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Old Yesterday, 02:23 AM   #1
swrdply400mrelay
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Default Moving to Socal from TX, question on CARB

Have a 15 WRX with CBE, PRL charge pipe, and Grimmspeed TMIC. Do these parts require CARB exemption to pass inspection? TIA
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Old Yesterday, 02:49 AM   #2
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CA does not have yearly inspections.Older cars have to go through a Smog Check every 2 years and newer don't have to do it for 6 years (or something similar) a Smog Check includes a visual check that all emissions is intact and a OBD2 check to see if all sensors are functioning properly.

Here is some more info - https://www.dmv.ca.gov/portal/dmv/detail/vr/smogfaq

Basically you will know when you need a smog check hen you get the registration papers in the mail and it requires you to do that to complete the registration. In that case, you will need to return to stock, perform the smog check, and then put the parts back on.

Of course you are using your car for "off road use only" ��
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Old Yesterday, 09:26 AM   #3
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So any modification to a car won't pass smog, even if the modifications don't affect vehicle emissions?
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Old Yesterday, 10:57 AM   #4
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If you don't absolutely have to move to California I wouldn't.
I know plenty of people and friends that are dying to get out of this state..
Texas is one of the best states to live it these days.
California has gone off the deep end politically. .
The tax rate is out of this world!
400k home is over $750/mo. In taxes.
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Old Yesterday, 01:52 PM   #5
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I'm not completely sure, but I think that when you bring a car in from out-of-state. I had to do that when I brought a bugeye in a couple years ago. Obviously, that was an old car though.

Yeah, no smog for 5 or 6 years on a new car. After that, it's every other year. There are threads on here about CA emissions and "oh crap, I have emissions, someone help me!" (Next post) "PM me."

So it's a common problem with "common" solutions.

I'm sure someone will correct me if I'm wrong, but I don't think a CBE will affect an emissions check. But if a guy looks under your hood, he might look at the TMIC and only see a flashing Vegas sign that says "MODS! That means Fast and Furious yahoos with their snap backs and tattoos!"

Lot of people put their car back to stock for emissions, then mods back on.
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Old Yesterday, 06:49 PM   #6
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Have a 15 WRX with CBE, PRL charge pipe, and Grimmspeed TMIC. Do these parts require CARB exemption to pass inspection? TIA
yes they will I believe that you have to get a smog check when changing over the registration for the car to California, might wanna look into that on the dmv site. from what I know the intercooler should be okaybut the charge pipe and all wont be legal here in Cali...sucks I know
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