LANGHORNE, Pa. — Eastern Catalytic says it has dramatically increased the market coverage for its growing direct-fit and universal-fit catalytic converter programs. Eastern now offers approximately 1,300 direct-fit catalytic converter part numbers with coverage for more than 25,000 domestic and import cars, vans, SUVs and light trucks. The universal line has been expanded to more than 285 part numbers and can fit 95 percent of registered vehicles in the U.S. (all states, except California) and Canada.
Eastern’s Direct-Fit Catalytic Converters are designed to OE dimensions with OE-quality flanges and flex assemblies. Most come complete with Eastern’s ValuPack installation kit, which includes air tube and hose clamps, manifold nuts and bolts, and necessary gaskets. All applications can be looked up online at www.easterncatalytic.com.
With more than 285 universal-fit configurations, Eastern Catalytic now offers the widest coverage for domestic and import cars, light trucks, SUVs and vans, as well as hard-to-find configurations for both gasoline and diesel engines. Designed to meet or exceed OE specs for fit and performance, the converters are available for engines up to 8.0L. They come in shell sizes from 8” 14” and are offered in a wide range of inlet and outlet size, and are available with and without air tubes and O2 sensor ports. Most feature top and bottom heat shields.
Eastern recently established a joint venture with Dorman Products (Colmar, Pa.) and formed Eastern-Dorman LLC to develop, manufacture, and distribute an industry-leading line of integrated exhaust manifold/catalytic converters to traditional, retail, and export automotive channels. The new arrangement will team Eastern’s strong manufacturing capabilities with Dorman’s access to wider markets across the United States and Canada. From its 115,000 square foot, manufacturing facilities in Langhorne, Pa., Eastern now provides more than 3,000 different catalytic converter part numbers and offers coverage for more than 60,000 domestic and import cars, vans, light trucks and SUVs.