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Directly from our state law:

§ 547.605. EMISSION SYSTEMS REQUIRED. (a) The engine
and power mechanism of a motor vehicle shall be equipped and
adjusted to prevent the escape of excessive smoke or fumes.
(b) A motor vehicle or motor vehicle engine, of a model year
after 1967, shall be equipped to prevent the discharge of crankcase
emissions into the ambient atmosphere.
(c) The owner or operator of a motor vehicle or motor
vehicle engine, of a model year after 1967, that is equipped with an
exhaust emission system:
(1) shall maintain the system in good working
condition;
(2) shall use the system when the motor vehicle or
motor vehicle engine is operated; and
(3) may not remove the system or a part of the system
or intentionally make the system inoperable in this state, unless
the owner or operator removes the system or part to install another
system or part intended to be equally effective in reducing
atmospheric emissions.
(d) Except when travel conditions require the downshifting
or use of lower gears to maintain reasonable momentum, a person
commits an offense if the person operates, or as an owner knowingly
permits another person to operate, a vehicle that emits:
(1) visible smoke for 10 seconds or longer; or
(2) visible smoke that remains suspended in the air
for 10 seconds or longer before fully dissipating.
(e) An offense under this section is a misdemeanor
punishable by a fine of not less than $1 and not more than $350 for
each violation. If a person has previously been convicted of an
offense under this section, an offense under this section is a
misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not less than $200 and not more
than $1,000 for each violation.
 

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I think what we have here is an example of a politician who has been smoked:hehe::hehe::hehe:
Craig
 

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We have a law similar this in Florida too. Our goes even further and dictates the opacity and color of smoke. I want to see some person out there with the grey scale card trying to figure out who is violation.
 

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wow thats crazy...1967 and newer....there alot of city buses spooing smoke..
 

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After reading that - I'm such a "gangsta". :woot:


Hey on a side note I got my rig inspected this morning before we're heading out to the Dallas meet and I was straight piped. I know people were asking in another thread and they don't check on diesels. :thumb:
 

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After reading that - I'm such a "gangsta". :woot:


Hey on a side note I got my rig inspected this morning before we're heading out to the Dallas meet and I was straight piped. I know people were asking in another thread and they don't check on diesels. :thumb:

Some places do a visual inspection. A friend of mine on another board was failed his 'safety' inspection for not having a cat. That's why I looked up the code.
 

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I'm in Harris Co. and they're probably the strictest in the state. This was my second inspection and they didn't look either time - guess I'll keep going there every year. :thumb:
 

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Some places do a visual inspection. A friend of mine on another board was failed his 'safety' inspection for not having a cat. That's why I looked up the code.
Well, that would suck, seeing as my diesel didn't come with a cat from the factory. Sounds like the people doing the inspection didn't know what they were doing.
 
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