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RE: RE: [T3] Emissions failure

Even here in Northern Cali I dont have to smog my 69, and I believe we have
the 25 or 30 year plan or something.   Jonathan

"Erkson, Toby" <toby.erkson@intel.com> wrote:

>Come to Oregon as we have the 25-year rule:  Autos older than 25 years are
>exempt from DOT checks (emission and sound).  This only applies in metro
>areas, meaning if you live outside city limits then you don't have to go
>through DOT.
>And yes, the engine must be up to operating temp.  When there are two cars
>in front of you (and one in the bay being tested) then start up your engine.
>When you are next (and one car is in the bay) give the car some fuel (bring
>up the idle) to around 1500rpm.  This way the engine will be nice-n-hot for
>the test.
>  Toby Erkson
>  air_cooled_nut@pobox.com
>  '72 VW Squareback 1.6L bored and stroked to 2.0L, Berg five-speed
>  '95 VW Jetta III GL 2.0L, P-Chip, Jamex suspension, 2.25" MagnaFlow
>exhaust, etc.
>  Portland, Oregon, http://www.icbm.org/
>>-----Original Message-----
>>...I went there after work, a distance of only 2 miles.  I then sat in line
>>> 15-20 minutes with the car turned off.  Outside temp was 70F.
>>Or--- you could sell me the car for $100 and I would title it here in
>>Iowa. :=)
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