 months ago
I would recommend a Borla system
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Porsche Mechanic: TIM, SERVICE MANAGER replied 2 months ago
What year is your Porsche ?
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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
2013
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
base cayenne
6 cyl engine
Porsche Mechanic: TIM, SERVICE MANAGER replied 2 months ago
NAPA carries converters for about $500 for this engine C.A.R.B. They use Magna Flow exhaust systems
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Porsche Mechanic: TIM, SERVICE MANAGER replied 2 months ago
These converters are guaranteed and come with a warranty
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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
performance will be ok?
same as OEM
Porsche Mechanic: TIM, SERVICE MANAGER replied 2 months ago
It will be ok I have used them in other cars and no complaints from my customers about performance.As far as the same as OEM —that’s a loaded question—
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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
thanks
good night
Porsche Mechanic: TIM, SERVICE MANAGER replied 2 months ago
Thanks. I’m sure you will be satisfied with performance as much as your wallet will be satisfied:)
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Porsche Mechanic: TIM, SERVICE MANAGER replied 2 months ago
If you have any other questions please let me know. If you are all set please accept answer. Thanks again.
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