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Jun 25, 7:36am - #207615 
NOT GUILTY BABY! YEEEEAAAHAAA!

well as you all know (or don't know...) i was pulled over by a chp officer for having an exhaust that emitts harsh sounds with decible levels that reach beyond the leagal limit of 95db as per california state law. as you all know the TRD exhaust (which is what i have)is one of the quietest exhausts and is 50 state legal...AND...is proven to be 95db compliant. so as you can imagine...i got pulled over and got a b.s. ticket. well here are the steps i took:

1)went to a state referee and got me tested so that i could recieve a certificate of compliance and test forms to present to the judge.

2)got my ticket signed off at the local chp office and show the ticket with the certificate attatched to it (the bozos even went as far as go out and rev my engine to determine that my exhaust was compliant EVEN AFTER I GOT IT TESTED AND PASSED...like they can tell exactly what 95db is as opposed to a computer)

3)called TRD to provide me with "ammo" to present to the court to help my case. TRD will give you test results,CHP bulletins, noise test procedures (this is critical as even the state referee f'ed up and tested me at 5700rpm...when noise test levels by ASE standards require 3000-5000rpm.).

4)asked for a trial by written declaration (to do this you have to pay the fine, if found not guilty they will refund your money, if found otherwise they will take a portion or the whole amount)from the court house (thanks to alphasubzero949 for helping me out)...i wouldn't even bore with with why you should do a written trial by declaration as opposed to showing up in court. see...http://www.ticketassassin.com/

5)sit back and wait...

yesterday i got a letter from the court house telling me that they will refund the fine AND my case was found NOT GUILTY!!!...(no not dismissed b/c the cop didn't respond to the TBD...but NOT GUILTY, now i can put this in my car and show the cop next time i get pulled over!)

this just proves the justice system is not dead...just in a coma...thanks to everyone for your support...seacrest out!...lol

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Originally posted by SKOOF:
yoru such a clown, i wish you lived in nyc, i would love to just give you the beating that youve probably never gotten in your life.
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Jun 25, 7:40am - #207616 
Glad to hear that!!!!!! One for the good guys!!!!

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Jun 25, 7:44am - #207617 
goodjob congrats

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Jun 25, 7:48am - #207618 
thats the smart way to fight back thumbsup


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Jun 25, 7:50am - #207619 
Originally Posted by RicePowered
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Jun 25, 7:55am - #207620 
this goes to show that the police officer does not know everything about the law. i explained to him and showed him the TRD certificatte that says i'm 50-state legal and emmits noise levels compliant to law...but he just said "that certificate means nothing to me"...well how about a court decision now???!!! hahahahahaha...eat that!!!


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yoru such a clown, i wish you lived in nyc, i would love to just give you the beating that youve probably never gotten in your life.
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Jun 25, 8:17am - #207621 
Well...good for you thumbsup


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Jun 25, 8:24am - #207622 
Nice ct!!! thumbsup thumbsup

You need to come and fight my speeding ticket now. lol

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Jun 25, 8:31am - #207623 
/\/\/\/\i can't even give you adive because the laws in philly might be different in cali...but if you have the option of trial by written declaration...do that thumbsup


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yoru such a clown, i wish you lived in nyc, i would love to just give you the beating that youve probably never gotten in your life.
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Jun 25, 8:36am - #207624 
thats good news ct thumbsup thumbsup
now you need to go back to pierce and show that damn state referee that he's procedures was wrong and shouldnt have over rev your car angry

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Jun 25, 8:42am - #207625 
/\/\/\

yup, because they might do that to other people and fail them!!...it's funny how the system gives you only pieces of the puzzle to see the whole picture...but this is good news to cali people with TRD exhausts (or exhausts that are emssions/moise compliant)...now there is a way to fight back. before: thre was no official way to track the noise level...the decision was soley put on the police officer.


