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AEM CAI Won't Pass Inspection? #112682 Feb 26, 2:16pm Feb 26, 2:16pm
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AEM CAI Won't Pass Inspection?
Is this true? I talked to my mechanic and he said that inspection requires me to have my stock airbox so I'll have to send the CAI back. Everyone has these so there must be something amiss... What should I do?

Let me know soon, I'm having my performance parts installed early next week. confused

Re: AEM CAI Won't Pass Inspection? [Re: Sultan] #112683 Feb 26, 2:18pm Feb 26, 2:18pm
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I have never heard of this, ever. AEM and Injen Intakes are CARB legal, they should pass inspection in any state.

Re: AEM CAI Won't Pass Inspection? [Re: Sultan] #112684 Feb 26, 2:23pm Feb 26, 2:23pm
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your mechanic . . .



well, find a new one

Re: AEM CAI Won't Pass Inspection? [Re: Sultan] #112685 Feb 26, 2:27pm Feb 26, 2:27pm
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AEM...
http://www.aempower.com/faq.asp?fid=19&sid=&tid=3

AEM Intake systems carry or are pending approval for a California Air Resources Board Executive Order (CARB EO) number exempting them from the prohibitions of California Vehicle Code (CVC) 27156 which states that you cannot modify your car in the area of the emission control system. The C.A.R.B. E.O. number allows you to legally install and use the AEM Intake system on your car.




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Re: AEM CAI Won't Pass Inspection? [Re: Sultan] #112686 Feb 26, 2:31pm Feb 26, 2:31pm
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Thanks Isaac, so that applies to all states, including Pa?

Re: AEM CAI Won't Pass Inspection? [Re: isaac] #112687 Feb 26, 2:32pm Feb 26, 2:32pm
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Originally Posted by isaac
AEM...
http://www.aempower.com/faq.asp?fid=19&sid=&tid=3

AEM Intake systems carry or are pending approval for a California Air Resources Board Executive Order (CARB EO) number exempting them from the prohibitions of California Vehicle Code (CVC) 27156 which states that you cannot modify your car in the area of the emission control system. The C.A.R.B. E.O. number allows you to legally install and use the AEM Intake system on your car.




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Color me wrong, send it back and get an Injen.

Re: AEM CAI Won't Pass Inspection? [Re: Sultan] #112688 Feb 26, 2:34pm Feb 26, 2:34pm
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Originally Posted by Sultan
Thanks Isaac, so that applies to all states, including Pa?


I don't think so, My point was if it passes in Cali its gotta pass in the other states. Maybe that sounds stupid, made sense to me.

Re: AEM CAI Won't Pass Inspection? [Re: Sultan] #112689 Feb 26, 2:36pm Feb 26, 2:36pm
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Guess its a good thing I went with Injen thumbsup Just had my car inspected today, too.


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Re: AEM CAI Won't Pass Inspection? [Re: Sultan] #112690 Feb 26, 2:39pm Feb 26, 2:39pm
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...you guys are missing the point. AEM Intakes also carry CARB EO numbers - the Injen pic was just for an example

I just want to know if this applies across all states - I'm assuming it does

Re: AEM CAI Won't Pass Inspection? [Re: Sultan] #112691 Feb 26, 2:41pm Feb 26, 2:41pm
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CARB is just in cali...

in PA you dont need any of that BS. the Intake is 50 state legal.

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Originally Posted by spaztikid
CARB is just in cali...

in PA you dont need any of that BS. the intake is 50 state legal.


alright, thanks bro...

Re: AEM CAI Won't Pass Inspection? [Re: beans] #112693 Feb 26, 2:42pm Feb 26, 2:42pm
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your mechanic . . .



well, find a new one

The mechanic is obviously drunk


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Originally Posted by Sultan
Is this true? I talked to my mechanic and he said that inspection requires me to have my stock airbox so I'll have to send the CAI back. Everyone has these so there must be something amiss... What should I do?

Let me know soon, I'm having my performance parts installed early next week. confused


inspection for what?


