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Old 04-25-2013, 12:26 AM   #21171
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I haz no tint - I roll fishbowl. I have never been stopped by police. Coincidence. :P


anyways - GUYS! I need recommendation of some good exhaust shop in Houston, I need a new CAT welded on midpipe in place of old CAT for my RX.
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Old 04-25-2013, 12:42 AM   #21172
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Sup guys! Anyone here with 20% tint on their focus? If so, do cops give u a hard time? Ever? Ived had highway patrol car running behind me and my exhaust is annoyingly loud, no problems... But im worried about tints, im getting 20% pre cuts soon
I've seen cops ticket people and make them tear it off but only rarely. Not to mention they will fail you on inspection.
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Old 04-25-2013, 01:50 AM   #21173
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Just like they fail me for having no cat? Depends on where you go, most small shops could care less when it comes to inspections.


Oh and I also roll fish bowl style in the SVT
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Old 04-25-2013, 03:22 AM   #21174
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Yep depends on the shop. But they gotta be careful cuz some cops will look up what shop did the inspection and the tech will lose their job and get fined and the shop will get fined and possibly lose their certification to do emissions testing. Happened to 2 places here in Baytown this year already :(
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Old 04-25-2013, 03:27 AM   #21175
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Do you live in the California part of Texas or what? I've never heard or seen of that happening around here lol
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Old 04-25-2013, 04:05 AM   #21176
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Its all their computer crap. They're jacked into everything. They cruise the parking lots at kemah checking plates for people who don't have insurance, current inspection tag or registration all without leaving their car. On the inspection sticker all they have to do is scan the barcode and it tells them where your car was inspected and by what technician. Thats where the sticky part comes in. If you say they passed you then they can follow up and determine wether the tech falsified data or you lied. Depending on what they decide one of you could be in trouble. Like I said it happened to 2 places here in Baytown. The state has also been doing some stings in the Houston area posing as customers who try to pay a little extra to get their cars to pass. If the tech goes for it then bam!
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Old 04-25-2013, 06:54 AM   #21177
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All You Gotta Do Is Tell Them You Got The Tint After The Inspection.
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Old 04-25-2013, 06:56 AM   #21178
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I Know Travis Has Way Darker Than 20%
If You Get Pulled Over, Just Have Your Windows Rolled Down.

Hell, Tinted Tails Are Illegal, But People Rarely Get Pulled Over For That, Unless They Are Super Blacked Out.
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I have %35 on my front sides, %20 on my rear sides, and limo %5 on the back window. All legal in the state of Texas, but that is the MAX tint allowed here and if you have a "natural" tint on the windows then the car will fail inspection.
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Old 04-25-2013, 08:12 AM   #21180
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Justin... new law allows for 25% tint on the front..
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