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Old 04-26-2012, 07:35 PM   #1
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No more emissions laws!

Alaska has just removed all the IM emissions testing for the state, so I no longer have an IM to pass, anything I can do to get more power that I couldn't before? Help me out guys. What can I remove or add? I've heard there's no benefit to removing the cat, but I sort of want to do it anyways just because I can now, haha. I know I know, i probably won't. What are your guys' thoughts?
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What was Alaska's reasoning on this?
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haha, let me see what I can dig up, I know that there was not enough cars/trucks failing the emissions test to justify keeping it open was a big part of it.
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Old 04-27-2012, 09:41 AM   #6
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Old 04-27-2012, 09:44 AM   #7
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None of the emissions components really restrict power. The engine produces most power when running efficiently, and the emissions stuff on it, ensure thats the case.
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Old 04-27-2012, 09:47 AM   #8
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You can run cat-less if you get some rear O2 sims, headers (probably okay before) or straight pipe it, or whatever the hell else!

But you do need some back pressure to have a good running truck and I have no clue about the specifics about that...

And if you do remove any cats please recycle them (you get ~50 bucks each iirc)
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Supercharger or turbo for real power.
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Well what the heck am I supposed to do with this new freedom of I can't turn around and stick it to the man?! I wanted to dramatically hurl my cat (converter) into the sea. "GO BACK FROM WHENCE YOU CAME!!"
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Well what the heck am I supposed to do with this new freedom of I can't turn around and stick it to the man?! I wanted to dramatically hurl my cat (converter) into the sea. "GO BACK FROM WHENCE YOU CAME!!"
You can still do it if you like less low end power and a horrible exhaust note.
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Just because you don't have to pass emissions it is till against federal law to remove or tamper with your emission equipment. You may never get caught but do you want to risk putting your self in that liability. If you try to trade it in or something the dealer might not take accept it or drastically lower the trade in value or make you replace it before they will accept it.
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Get ready for way higher registration prices now. As soon as they dropped the IM testing they jacked up registration prices. :/
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Get ready for way higher registration prices now. As soon as they dropped the IM testing they jacked up registration prices. :/
I bet it still won't be as bad as Derpifornia.
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I bet it still won't be as bad as Derpifornia.
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Interesting, We have no IM testing and my 2011 Tacoma is 60.00 and my 1992 LC is 47.00 to register. Pretty reasonable.
I believe it was up to $70 bucks just for the IM here And then more for the registration.
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But you do need some back pressure to have a good running truck and I have no clue about the specifics about that...
ANY back pressure on ANY vehicle is a bad thing. There isnt any "back pressure" on a stock vehicle, unless someone shoved a potatoe into the exhaust.
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ANY back pressure on ANY vehicle is a bad thing. There isnt any "back pressure" on a stock vehicle, unless someone shoved a potatoe into the exhaust.
Okay yes, BUT I think you know what I mean, hence why unbolting the exhaust manifold for "better flow" ends up not working...
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I believe it was up to $70 bucks just for the IM here And then more for the registration.
Registration is 180 for most vehicles for 2 years
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Haha, Chris you've had a lot of head slaps in the past few days on this very topic. I did not bring back pressure into this. I know nothing of it.
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