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K&N CAI illegal in CA ?

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by BLUVVV, Jan 17, 2009.

  1. Jan 17, 2009 at 9:11 AM
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    BLUVVV

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    So i was craigslisting it up yesterday and i found a K&N cold air intake...(some dude said he put it on his gf's taco for a week, she didnt like it). In the picture it looks brand new...so i called up the guy and asked about it...the only thing that concerned me was he said it was not legal (here in california) I was just wondering if anyone in CA has this intake, why its illegal, should i buy it $180??? Help me out, im supose to go tonight and check it out in person!


    ps (I dont really mind having to take i off every 2 years for smog)
     
  2. Jan 17, 2009 at 9:12 AM
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    HerNameIsLucy

    HerNameIsLucy I miss Lucy. :-(

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    K&N says their some of their 63 series CAI kits are CARB legal, none of their 77 series is legal in Cal. Check with them www.kandn.com
     
  3. Jan 17, 2009 at 9:22 AM
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    Rtrn2taco

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    Per K&N website both the 77 and 63 series CAI are not CARB exempt. Call K&N and ask them if they are in the process of certifications. If they are in the process they will send you the CARB plate out for free when it is certified.
     
  4. Jan 17, 2009 at 9:27 AM
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    hansingj

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    Everything is illegal in Ca. It's like trying to buy a gun here, they assume you're going to kill and then rape women and children then go on a rampage to killing police. I love California and i hate it so much at the same time.
     
  5. Jan 17, 2009 at 9:32 AM
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    BLUVVV

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    whats CARB exempt?...i assume it had to do with emissions? hansingj your right everything is illegal here in cal!
     
  6. Jan 17, 2009 at 9:35 AM
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    El Duderino 480

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    buy whatever you want, fuck cali and all the stupid rules..:D btw, if my truck i registered in az, can i get a ticket for having 5% tint?
     
  7. Jan 17, 2009 at 9:37 AM
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    Rtrn2taco

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    California Air Research Board, california sets the national standard for these sorts of things. If Cali certifies it all other states recognize it to be legal.
     
  8. Jan 17, 2009 at 9:42 AM
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    BLUVVV

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    gotcha...thanks Rtrn2taco
     
  9. Jan 17, 2009 at 9:46 AM
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    Once in Cali they will require you to follow Cali laws. When I moved back to Cali from Phx I had the whole car (except the windshield) tinted in 5%, I had AZ plates and I was only across the AZ/Cali boarder for a few hours and the CHP issued me a fix-it-ticket. That was 20 years ago so I cant imagine they have relaxed that law at all. It only gets worse!:eek:
     
  10. Jan 17, 2009 at 9:58 AM
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    I heard will need to apply for permit to wipe our ass.
     
  11. Jan 17, 2009 at 10:14 AM
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    Yes...and you will have to use Eco friendly paper....BUT, thats after Kalifornia clean air board determins that your shit isnt going to cause harm to the environment.
     
  12. Jan 17, 2009 at 10:16 AM
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    only if you don't have a CARB approved sticker on your ass and or shit'er. :eek:
     
  13. Jan 17, 2009 at 10:23 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    And once your ass is CARB approved, it will have to be emisions tested every 2 years.
     
  14. Jan 17, 2009 at 10:25 AM
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    HerNameIsLucy I miss Lucy. :-(

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    Well there goes all the Mexican restaurants in Cal....
     
  15. Jan 17, 2009 at 10:27 AM
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    But if I live in PA and just shit in Cali will I be alright? Or will I have to transport shit wiping device back to PA.
     
  16. Jan 17, 2009 at 10:36 AM
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    That would require a temporary operating permit that can be purchased in 30 day increments. :p
     
  17. Jan 17, 2009 at 12:43 PM
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    We don't have hurricane and tornados, well because they don't wanna get tax.
     
  18. Jan 17, 2009 at 8:46 PM
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    It is a smog law. They have to be CARB approved (California Air Resources Board). It would fail a visual smog check. Some people know of shops that will pass you anyway. I'd find someone who has one that has passed smog in your area and go to them when it comes due. You can also check on the air resource board site
    http://www.arb.ca.gov/msprog/aftermkt/devices/amquery.php

    This Air Raid is CARB Approved. Note that approval is for your specific vehicle (year model make). For example the TRD CAI is legal on the Tundra but not the Tacoma.

    Democrats piss me off!
     
  19. Jan 17, 2009 at 8:47 PM
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    In California? Yes. It's like driving in Virginia with a radar detector. It doesn't matter where you're from.
     
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