How to know if your converter is aftermarket?

Aftermarket catalytic converters usually contain a lot less precious metals than OEM. This means that their value will be low.
There are some signs to look for in order to recognize an aftermarket converter:

● They may have a silver shield on them.

● Arrow on the shield.

● Many codes will begin with N. for example NCE, NAT, NT, NGE. 

● Aftermarket cats are usually lighter.

Here are some examples:


However, the above observations are approximate. If you are unsure, we recommend sending us a picture by starting a conversation on our support center. Our team will confirm whether your cat is an aftermarket or not.