He asked the cop the decibel level and the cop busted out a meter, measured it, and was right at 90 decibels at 2500rpm. Would any other law enforcement write it off? If I had kept my mouth shut and asked him exactly how many decibels over the limit I was, he would have had to make a number up and prove it. If the answer to both questions is yes, then they will stop the vehicle and issue a citation to the driver. I told him last time I checked you can order a full trubo back exhaust for cars. Modified exhaust can mean new cats that went bad.
I would make an offical complaint to the chief of police and request to see the laws that are covering your exhaust modifications and what you can and can't do. I was written up for the whole exhaust. We ask that those who have modified exhaust systems on their vehicles drive in a quiet manner, with the community in mind. Do not take it to the state ref. The way i see it is this. Just change your axle back and header, they will look under you hood.
This is my Focus not my Talon I was pulled over only once and the cop came over and told me to turn everything on. Was it a local cop or state trooper? It is strongly recommended the vehicle has no modified equipment or modified programing prior to making your Referee appointment. Before they would do the meter test, raise the car on a lift and check all piping and sometimes even smog it. Chokemasters sound gay anyway so the cop knew what he was doing. That kind of crap bugs the hell out of me when I am relaxing at home with my wife and some lamer with loud exhaust winds out his gears on one of the streets by my house. But my best friend is a detective here in town that I go shooting with all the time. I bet if he wouldve shifted a normal range than he would be fine.
But he let me go, I was in illinois for a day for a funeral and the trooper was looking for drunks. I don't think going to the mayor would hurt either. Local towns had to create new noise restriction laws because these idiots are driving around at 3am and people are pissed so we are getting the trickle down effect from the Ricers and their Fart Cans. After walking around my car and looking it over he came back and said nice car. I would have to buy stock exhaust and header.
Unless cars with that exhaust don't pass California emissions. If we had these laws in florida half the state would get tickets lol. So go try a few other 'officers' before you bend over for them. What do you have to lose? If it's for noise then yes, have a statement from a certified dealer or even technician. Motor vehicle exhaust systems or parts thereof include, but are not limited to, nonoriginal exhaust equipment. When you have a huge ass coffee can hanging out your back bumper, the factory exhaust has obviously been modified. On a busy Saturday, Lookout Mountain Road can have over a thousand vehicles on the road throughout the day.
If ya have it down the shop thats does it has to put a sticker in the window that states the shade. How I imagine this stop going. If cited for 27156 modified emission controls : The vehicle must pass a complete Referee inspection, which includes ensuring the vehicle's computer programing is not tampered. So long as your not doing anything wrong, you should have nothing to worry about. Golden officers are asking people who visit our town to be respectful of the residents who live here. I've done it several times before with my last few cars. Chat with others, create a build thread, post questions and answers.
Cops in Ca will need to measure your exhaust noise with a decibel meter to prove it was modified or loud. Take it to few chp station to see if they will sign it off. They probably have a standard or some form of it based on a meeting where assholes sat around making shit up about how to handle modded cars which is why youre seeing the same vehicle codes but different notes. I chatted with the referee for a few minutes, he is a nice guy, btw. Cops here usually don't give exhaust tickets out, especially on trucks. Thats the plan so far let me know what you guys think haha i got the same ticket a few months back and they wanted me to replace it with the stock, and i said eff that cuz i didnt have the cash. The fact that I haven't heard of any ricers getting pulled over for the fart can bumblebee exhausts is a bit hypocritical.
Receiving a certificate may not necessarily remedy the violation and the court could still issue a fine in addition to the Referee fee. I think during the day, you shouldnt get a ticket but after 9pm you should. All im saying is try your luck on more than one. Years ago I had a friend whos cousin was living at his house. Motor vehicle exhaust systems or parts thereof include, but are not limited to, nonoriginal exhaust equipment. But I love the Adrenline rush. Good Luck with the driving on suspension too.
I got a modified exhaust and no front license plate ticket, was marked correctable. If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the by clicking the link above. These areas draw a large number of visitors, particularly on weekends, which include loud cars and motorcycles. If you cant get it signed off, ask to speak to a judge and before you talk to the judge get a smog check and make sure you pass. Its a lot of things to do in order to fight this ticket. Well got this thing taken care last week, I would have taken care of it sooner but have to get an extension cause I got rear ended on the way back to my mechanic's shop who took off my aftermarket exhaust and put my stock one back on. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.