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      02-17-2013, 05:38 PM   #1
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Could you PM me regarding state inspection? Thanks!
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      02-20-2013, 09:53 PM   #2
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paradocs - what will the neighbors say? i want to put exhaust on soon, but i am concerned people will say "that new guy starts his car at 5:30am every damn morning!"
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Bump. Whats the deal with going catless in NY and inspections? I just got my M3 and wanted to get the challenge Race pipe. Its catless with resonators. Will this fail inspection?
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      02-25-2013, 11:40 AM   #4
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Good info Phil, thanks. So i will be going with a challenge sport pipe (HFCs) and ess tune. i hope i pass. Although this will go on after my first inspection next week. lol At least i'll have a year to track the car....
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Depends on the tune. First off, you will always fail visual inspection... the second you pull in they'll know what's up. So choose your shop wisely.

Second, this is a federal offense... so make sure this is for track purpose only.

The DMV system (plug-in) will fail you if you have two stored codes. This has nothing to do with your CEL being off. One stored code and you will pass. Please note, even with a tune you will always have at least one stored code. Most tunes (that remove the CEL) will still store 2 codes... which is an automatic fail. Nothing the shop can do, no sticker will be issued by the DMV system.

I have the ESS tune (SC+catless+cold-start intact), and it stored only one fault code and let me pass.

Hope that helps. So now I can be street legal when I drive on the track (only).
Right. I was going to go with the Vishnu tune and Challenge Race x pipe but for the track only of course.

Please PM me with thoughts on my above config.

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Good info Phil, thanks. So i will be going with a challenge sport pipe (HFCs) and ess tune. i hope i pass. Although this will go on after my first inspection next week. lol At least i'll have a year to track the car....
Challenge sport is nice.. 2k is crazy though.
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Challenge sport is nice.. 2k is crazy though.

That's why i jumped QUICKLY on a lightly used one! I'll make it all back when i sell or part out, down the road!
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That's why i jumped QUICKLY on a lightly used one! I'll make it all back when i sell or part out, down the road!
Good call. I started a thread looking for a used one.

fingers crossed.
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Right. I was going to go with the Vishnu tune and Challenge Race x pipe but for the track only of course.
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