E90Post
 


Lux Angel Eyes
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > E90 / E92 / E93 3-series Powertrain and Drivetrain Discussions > N54 Turbo Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust Modifications - 335i > Urgent!! I got pulled over by Cop because Dinan Exahust



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      04-04-2009, 11:56 PM   #1
bskim81
Second Lieutenant
 
bskim81's Avatar
 
Drives: '08 E92 335i-->'09 E92 M3 AW
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Cupertino

Posts: 252
iTrader: (12)

Urgent!I got pulled over by Cop because Dinan Exahust(TEST PASSED! by State Referee)

I was heading to HIN at San Mateo and I got pulled over by a cop

because of i dont have front plate. This is not a problem.

I have Dinan Exhaust and cop was asking me replace to stock. I bought

the car with Dinan exhuast from BMW moutain view.

Cop ask me to make appointment with "STATE REFEREE CERTIFICATION."

They will tell me if its illegal or not. What should I do??

Some other friend told me i can get state legal certification for the exhast

from Dinan.
Attached Images
 

Last edited by bskim81; 04-07-2009 at 11:15 AM.
bskim81 is offline   South Korea
0
Reply With Quote
      04-05-2009, 01:08 AM   #2
Sniz
Lieutenant General
 
Sniz's Avatar
 
Drives: e92 335 - gone // e36 M3 turbo
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Ellicott City, MD

Posts: 10,561
iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by bskim81 View Post
I was heading to HIN at San Mateo and I got pulled over by a cop

because of i dont have front plate. This is not a problem.

I have Dinan Exhaust and cop was asking me replace to stock. I bought

the car with Dinan exhuast from BMW moutain view.

Cop ask me to make appointment with "STATE REFEREE CERTIFICATION."

They will tell me if its illegal or not. What should I do??

Some other friend told me i can get state legal certification for the exhast

from Dinan
.
there is your answer.


god I'm glad I dont live in your state if thats the crap you have to deal with
__________________
Sniz is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      04-05-2009, 01:09 AM   #3
Craig@SupremePower
BimmerPost Supporting Vendor

 
Craig@SupremePower's Avatar
 
Drives: '12 Dodge Durango R/T
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: New Jersey

Posts: 75,000
iTrader: (14)

Wow that blows!!!
__________________
Craig@SupremePower is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      04-05-2009, 01:23 AM   #4
darkphantom
Banned
 
Drives: E93 335i
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: The place for Bimmers

Posts: 5,949
iTrader: (4)

Send a message via AIM to darkphantom
sucks dude, but I'm pretty sure dinan would not sell their exhaust in your state if it wasn't legal...
darkphantom is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      04-05-2009, 01:46 AM   #5
Nikolas
Colonel
 
Drives: 996 TT
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Sierra Mountains

Posts: 2,068
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by darkphantom View Post
sucks dude, but I'm pretty sure dinan would not sell their exhaust in your state if it wasn't legal...
Dinan is CARB certified, however there are many exhausts for sale in CA that are not.
Nikolas is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      04-05-2009, 02:45 AM   #6
kryzeofkrayzie
Enlisted Member
 
Drives: MontegoBluE92 / Nhpdc5
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: San Gabriel Valley

Posts: 46
iTrader: (3)

Send a message via AIM to kryzeofkrayzie
Quote:
Originally Posted by Nikolas View Post
Dinan is CARB certified, however there are many exhausts for sale in CA that are not.
Carb Certified or not... Go back to stock for the state ref appointment or you'll be wasting a trip down there.
kryzeofkrayzie is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      04-05-2009, 02:48 AM   #7
Octet
Private First Class
 
Drives: 335i, E90, 08'
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Portland, OR

Posts: 165
iTrader: (1)

Send a message via Yahoo to Octet
Dose your exhaust haves cats or not? As long as you do, no worries!
Octet is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      04-05-2009, 05:12 AM   #8
bskim81
Second Lieutenant
 
bskim81's Avatar
 
Drives: '08 E92 335i-->'09 E92 M3 AW
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Cupertino

Posts: 252
iTrader: (12)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Octet View Post
Dose your exhaust haves cats or not? As long as you do, no worries!

