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      03-30-2009, 04:09 PM   #1
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Another reason for enthusiasts to HATE California!!

Yeah I love living on the coast, and driving PCH, but how do we get rid of the fools at CARB?

Starting next year, all auto repair shops in California will be required to check the tire pressure of cars brought in for service. Repair shops will be allowed to charge customers for checking and inflating tires at whatever rate they choose.

Oh and then there is this..... they are targeting black paint? HUH?

(if you haven't heard it already

http://www.autobloggreen.com/2009/03...g-black-cars/2
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hahaha i heard that on the news last night im opening a tire air shop! $600 to check your tires guys!
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Just heard about the tire pressure check....pretty dumb. And looks like I ordered my Jet Black M3 just in time.
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We're BROKE. I'm sure we could save a few MILLION by getting RID OF CARB, which really serves NO PURPOSE at all since there are already Federal emission standards.
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Let me get this straight... You are swapping out parts designed by some of the top engineers in the world because some guys sponsored by a company told you it's "better??" But when you ask the same guy about tracking, "oh no, I have a kid now" or "I just detailed my car." or "i just got new tires."
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Just heard about the tire pressure check....pretty dumb. And looks like I ordered my Jet Black M3 just in time.
Unless you're paying for it today, you're stuck with the new tax.
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      03-31-2009, 09:50 PM   #7
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Unless you're paying for it today, you're stuck with the new tax.
Yea, I know...don't remind me. On order now...probably be here early June so stuck with the tax anyways.
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Welcome to Obama world ! or should I say "Obamonation"
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      03-31-2009, 11:06 PM   #9
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Welcome to Obama world ! or should I say "Obamonation"
It's like all the crazy liberals are coming out of the wood work. I'm all for checks and balances, but the sh!t they're coming out with not is crazy. Like no TV's larger than 40" in Cali???

No black cars???

And the LA Times just reminded me that Measure R (for subway and street upgrades) will add ANOTHER 0.5% this summer!!
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It's like all the crazy liberals are coming out of the wood work. I'm all for checks and balances, but the sh!t they're coming out with not is crazy. Like no TV's larger than 40" in Cali???

No black cars???

And the LA Times just reminded me that Measure R (for subway and street upgrades) will add ANOTHER 0.5% this summer!!
whats this no 40" TV thing never heard of that one
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whats this no 40" TV thing never heard of that one
http://taxdollars.freedomblogging.co...een-tvs/12993/

I STRONGLY encourage everyone to e-mail those fools with your thoughts.
This place is really becoming crap.

appliances@energy.state.ca.us
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      04-01-2009, 01:25 AM   #12
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Welcome to the nanny state. It'll be speed cameras next, just like back home.
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California just became communist.
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Welcome to the nanny state. It'll be speed cameras next, just like back home.
Good Lord I hope not.
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wow!!

No black cars? no 40" + tvs?

One word...WOW!
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more crap....
I just got the license/registration annual renewal for my C63:

$765 !!!

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Well, how do you like this ... All new cars don't have to do SMOG for the first 4 years, which cost around $40 or so ... BUT, you need to pay $39 fee for not doing SMOG ...

Win Win situation for the state ... Only in CA you can get this kind of treatment ...
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We should have a NEW state with no BS like that

It should be one of those 58 states that Obama was talking about ... haha

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Welcome to the nanny state. It'll be speed cameras next, just like back home.
I was just in PHX visiting family and the speed cameras are out of control there!
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im praying there wont be speed cameras. black cars?? are they gonna tell me to repaint my car?

yeah i renewed the registration before this new tax. damn it wouldve been 600!! seriously getting out of hand.
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Speed Camera's in Cali??? ...glad I have the Escort... I thought that feature was useless until I drove to AZ last month... speed cameras everywhere.
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