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case310350
09-07-2010, 02:11 PM
Have a 19hp kawasaki engine do I need a muffler, will running it without one cause damage to the engine. Noise not a problem.

Restrorob
09-07-2010, 08:58 PM
Running with no muffler can cause burnt valves......

BigFish
09-08-2010, 08:22 PM
Have a 19hp kawasaki engine do I need a muffler, will running it without one cause damage to the engine. Noise not a problem.

No, you don't need a muffler, but you do need some sort of exh. pipe/s or stack/s of some sort. Running with a bare exh. port will cause problems.