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how hard would it be it install a muffler at my house
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Depends on what you have for tools. If you have a sawzall to cut the stock one off then put the new one on with band clamps and some good straps it will be sufficient. If you go with a dynomax cat back kit it will be much easier and more professional and much better quality..
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i have the new muffler and can cut the pipe is the how would it install it
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yes you cut the old off and get some clamps and install the new one.
This type of clamp

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will it hold the muffler on permanently
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it will hold it on great but permanently as in to never ever come off no. To have it attached for life have a muffler shop weld it on
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ya the muffler place here in lakeland is guna charge me 150 just to install it
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Do you have a welder?
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na wish i had 1 tho i know it would help lot more
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So you want the shop to just install a muffler? Are you still going to use the stock exhaust piping?

If you are getting a new cat-back system (new piping from the last cat all the way to the tips) then $150 isnt a bad deal.

BUT, just to install a muffler, thats pricey.
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na all that i need is just the muffler installed stil guna use everything else they way it is
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for $125 here I bought a muffler and had it installed. $150 sounds steep.
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ya the mufflers only guna cost me $50 at pepboys
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na all that i need is just the muffler installed stil guna use everything else they way it is
I had that done once, and it only ran me $30.

I think there was either a mis-communication, or the shop's prices are really steep.
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ya thats y im wondering about doing it my self
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ya thats y im wondering about doing it my self
Call the shop again and ask how much it would be to ONLY replace the muffler. Tell them that you want to keep all the stock piping.
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i'd call around a few places. I'm bad at putting mufflers on haha
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haha
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i'd call around a few places. I'm bad at putting mufflers on haha
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Band clamps aren't the greatest permeant hold like Dave said.
Also, like everyone else said, $150 to weld less than a foot seems a bit steep.
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