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      02-05-2009, 02:54 AM   #23
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go to maps.google.com
type in your address and press search nearby and type in muffler shop

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o sh it 360 to install mufflers ?


I paid $40
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I paid $70. Look around or do it yourself.
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      02-07-2009, 03:23 AM   #28
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They are the people who quoted me $360...
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Call again and be like 'you quoted me around 100 bucks the other day is the price still the same' lol!
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They are the people who quoted me $360...
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QUESTION:

Should I have the exhaust installed at a BMW specialty shop or any reasonable muffler shop?
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QUESTION:

Should I have the exhaust installed at a BMW specialty shop or any reasonable muffler shop?
any reasonable muffler shop...
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Should I have the exhaust installed at a BMW specialty shop or any reasonable muffler shop?

I think any reputable muffler shop can do it. Its not rocket science. Why don't you make a post in the regional forum to see where people are getting done for a reasonable price.
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Any shop can handle it. I still recommend trying it yourself. If you don't have a sawzall just borrow one from a friend. It's quite simple install and you'll feel good knowing you saved yourself $360 for half an hours worth of work.
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I think any reputable muffler shop can do it. Its not rocket science. Why don't you make a post in the regional forum to see where people are getting done for a reasonable price.
For some reason the southwest forum lacks activity...

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Any shop can handle it. I still recommend trying it yourself. If you don't have a sawzall just borrow one from a friend. It's quite simple install and you'll feel good knowing you saved yourself $360 for half an hours worth of work.
I would love doing it myself, but 1) I don't have a saw (they cost $60+), 2) i don't have the special pliars to push out the rubber connectors. I know it can be pushed out by hand but I just won't want to spend too much effort on this...

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Maybe try to call Autowerks?
Yeah, they gave me a much more reasonable quote. Might go there on Monday.
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Hey guys, how much did you pay for installing your Eisenmann exhaust? I called up a shop in Houston and they told me a flat rate of $360?!

Thanks,
Richard

Edit: should I have the exhaust installed at a BMW specialty shop or any reasonable muffler shop?
Damn, $360 and no Happy ending!!!!!
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They are the people who quoted me $360...
Doh!!

I will try to talk to him tomorrow as they are not open today.
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Doh!!

I will try to talk to him tomorrow as they are not open today.
It's ok. I already had Motorwerks install it for me. Thanks for your help though
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It's ok. I already had Motorwerks install it for me. Thanks for your help though
Joel is a friend of mine so we talk regardless

He informed me that he removes the OEM muffler off the car, does the cut, aligns the new muffler then re-installs it. He charges for his time to do that job how he knows best.
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It's ok. I already had Motorwerks install it for me. Thanks for your help though
Having mine installed there today...how does yours sound?
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Did you go for the Race or Sport version?
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Pretty sure he got a race
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Pretty sure he got a race
No got a sport. Just loud/deep enough for my taste. It gives a nice deep growl when driving on streets, and is actually very civilized on the highway. I like it so far
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