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E36 Smog Failure for Visual Inspection - Cali

So I have this 1994 BMW 325is that I bought from the auction with a wide body kit installed. Very clean awesome ride.

Heres the other issue. It has a custom filler tube, and a suzuki billet gas cap that locks in place.

I was told I will immediately fail smog since they cannot do the Evap test on it. I live in California. Have no idea what to do!
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Revert back to stock then pass then put it back... or go to a special station known as a Referee Smog Station to get the mods emission approved I'm in cali to btw

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nice i see your in palo alto, I live in downtown san jose, but go to menlo park often, got any recommendations?
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Is the gas cap it's self stock? and just the door is modded? close up pics would help(open and closed and of the cap)

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the door is modded, and the filler tube is welded to extend out since its got a wide body conversion, i was told the evap equipment wont fit on the tube.
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if you can get some picurs i would be able to verify this.... most smog stations have many adapters

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I'll get that done tomorrow when its light out =] and post them up
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Ok thanks I work in newark during the day and go to class in palo alto and cupertino(next semester is gonna be at Piercy toyota's old building on first street in SJ)

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