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      10-03-2019, 06:42 PM   #74
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Originally Posted by evo-mike View Post
A long time ago when I lived in the people's republic of California I got a fix it ticket. It's totally the officers discretion. They don't carry around decibelometers. I had to buy one take it down to the police dept and get the officer to come outside and show him the reading. It took a while but he finally signed off on it. There are stipulations and I want to say you're supposed to take the reading at like 3000 rpm, but I can't remember.
I believe they have to take the reading at 75% of max rpm/redline. And now it would have to be taken to a BAR smog ref after an appt is made.