I dont have cats or piped changed. so. would it be fine?

Thanks
bskim81 is offline   South Korea
0
Reply With Quote
      04-05-2009, 08:15 AM   #9
boostin4fun
Banned
 
Drives: BMW 335i CP
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: USA

Posts: 228
iTrader: (2)

Dude go back stock and sell it to me
boostin4fun is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      04-05-2009, 09:01 AM   #10
Bob Long
Banned
 
Drives: TwinTurbd
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: High on Life

Posts: 83
iTrader: (0)

Tell the PIG to go f*ck himself.......(I hate cops)
Bob Long is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      04-05-2009, 09:07 AM   #11
svtfast
Captain
 
svtfast's Avatar
 
Drives: 335i Space/Coral
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Ft. Gordon, GA

Posts: 825
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2008 335i Coupe  [0.00]
Why do you think I call California Commifornia?
svtfast is offline   Germany
0
Reply With Quote
      04-05-2009, 09:08 AM   #12
hotrod182
.
 
hotrod182's Avatar
 
Drives: 07 335i, 06 M3
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: California

Posts: 3,461
iTrader: (0)

Good thing you didn,t change the cats. As of this year only a few certified cats are allowed, and only specific places can install them.
__________________
2011 Alpine 335d M-Sport 12.34 @ 110.48mph
2012 LEAF 130MPGe
2008 Black 335i Sedan. 11.11@ 129.47 mph,(8.39 sec 60-130 stock turboWR)
2008 Monaco Blue JB3 2.0 335i Coupe. 11.33 @ 132.77 mph (N54 trap speed WR)
60-130mph: 6.95 seconds stock turbo WR (.16% slope)
hotrod182 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      04-05-2009, 09:11 AM   #13
techforge
Lieutenant
 
Drives: 335xi coupe
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Denver

Posts: 577
iTrader: (2)

Quote:
Originally Posted by bskim81 View Post
I dont have cats or piped changed. so. would it be fine?

Thanks
Are you saying you haven't altered your cats or you don't have any cats? Clearly no cats won't fly in California. Somebody else posted about being pulled over in California and getting a warning about his exhaust. Glad I don't have to worry about that.
techforge is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      04-05-2009, 09:13 AM   #14
Blk07335i
Captain
 
Blk07335i's Avatar
 
Drives: 2012 Alpine White e93 Msport
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Orange County

Posts: 916
iTrader: (4)

Send a message via AIM to Blk07335i
Quote:
Originally Posted by bskim81 View Post
I dont have cats or piped changed. so. would it be fine?

Thanks
Yes, you'll be fine as long as the car would pass emissions. I just went through a similar process to get my car smogged coming from NJ. Had to put the stock secondary cats back in along with the stock air box to get it to pass.
Blk07335i is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      04-05-2009, 09:18 AM   #15
E82tt6
Colonel
 
E82tt6's Avatar
 
Drives: '08 Black Saphire Z4 MC
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: New Jersey

Posts: 2,629
iTrader: (0)

WOW!

You could not PAY me to live in California with all that kind of crap going on.
__________________
'08 Black Saphire/Black Z4 M Coupe
RIP Gretta: Blue Water/Lemon 135i. Died to save me.
-ChuckV
E82tt6 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      04-05-2009, 12:04 PM   #16
TRICKE90
Private First Class
 
TRICKE90's Avatar
 
Drives: 2008 335i coupe, montego blue,
Join Date: May 2006
Location: carson city,nv

Posts: 183
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2008 e92 335i coupe  [0.00]
2008 335i coupe  [0.00]
2006 325i  [0.00]
2006 325i  [0.00]
2006 325i  [0.00]
2006 325i  [0.00]
2006 325i  [0.00]
2006 325i  [0.00]
2006 325i  [0.00]
I lived in the Bay Area for 30 years. I couldn't stand it any longer, had to get the f&&k out. I now live in Nevada where the taxes are low and the people are great. I don't have to worry about smog checks or my front license plate or that my tint is to dark.
TRICKE90 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      04-05-2009, 12:04 PM   #17
Nikolas
Colonel
 
