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Old 08-05-2009, 05:32 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by jcns View Post
if you take to a place where they inspect everything, you don't have a chance in he!! to pass smog. (visual inspection - fail).
However, if you go to a place where all they do is hookup the rev wire and stick the sniffer in the exhaust, you may have a chance; pending stage 2.5 is clean enough for California.
not just that.. the HPF kit has a lit SES light on all the time. inspection places willl see this light and not pass it automatically without even thinking twice. like i said, only way is "benjamin hookup" to bypass visual inspection and that lit SES light.
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