CA legal parts, E.O. and C.A.R.B.

Dreyo27

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With all the recent crackdowns in in communist CA on modified cars, what are you guys doing to combat this BS?
I anodized everything under the hood BLACK even my clamps are black. I use a VTT shotgun so my fuel line looks clean.
The only thing that sticks out is the Silicone OEM location inlets.

So my question is are there any CA legal parts for the N54? besides:
-few intakes (DCI AFE)
-mishimoto intercooler
-JB+
 

335is02

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Mar 10, 2018
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With all the recent crackdowns in in communist CA on modified cars, what are you guys doing to combat this BS?
I anodized everything under the hood BLACK even my clamps are black. I use a VTT shotgun so my fuel line looks clean.
The only thing that sticks out is the Silicone OEM location inlets.

So my question is are there any CA legal parts for the N54? besides:
-few intakes (DCI AFE)
-mishimoto intercooler
-JB+
If it gets a state reff your hit reguardless. Its just one of those things how bad do you want it. All this has been illegal in CA for a while now its just that stupid fine that changed and the fact that the special devision is out to inforse it. I would suggest just Stay away from all idiots in the takeovers doing donuts in there underpowered cars. Those seem to be the main targets from the chp i talked to he said they are just fed up with them.
Oh and try not to call attention to yourself with a supper loud exhaust thats what there targetting the most it seems like.
 
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EthanolTurbo

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If it gets a state reff your hit reguardless. Its just one of those things how bad do you want it. All this has been illegal in CA for a while now its just that stupid fine that changed and the fact that the special devision is out to inforse it. I would suggest just Stay away from all idiots in the takeovers doing donuts in there underpowered cars. Those seem to be the main targets from the chp i talked to he said they are just fed up with them.
Oh and try not to call attention to yourself with a supper loud exhaust thats what there targetting the most it seems like.

The fine is only $195. The only thing that's changed is now it's not correctable so you have to pay the fine. It's not $1000 like some sheep have been spreading. It's really not a big deal, the ricers are the ones that need to worry, AKA all the N54/N55 burble tune posers and their JDM counterparts.
 

The Convert

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The fine is only $195. The only thing that's changed is now it's not correctable so you have to pay the fine. It's not $1000 like some sheep have been spreading. It's really not a big deal, the ricers are the ones that need to worry, AKA all the N54/N55 burble tune posers and their JDM counterparts.
Love that avatar! :drool:
 

SlowE93

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A lot of confusion with the bullshit laws and fines. I had a cop ride along beside me for a while last night on the freeway, then after we looked at each other back n forth, he took off.
 

SlowE93

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The fine is only $195. The only thing that's changed is now it's not correctable so you have to pay the fine. It's not $1000 like some sheep have been spreading. It's really not a big deal, the ricers are the ones that need to worry, AKA all the N54/N55 burble tune posers and their JDM counterparts.
Where did you get that number from ? Mine last year was closer to 280.00 I got pulled over doing 20mph in traffic (so exhaust sound was very low) on PCH on seal beach. Next day I went to see the same cop and he signed off my ticket after I told him I swapped mufflers. He said its still loud, but at least you tried, lol. Signed it off and was on my way. When ticket arrived in the mail it showed bail amount close to 300.00. Seal Beach p.d. has pulled over cars with stock exhaust since last year trying to crack down.
 

Torgus

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God I feel for people in CA. One of the best states to have a modified car and run by Democrats who hate freedom.

I hear the tent cities and needles are nice. Just can't be a real car enthusiast or you get fines and can't pass inspection etc.
 

The Convert

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God I feel for people in CA. One of the best states to have a modified car and run by Democrats who hate freedom.

I hear the tent cities and needles are nice. Just can't be a real car enthusiast or you get fines and can't pass inspection etc.
To be fair, it’s only the coastal areas that vote socialist. The rest of the state still has a brain and uses it. They just get screwed because of the population density in the cities. I think New York is the same.
 
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Torgus

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To be fair, it’s only the coastal areas that vote socialist. The rest of the state still has a brain and uses it. They just get screwed because of the population density in the cities. I think New York is the same.

It is, you are correct in both states afaik. Why do people in large cities require so many socialist programs/handouts?
 

Seaneezy

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My smog guy didn't touch my ecu cover, only noticed aftermarket air filters (BMS) and downpipes which he said he needed a carb number for because he didn't see my cats. I would have thrown more of a fit, but my o2 readiness wasn't active anyways because I removed my battery for a valve cover gasket replacement last weekend. He said the parts are fine if I show him receipts/etc. I'm just going to show him the cats and the carb number for the bms filters because I don't have the receipts from those purchases. Didn't notice aftermarket turbos, I could have passed it with a bottom mount single if I wanted.
 

JOEinSD

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