Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 14

Thread: New Yorkers with Standalones..

  1. #1
    Forum User Not Verified Feedback Score 0 Vantage's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Owner Since
    2009

    Location
    The Big House.
    Posts
    290
    Thanks
    54
    Thanked 126 Times in 98 Posts

    New Yorkers with Standalones..

    How are you guys passing inspection and emissions? I'm wanting to go with an AEM but with the inspections connecting the obd2 port to some state computer I dont really know what to do. I dont really want to go with a piggy back but its looking like the only option. I am upstate since I believe NYMA has quite a bit different inspection/emissions standards.

  2. #2
    Part of the "Flipped Your Car Club" verified Feedback Score 0 milkshakes's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Owner Since

    Posts
    80
    Blog Entries
    5
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
    Get a first gen.

    1992 Stealth RT/TT
    Condition: Totaled(In Process of Rebuild.)
    Location: Catskill, NY

  3. #3
    Forum User Feedback Score 0 mikeyVR4's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Owner Since
    2001

    Location
    Gilbert, AZ
    Posts
    109
    Thanks
    16
    Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
    I too would like to know. I am not in NY but AZ has the same OBDII restrictions. How do you guys pass emissions?

  4. #4
    Forum User verified
    Feedback Score 13 (100%) Austin@STM's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Owner Since

    Posts
    1,249
    Thanks
    4
    Thanked 74 Times in 57 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by milkshakes View Post
    Get a first gen.

    Yup.

    AEM's do not pass because they are not obd-2 compliant, all the monitoring systems dont read through the port anymore.

    there are a few ways around it though.

    1) Make it so you can put the stock ecu back in, it might not drive great but in some cases it is enough to drive around a little and then get inspected, you would have to switch back to stock injectors, ect...
    2) Just get a sticker off another car, for example inspect your DD 2 times and use one on you 3S. This will get you through most pullovers and checkpoints, but i believe they can still check if your car was actually inspected so they might still get you at some point.
    3) Find a friend that works at an inspection station. Find a friend with a 3S that will pass. Bring your registration with you, but bring your buddies car. When you get there tell the inspector (this is why you need to be friends with him) to scan your registration into the computer, but plug into the other 3S and it will think its your car and when it passes technically you have a "legal" inspection.

    Otherwise just dont bother with it, build your car how you want and drive the hell out of it, and just deal with the occasiona $50 inspection ticket.

    -Ricer Evo 8: 8.75 @ 166 Best MPH of 167. Quickest 4G63 Powered Evo in The US!!!
    -Chris Cessna's Stock short block Evo 8: 9.76@150 Worlds Fastest Stock Motor Evo 8 and First Stock Block In The 9's!
    -Shawna's DD Evo 8: 9.97@143.88 Best MPH of 145 Full leather interior, A/C, navigation, stock brakes, cruisin 9's in style
    -Cory's Stock 7 bolt talon: 10.3@136 No crank walk here...
    -STM Stock turbo/motor Stealth RT: 10.95@127 Worlds Quyickest/Fastest and most powerful Stock turbo/ motor 3S
    -James STM built Pump gas Evo8 stock motor: 10.2@137 Stock long block, and only on pump gas!
    -Mike Faggiano Evo3 16g stock motor 1g 11.0@124 just a 16g knockin on 10's door.
    And the list goes on...

  5. #5
    Wrench Monkey Not Verified Feedback Score 1 (100%) TwIzTeD_3kGt's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Owner Since
    2005

    Location
    Rochester, NY
    Posts
    714
    Thanks
    41
    Thanked 26 Times in 19 Posts
    Note options 2 and 3 are illegal and could get yourself jail-time for fraud (or something like that) or someone else fired/fined. I've heard some stories of jail-time happening, but have never seen it personally. I have seen people get fired for it though. If you really want to go AEM and still be legal come inspection time, option 1 is really the only way to do it without looking over your shoulder the whole year. Back to stock ECU and make it safe to drive like that for few days to pass the monitors.

    Granted, chances are if you're using an AEM, most of the stuff on your car isn't DOT compliant so you're watching your back anyway.
    Last edited by TwIzTeD_3kGt; 10-19-2010 at 11:02 AM.

