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03-14-03, 06:28 AM   #1  
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riding mower muffler...

hello everyone ,nice to see such a helpful site...i just bought an old Cub Cadet , model 1450 ,14 HP, 50" cutting deck, mower last year...it runs great,i purchased the owners manual and did a maint. routine to specs...is there a replacement or other muffler that i can use to silence some of the decibels...it seems all small engines are somewhat loud, any input would be great....thanx all DD

 
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03-14-03, 03:47 PM   #2  
Remove the muffler and take it to your local small engine shop. They should have a quieter muffler for you. I have even heard of people using a pipe tee and installing TWO mufflers to quieten them. This actually increases horsepower as well, by helping the engine breathe.


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03-16-03, 09:06 AM   #3  
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Lol. "Duals" on a small engine, that's novel.

I agree with Cheese. I have seen these Quiet Tone type mufflers in the small engine shops. Tecumseh markets one, I'm sure the aftermarkets do as well.

 
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