AP EXHAUST TECHNOLOGIES Direct Fit OBDII Converters
WHO IS AP EXHAUST • Full Line Exhaust & Emission Manufacturer. • Business Started In 1927. • Privately Owned & Operated. • Located In Goldsboro, NC • Sister Company-Catco Catalytic Converters. (Hobart, IN) • Acquired ANSA Automotive-December 2011 • Over 10,000 Part Numbers Available. • Aftermarket Focused-No OE Business. • Supplies Only Exhaust Products.
AP BRANDS Domestic & Import Catalytic Converters Domestic & Import Exhaust, Performance Catalytic Converters Import & Domestic Exhaust, Performance Catalytic Converters Goldsboro, NC Goldsboro, NC Hobart, IN
Business Units Exhaust Mfg. Converter Mfg. Catalyst Mfg. Converter Mfg. Hobart, IN Hobart, IN Goldsboro, NC
Engineering & Tech Center • Two Highly Experienced Techs On Staff. • Committed to Solving All Questions. • Our Techs Install What We Sell. • Tech Line. 800/277-2787
Premium Quality • 100% Aluminized. • Direct Fit Installation • Original Equipment Fit • Original Equipment Sound Premium Mufflers One Premium Boxed Muffler To Serve Multiple Markets
Welded Assemblies Premium Quality • Asian & European Coverage • Direct Fit Installation • Original Equipment Fit • Original Equipment Sound
Import Component Systems • Alternate Option To High Price Welded Assemblies. • Save The Sale Without Sacrificing Quality. • Import Component Systems Uses Maximum Muffler. • Consumer Has The Option To Choose the System That Best Fits Their Budget & Vehicle. • No Difference with Fit, Form & Function.
Complete Coverage • Direct Fit OBDII Converters • Direct Fit Manifold Converters Direct Fit Pre OBDII Converters • Universal Converters
Key Topics To Know • OE Converters Are Designed To Last The Life Of The Vehicle. • Converters Do Not Destroy Themselves. • OBDII By Design - Why This Is Very Important. • PO 420 Code - What Does It Really Mean. • Always Check For TSB’s. • Keeping The “Mil” Light Out
Bad Exhaust Gas InBetter Exhaust Gas Out How Does A Converter Work Magic Alphabet Soup! Same Letters IN & OUT Different Combinations OUT! 3-WAY CAT O2 N2 H2O CO2 Less Harmful Emissions Are Released ! NOx HC CO O2 Is Reduced Is Oxidized O2 Is Oxidized Needed To Oxidize
CATALYTIC CONVERTER FAILURE TOP 3 REASONS
REASON #1 • Thermal Failure (Rich Condition) • Engine Operating System Component Failure • Front O2 Sensor(s). • Coolant Temperature Sensor or Thermostat. • Ignition Coil(s), Plug Wires, Spark Plugs. • Fuel Injectors. • Electronic Control Module. • Failure To Store Oxygen.
REASON #2 • Deactivation • Carbon/Soot Substrate Coating • Poor Maintenance (Oil Change Interval Irregularity). • Obstructed Fuel Injectors, or Throttle Body Injector. • Clogged or Dirty Air Filter. • Poor Fuel Quality. • Improper Installation. • Failure To Store Oxygen.
REASON #3 • Contamination • Chemical Contamination Of The Substrate • Antifreeze (Dex-Cool?). • Silicone and/or Gasket Sealants. • Fuel Additives. • Failure To Store Oxygen.
Catalog Reference • EX. CA. MEANS = Except IF Licensed OR Registered IN The State Of CALIFORNIA! • Always Use The Catalog (Paper Or Online) • And Use ONLY The Latest Part Number(s) Listed For • The Application!
Is An American Made, OBD II, OEM StyleBolt On, Direct-Fit Converter Assembly Recommended Here? Sell The Correct Converter New Construction (Converter(s), Stainless Steel Pipes, Brackets, Hangers, Flanges, Etc.) 5 Year-50,000 Mile Pipes & Converter Body Warranty 3-WAY CAT New Converter(s) Designed For The Application Peace Of Mind Nationwide Warranty
Sell The Correct Converter Doing It Right…Selling Needed Repairs! Explain The Benefits! Improved Fuel Economy! Pays Consumer Back for Repairs Made! Cleaner Tailpipe Emissions! Everyone Breathes Easier! Vehicle Smells Better! Improved Performance! Increased Reliability! The Light Will Stay Out!
I Did It Right ? But…will The Light Come Back On ? Checking Your Solutions I/M READINESS DRIVE CYCLE TEST! Or you can roll the IT’S YOUR CHOICE WHEN YOU WILL FIX IT! My Monitors Are Not Ready! Watch Out For Those “False Fails” My Cat Is Still Green!
Do Any Of These Look Like Warranty Units? Remember: Converters Do Not Destroy Themselves! No These Are NOT Warranty Conditions! “It Only Dragged For A Little Ways” “To Much NOx”
Heavy Duty & School Bus Comprehensive Coverage • Complete heavy duty line • Class 6, 7 & 8 Applications • Mufflers • Prebent Pipes • Accessories • Flex Pipe • Chrome Parts • Stack Pipes
High Performance Exhaust Welded High Performance Mufflers • Performance Mufflers • Straight through high flow designs • High Flow conventional designs • Increased Power • Proven Sound Quality • Direct Fit Mandrel Bent Pipes • Direct Fit Cat-Back Systems • Automotive & Truck • Diesel System Kits for 4” & 5” Trucks Turbo Mufflers Sport Tuner
Import Performance Exhaust • Over 150 direct-fit ANSA SPORT exhaust systems. • Aluminized shells for superior durability • Robot-welded seams and muffler boxes • Stainless steel internal components on select applications • Polished stainless steel or chrome tips
Performance Exhaust • Stainless Steel Tips & Mufflers • Over 100 part numbers in stainless steel • Universal-fit lets you make a statement from sports cars to pick-ups, import or domestic
Diesel Performance Exhaust • Diesel performance exhaust systems engineered for optimum performance and a perfect fit. • Direct-fit single and dual systems • Mandrel bent tubing improves airflow for enhanced horsepower and torque. • Pre-welded hangers and hardware for an easy bolt-on installation. • Enhanced sound, appearance, increased performance
Pipes & Accessories Premium Quality • PIPES • 100% Aluminized, including the weld seam. • Designed for OE fit and function • ACCESSORIES • Complete line for easy for installation. 100% Aluminized
Web Training - Catalytic Converters • ELEARNING.APEXHAUST.COM
System Compatibility • AP always recommends: “SELL THE SYSTEM” • Welded systems are not compatible • and all parts need to be replaced. • OE flange systems • are usually compatible. • AP always recommends: “SELL THE SYSTEM”
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