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State Ref...

Posted by Justin_Bailey, Jan 26, 2005

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  1. Defiant

    Defiant DSM Wiseman

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    Depends on whether you think cheating smog is worth a misdemeanor on your record.
     

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  2. mccurdy

    mccurdy Proven Member

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    Its not a misdemeanor. Its an infraction...
     
  3. RedTurboEclipse

    RedTurboEclipse Proven Member

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    A state ref fine, from what I've seen/heard is MIN. $400+

    Your buddy might have got lucky there. If his state ref ticket also included a penalty for no license plate, then I could see it. That's way too risky for me.

    If you go the state ref, everything in the engine bay has to be stock, you can keep your fmic, no aftermarket bov. If you have that old school 18g turbo, I believe it is carb from Greddy. You can run catback I believe also, but cat has to be stock.

    If you pass the state ref, that check is transferable for the new owner for 2 months IIRC.

    You can try and see what happens if you sell the car with that state ref ticket.
     

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  4. Defiant

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    Falsifying court records? Bets? :rolleyes:
     

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  5. x98awddsm

    x98awddsm Proven Member

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    The greddy turbo kit is CARB legal but only on 95-97 cars.. dumb right???? LOL
     

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  6. SiNiST3R

    SiNiST3R Proven Member

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    Yep and also only Eclipse not Talons If i remember right there are 0 CARB for Talons.
     
  7. mccurdy

    mccurdy Proven Member

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    well i have an eclipse, 97, so hopefullyi can get a carb sticker from greddy.

    I tried looking up the main office contact number but can't find it or get ahold of anyone.

    Anyone here know where i can get the number to order a carb sticker?

    Thanks!
     
  8. x98awddsm

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    When I lost my CARB sticker I just went to a local aftermarket performance shop and the guy got one for me. Cost $10 but i guess that's what I get for losing it :(
     

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  9. Justin_Bailey

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    have you guys been having local law inforcement problems lately? They haven't even looked twice at me for the past 3 years and I've been running around without my front license plate off and my front mount all exposed.. guess I'm having a good run of luck... :hellyeah:
     
  10. RedTurboEclipse

    RedTurboEclipse Proven Member

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    Well thats because you have a GVR4, they really aren't eye catching to the general public, no offense..

    Still the ultimate sleeper in my book, 4g63, awd, 4ws, 4dr, a damn sh**subishi, what more heh
     

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  11. Justin_Bailey

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    sorry, i haven't updated my vehicle profile... my vr-4 hasn't been running since '04.. I'm actually driving a black 2ga talon... but yea, 5-0 haven't really looked at me twice... :thumb:
     
  12. tougiefougie

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    Just put everything on back to stock
     
  13. Justin_Bailey

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    I'm just curious, how many of you opted to just pay the hefty bail fine and skip the ref? I didn't see that option for me in alameda county but I saw a friends courtesy notice from Santa Clara county givng the option. I know taking time off work and returning your car to stock is time consuming and sometimes costly... it was for me the second time I had to go...
     
  14. meliketoball

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    I got pulled over for a dumb open air filter element with no carb sticker. I had to go see the state referee. My old car has super high miles and worn valve seals/guides, so it burned oil. I put in a new cat, replace plugs, wires, oil, put everything to stock, but still failed smog.

    Time ran out and I just paid around 400 bucks to avoid and close up everything. Total bullshit...:notgood::notgood::notgood::notgood:
     

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  15. Justin_Bailey

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    wow that sucks... do you know if the bail forfeiture fine is doubled everytime you get sent to the ref? I've heard rumors but I'm not sure.. I recall my time at the ref, buying stock parts and taking time off from work to go to court all costed me close to 400-500... my bail forfeiture fine was 619.00.. sometime I wonder if it's just worth it to pay and not have to deal with the hassle... :ohdamn:
     
  16. meliketoball

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    holy crap 600??? I guess California raised it as well with everything else.
     

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  17. GsxEcutioner

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    619 is usually what they tell you, go to court, plead guilty no contest, and its usually cut in half.
    -shane
     
  18. 95GST

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    I thought "Ref" was cancelled due to not enough funding at some point..
    are they back now?
     
  19. RedTurboEclipse

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    You are about a year late on this info. They have been back for a while.
     

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