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Old 08-24-2012, 04:54 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Samantha - '94 Ford Ranger XL
90 day: 14.04 mpg (US)

Cassidy - '12 Chevrolet Silverado W/T 4x4
90 day: 14.05 mpg (US)

Mustang - '06 Ford Mustang Convertible GT
90 day: 17.42 mpg (US)
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In new York state you can register a home-built vehicle as long as you can show ownership for all major parts. Emmisions testing goes by year of the engine. So I could buy this car, cobble in an older tdi, (no emmisions regulations) get it inspected for safety, get issued a vin number for a homemade vehicle, then toss the original engine back in and viola! It's only illegal to replace the cars engine if it changes the registration class in nys. (like, 4cyl to 6 cyl, gas to diesel, etc) So 4cyl diesel to 4 cyl diesel doesn't warrant re-registration or a another inspection. Now if I only had $7500 lol

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