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Old 03-08-2006, 01:41 PM   #1
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In Cali do you or can you get a ticket for having a lowered car?.. i was watching this dumb movie and this guy in an Audi got a ticket for speeding, lowered car and driving with lights out. i know it was a movie but still...tickets for a lowered suspension?


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Old 03-08-2006, 01:45 PM   #2
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I believe, technically, if the cop wants to be an ass your headlights have to be a certain number of inches from the ground or he can give you a ticket.
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Old 03-08-2006, 01:54 PM   #3
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It varies from state to state, but yes, your car can be too low.
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here in CT we only have laws about lifting.. You can only lift 4".. My friends car is about 3 1/2" inches off the ground.. He has NEVER been ticketed for the car being too low. And he once mouthed off to the cop and got nailed for Improper Lighting, excessive noise, speeding, and failure to grant half the roadway.. (driving down the middle to make a fast corner)..

They never hit him for too low.. On the other hand my friend with a lifted 3500 RAM did a 16" skyjacker with 44" super swamper's and got his registration pulled!!

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^^^..if you are too low you can get a ticket...same as if you are too high.
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Re: suspension...tickets...police

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In Cali do you or can you get a ticket for having a lowered car?.. i was watching this dumb movie and this guy in an Audi got a ticket for speeding, lowered car and driving with lights out. i know it was a movie but still...tickets for a lowered suspension?
Streets of Legend, right? gay movie, I rented it thinking it was going to be cool, but it sucked....although, that turbo right-hand drive CRX was the single best import car.....
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most states have no law for being lowered or jacked, its bumper height they get you for and also the height of the headlights. headlights arent supposed to vary but a certain amount from oem height, same with bumpers.
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^^^..if you are too low you can get a ticket...same as if you are too high.


LOL, i dunno if everyone took that the same as me, but it was funny. id rather get the ticket for being low, than going to jail for being HIGH!!!
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about 6 years ago when i lived in cali(born and raised) i got a ticket for being too low. I had to get it lifted, take it down to the police station where they ran a clearance stick underneath to make sure i lifted it enough. then about an hour later i was scrapin the asphault again........goodtimes!
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