Originally posted by SKOOF:
yoru such a clown, i wish you lived in nyc, i would love to just give you the beating that youve probably never gotten in your life.
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Jun 25, 8:46am - #207626 
Originally Posted by ct
/\/\/\/\i can't even give you adive because the laws in philly might be different in cali...but if you have the option of trial by written declaration...do that thumbsup


Haha..I was just kidding...I already paid it...I wasn't going to drive 4 hours just to fight the ticket...that woulda sucked. grin

Glad you won your case though. thumbsup


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Jun 25, 8:52am - #207627 
thumbsup congrats


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Jun 25, 8:53am - #207628 
good job man. thumbsup thumbsup

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Jun 25, 8:57am - #207629 
Originally Posted by ct
/\/\/\

yup, because they might do that to other people and fail them!!...it's funny how the system gives you only pieces of the puzzle to see the whole picture...but this is good news to cali people with TRD exhausts (or exhausts that are emssions/moise compliant)...now there is a way to fight back. before: thre was no official way to track the noise level...the decision was soley put on the police officer.

yeah i bet if he didnt over rev ur car you would have passed with flying colors and not the borderline pass that you got. what was it 95.5dB(with a +/- 1.5 leeway)?
thats just bull angry

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Jun 25, 9:06am - #207630 
congratulations ct goodjob goodtimes cheers

authority should be peaceably contested whenever possible. cops make stupid mistakes sometimes and people have to call them out on it.


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Jun 25, 9:24am - #207631 
Originally Posted by tru_Asiatik_Pride
Originally Posted by ct
/\/\/\

yup, because they might do that to other people and fail them!!...it's funny how the system gives you only pieces of the puzzle to see the whole picture...but this is good news to cali people with TRD exhausts (or exhausts that are emssions/moise compliant)...now there is a way to fight back. before: thre was no official way to track the noise level...the decision was soley put on the police officer.

yeah i bet if he didnt over rev ur car you would have passed with flying colors and not the borderline pass that you got. what was it 95.5dB(with a +/- 1.5 leeway)?
thats just bull angry


yup i was borderline because the ref tested higher than normal standards...incompitant...


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yoru such a clown, i wish you lived in nyc, i would love to just give you the beating that youve probably never gotten in your life.
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Jun 25, 9:50am - #207632 
Good job man thumbsup


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Jun 25, 9:54am - #207633 
thats awsome dude... bs tickets suck

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Jun 25, 10:27am - #207634 
Good job. thumbsup


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Jun 25, 10:27am - #207635 
congrats bro - feels good doesn't it - grin

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Jun 25, 10:32am - #207636 
/\/\/\ it always feels good to stick it to the man...


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Jun 25, 10:34am - #207637 
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Jun 25, 10:40am - #207638 
good to know you ain guilty thumbsup thumbsup

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Jun 25, 10:49am - #207639 
good job CT.

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Jun 25, 10:59am - #207640 
yea good job CT thumbsup You fought the system and it was good. grin


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Jun 25, 11:05am - #207641 
TRD catback? or stock TRD exhaust?


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Jun 25, 11:08am - #207642 
it's not the kazumma staright pipe...it's just the TRD exhaust sport system that everyone gets. quiet as hell...i don't even know why i got pulled over...the fawkers...


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Jun 25, 11:47am - #207643 
that's awesome...I was wondering what happened when you posted about this all that time ago

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Jun 25, 12:18pm - #207644 
show those punk cops who's boss!


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Jun 25, 12:38pm - #207645 
way to work the system! thumbsup

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Jun 25, 1:17pm - #207646 
this type of thing is happening in cali all the time. if anyone needs questions, templates or phone numbers to TRD...pm and let me know. i have a letter template set up in word for the TBD on TRD exhuast noise.


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Jun 25, 2:02pm - #207647 
its always good to hear one us win...
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Jun 25, 3:58pm - #207648 
thumbsup thumbsup good work man!!

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Jun 25, 4:11pm - #207649 
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Jun 25, 10:55pm - #207650 
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Jun 26, 12:09am - #207651 
jesus that is great news!!! I live in cali too. If i were to get pulled for the same thing, ill be sure to hit you up with a PM thumbsup


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Jun 26, 12:16pm - #207653 
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Jun 26, 7:00pm - #207654 
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