Drives: 996 TT
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Sierra Mountains

Posts: 2,068
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Blk07335i View Post
Yes, you'll be fine as long as the car would pass emissions. I just went through a similar process to get my car smogged coming from NJ. Had to put the stock secondary cats back in along with the stock air box to get it to pass.
He will not be fine in CA if he shows up at the SMOG ref with no CATS! He will not pass the visual inspection which is the main thing they do at the Ref station. So is the Dinan exhaust catless or do you have a Dinan catback exhaust? Most of Dinan's products are 50 state legal meaning they have a CARB cert and number. Any part that has the CARB cert is OK and you do not need to remove it for the SMOG ref. If you removed the cats or changed the downpipes to catless, those parts need to be changed back to stock - same goes for any intake, diverter valves, intercooler etc.
Nikolas is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      04-05-2009, 12:08 PM   #18
Nikolas
Colonel
 
Drives: 996 TT
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Sierra Mountains

Posts: 2,068
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by TRICKE90 View Post
I lived in the Bay Area for 30 years. I couldn't stand it any longer, had to get the f&&k out. I now live in Nevada where the taxes are low and the people are great. I don't have to worry about smog checks or my front license plate or that my tint is to dark.
Nevada is very car friendy. RFR is such a great track also and so close! - I wish Nevada would incorporate all of us by Tahoe! I'm in Truckee.
Nikolas is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      04-05-2009, 12:18 PM   #19
thegeneral101
Colonel
 
Drives: '13 M3 LRE,'13 750Li
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Miami/Michigan

Posts: 2,301
iTrader: (0)

yep your exhaust should be legal, but on a side note I cannot believe how tough those cops are in Cali....
__________________
thegeneral101 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      04-05-2009, 12:22 PM   #20
Nikolas
Colonel
 
Drives: 996 TT
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Sierra Mountains

Posts: 2,068
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by thegeneral101 View Post
yep your exhaust should be legal, but on a side note I cannot believe how tough those cops are in Cali....
It really depends where you are in California. I'm in a remote area and it is no problem. The poster was on his way to HIN. They always have check stations and CHP on the prowl for modified cars - easy pickens. Any area that has street racing issues is getting the most attention. It is really bad though. I used to be so paranoid every time I took my STI through the valley to the point where I finally stopped driving it down there.
Nikolas is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      04-05-2009, 02:21 PM   #21
TRICKE90
Private First Class
 
TRICKE90's Avatar
 
Drives: 2008 335i coupe, montego blue,
Join Date: May 2006
Location: carson city,nv

Posts: 183
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2008 e92 335i coupe  [0.00]
2008 335i coupe  [0.00]
2006 325i  [0.00]
2006 325i  [0.00]
2006 325i  [0.00]
2006 325i  [0.00]
2006 325i  [0.00]
2006 325i  [0.00]
2006 325i  [0.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by Nikolas View Post
Nevada is very car friendy. RFR is such a great track also and so close! - I wish Nevada would incorporate all of us by Tahoe! I'm in Truckee.
Gosh, I hate to jack this thread, but, I am charter member of the Sierra BMW CCA. We have several members from Truckee that used to belong to the Sac. chapter. We have driving events and car control clinics at RFR. If you are interested contact Jeff Whiteside at Sierra BMW CCA. WE also have a website.
We also have club meetings every second thursday of the month at Bill Pearce BMW.
TRICKE90 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      04-05-2009, 02:40 PM   #22
bskim81
Second Lieutenant
 
bskim81's Avatar
 
Drives: '08 E92 335i-->'09 E92 M3 AW
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Cupertino

Posts: 252
iTrader: (12)

OK, This is what I have on my car. No cat, no pipe, no intake changed.

Should i change to stock before i go check to State referee??

Becasue I bought the car with Dinan exhaust. It came with it and

I dont have stock muffler. That is the problem.

Thanks guys
Attached Images
 
bskim81 is offline   South Korea
0
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:20 PM.




e90post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST