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Old 05-02-09, 02:59 PM   #1
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I've been informed that the JDM 2JZ-GTE (Aristo) motors have no EGR and that I will fail California emissions (SMOG) as a result.

How are other California forum members with the Aristo swap passing SMOG? Is it really that difficult to pass California SMOG with a Aristo swapped SC300 with manual transmission?

Please advise. Thank you.
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Old 05-02-09, 08:30 PM   #2
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I don't live in cali, but if you want to pass emission you need to replace some other components with USDM components. If you notice the power output for a JDM 2JZ is lower than the USDM 2JZ. This is because of different ECU setup as well as cams, turbos, injectors and intake manifold (for brakebooster line and EGR). You might be better off sourcing a 2JZ from a USDM supra, but those are insanely hard to find.
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I would have smog the car first then do the swap, but if you already have it swapped and need it smog. Most people in cali slip a few bills to get it smogged illegal. Poster above me true if you want to pass smog with a 2jzgte swap its best to source out a USDM 2jzgte. California has the strictest(?) emission rules it is ridiculous.
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you need to start networking and get a plug... but will charge you anywhere from 200 and up
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you need to start networking and get a plug... but will charge you anywhere from 200 and up
Yup my friend has to do that with his mr2 its usually 200+ unless your friend has a shop then probably 60 or so from my resources.
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Yup my friend has to do that with his mr2 its usually 200+ unless your friend has a shop then probably 60 or so from my resources.
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umm like find someone who can do a illegal smog
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if have somone that will pass visual. you can try and pass the sniffer on the jdm engine, thats what im going to try and do. probably throw a new cat on it, pour some crap in the tank to cool that combustion chambers
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