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Closest SMOG ever.

Max allowed: HC 114 ppm
Measured: 114

That is all.


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Looks like you would probably benifit from a major tune up and a O2 sensor and start running premium if you arn't already. My 89 325i with over 200K miles on the orginal CAT measured way less than the average when I smogged it back in April.
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My car didnt pass...not happy about that.
but can a preformance chip have anything to do with that? Jw, cause i might need a tune up...and thats something i cant do by myself, and would rather not spend the money at the moment; of course something to put on my todo list.

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The valves are golden, probably need a new o2 but what's the point? This motor is going to be for like what? A month or two? Come on.


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My car didnt pass...not happy about that.
but can a preformance chip have anything to do with that? Jw, cause i might need a tune up...and thats something i cant do by myself, and would rather not spend the money at the moment; of course something to put on my todo list.

probably not, depends on whose it is, BMW claims it should not affect smog at all with the Dinan chip...

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The valves are golden, probably need a new o2 but what's the point? This motor is going to be for like what? A month or two? Come on.
all i heard from jason was, "blah blah blah im so cool, blah blah blah" lol

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I think there was a different kind of chip in it, cuz the one I have in it now runs it like a champ. It's good.


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THATS is it, my audi passed the inspection without the catalytic converter, tell me thats not amazing haha.
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SMOG? What for?
exactly, who needs to pass SMOG anyways....even though I live in a city that was rated to have the worst air in the country...but, on a good note, we were also rated as the city with the lowest crime rate in the country....worst air, least crime...

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