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      03-01-2012, 02:54 PM   #1
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FYI - In PA, you cannot pass inspection with spacers larger than 1/4"...

Just found this out with my 12.5mm spacers on there which will not pass. Just wanted to give others the heads-up, because this was news to me.

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      03-01-2012, 08:02 PM   #2
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Did they say why?
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      03-02-2012, 01:21 AM   #3
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I see huge lifted trucks near me everyday....their wheels stick out like 2 feet. I don't its too strict of a rule.
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      03-02-2012, 09:57 AM   #4
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I assumed the motivation was rednecks with tires outside the wheel wells spitting crap all over other cars and the road. However, I do not know.

Here is the law anyway:

http://www.pabulletin.com/secure/dat...3-48/2265.html

Agree with TRY...M3 - most places would not say anything. I'm going to take my car to a different garage for the mechanical inspection.
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      03-02-2012, 09:59 AM   #5
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I see huge lifted trucks near me everyday....their wheels stick out like 2 feet. I don't its too strict of a rule.
Yah - I mean tint is technically illegal in PA too, yet 95% of the mechanics doing the inspection don't care.
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      03-20-2012, 11:02 PM   #6
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You probably got a douchebag inspector.
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      03-20-2012, 11:10 PM   #7
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You probably got a douchebag inspector.
Just a BMW dealer going by the book. I have another shop that will pass it : )
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      03-28-2012, 08:19 PM   #8
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i had my PA inspection liscense for a few years...some people really follow it by the book..others know whats safe and whats not. lol
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Just a BMW dealer going by the book. I have another shop that will pass it : )
sorry to bump an old thread but saw you live in Pittsburgh. Wondering what dealership you took it to? Dont think Ive seen an SSII around...where do you live at?
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Unfortunately Singletrack doesn't post here anymore.
Ahhh back in the good ol' days. When there was an informative detailing section and something worth reading in the general forum...
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The dealer passed my car in late spring with 15mm spacers in the front.
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      12-15-2012, 05:47 PM   #13
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Inspection shops vary considerably in their thoroughness.
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