Originally Posted by Edrock
From what I understand, it is illegal to mess with the CATS, i.e., can't move them. I don't see how this would not be considered moving the CATS, therefore, fail inspection if the inspector takes the time to visually examine the underside.
Then do some shopping around.. Your average mom and pop garages are more up tight than most dealerships. you can go to places like Pohanka Chevrolet, and they will do the emissions test with the standard process. If it passes, it passes. If it fails, it is because something needs fixed or replaced.