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If I were to purchase a HC RE out of state shipped from Dan Cummins….will the vehicle be CA smog legal ?
 

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If I were to purchase a HC RE out of state shipped from Dan Cummins….will the vehicle be CA smog legal ?
The underhood Emissions Sticker must say California Certified or CA Emissions or some such language. If you are buying out of CA, then the Emissions Sticker will say 49-State Certified or similar language, not CA.
 

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If I were to purchase a HC RE out of state shipped from Dan Cummins….will the vehicle be CA smog legal ?
You should check the CA DMV web site to see what rules/regulations there are regarding buying a vehicle from out of state.

If a new vehicle is purchased in CA IIRC the 1st 6 years any emissions compliance testing is waived. If you buy a new vehicle out of state this waiver might not apply. Thus before it can be registered the car might require emission testing to verify it complies with CA emissions.

If a car is bought in CA the seller is responsible for ensuring the car meets CA emissions compliance as part of the sale.

If the car is new there should be an emissions compliance sticker somewhere I think under the hood that declares the car 49 state or 50 state emissions compliant. (Do auto makers even make a 49 state emissions compliant car any more?)

A picture of this sticker -- along with a letter/document from the seller attesting to the vehicle meeting CA emissions compliance -- to provide you assurance the car is CA emissions compliant I think would be a good thing.
 

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In 2017 I purchased a new C7 Corvette from McMulkin in NH and had it shipped to CA. The only difference between an CA car and a 49 state car is the emissions sticker. That said, the requirements to register the car in CA are different. An out of state purchase must pass a physical inspection by the DMV as well as a smog test in order to be registered. This can be problematic with some makes. For example, many GM models must be driven up to 1000 miles before the emissions systems are completely functional. I know this because my Vette failed emissions twice because the emissions system was "not ready". I ran through the GM drive cycle many, many times to no avail. I finally had to get a waiver from a state "referee" to register the car. Once registered the 6 year waiver applies. I do not know how long it takes the emissions system on a Mopar to become fully functional, so this may or may not be an issues for you.
 

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You should check the CA DMV web site to see what rules/regulations there are regarding buying a vehicle from out of state.

If a new vehicle is purchased in CA IIRC the 1st 6 years any emissions compliance testing is waived. If you buy a new vehicle out of state this waiver might not apply. Thus before it can be registered the car might require emission testing to verify it complies with CA emissions.

If a car is bought in CA the seller is responsible for ensuring the car meets CA emissions compliance as part of the sale.

If the car is new there should be an emissions compliance sticker somewhere I think under the hood that declares the car 49 state or 50 state emissions compliant. (Do auto makers even make a 49 state emissions compliant car any more?)

A picture of this sticker -- along with a letter/document from the seller attesting to the vehicle meeting CA emissions compliance -- to provide you assurance the car is CA emissions compliant I think would be a good thing.
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All you have to do is get the car smogged I just bought a widebody hellcat in Arizona drove to California I got a smog and got it registered
 

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Except that those "sane" people move to other states and then vote for the same people that screwed up California.

I'm pretty sure I read somewhere that Dan Cummings doesn't sell to CA or MA.
Very true. You've got those people that voted that crap in and then want out and head off to screw up other states with their illogical nonsense.
 
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Hey, 38% of America thinks the presidents doing a great job. They all don’t live in California. LOL. There’s a lot more idiots in the world than you guys think in every state. Elections have consequences and In many states that you guys live in all voted for the man in charge now. Suck it up. Don’t blame it all on Calli
 

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I just looked at a few different vehicles and they all say Federal/California emissions on the under-hood labels. I am in PA, so these cars should all be legal in any state.
 

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Hey, 38% of America thinks the presidents doing a great job. They all don’t live in California. LOL. There’s a lot more idiots in the world than you guys think in every state. Elections have consequences and In many states that you guys live in all voted for the man in charge now. Suck it up. Don’t blame it all on Calli
If Cali hadn't voted Biden, we wouldn't be having this conversation.
 

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I can say for certain that as of end of February 2021, Dan Cummins DID sell to California, I personally asked the finance manager while I was there so I could pass the word along to the forum members, since I knew Koons would not sell to CA.
 

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Except that those "sane" people move to other states and then vote for the same people that screwed up California.
To some extent that is true -- a lepoard can't change its spots -- but I voted conservative in CA (for all the impact it had) and have voted and will continue to vote conservative wherever I live which since August 2020 is no longer in CA.
 

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Well clearly you're not one of those that voted for the idiots that screwed up California. But a lot that did are moving to TX and TN and FL and voting the same way.
 

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Well clearly you're not one of those that voted for the idiots that screwed up California. But a lot that did are moving to TX and TN and FL and voting the same way.
This remains to be seen here in FL. Over the past 2 elections, our "red" majority has only grown. It used to be Florida was constantly within 1-2 points of either side. Lately though, we've actually been able to clearly identify election winners fairly early on. Florida has been trending more right. Texas had a blue trend there for a year or two, but it's still a deeply red state, so long as you get out and away from Austin. Every red state has a blue enclave. Here in FL, that's Tampa and Key West (most of S. FL is blue, but Tampa is a tech hub, and Key West is hippieville). Austin reminds me a lot of Boulder, CO. It's like a state full of mostly sensible people, until you get into Austin and everyone owns a cuckoo clock.
 
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