The Walker emissions control brand now offers coverage of nearly 100 million additional vehicle service opportunities as a result of a significant expansion announced today by DRiV Incorporated.
DRiV is a Tenneco Inc. business and leading global aftermarket and ride performance supplier.
The Walker range includes 60 new CARB-certified Walker CalCat direct-fit and universal catalytic converters covering 910 popular applications up to and including the 2019 model year.
Engineered for states where CARB-certified catalytic converters are required – which now include California, Maine and New York– Walker CalCat converters feature an exclusive catalytic technology that offers the right loading of precious metals, the proper catalyst material and design, and a high technology washcoat for enhanced oxygen storage capacity ensuring optimal conversion of harmful emission gases to help keep the MIL light off and maintain engine performance.
Also new are nine new EPA-compliant Walker Ultra direct-fit converters covering 46 popular late-model applications. Walker Ultra converters, designed for OBD II vehicles (1996 and newer), include a premium substrate material and high technology washcoat to ensure exceptional oxygen storage capacity to reduce harmful emissions, helping to keep the MIL light off and maintain proper engine performance.
All Walker direct-fit converters include original equipment-style hangers, brackets, routings and heat shields to ensure fast, easy installation and a precise fit.
“Vehicle service professionals trust Walker to offer the right combination of late-model and older coverage to help accelerate the growth of their businesses,” said Rebecca Mahan, director, brand marketing. “Our extensive, ongoing investment in new parts, including CARB- and EPA-compliant converters, helps shops earn more business across virtually all passenger vehicle nameplates.”
Also available through Walker suppliers are 36 new muffler and muffler assembly part numbers offering combined coverage of more than 8 million additional replacement opportunities.
These include 18 premium Walker Quiet-Flow SS mufflers and assemblies available for more than 100 popular applications up to and including the 2018 model year. Walker Quiet-Flow SS mufflers and assemblies are built for precision fit, form and performance and offer the exceptional durability of premium 409 stainless steel. Quiet-Flow SS mufflers and assemblies are covered by a limited lifetime warranty and 90-day Safe & Sound Guarantee.