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Jun 27, 4:42pm - #209691 
Street Legal Intakes?

are the Injen and AEM Intakes legal in california, and will they pass visual inspection??? also are the carb stickers on the AEM Intakes legit, do they mean anything anymore???

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Jun 27, 4:45pm - #209692 
Never heard of anyone getting in trouble for having Injen/AEM...and lots of ecelica are from cali.

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Jun 27, 5:53pm - #209693 
street legal Intake?, it shouldn't matter because cops are only looking out for exausts and other nick-knacks, thats why sooo many people get pulled over. Intakes don't make a lot of noise when you are doing the speed limit. you should never get pulled over about the Intake noise.


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Jun 27, 6:08pm - #209694 
i mean he means carb approved rather than street legal


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Jun 27, 6:15pm - #209695 
as long as he gets an Intake that's from a trusted company it still shouldn't matter


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Jun 27, 6:55pm - #209696 
you could always just go to the company's website and read up on their C.A.R.B. details.

It is usually something that approved companies brag about - so it should be extremely easy to get details on that...


You just have to type in the company's web address grin
http://www.INJEN.com or http://www.AEMpower.com


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Jun 27, 7:00pm - #209697 
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Jun 27, 7:05pm - #209698 
as long as it has the carb sticker on it ur legal

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Jun 27, 10:48pm - #209699 
just don't expect those no named Intakes on ebay to have a carb sticker.. hence the "no name"...unviersal type.. =P.. thumbsdown


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Jun 27, 11:05pm - #209700 
a friend of mine got pulled over for just an Intake noise. cop said "ur Intake is too loud". popped the Hood, AEM didnt have a carb #, so gave him a ticket for illegal Intake. cop also claimed that friends car smoked too much or something like that? 1 year old car, and the cop knows this without any testing. friend went to AEM in socal and got a carb # and case dismissed

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Jun 28, 8:23am - #209701 
Originally Posted by stefanoc
a friend of mine got pulled over for just an Intake noise. cop said "ur Intake is too loud". popped the hood, aem didnt have a carb #, so gave him a ticket for illegal Intake. cop also claimed that friends car smoked too much or something like that? 1 year old car, and the cop knows this without any testing. friend went to aem in socal and got a carb # and case dismissed


welcome to california. lol I got stopped for it as well. luckily the AEM gen 2 have the carb sticker on it. so I was free to go.


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Jun 28, 5:12pm - #209702 
Ive had my Hood popped .. 7 times now.. on the central coast. Never said anythign about my CAI.. its about hte only thing I have done under the Hood lol

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Jun 28, 7:33pm - #209703 
Well his question is not on the legality of getting pulled over! His concern is smog! Which anyone in California know's with these new "Test Only" process' does the sticker even matter?

And for people that think cop's wont give a ticket for it your nuts! They will not hesitate I've gotten one and I know about 3 other personal friends that have. And they are very lightly modded car's that don't cause much attention to themselve's.

It might just matter what city your in how much of penis' the cop's are, which in mine and shizzmahh's city they can't get much worse!


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Jun 28, 10:56pm - #209704 
from beginning 2001 through mid 2002, i was getting pulled over every other day for that year and half - heck, i have even once been pulled over 6 times in one night...

then i stopped driving like an asshole... i haven't been pulled over since
...im at 65,000 miles on my celi now

go figure - i wonder what changed tongue

it's not like i don't attract attention - its simply that now i don't attract the WRONG attention from the po po

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