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      04-26-2012, 03:48 PM   #1
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Need good smog place in OC

Does anyone have a good recommendation for a smog place near Irvine to smog an E46 M3? My friend's car needs a smog and he has a CEL, so I am trying to help him out. PM me. Thanks.

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What kind of car is it?
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Uh...smog place for a CEL?
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It is an E46 M3. The car happens to have a CEL on and needs a smog.
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So in other words, you are looking for a place that will look the other way. Not something you want to ask for on an open forum.
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Stay complaint with the EPA. It is the responsible and sensible thing to do.

Does your local BMW dealer do smog checks?
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The cat has a CEL because of a VANOS, which is not something that causes pollution. California is just a little crazy.
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The cat has a CEL because of a VANOS, which is not something that causes pollution. California is just a little crazy.
Uh, a VANOS issue could definitely affect smog.
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The cat has a CEL because of a VANOS, which is not something that causes pollution. California is just a little crazy.
Vanos does have a direct affect on smog.

Yes California is strict, but if it wasn't, we wouldn't have the air quality we do today even though some cities are still very polluted.
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Vanos does have a direct affect on smog.

Yes California is strict, but if it wasn't, we wouldn't have the air quality we do today even though some cities are still very polluted.
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Vanos does have a direct affect on smog.

Yes California is strict, but if it wasn't, we wouldn't have the air quality we do today even though some cities are still very polluted.
LA/OC has horrible air quality.
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