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Walker Muffler changeover cost

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by mcambrose, May 1, 2008.

  1. mcambrose

    mcambrose LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 514

    My 2000 model walker muffler rusted out. I called the dealer and ordered the muffler upgrade kit. I knew it would be fairly expensive. I think I paid about $150 for a kit about 3 years ago. When I went to pick it up they charged me $265. Wow. That hurt badly. Can the old style muffler be purchased anywhere?
  2. tallimeca

    tallimeca LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,229

    everything is going up. Consider the cost of steel, fuel, labor and shipping 3 years ago, and what they are now. Mufflers of any machine tend to be expensive. almost 100 bucks for a muffler on a 15hp twin kawi which is just a metal can with a pipe and a clamp.........
  3. Lawdog302

    Lawdog302 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 197

    Yes, I believe you can still get the old style mufflers. Ask your dealer to check.

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