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    Red face Cali Smog Hassle

    Well... I recently just bought my 2004 subaru about 2 months ago.
    When i bought it, it was pretty modded, and me just finally getting enough money to buy this dime piece just kinda jumped into the subaru community. This car is AWESOME but i bought it form Oregon. and for those of you who know Cali rules on smog, coming from Oregon really sucks. This basically is the question. I have basically resorted this car to stock. Taking the piping for the FMIC off and putting a stock TMIC on. Stock air box/intake, and also the stock catted downpipe. youd think thatd pass right..? no. They have a Problem with the Grimmspeed Oil separator.

    Question is... What the hell do i do now??

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    Cali Smog Hassle

    Remove the oil separator.
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    go to a reff thats bull i pass everother year wt mine but i pic the dumb ones that only read the sheet cuz i dint like qustions i can pass other places just dont like the wate. thay try to look up whats on your car in the carb part # list if its not there thay have to deside if it will mess wt there #s its there license thats on the line if thay f up

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    Quote Originally Posted by HumboldtSubie View Post
    Well... I recently just bought my 2004 subaru about 2 months ago.
    When i bought it, it was pretty modded, and me just finally getting enough money to buy this dime piece just kinda jumped into the subaru community. This car is AWESOME but i bought it form Oregon. and for those of you who know Cali rules on smog, coming from Oregon really sucks. This basically is the question. I have basically resorted this car to stock. Taking the piping for the FMIC off and putting a stock TMIC on. Stock air box/intake, and also the stock catted downpipe. youd think thatd pass right..? no. They have a Problem with the Grimmspeed Oil separator.

    Question is... What the hell do i do now??
    Where in Oregon did it come from? Is it Blue with white stripes?


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    You have to reflash the stock map or a stage I map to the car if you put the stock downpipe back.
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    blue strips what are you talking about i moved from or a few years ago. dont know what blue strips are tell me more. leaving cal soon to head home.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ethanesmay View Post
    blue strips what are you talking about i moved from or a few years ago. dont know what blue strips are tell me more. leaving cal soon to head home.
    wasnt speaking to you, if that was referenced to me.. Not sure, I cant read your speak.


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    Quote Originally Posted by T0rque View Post
    Where in Oregon did it come from? Is it Blue with white stripes?
    i got in Medford, but no man, its silver

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    but hey thank you guys. i actually ended up getting it done through that someone who know someone who know s that one person that can pass smog for you ... ? haha

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    Quote Originally Posted by HumboldtSubie View Post
    but hey thank you guys. i actually ended up getting it done through that someone who know someone who know s that one person that can pass smog for you ... ? haha
    well cheff you a dumb one then. there is no stripe system in place in call refresh your facts

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    good it got done these kids know crap about smog glad you did not lession to them, i going to get hate mail but idkair f um

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    Quote Originally Posted by ethanesmay View Post
    good it got done these kids know crap about smog glad you did not lession to them, i going to get hate mail but idkair f um


    ?? I can't understand what you're saying.. in any of your posts. Try forming complete sentences with capitalization and punctuation, you will get more help that way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ethanesmay View Post
    well cheff you a dumb one then. there is no stripe system in place in call refresh your facts
    Goodness... go join nasioc. You've been warned about insulting members.
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    Quote Originally Posted by HumboldtSubie View Post
    but hey thank you guys. i actually ended up getting it done through that someone who know someone who know s that one person that can pass smog for you ... ? haha
    Awesome! That's the best way to do it.
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