Wed Apr 15 09:17:53 PDT 2009
The guy doing the inspection actually aimed both my Euro lights cause they weren't were they were supposed to be. He didn't say anything about the rear smokes.
He did look a few times @ my 3" exhaust though.
--- On Fri, 4/17/09, Robert Rossato <rossato.qlist at gmail.com> wrote:
> From: Robert Rossato <rossato.qlist at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [V8] e-code headlights and safety inspection
> To: "'Kent McLean'" <kentmclean at comcast.net>, "'quattro'" <quattro at audifans.com>, "'V8-list'" <v8 at audifans.com>
> Date: Friday, April 17, 2009, 6:51 PM
> I recall reading many, many moons ago that MA actually
> allowed E-code
> lights. Whether it is still true, or ever was, who knows.
> But you
> could due a search online for MA automotive lighting codes
> and find out.
> Or just go for it. I would seriously doubt he would even
> notice. As
> long as the lights are properly aimed, you should be fine.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: quattro-bounces at audifans.com
> > [mailto:quattro-bounces at audifans.com] On Behalf Of
> Kent McLean
> > Sent: Friday, April 17, 2009 8:10 AM
> > To: quattro; V8-list
> > Subject: Re: e-code headlights and safety inspection
> > Brett Dikeman wrote:
> > > On Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 7:26 PM, Kent McLean
> > <kentmclean at comcast.net> wrote:
> > >> I have a state safety inspection coming up on
> my new-to-me V8.
> > >> It has E-code (European) headlights, which
> are not DOT approved.
> > >> My fear is the inspector may call me out on
> > >
> > > If they're properly aimed, I would think
> nobody would care
> > or notice.
> > > They'll have to look VERY closely to see
> there are no DOT markings-
> > > and DOT alignment dots haven't been around
> for more than a decade.
> > > The only thing they might grumble about would be
> missing side yellow
> > > reflector bits?
> > I don't think the V8s came with yellow side
> reflectors. They were all
> > clear (or white). My '91 200 with Euros passed,
> so I'm not
> > too worried,
> > but the wrench put the fear of The Man into me.
> > --
> > Kent McLean
> > 1999 A4 Avant, V6 Tiptronic
> > 1991 200 TQA #3, with mods
> > 1990 V8 w/5-speed and other mods
> > gone: '91 200 TQA x2, '94 100 S Avant, '89
> 200 TQ "Bad Puppy"
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