    '97 VR4 - 19t, Chrome, Pump 93, 22psi, DD, Since '06
    '95 SL - 150k+, clean, reliable
    '06 Envoy SLT - Black, clean, DD
    '98 Expedition EB- Work/Winter horse
    '93 VR4 & '94 R/T - Projects

  6. #6
    Forum User verified
    Feedback Score 13 (100%) Austin@STM's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Owner Since

    Posts
    1,249
    Thanks
    4
    Thanked 74 Times in 57 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by TwIzTeD_3kGt View Post
    Note options 2 and 3 are illegal and could get yourself jail-time for fraud (or something like that) or someone else fired/fined. I've heard some stories of jail-time happening, but have never seen it personally. I have seen people get fired for it though. If you really want to go AEM and still be legal come inspection time, option 1 is really the only way to do it without looking over your shoulder the whole year. Back to stock ECU and make it safe to drive like that for few days to pass the monitors.

    Granted, chances are if you're using an AEM, most of the stuff on your car isn't DOT compliant so you're watching your back anyway.

    True^

  7. #7
    Forum User Not Verified Feedback Score 0 Vantage's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Owner Since
    2009

    Location
    The Big House.
    Posts
    290
    Thanks
    54
    Thanked 126 Times in 98 Posts
    I wonder if it would be worth the effort to try and register it as a 'custom vehicle'?

    The State defines a custom-built vehicle as any homemade vehicle including electric-powered vehicles not certified by the DMV as well as vehicles made from kits or any other vehicles with special parts or characteristics.

  8. #8
    Forum User Not Verified
    Feedback Score 1 (100%)
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Owner Since

    Posts
    334
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 23 Times in 20 Posts
    How are you passing inspections now?
    What I was going to do when I switch over to the AEM is what others already have said....Option 1. Right now I'm using a SAFC using a patch cable with 660 injectors (551awhp @ 18psi on pump gas). Pull the cable and plug the AEM in and go at it, easy swap actually. That's IF I can ever get Ray to tune it for me as he keeps telling me to leave it alone as it makes big power and runs great....lol

  9. #9
    Forum User verified
    Feedback Score 13 (100%) Austin@STM's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Owner Since

    Posts
    1,249
    Thanks
    4
    Thanked 74 Times in 57 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by oohnoo View Post
    How are you passing inspections now?
    What I was going to do when I switch over to the AEM is what others already have said....Option 1. Right now I'm using a SAFC using a patch cable with 660 injectors (551awhp @ 18psi on pump gas). Pull the cable and plug the AEM in and go at it, easy swap actually. That's IF I can ever get Ray to tune it for me as he keeps telling me to leave it alone as it makes big power and runs great....lol
    The way your talking about is the safest way to do it, and probably actually the easiest way.

    Also put in the AEM it will make more power and will drive much nicer.

  10. #10
    Forum User verified
    Feedback Score 12 (100%)
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Owner Since
    1998

    Location
    Easton, Pennsylvania, United States
    Posts
    2,443
    Thanks
    57
    Thanked 165 Times in 125 Posts
    In PA I just put less than 5k miles on the car every year (either really don't put 5k miles/year or get another speedo cluster) which made the car emissions exempt. I'm not sure if they have that option in NY.

Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
3000GT / Stealth / GTO Resources
3000GT / Stealth / GTO / Multi-site Classifieds
3000GT/Stealth/GTO Event Pages
3S National Gathering
East Coast Gathering
Upper Mid-West Gathering
Blue Ridge Gathering
3000GT/Stealth/GTO Clubs and Groups
Michigan 3S
MInnesota 3S
Wisconsin 3S
Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas 3S
North California 3000GT/Stealth
United Society of 3S Owners
3000GT/Stealth/GTO Forums
3000GT/Stealth International
3000GT/Stealth/GTO Information and Resources
Team 3S
3000GT / Stealth / GTO Information
daveblack.net
The 3000GT/Stealth/GTO Web History Project
3000gt.com
3000GT / Stealth International WWWboard Archive