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Old 12-03-2010, 01:51 PM   #52
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If a person moves into California with their personal property (including out of state registered vehicles), that person has 10 business days to report that change of address to the California DMV.

so, if you're driving a car with out of state plates and you tell the officer, you're living in California, you are subject to getting scratched for failing to report a change of address within the specified time period.

Believe me, there are enough sections in the Vehicle Code to develop enough probable cause for any officer to stop/cite, stop/warn, stop/cite/arrest, stop/cite tow, etc. etc. Although most traffic guys have one specific mission in mind, most officers typically use the vehicle code as a means of picking and choosing who they want to stop.

For example, the Paul Buzzo Act, throwing a lit object out of your car is a good one. Littering, the only thing that you can throw out of your car or from the bed of a truck is water or feathers and that's it. And the list goes on.

It's all about attitude and your presentation during the stop.
This post and the one before it seem like you're angry at me. Sorry I'm not a LEO. The police have plenty of means to pull you over. If they cant find one they could follow you until you decide to turn without a turn signal.. and there ya go. The whole attitude and presentation during the stop has many other factors. I know some officers who if a person is really nice and isn't pissed off they just see it as an easy stop and still issue the citations. So really it all depends on the officer you get and exactly what law/ordinance you're breaking.

I will update with the 10 day information. Sorry I havn't been able to update this sticky too much recently.
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Old 12-03-2010, 02:03 PM   #53
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Although, in CA it is "legal" to open carry correct?
It is legal as others have stated but it is very risky and most LEOs in California are just starting to be trained to deal with those who decide to open carry. The guys over at calguns.net are a great resource for gun related information in California and I recommend heading there as they know their stuff. They are very active in California legislation with gun related material.

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Greetings fellow Camaro owners in California (and surrounding States)...

I am hearing rumblings through work that the State of California is getting ready to unleash some new smog requirements in 2011. Apparently they are going to be fairly stringent (and generate money for cash strapped Calee-fone-ia). I am trying to research and nail down where these new laws are at in the bureaucratic process. I hear they are being driven by the CARB. One of the fleet managers I work with says it is going to crimp the aftermarket because of the restrictions. If anyone hears/knows more please post.
If you hear anything else let us know!
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Old 12-08-2010, 02:47 AM   #54
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Hope this is the right thread...

Side markers both front and back can be black/smoked but the light emitted from the has to correspond, front amber and rear red correct?
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Old 12-08-2010, 10:51 AM   #55
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It is legal as others have stated but it is very risky and most LEOs in California are just starting to be trained to deal with those who decide to open carry. The guys over at calguns.net are a great resource for gun related information in California and I recommend heading there as they know their stuff. They are very active in California legislation with gun related material.



If you hear anything else let us know!
Just heard yesterday that Alameda County will be posting the approved good cause statements which should make it easier for one to obtain a CCW. Alameda County is the only yellow county in the Bay Area. I think that the entire state will be green within two years thanks to the high courts.
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Old 02-19-2011, 01:07 AM   #56
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http://autos.yahoo.com/articles/auto...t-speed-traps/ LA makes the top 10 worse speed traps list!
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Old 02-19-2011, 01:31 AM   #57
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its like when its time to die. it's just your time . the leo's job is to find the money thats there job.
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Old 02-22-2011, 04:56 PM   #58
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Not going to quote the CA Vehicle Code,SUB SEC "D", BUT in CA you ARE ALLOWED to tint your front windows 70% and must have a reg card from the installer showing 70% was installed in that vehicle!
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Old 03-09-2011, 12:15 AM   #59
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how many of u guys have ur front plates on ? and where the hell do you place it?
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Old 03-09-2011, 12:19 AM   #60
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how many of u guys have ur front plates on ? and where the hell do you place it?
I've never put a front plate on any of my cars.
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Old 03-09-2011, 12:36 AM   #61
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how many of u guys have ur front plates on ? and where the hell do you place it?
No front plate installed yet. Not planning on it as of now.
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Old 03-09-2011, 12:52 AM   #62
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No front plate on the Camaro until I get the ticket, than I will make a bracket for it and place it in the lower grill. The retractable ones are nice if your car isn't lowered and rubs on everything.
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Old 03-17-2011, 03:36 PM   #63
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I was at Boardwalk Chevy (Redwood City) the other day and they said they don't put front plates on their Camaros or Corvettes. I was under the impression since it's law, they have to put them on at the dealership. Not that I mind they don't put them on.
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Old 03-17-2011, 04:27 PM   #64
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I was at Boardwalk Chevy (Redwood City) the other day and they said they don't put front plates on their Camaros or Corvettes. I was under the impression since it's law, they have to put them on at the dealership. Not that I mind they don't put them on.
no dealer in california is "required" to put them on, but some will do it for you. they are only required to give you the brackets so you can put them on yourself. most dealers understand with these kind of cars that we don't want them, so they just put the brackets in your trunk for you.
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Old 03-21-2011, 12:04 AM   #65
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no dealer in california is "required" to put them on, but some will do it for you. they are only required to give you the brackets so you can put them on yourself. most dealers understand with these kind of cars that we don't want them, so they just put the brackets in your trunk for you.
Ahh okay thanks.

On another note, does anyone feel the original post needs some updating? I've been a bit busy/away from the forums and been slacking.
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Old 04-21-2011, 02:25 PM   #66
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I am buying a VIS carbon fiber hood and it says "off road use only" ...... so my two main questions would be 1. is it illegal to have a carbon fiber hood on a daily driver car and 2. how big of a deal is it ? is it like a fix it ticket or a impound your car on the spot type of deal ...... please no guesses I need to know for sure before i drop 1300 on a hood. Thanks
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I am buying a VIS carbon fiber hood and it says "off road use only" ...... so my two main questions would be 1. is it illegal to have a carbon fiber hood on a daily driver car and 2. how big of a deal is it ? is it like a fix it ticket or a impound your car on the spot type of deal ...... please no guesses I need to know for sure before i drop 1300 on a hood. Thanks
My guess is that the manufacturer put that there to cover their ass incase of an accident or if it flys off at freeway speeds.
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I put my liscense plate on. Just dont want to be in trouble. I drive at night most of the time. Cops are very suspecious specially night time.
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