From digest.v7.n561 Sun Nov 9 17:07:25 1997
From: Tom Tcimpidis <tgt_at_akamail.com>
Date: Sun, 09 Nov 1997 08:03:50 -0800
Subject: Re: Jim C Chip/CA Smog & insurance costs
> Ok, I put the chip in. Based on all the disclaimers regarding CA
> emissions I assume I won't pass no how no way the CA smog test without
> replacing my old chip? Any feedback?
I have a 95 M3 with Jim's chip and it bases the CA smog tests with flying
colors. Since it just an idle and fast idle (2500 rpm) test, I suspect that
the valuse are the same or close enough to the same in both chips as to have
no effects on emmissions on that test. On a load test (240 or 241 test), it
MIGHT be a different deal but I suspect that it would pass even that since it
is still relatively lightly loaded...
Since we were also taking insurance, I pay about $1,210 a year for full
coverage with a $500 deductable through State Farm. It is rated as my second
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