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CAT soot build up

If your set up with a tuner and dpf delete pipe, obviously the CAT starts to collect a buildup of soot, anybody know a good way to keep the build up to a minimum, since there is no more regen for cleaning?

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Cut it off
He's right. No other way to build the heat up higher.

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I concur. Removal is the only way to prevent build up.

If your worried about inspections or something, hollow it out and bolt it back on.

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toss it, or get a full exhaust

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Gutting it-Well, I don't want to replace it at whatever cost, when I trade. Is there that much to gain by removing it

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The regen isn't for cleaning the cat. Nothing builds up in it. The 6.0 trucks have cats and no regens and nothing builds up. I would just leave it alone. You might gain a little taking it off but not enough to tell. It won't hurt anything to leave it on. I have a cat and a gutted dpf for 15000+ miles. No signs of cloging.
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^^^^^^Informative responce, thanks.

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