[ba] Re: bringing a car into CA

Larry C Leung l.leung at juno.com
Fri Dec 28 14:55:28 EST 2001

Dan, AFAIK any recent 2001 New York State car is CA emmisions legal,
especially if purchased in the Metro NYC region as you are in. Just to be
certain, check with any convienient new car dealer. NY and a few other
states adopted CARB requirements starting last year. Except diesels, that


On Fri, 28 Dec 2001 12:23:12 -0500 Dan Simoes <dans at audifans.com> writes:
>My sister may be trying to enroll in vet school in CA when she
>from her assignment in the Peace Corps.  I'm not sure if it makes
>to get her a car here in NY and have her drive across the country, or
>just get the car out there.
>I know the cars have to be CA approved as far as emissions, but what
>about smog testing, etc?  I seem to recall a few listers telling me
>was very difficult to bring in a new out-of-state car, at least a few
>years ago.
>Can someone enlighten me?  The CA DMV web pages were not terribly
>| Dan |

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