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Old 05-22-2013, 03:15 PM
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In California, the Catch Can may still be on the Modified Smog list, it was a couple of years back
I will be removing the Catch Can hoses & reattaching the Stock hose before getting inspected next February, if it is still called a Modification
Smog Modifications are not allowed, even if it is an improvement
Wow, that is absolutely ridiculous! Especially a catch can! It's taking more crap out of the air rather than letting it go back in. Glad I don't have to deal with that up here. Right now we have a thing called Air Care that all vehicles have to pass before they can buy insurance each year. Luckily vehicles don't have to start going until they are 6 years old and they are apparently phasing Air Care out starting next year so my truck will never have to go. But as Socalgordon said below, it's all just a cash grab.

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It is all $$$$. I am surprised that they don't tax or forbid farting, they do not want all the methane to pollute the air! HAHA The CARB board here in CA is outright pathetic. They stranglehold the construction/trucking/farming/factories and tax and outlaw so much, and they turn around and whine and bitch and complain that companies and families are leaving California.

Just like all trucks in CA, are registered as COMMERCIAL and we are forced to pay higher registration fees because me MIGHT use our trucks for commercial use. It is wrong.. just wrong. I guess, guilty till proven innocent, wait. we are not given the opportunity to be innocent. Just guilty.
Definitely feel sorry for you guys. That's unbelievable!
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The strange thing about the Commercial plates on pickups is
You can put a camper on a pickup truck & it no longer has to have Commercial License Plates

If anything is in the open bed of the pickup, it MUST have Commercial Plates
even if it just a pair of boots or a single bale of hay
even if it is a Ford Ranchero or a Chevy El Camino
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Yeah, I read that too. I went to the DMV office and had an appointment to get regular plates but they said the shell/camper has to be permanently attached to the truck. Since it can be unbolted, I can not get passenger vehicle plates.
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Strict? More like screwed up! I think that if we replaced the California Government with zoo animals, we would better off.
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I thought we already had a bunch of jackasses up there in Sacto.
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