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Old 01-10-2010, 11:02 PM
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Re: Inspection question.

thats makes sense now that i think of it that way. i always get my vehicle inspected on the day it expires, even though i can get it done up to 3 months in advance haha im a procrastinator
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Old 01-11-2010, 04:11 PM
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Re: Inspection question.

Inspection sticker is just another way the state gets your money. Thats all it is, plain and simple.
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Old 01-11-2010, 10:21 PM
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Re: Inspection question.

i dont have a problem with safety inspections because alot of people are driving clunkers out there and they need stuff fixed on them. they usually wont fix it until they are required to do so. i have a problem with paying $35 a year for registration.
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Re: Inspection question.

here in MA its $40 I think every two years. Yearly inspection sticker, and then yearly excise tax. In MA they tax people to death, they wont let you die without paying a tax. Lol
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Re: Inspection question.

Here in PA it cost me about $75 per year to get each of my vehicles inspected for safety and emissions. Up until last Sat that was about $375/yr. Hell, that's not even a typical car pymnt.

To be honest, I have no problem paying it. I want to know that the other vehicles on the road with me, the wife and my kids have had things like brakes, suspension, lights, and tires check at least in the last year. I also like the fact that part of the fee goes to maintaining the roads. Even though I know my Jeeps can travel some pretty rough terrain, I prefer a semblance of maintenance on the roads I travel daily at relatively high speeds.
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Re: Inspection question.

The tires still have tread they have 38k but should be good for a few more k miles, I wasnt sure if they only passed if you had a year left worth of tread say 10k. I just dindt feel like paying 40-50 bucks twice for something if I dindt have too. Maybe i'll take it in tomorrow, I need an oil change anyway.
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as long as the tread is above the wear bars on the tires it will pass
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Re: Inspection question.

It sucks but it's a good thing living in NY. In the Bronx and Queens NY you can buy just the sticker from some crooked shops just need your VIN # an other info. it's like $75. though.
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Re: Inspection question.

So its basically what shop you bring it to, and the mood of the guy doing the inspection. Like i said with my last inspection 3 months ago, I drove up and gave the guy the keys, I think he looked at my car seeing is was newer and really didnt car. it was close to 5 so he prob just wanted to close up and go home. If you are driving a clunker im sure they will look at it more closely. If you can look at your tires and they dont stand out as being bald then I wouldnt worry about it. I would just get it done, worst thing they can do is reject it and spend money anyways. I got rejected a few years back, there was a hole in my 94 GC muffler pipe, I was pissed since it was the first time i was ever rejected, but it cost me about 6 bucks at the auto store buying one of those large metal "band aid" things in the muffler repair section, drove back and it passed fine and didnt have to pay again.
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Re: Inspection question.

inspection is free in NJ
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Re: Inspection question.

inspection is FREE in NJ if you go to the dmv
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