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choosing the right muffler shop

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by skichiiwa, Nov 26, 2009.

  1. Nov 26, 2009 at 1:23 PM
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    skichiiwa

    skichiiwa [OP] Well-Known Member

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    weathertech floor liners, wet okole fronts, leer 100xq cap, trd exhaust
    any tips on choosing the right muffler shop to swap out my muffler.

    is this process just that easy that i shouldnt worry or should go through a place that does this mod, often for the experience, knowledge etc..

    I ask cause there are hundreds of buget, midas, etc.

    i just want it done right. despite it is just a cut and weld job.

    thanks
     
  2. Nov 26, 2009 at 1:32 PM
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    Fluffymonkey

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    It's a pretty simple job but I would still get online and search places in your area. I read many online customer reviews before I chose a place to make sure they had good customer skills, reputable, etc..
     
  3. Nov 26, 2009 at 3:26 PM
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    WilsonTheDog

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    Go to a good independent local guy recommended by your friends.
     
  4. Nov 26, 2009 at 3:30 PM
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    skichiiwa

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    weathertech floor liners, wet okole fronts, leer 100xq cap, trd exhaust
    yea an independant guy was what i was thinking i called and place in the lower mainland called muffler tech and he said it would be 250-300 cad for a flowmaster 50 to be installed. and he needs 2 hrs.

    I questioned him on the time, adn how much the muffler would be? no reply ..yet

    is this price alright for canadians?
     
  5. Nov 26, 2009 at 3:39 PM
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    Magnaflow 12576 muffler & chrome tip, Westin step bars, 27% tint, Pop N Lock, AFE ProdryS, bed mat, Husky liners, D-rings added, Access Literider tonneau, Pioneer 4-ways all around, GY Wrangler Duratracs 265/75/16, 5100's @ 1.75", 1.5" AAL
    Does that include the muffler? I paid $80 US to have my Magnaflow installed along with a chrome tip. I supplied the muffler.
     
  6. Nov 26, 2009 at 3:43 PM
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    If you don't mind a little drive there's a good place by me. haha
     
  7. Nov 26, 2009 at 3:44 PM
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    skichiiwa

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    weathertech floor liners, wet okole fronts, leer 100xq cap, trd exhaust
    yeah it is including muffler
     
  8. Nov 26, 2009 at 4:11 PM
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    ide say find that little back yard guy if possible.my local back yard guy charged me $45 to cut out and weld new in.and in about a 1/2 hour out the door.got the muffler for $77 on line, shipped.
     
  9. Nov 26, 2009 at 8:20 PM
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    skichiiwa

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    weathertech floor liners, wet okole fronts, leer 100xq cap, trd exhaust
    thats great thanks everyone. problem solved. now on to more important issues.
     
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