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I am moving to Georgia and the state requires a vehicle inspection, and I was wondering if having aftermarket fog lights and a side exhaust would cause the truck to fail.

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I am moving to a new state and the state requires a vehicle inspection, and I was wondering if having aftermarket fog lights and a side exhaust would cause the truck to fail.
What state? Do you still have the cats? Is there a muffler? Do you have covers for your lights? Don't know what state so don't know how stingy they will be.
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I have Alpena Fog lights that replaced the original ones, and I have the cats installed, but the exhaust exits in front of the rear tire and the muffler is a flowmaster and it is attached using a pipe clamp and yes.

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Fog lights are fine, read here: 40-8-29 - Spotlights, foglights, and auxiliary lights permitted :: 2010 Georgia Code :: US Codes and Statutes :: US Law :: Justia

Your exhaust should be fine according to this: 40-8-71 - Exhaust system; prevention of noise, smoke, and fumes :: 2010 Georgia Code :: US Codes and Statutes :: US Law :: Justia

It exits behind and outside of passenger area

But just as a heads up I ruined a set of rear wheels when I did a dual exhaust like that, exhaust gases just ate them up, lol.
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Right now its single in single out setup, and the tailpipe is a good 4-6 inches away from the tire. Also the tailpipe is being suspended by plumbers wire that was wrapped about 6 times around, do you thing that would pass?
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No, I doubt the plumbers "tape" would pass, need to hit parts store and get a proper hanger.
Universal hangers are $5-$10

If this was just a smog test then probably wouldn't be an issue, but when you "import" a vehicle they tend to check things more thoroughly.


Doesn't matter how far away exhaust is from rear wheel, air flow gets it there, lol, and depending on material wheel is made of, it starts eating it away.
People with side pipes often clean and put clear coat on rear wheels, once a year.
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Like Ron said you should be fine after you do the hanger as long as everything else mechanical is in order.
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I just got my truck inspected today. I have a side dump as well. I passed. There were a few codes that may should have caused a failure of inspection, but I'm not going to complain.
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