Stuff I haven’t seen before #1

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This is a piece of a catalytic converter (KAT in German) of an Mazda RX8. It wasn’t starting probably so fuel got into the exhaust system and the hot engine which wouldn’t start acted like a blast furnace producing the 1000+ degrees Celsius to actually melt the ceramics. It was really spewing out big chunks of this stuff from the exhaust system. Luckily nobody got hurt…

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