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    Default C.A.R.B legal cold air intakes in California.

    Why is it so hard to find a C.A.R.B legal cold air intake in California? I've looked on a few shops online that have stores in my area yet all the ones that are legal are unavailable. Any suggestions?

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    Default Re: C.A.R.B legal cold air intakes in California.

    I think most people go with the illegal route. I dont know of anyone who has a CARB legal intake on their gti in cali, but i know a lot of people with intakes

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    Default Re: C.A.R.B legal cold air intakes in California.

    Yeah I figured that but im trying to make it a little bit easier on myself if anything does happen haha

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    Default Re: C.A.R.B legal cold air intakes in California.

    yeah i know what you mean. but unfortunately california sucks when it comes to modding cars. you practically cant do anything legally

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    Default Re: C.A.R.B legal cold air intakes in California.

    move to georgia, where cops ask you to pop the hood so they can admire at what you have done to it haha

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    Default Re: C.A.R.B legal cold air intakes in California.

    i got my spectre p5 cone air filter from autozone for $40. it's awesome. no sticker necessary.

    as long as you aren't straight-piped, you shouldn't have a problem with cops at all. I've never been pulled over actually, and both my headlights and tail lights are tinted black aha.

    EDIT: Dude, you live in pleasanton. you're right down the freeway from me bro. 680 never has cops! just don't fly through 880 during commute and you'll be fine.
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    neuspeed is legal but in all honesty just get urself a 2.75" Inlet k&n filter and call it a day with u spending at max $40
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    heres their PDF if u wana go the route i mentioned and just buy the k&n and keep this in the car incase some asshat cop pulls u and asks
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    Quote Originally Posted by 07GTIMYFAST View Post
    move to georgia, where cops ask you to pop the hood so they can admire at what you have done to it haha

    lols ive had the cops around here ask to do the same but its rare usually they are bustin my balls for stupid stuffs
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    Quote Originally Posted by pbonaccorsi View Post
    i got my spectre p5 cone air filter from autozone for $40. it's awesome. no sticker necessary.

    as long as you aren't straight-piped, you shouldn't have a problem with cops at all. I've never been pulled over actually, and both my headlights and tail lights are tinted black aha.

    EDIT: Dude, you live in pleasanton. you're right down the freeway from me bro. 680 never has cops! just don't fly through 880 during commute and you'll be fine.
    haha i usually stay on 580 and 680 the only time i go on 880 is to visit family, thanks for the tip.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pbonaccorsi View Post
    i got my spectre p5 cone air filter from autozone for $40. it's awesome. no sticker necessary.

    as long as you aren't straight-piped, you shouldn't have a problem with cops at all. I've never been pulled over actually, and both my headlights and tail lights are tinted black aha.

    EDIT: Dude, you live in pleasanton. you're right down the freeway from me bro. 680 never has cops! just don't fly through 880 during commute and you'll be fine.
    man are you serious? I see cops on 680 all the time when I drive to and from davis where I go to school

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    Quote Originally Posted by hambone64 View Post
    man are you serious? I see cops on 680 all the time when I drive to and from davis where I go to school
    Well i dont usually go that far the farthest i go is walnut creek.

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    Default Re: C.A.R.B legal cold air intakes in California.

    yeah from milpitas>pleasanton is pretty chill on cops.

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    Default Re: C.A.R.B legal cold air intakes in California.

    anyone know if they made the E.O. for the Neuspeed P-Flo for 2012 yet?

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    Quote Originally Posted by CaliGTI12 View Post
    anyone know if they made the E.O. for the Neuspeed P-Flo for 2012 yet?
    Who cares just print off one of the old pdf files for an older neuspeed intake
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    Default Re: C.A.R.B legal cold air intakes in California.

    just talked to Neuspeed today and the 2012 CARB order should be done by the end of summer so i'll just wait on that. Being in Law Enforcement I have to be legal

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    Quote Originally Posted by CaliGTI12 View Post
    just talked to Neuspeed today and the 2012 CARB order should be done by the end of summer so i'll just wait on that. Being in Law Enforcement I have to be legal
    Eeeh theres shady law enforcement people all over ... Its stupid cali tree hugger laws anyways lols just get an intake it wont change ur emissions like a catless exhaust will
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    Quote Originally Posted by 07GTIMYFAST View Post
    move to georgia, where cops ask you to pop the hood so they can admire at what you have done to it haha
    I Have not been pulled over yet!

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    Default Re: C.A.R.B legal cold air intakes in California.

    on new stuff you dont need to have it smogged for 6 years so get it run it then change it back if it hasent passed by then for the test

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    Default Re: C.A.R.B legal cold air intakes in California.

    I was reading somewhere that it had to have the CARB badge inscribed into the pipe. I'm in no hurry I can wait a couple months for the CARB order to come out so I don't have to switch it later down the road. I'm getting a Magnaflow cat-back put on today so that will feed my need to upgrade for now.
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    California Carb order is out and the Neuspeed P-flow is on!!!! sounds great!!!
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