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Re: AEM CAI Won't Pass Inspection? [Re: isaac] #112695 Feb 26, 2:49pm Feb 26, 2:49pm
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Originally Posted by isaac

Originally Posted by Sultan

Is this true? I talked to my mechanic and he said that inspection requires me to have my stock airbox so I'll have to send the CAI back. Everyone has these so there must be something amiss... What should I do?

Let me know soon, I'm having my performance parts installed early next week. confused


inspection for what?


in PA they're "inspection" is just to make sure the car is in proper working order and everything is safe...


Re: AEM CAI Won't Pass Inspection? [Re: Sultan] #112696 Feb 26, 2:52pm Feb 26, 2:52pm
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Re: AEM CAI Won't Pass Inspection? [Re: beans] #112697 Feb 26, 3:49pm Feb 26, 3:49pm
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Originally Posted by beans
your mechanic . . .



well, find a new one


For real...He obviously has no clue what he's talking about thumbsdown

Re: AEM CAI Won't Pass Inspection? [Re: spaztikid] #112698 Feb 26, 4:17pm Feb 26, 4:17pm
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Originally Posted by spaztikid
CARB is just in cali...

in PA you dont need any of that BS. the intake is 50 state legal.


Many states recognize CARB exemption.

Re: AEM CAI Won't Pass Inspection? [Re: Sultan] #112699 Feb 26, 4:18pm Feb 26, 4:18pm
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dude...just find a new mechanic...i have hundreds of illegal things on my car and it passes just fine grin

Re: AEM CAI Won't Pass Inspection? [Re: Sultan] #112700 Feb 26, 5:07pm Feb 26, 5:07pm
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My dad said that soon PA will have to have two different inspection stickers, the one out now, along with a CARB or CARB like inspection.

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Originally Posted by isaac
Originally Posted by Sultan
Is this true? I talked to my mechanic and he said that inspection requires me to have my stock airbox so I'll have to send the CAI back. Everyone has these so there must be something amiss... What should I do?

Let me know soon, I'm having my performance parts installed early next week. confused


inspection for what?


inspection, you know that thing you have to get done once a year in order to be able to drive your car... they don't have this in cali?

Anyway - you boyz sure are ripping on the mechanic. In actuality he is very good however expressed some concern over having to replace the stock airbox and just wanted to save me the hassle of having to swap the CAI out every time I went for an inspection. He will of course install it if I ask him to. No problems there... so, no , I won't get a new one tongue

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Originally Posted by GraSSRooTs
Find a new mechanic who doesn't talk out of his ass.


you don't read well do you...

Re: AEM CAI Won't Pass Inspection? [Re: Sultan] #112704 Feb 26, 7:36pm Feb 26, 7:36pm
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Originally Posted by Sultan
Originally Posted by GraSSRooTs
Find a new mechanic who doesn't talk out of his ass.


you don't read well do you...
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Re: AEM CAI Won't Pass Inspection? [Re: Sultan] #112706 Feb 26, 10:11pm Feb 26, 10:11pm
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Originally Posted by Sultan

Originally Posted by isaac

inspection for what?


inspection, you know that thing you have to get done once a year in order to be able to drive your car... they don't have this in cali?


In California, smog inspections are generally required during a vehicle's initial registration and once, every two years, thereafter. This inspection cycle will continue for as long as the vehicle is registered in this State. Smog Inspections are also required anytime a vehicle is sold or bought in California. During a title transfer the Department of Motor Vehicles will not allow a vehicle to be registered unless it is presented with a valid smog certificate.

Under current California law, 1975 and subsequent model year vehicles will be exempt from Smog Check when they turn 30 years old. A 1976 model year vehicle will be exempt in 2005, a 1977 in 2006, etc.



Currently exempt from the State of California Smog Check program are:

** Motorcycles

** Diesel

** Two-cylinder or less

** Two-stroke (two-cycle) engines(excluding rotary engine)

** Engines under 819cc

** 1975 model-year vehicles and older

** 4 model years old and newer (except for initial registration in California or change of ownership)

You can lookup much more information on this at...
http://www.smogtips.com/


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