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"I took a section of exhaust to them to be shortened after another welder got the measurement wrong. They got the units confused and used mm instead of cm, but after I rechecked the measurement they quickly fixed the issue, and were cool about it. I'd come back here.

Yoshi A.

"Guys are pretty respectful and cool. Came in for alignment and ended up buying schocks from them. They do a inspection and told me I had original shocks and my odometer is at 170k ouch. They quoted me $350 for Monroe including installation. Can't go wrong I here.

Mauricio E.


"I've been to this shop twice and received the great customer service on both occasions. Mike and his staff are very knowledgeable and professional. I first took my 2000 Honda Civic due to an exhaust pipe rotted out. It was producing a bad noise and it was leaking a lot. I got it welded up in about 30mins and I was on my way. The second time I went because I wanted a nice throaty sound for my 2007 F-150 and Mike suggested to go with a Magnaflow. Is been now over 6 months and my exhaust still going strong! Apart from exhaust services they also do brakes, suspension, wheel balancing, Oil Changes, Tune Ups and some minor engine work. I have already recommended a person over to their shop and I am positive she received the highest customer service they provide here. I also saw they install K&N Intakes... I might just order one for my F-150 and take it there haha

Keep up the great job guys!

Hector T.

"I brought my Corvette in here recently for a new set of mufflers, and Mike and this shop are top notch. Very reasonable pricing, did the job quickly, and I would highly recommend this shop to anyone. I will be returning for future work.

Jon S.

"These guys are great! Honest and straight forward. Quick service, even when all the bays are full when you show up. I've taken my car here for basics (oil change, spark plugs, etc.) to the craziness of my most recent visit (bad ignition coil, rear bearing, rear shocks, rear tires, front shocks)

Bonnie D.

"Lived up to their name. Took care of my emissions & exhaust problems. Mike is a stand up person while getting the job done fast. Tyvm for taking car of the truck and doing so in a timely fashion.

Mark T.

"I left with a big smile on my face as I drove away, and my car purred, and growled when I needed it to. The exhaust sounds awesome. I will definitely recommend anyone to come here. Did I mention that the price was right too?! I can't believe I hadn't gone to them before. Thank you guys!

Apolonio C.

"Budget muffler is the bomb. Got my muffler from them sounds amazing, super good price as well. Thanks budget.

Giusseppe G.

"Great place. Very friendly and professional staff. I needed to have work done to my muffler and also asked if they could take a look at my serpentine belt that has been making noises (I have had 3 other shops take a look at the belt to see if they could get it to stop squealing with no luck). They where able to take me right them and there and fix my muffler as well as fix my belt. Great shop with fast clean service and competitive pricing.

Don't hesitate to bring your vehicle here.

Big Blue V.

"As a female, it is hard to take my car to get looked at. Even a simple oil change often turns into a $500 excursion at most shops. Not at Budget Muffler.

The staff is friendly, knowledgable, kind, and honest. They will inform you of what absolutely needs to be done, what is recommended but not necessarily required, and what can wait for 6 months. It is evident that Mike and his staff care for the customers. It is refreshing to find a business like Budget Muffler.

I will always bring my car here first.

Amanda M.

"Honest, independent muffler shop in "mid-city". Had 3 jobs done by them and no problems. Mike is very knowledgable and they carry all the major brands.

Matt D.

"There's a reason these guys have great reviews. Very good work and affordable. They go out of their way to go the extra mile seriously. I bring both of my cars to him. Thanks guys.

Stephen M.

"I am new to the area and Budget was mentioned to me as a great place to go. Mike has taken care of me a couple of times. A real nice professional guy who will go out of his way to make your experience as quick and easy as possible. A total professional operation worthy of your money. Im happy to be a patron. Nice Job guys!

Thomas W.

"I just want to say one they work with you price wise. Service was fast and good quality I highly recommend this place!

Andrew H.

"You can come here with confidence knowing that you will get your car taken care of at a good price by friendly staff. That's why this place deserves five stars.

We got an exhaust tip added on to our Acura Integra and they were really informative and helpful in the options we had. The price was good and the exhaust ended up sounding great. No regrets and fully happy with our purchase.

If you want a reliable trustworthy mechanic than this is the place for you. You can come to Budget Muffler knowing that your money was well spent and you and your car were taken care of.

Rawie V.

"These guys are awesome. I wanted quad tips/exhaust on my BMW e46 Sedan and they did an excellent job at a great price. I would highly recommend them to anyone who's looking to get custom exhaust work.

Dallas L.

"Great staff with great customer service.

They did my alignment, installed shocks and leveling kit all within about 2 1/2 hrs for a great price.

No doubt I would use them again and would highly recommend them to anyone.

Jeremy W.

"So far I've only been here for oil changes and tire rotations. I come here because I know Mike (owner) is a stand up guy and provides excellent customer service! I've never had an unpleasant experience here.

Justin B.

"Brought my H2 in for a Cat Back exhaust install and an oil change. Only took about an hour and a half. I have had a lot of work done to my cars and I have to say that I am very impressed. Awesome work. Staff is very knowledgable and take pride in what they do. I am very pleased and will definitely be back for all of my car needs.

Sean P.

"Mike is a great guy. I always know I'm getting a fair deal. Put dual exhaust on my classic truck...was done super quick. Workman ship of the weld was fantastic!

Dave M.


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