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#1 (permalink) Old 03-24-2009, 03:09 PM
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Angry 97 M3... I Need Ur Help

Ok So...i Just Bought The Car Its A 97 M3 And I Get Pulled Over (state-mass) Officer Tells Me My Car Is All Around Illegal... First He Says The Car Is Too Low To The Ground ,says By Law Car Cannot Be Dropped More Than 2 Inches....then He Also Says My Signal Lights Are White Instead Of Yellow....how Do I Go About Getting This Resolved ..where Do I Go Who Do I Call..can Anyone Get Me More Info?
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Some pics would help. If the turn signals are white, you should be able to fit yellow bulbs to solve that bit. As to the lowering, that may be a bit more involved.

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Did he give you a ticket? what is this to low busyness I had my e30 just barely off the ground I think he was just screwing with you cause you haz a nice car and he doesn't

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Thats not low !!! very strange?? American law here in the UK that dont look to far from standard, as for the indicators I presume you mean front ( which I cant see!!) but if white fit with chrome bulbs which flash orange!, are you sure that not one of your pals has phoned 'rent a cop' and are winding you up????

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Tell Me About Its Bs! ..i Did Get Away With A Warning..but Before I Go Inspect My Car I Have To Raise It Up Again...ugh!!!
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Well if I were you I would take it to the road worthy test place you have over there and ask them.

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I think he was just messing with you I have had a cop tell me he was being nice about not towing my car for 10MPH over so I told Him Tow it (he already gave me the ticket so I had nothin to lose) he backed off I HATE Almost every cop out there

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hahaha theres no way your car is illeagal, possibly you dont have amber turn signals, but as far as drop wise, you're hardly dropped at all! what kind of suspension work do you have done on it anyways?
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yea i dont have anything to say for the cops except
FTP!!

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wow that cop was a douche....no way is your car too low

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If the law is no more than 2" drop, you're in the clear.

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