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Cali SD smog Regs: What can I get away with modding

I'm looking at getting an '02 CCLB to replace the '95. Right off the bat I wanna put a bigger intake and exhaust on, its always beena cheap way to free up power on these trucks. Am I gonna have to re-bolt the OEM system every year for smog, or will it pass with straight pipe? What about injector mods, etc? Thanks guys

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Check to see if it has a cat. If it has a cat, you'll need to have the cat at inspections. As far as intakes, find one that has a CARB E.O. number. If it does, they won't fail you for it.

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That is incorrect about the intakes, all intakes are legal. You are just less likely to encounter resistance with an EO number.

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So by this the CCV mod is not legal and will need to be changed?

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I routed my CCV back into the intake after the canister so that it would still be smog legal. Picked up the canister/filter at Tractor Supply. It's an inline filter used for spray rigs and it seems to work great. Pretty inexpensive too.

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part of the smog check is a visual check to make sure everything is there i dont know if any of you know don doan of d&d diesel in vacaville but he has a trick fuel filter setup just like on the real trucks but he has it on an older 97 or so powerstroke and he told me i couldnt do it on my 01 because it wouldnt pass the visual. i would love to do that mod but my point is is that there is a visual insp as well
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