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Need an online store for Stihl parts...in particular carburetor for BR550

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by Alan0354, Aug 1, 2011.

  1. Alan0354

    Alan0354 LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,450

    Please give me an online source where I can order Stihl parts particular the carb of the BR550 blower.

    Thanks
     
  2. dutch1

    dutch1 LawnSite Silver Member
    from Jayhawk
    Messages: 2,249

    The existence of a Stihl online source is much like the Tooth Fairy--they don't exist.

    The carb is either a Zama or Walbro. If it has numbers on it can be identified as one of the two, you may be able to get the carb from a dealer.

    I have found a few cases where the Stihl carb is proprietary, dealer only.

    Stihl guys possibly can give you more info.
     
  3. Alan0354

    Alan0354 LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,450

    I guess they want people to pay for service. I am just helping my friend to look for a carb. I don't buy Stihl mainly because of this. I don't trust dealers and don't want their service.
     
  4. zerozero

    zerozero LawnSite Member
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  5. Alan0354

    Alan0354 LawnSite Platinum Member
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  6. dboyd351

    dboyd351 LawnSite Bronze Member
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  7. Alan0354

    Alan0354 LawnSite Platinum Member
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  8. dboyd351

    dboyd351 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,124

    Alan,
    It is from J.Thomas, Item # C1Q-S101, cost $74.71, can be ordered online or by calling 800 828-7980.
    You've given me lots of help, I'm returning the favor.
    David
     
  9. ricky86

    ricky86 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,123

    Stihl's list price is $47.95.
     
  10. newz7151

    newz7151 LawnSite Silver Member
    from Tejas
    Messages: 2,419

    Stupidity costs...
     

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