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Old 08-16-2018, 12:40 PM
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I wonder if that applies to selling in-state only. 2 out of the 4 cars/trucks i've bought in CA had failed emissions. Unsure if that's truly the same as a ref ticket, i don't really deal with that sort of thing where i live.
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Old 08-16-2018, 01:17 PM
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Supposedly you can't sell the car while it has the ref ticket outstanding.

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Parts is parts. You should be able to sell it as such. I imagine title would be irreparably branded.
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Originally Posted by codrus View Post
Supposedly you can't sell the car while it has the ref ticket outstanding.

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I believe that's why y8s said to sell it to SM dudes. The shell basically has to become a track rat non registered item from this point on, unless it gets fixed back to smog/ref passing condition.

Most people i know would be getting a new donor car and swapping parts over after something like this.
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Old 08-16-2018, 02:23 PM
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Originally Posted by concealer404 View Post
I wonder if that applies to selling in-state only. 2 out of the 4 cars/trucks i've bought in CA had failed emissions. Unsure if that's truly the same as a ref ticket, i don't really deal with that sort of thing where i live.
I am told that the ref ticket has a bunch of extra rules attached to it. No personal experience with one, though.

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Old 06-22-2019, 05:01 AM
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I just got a emissions ticket. A week after finishing up the install of TSE kit. I was stopped on side of road on Angeles Crest highway while sitting on fender, when cop (park ranger, of all things)stopped to give me a no front license plate ticket. He immediately saw turbo through hood louvers. I got VC27156b. Non correctable. Ref stamp on back side. I will be looking at options once I return to US. Remove turbo pass ref and reinstall, or pay fine and get Nevada classic car plates. Montana plates perhaps. I only drive car to the track, mechanic, and occasional canyon run since I live 1 mile from Angeles Crest. Cop knew a **** load about cars. That did not help. And I was stupid for not having front plate. I have until September 23rd to handle it.
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Originally Posted by piripi View Post
I just got a emissions ticket. A week after finishing up the install of TSE kit. I was stopped on side of road on Angeles Crest highway while sitting on fender, when cop (park ranger, of all things)stopped to give me a no front license plate ticket. He immediately saw turbo through hood louvers. I got VC27156b. Non correctable. Ref stamp on back side. I will be looking at options once I return to US. Remove turbo pass ref and reinstall, or pay fine and get Nevada classic car plates. Montana plates perhaps. I only drive car to the track, mechanic, and occasional canyon run since I live 1 mile from Angeles Crest. Cop knew a **** load about cars. That did not help. And I was stupid for not having front plate. I have until September 23rd to handle it.

Hood vents seem like one of those things that I would not have on a street car in Cali. Just gives something for the cops to notice. I would also probably run a plate off to the side on the front if I was in Cali.
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Ignore the ticket.


That's what I'd do.

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Old 06-23-2019, 04:16 AM
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Easy to ignore from relaxed emission states like Florida.....
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Originally Posted by piripi View Post
Easy to ignore from relaxed emission states like Florida.....
Exactly
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Originally Posted by piripi View Post
I just got a emissions ticket. A week after finishing up the install of TSE kit. I was stopped on side of road on Angeles Crest highway while sitting on fender, when cop (park ranger, of all things)stopped to give me a no front license plate ticket. He immediately saw turbo through hood louvers. I got VC27156b. Non correctable. Ref stamp on back side. I will be looking at options once I return to US. Remove turbo pass ref and reinstall, or pay fine and get Nevada classic car plates. Montana plates perhaps. I only drive car to the track, mechanic, and occasional canyon run since I live 1 mile from Angeles Crest. Cop knew a **** load about cars. That did not help. And I was stupid for not having front plate. I have until September 23rd to handle it.
IIRC, you're still allowed to pay the ticket and close the case without going to a ref. Do that.
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