In the past, we relied on muffler shops for exhaust system repairs. However, muffler shops are quickly dying out, and now the closest shop to us is 15 miles away. Therefore, we’ve taken steps to perform these repairs on our own. Our technicians have always had the expertise required to repair exhaust systems, and now we have the special equipment necessary to become an official muffler center.
So why become a muffler center? Modern exhaust systems, in particular those that conform to California standards, can last forever. However, the most expensive and least reliable part of the system is the catalytic converter and since catalytic converters contain high amounts of precious metals (platinum, palladium and rhodium), it makes some vehicle models increased targets for theft. A bad or missing catalytic converter will result in a failed smog check. We also can install Catalytic Converter shields which can provide some increased theft deterrence.