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Date:         Mon, 12 Oct 2009 11:34:30 -0700
Reply-To:     neil n <musomuso@GMAIL.COM>
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From:         neil n <musomuso@GMAIL.COM>
Subject:      Re: 1.8T conversion OBDII [was:Re: Your GoWesty do
              you like it?]
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On Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 11:12 AM, Roland <> wrote: > Neil, or anyone, > > I read through the page at Stephan's Autohaus on this conversion. > > > > And it says the engine is OBDII and Smog legal in California.  Yet if I > recall correctly that was the main objection to certifying the Bostig > conversion;  that the California authorities won't even consider an OBDII > conversion (or some such wording). > > Anybody know why the 1.8T with OBDII is acceptable but the Zetec with OBDII > is not?  Maybe because it was a certified conversion from some years ago > before the laws were strengthened? > > Thanks! > Roland >


I don't know the ins/outs of emissions testing in CA, but have a look over on thesamba. Search under user name "Beetsport" for 1.8T stuff. And.... Jim Akiba has been active over there too. Pretty sure you will find his postings under user name "Bostig". For that matter, Jim has posted here too.


-- Neil Nicholson '81 VanaJetta 2.0 "Jaco"

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