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I GOT A " SMOG" PROBLEM!! ANY ONE FROM CALIFORNIA???

i have 92 ranger that i was thinking of putting a 2.3 turbo coupe engine in, my problem is that i wasnt thinking of trying to get some good power out of it but then it hit me i live in California were emissions laws SUCK!! now my question is there a way were it can pass smog and having some decent power at the same time cause this is my daily driver and i also want it reliable?? PLEASE HELP!
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yea you can pass...big thing is engine must be newer than the truck (which im sure wont be a prob since you have a 92) and then make sure it isnt spewing out fumes....
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Do you guys have the sniffer test? We used to but now they just plug into the comp and look for codes. Just wondering.
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yeah im sure they do have it man stupid California emission laws
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