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post #121 of 140 Old 02-06-2011, 12:20 AM
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For Massachusetts, your car cant be 2 inches taller or shorter from when it was sold by the manufacture. Also the car can not exceed 10,000lbs.

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post #122 of 140 Old 02-06-2011, 10:06 AM
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Originally Posted by jeepster2 View Post
California says no smog on vehicles 1975 and older. I have a 1978. On what year will I no longer need a smog certificate? At that time can I remove all smog equipment and/or drop in a different motor?
Basically, the State will not inspect any vehicle for 1975 or older. 1965 or older vehicles were considered "uncontrolled" vehicles, meaning there were no smog equipment requirements (one of the reasons a '65 Mustang is more desirable in CA than any other 60's model). Even with the inspection exemption for 1975 or older, it is still considered illegal to modify or alter the OEM smog equipment in any way. That doesn't stop people from doing so...just hope you don't get caught. (I had a '67 289c Mustang that I removed the smog pump and air injectors into the heads. Did it to remove the parasitic drag off the engine. Never needed an inspection, so The Man was none the wiser. Put it back on to obtain a certificate when I sold her)

Legally, if you own a 1966 or newer gasoline-powered vehicle, you cannot remove the OEM smog equipment. If you drop in a different motor, it must be of the same year or newer than the vehicle, and must have the OEM smog equipment functioning.

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post #123 of 140 Old 04-06-2011, 09:10 PM
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i might've missed it, but do you know anything about regulations on fenders in New Jersey, or is there a link you can send me? i wanna make sure i'm not gonna get pulled over for cutting my fenders haha

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post #124 of 140 Old 12-18-2011, 07:20 PM
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Originally Posted by tgrads3
For Massachusetts, your car cant be 2 inches taller or shorter from when it was sold by the manufacture. Also the car can not exceed 10,000lbs.
I thought MA had a goofy formula involving wheelbase and track to calculate your max lift...?
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post #125 of 140 Old 01-08-2012, 09:41 AM
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Idaho link broken

the Idaho link is broken. Here it is.
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post #126 of 140 Old 04-06-2012, 07:21 PM
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I'll def be checking out VA!
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Alabama mirror law

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Every motor vehicle, operated singly or when towing any other vehicle, shall be equipped with a mirror so located as to reflect to the driver a view of the highway for a distance of at least 200 feet to the rear of such motor vehicle.
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post #128 of 140 Old 02-15-2013, 04:26 AM
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Louisiana traffic code is Title 32 found here:

Statutes pertaining to jeeps (modded jeeps in particular):

Headlamps on motor vehicles; motorcycles and motordriven cycles
RS 32:317
Spotlights and auxiliary lamps
RS 32:320
Additional lighting equipment
RS 32:380
Width; projecting loads on vehicles
RS 32:381
RS 32:364
Fenders and mudguards
RS 32:356
Windshields must be equipped with wiping and washing systems
RS 32:357
Windshields required
RS 32:352
Mufflers; requirements; prevention of excessive noise, fumes

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post #129 of 140 Old 03-22-2013, 04:39 PM
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Posts: 13 is the place for TN Vehicle laws. Just had to look them up since I'm moving there soon. TITLE 55.
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post #130 of 140 Old 05-03-2013, 09:17 PM
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Just looked up Texas Transportation codes as of 03 May 2013. Good luck reading them all. http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.u...htm/TN.547.htm

You can start hear at headlamps. Sec. 547.321.
height from 24 to 54 inches.

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post #131 of 140 Old 05-12-2013, 09:34 PM
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Would appear to be the latest in Florida state stautes... As the last poster said, good luck!

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post #132 of 140 Old 05-13-2013, 04:53 PM
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Originally Posted by izackary View Post
I thought MA had a goofy formula involving wheelbase and track to calculate your max lift...?
they do, but it's whichever is greater if I remember correctly. Kind of one of those laws not really enforced, but could fail inspection due to this.

I'm still trying to find MA laws on no bumper cover.

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post #133 of 140 Old 06-06-2013, 03:29 PM
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So far I've found the following for Alaska:[JUMP:'Title13Chap04']/doc/{@1}?firsthit

the above link is a bit wonky, you might have to copy and past the whole thing.

And I'm pretty sure this is the one for Montana:

Not sure if these were posted in the thread somewhere, I was only going by what was posted on the first page.
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post #134 of 140 Old 10-28-2013, 11:17 PM
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OK, so I live in oregon, and am going to Utah and Colorado next summer to go wheeling. The links to all 3 states are broken. Looks like someone needs to update the links for at least these three states...

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post #135 of 140 Old 11-27-2013, 03:44 PM
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Here is the KS statute link. There are two different articles regarding equipment etc.
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