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Almost failed inspection due to tinted tails

Discussion in 'Texas' started by Gorilla_97, Feb 26, 2009.

  1. Feb 26, 2009 at 9:18 AM
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    Gorilla_97

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    I was due for inspection this month so I went to my local mom & pops to have it done. The guy almost failed my truck because of the tinted tails. He said the reflector cannot be covered in tint and that the lights had to be red even when not illuminated.

    I only passed because he had already entered the new sticker information into the computer and the lense had the D.O.T. on them (of course, these were just stock lenses with the VHT spray on them).

    Just FYI for you other Texans out there!

    [​IMG]
     
  2. Feb 26, 2009 at 11:05 AM
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    007Tacoma

    007Tacoma I dub thee malicious!

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    Thanks for the heads-up. I was just about to get this done to my tails... :pout:
     
  3. Feb 26, 2009 at 11:17 AM
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    sliverworm

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    yeah, seems they are starting to be more strict about little things , my girlfriend almost didn't pass because she has rims that don't allow her to turn her wheels all the way due to rubbing..
     
  4. Feb 26, 2009 at 11:18 AM
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    Delmarva

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    Makes sense :thumbsup:
     
  5. Feb 26, 2009 at 11:26 AM
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    sliverworm

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    You don't know what you're talking about.. you are in MD.. pfft..
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  6. Feb 27, 2009 at 3:15 PM
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    TEX357

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    Same here :(
     
  7. Feb 27, 2009 at 6:08 PM
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    Gorilla_97

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    Might be best just to buy some tails from ebay. I'll wait until next year and probably just buy some then in case I fail the inspection.
     
  8. Feb 27, 2009 at 6:15 PM
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    AUDITECH

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    For any nc peps i am a nc state insp still have the books somewhere. Any questions i will do my best to let you know.
     
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