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Old 12-15-2002, 07:03 PM   #1
willow
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Default Are you going to fail smoke check?

Hi,
I am very interested in vishinu products? (upipe)
But I'm hesistating because of smoke check stuffs.

I mean, there is not much hp ugrade I could do on this suby in bay area when we think about carb.
My body with 2nd eclipse looked at me funny and mocked my suby when I told him it has three cats...

How are you guys planning to upgrade hp on your suby?
I already have catback. Intakes..not worthy I think....
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Old 12-15-2002, 07:12 PM   #2
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Since its a new car, you shouldn't have to do "smoke check stuffs" for a few years... so Mod away!!! (just keep the stock parts handy) The best place to look for upgrades would be the Factory Forced induction forum. Good luck!
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Old 12-16-2002, 03:54 AM   #3
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Yeah, I'm pretty sure it's 3 years before your first "smoke check stuffs" . LMFAO
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Old 12-16-2002, 10:47 AM   #4
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I am keeping my stock exhaust for this pesky little problem. Bit of a PIA, but well worth the hassle.
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Old 12-16-2002, 12:09 PM   #5
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i believe its 2 years now for smog check on newer cars.
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Old 12-16-2002, 01:42 PM   #6
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Default failed smoke check?

use the fire extinguisher!
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Old 12-16-2002, 02:01 PM   #7
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all you have to do is stop smoking for about a month or buy some detox stuff and drink tons of water.
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Old 12-16-2002, 04:53 PM   #8
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4 years for new cars.

Every other year after that.
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Old 12-17-2002, 12:57 PM   #9
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They sell those pills at GNC, for when you have to take a "smoke check" and don't think you'll pass.

And drink lots of cranberry juice!
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