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New Hawaii Safety Check Law

Discussion in 'Hawaii' started by TRDGRL, Sep 24, 2013.

  1. Sep 28, 2013 at 11:16 PM
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    Brendo Ballz808

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    I think the whole tryna update is cool but I think it's lost it's whole purpose of the key word SAFETY it seems like its just aimed to make every modified vehicle pay extra to slap a recon sticker on then pay to slap another sticker on IMO

    I've seen some POS cars with taped up light blinkers that don't work falling off bumpers spitting smoke and shit everywhere with safety check but as soon as they see a badass done right lifted or lowered truck BAM denied

    When I got my recon he did a bounce test looked and my lights make sure they weren't HiDs check my tint and good to go

    I understand the need to make sure mods are safe and all but in all honesty does the recon inspector know much more than a safety inspector who actually has to test everything even thought I got recon I think it isn't needed for my case they call it illegal to notch the frame when you lower it but in some cases if I remember correct about our fabtech lift you gotta cut the crossmember and those lifts pass its still cutting the frame they told me you can't have cut bumpstops but you can have low pro ones??? Wth is the difference
    Like I said I think the whole SAFETY part of the safety check has gone out the window and it's just to stop modified vehicles and make the owners pay for another stick to say its safe to pass safety check

    Stupid if you ask me
     
  2. Sep 29, 2013 at 2:20 PM
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    Wait so HiD is illegal? I just did a retrofit on my 01. Does that mean i need to revert them to get my safety done?.. and does Maui have recon? Why is there so little information on this.. or can I just not find it.
     
  3. Sep 29, 2013 at 5:08 PM
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    Maui doesn't have recon yet but the safety check is gonna get a little more tight to get pass with mods they will be taking pics and a lot of people backing out of doing safety's cause of this new program and this program is going to fail and then they will say there is still too many "unsafe" vehicles on the road so WELCOME recon to Maui!
     
  4. Sep 30, 2013 at 2:53 AM
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    Yea i get what you say. I seen some sky high, like one toddler can run under easy. Put my spare back on and my bumper stay 29 inch lol. oh well, according to what I have found, my truck passes recon no problem except the lights. I dont know why they wouldn't though... bmws and caddys all have hid projector bi-xenon lights..
     
  5. Sep 30, 2013 at 8:07 AM
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    just a update on the safety check issue. Starting October 1st is when the new safety check system will be implemented. It will be a one peice sticker design and so far, only 5 locations on oahu will be doing them starting tmrw

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  6. Oct 3, 2013 at 3:16 AM
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    do i need a safety check before i register my vehicle to HI from CA or it doesnt matter?
     
  7. Oct 3, 2013 at 4:12 AM
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    Stock truck...go to safety check station, get blue copy, go to dmv, getplates, go to safety check station and get finalized.
    Now if you need recon, make an appointment, try get a temp safety, but get the recon and have the blue copy of safety and go dmv, then go back to safety check station.
     
  8. Oct 7, 2013 at 8:46 PM
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    Any news about Maui?
     
  9. Oct 8, 2013 at 3:11 AM
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    Haven't heard much
     
  10. Oct 8, 2013 at 3:24 AM
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    What they look for? Last time I took my truck to get safety checked, it was stock lol
     
  11. Oct 8, 2013 at 9:56 AM
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    Tints tires stick out any lights out crack windshields pretty much anything that could make your car/truck unsafe I heard stories where they didn't pass cause the steering wheel is crooked and seat belt didn't retract all the way
     
  12. Oct 8, 2013 at 12:35 PM
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    Can anyone recommend a place in Waikiki for recon and alignments check?
     
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  13. Oct 8, 2013 at 9:45 PM
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    I recommend Scotty's in Aiea, they are fast and if you get there early (730, they open at 8) they usually take you in and your out by 8. awesome staff (of 2 haha) but yeah, top notch work, they also give a alignment print out if you need to take it to recon.
     
  14. Oct 8, 2013 at 9:47 PM
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    Just a question on safety checks, anyone know if its legal to have your exhaust pipe dump right after the rear axel? I sawed off my muffler tip but the pipe is still pointing down and away from the cab, you just can't see it unless you look under. thanks for any info.
     
  15. Oct 8, 2013 at 9:48 PM
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    If its not loud, I don't think anyone will care
     
  16. Oct 8, 2013 at 9:53 PM
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    ok cool, thanks, its not loud at all, I think it's a flowmaster 50 delta flow, I can't remember. but it really only gets loud at the higher rpms.
     
  17. Oct 8, 2013 at 11:18 PM
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    cool thanks, how much do they charge and recommend a good recon station? need to get mine done asap before the 30 days after transporting
     
  18. Oct 8, 2013 at 11:29 PM
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    last time I went for alignment it was around 65 to 70 bucks, this was for a stock alignment. don't know if that's a good price, but yea, they do good work.

    as for recon station, jboy671 got it right, there's only one station and its by appointment only. it's in Kaimuki under the overpass.

    here's intel about it,
    http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/hawaii/99156-hawaii-recon-information-q-thread.html
     
  19. Oct 9, 2013 at 2:04 AM
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    oh gotcha, was hoping for more... my appointment is booked about 3 weeks from now... >.< might have to pay a late fee.
     
  20. Oct 9, 2013 at 1:42 PM
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    bro be aware they may not pass you because of the notch some say gotta be wleded to pass some say no can at all
    i went in before i notched passed then cut it up
    just a heads up bro hopefully they dont really notice just be on time be friendly and talk story it helps alot make sure all your lights are legal, tint, and have your alignment sheet cause they will check everythiung should pass i just would be worried about the notch sometimes they let it pass sometimes they dont they change their rules and reasons alll the time
    i dont think should be a problem everyone says no can gotta exit but on my slammed 2000 sierra i had i took em good year with recon dumped exhaust before the axle and they failed me for 2 small sticker on my windshield in the corners never said anything else was wrong
     
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