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Old 08-16-2005, 08:41 PM   #1
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smog question

I am returning my car mostly to stock, and i was curious to what kind of really minor mods can i have and still pass? Anyone recently pass with mods? PM me please and let me know what kind of mods and were you went...thanks
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Catback exhaust, reflash or Accessport, underdrive pulley, K&N drop-in air filter, possibly black Samco intercooler hoses, are a few that shouldn't cause problems in CA.

What mods did you have on your car before returning it to stock?

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Yup! Just don't mess with your catalytic!
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To be clear, an Access Port technically isn't legal in CA, however it's nearly impossible for them to detect
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i've heard of cars passing inspections and being traded in with a catless up-pipe (accidently) still installed. but that's just what i've heard
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