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      06-02-2012, 12:38 AM   #45
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no modified M3s in Denver have chimed in yet? I am stock so I cant speak to it.
I'm in Denver, but all I have is the AFE intake and filter, and an AA pulley. Probably doing one of the x-pipes this summer. Not sure which one yet (Fabspeed, Sosi?), can't decide if I want resonators or not. I'm putting it off because I don't want it to sound like my E46 M3 did. I do want to dump the rear cats. The thing is though, mine is an 09, so I got the first two years with no inspection. Think I'm due this year, but I probably already passed by driving through the on-ramp stations.
BTW, in case those of you in Denver don't know this, those drive through on ramp stations can fail you even if you're not due for an inspection. My son got a notice in the mail once that he had failed and had to go to a real station for a test at no cost. He passed no problem. He was not due for a renewal.
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      07-17-2012, 04:30 PM   #46

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ESS VT2-600 kit passes NC state inspection.
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      03-24-2013, 09:43 PM   #47
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Vf 540 stock x pipe , rd sport exhaust
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      05-15-2013, 09:33 AM   #48

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No Inspection

Stage 1 & Stage 2 Engine Performance Software Upgrade*Dinan Full Exhaust *Dinan Rear Differential *Dinan High Flow Carbon Fiber Intake * Dinan Underdrive Pulley

Does anyone have a clue around this to get inspection, if I don't have original stuff?

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      07-18-2013, 06:19 PM   #49
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i m getting akra with gt4 x pipes (ess tunnning + dinan cf intake) just to make sure i ll get the inspection for my car before install them all but anyone has any clue what would happen in the future inspection in virginia ?
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      11-07-2013, 09:53 PM   #50
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I have the fabspeed x pipe with macht shnell test pipes and BPM stage 2 dev tune. Inspection expires next month and im assuming automatic failure in New York
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      11-07-2013, 10:21 PM   #51
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Must pass OBD readiness on 6 out of 7 monitors. One can fail or not be ready. This has to be done every year.


Before supercharging I had Dinan intake, pulley, AA exhaust, Dinan TB, Dinan stage 2 tune and Dinan x pipe (no cats), 4.10 diff, and ESS tune.

I would pass but would need to swap stock x pipe on back and forth. Bring it to my BMW dealer to do the swaps and inspection. Off I would be in about a few hours.

This year had VF 540 kit with same exhaust bolt ons (no intake, pulley or Dinan software as it is VF now). Swap back stock x pipe and put stock VF file for stock cats. Could not pass readiness. Was told it would, but kit is for off road use only and not emissions compliant. Could not even get more than 2 monitors to set readiness with VF software and hardware. Tried over 800 miles of driving cycles. Had rejection sticker.

Took off VF 540 and put ESS 575 on with stock X pipe. was told by ESS to drive vehicle for approximately 200 miles and 6 out of 7 monitors would set readiness. This is with the stock file provided by ESS for stock cats. Exactly 200 miles and all systems were a go. Got inspection sticker. Also, no other issues emissions related for smog increase with ESS or VF blower. All done at my BMW dealer.

Yes MA is a complete pain just for $29 sticker. But unfortunately a must. Maybe I should get an old MOPAR so it wouldn't even matter

Until next April. You guys in the south got it made!
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      06-09-2014, 01:31 PM   #52
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Anyone with a supercharger pass NJ? I assume its very close to NY and CA.

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      06-09-2014, 02:29 PM   #53

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It seems no one catless has passed emissions via OBD check. That isn't a good thing for me.
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      06-11-2014, 06:48 PM   #54
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Error message

O.K., this is messed up. When I push the "M" button, everything feels right, but I get a yellow warning light (circle with an ! in the middle. The big warning light goes away after a minute but a small one remains until I disengage the "M" button. This has never happened before and I can't get a straight answer from the dealer. PLEASE, does anyone know what's going on? Thanks.
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      07-18-2014, 11:12 AM   #55
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Passed CT emissions. O2 sensor will not set ready in this configuration, but as long as all other monitors are ready and no CEL, you're okay in CT.
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