Well sure you can pass smog without the gaskets, just like you can if the bolts aren't torqued to the right specs. If the question was whether cat pipe is put on with gaskets from the factory, the answer is yes.
Thanks guys for the information. Just to make everything neat and secure I have ordered both gaskets and 3 new bolts as well (about $24 total) from Toyota. It's gonna be a pain in the ass again..reinstalling the cats back.
Searched several threads, found a few helpful posts but most were vague or had responses like "I sent it to the machine shop and they handled it" :sick:
I'm doing a bearing refresh on a high-mileage JDM 2Z for a friend. From what I'm told it ran fine but the engine's new owner wants new...
For those with a Ganador Titan exhaust how did you get the tailpipe hang? The way the hanger comes off is in a terrible direction which makes me think I’m missing a bracket to adjust. If someone could send me a picture of how you got the thing hooked up it would be appreciated!
I recently purchased a 94 Supra turbo with the 6 speed manual transmission. When I depress the clutch, its makes a grinding noise. My friends believe it just needs a throw out bearing.
Since this vehicle has an after market clutch that is very aggressive, I was thinking about getting something...
Hi guys sorry to bother you on your
Supra thread. But I have an 02 Lexus is300 with aristo 2jzgte single turbo swap and was hoping you guys could help me out better then lexus forums.
I have a 02 lexus is300 with 2jzgte swapped engine. I recently installed a single turbo set up (6262)
Im trying to buy the fuel pump bracket for my 2jz-gte but the part is discuntinued . Anyone knows what are differences between the 2jz-ge bracket and the 2jz-gte bracket? Im in a big problem with this.
thanks in advance.