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Old 14 Apr 2010, 12:01 am
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Default If i were to put in a turbo kit in my 1996 ek hatch, will it be smoggable in the state

of california? also if i were to replace my stock motor with a B16a will that pass smog or does california forbid everything?
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Old 14 Apr 2010, 12:16 am
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You can but you'll need to get it BAR'd for the B16 can't really say for turbo.
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Old 14 Apr 2010, 12:31 am
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for motor swaps you can go NEWER but you cant go older...you can put a 1996+ engine in a 1996 shell but you cant put 1995 engine in a 1996 shell. so if you can find a 1996 or newer b16a, you can pop it in.















you need to find a turbo kit that is california legal for the b16a.
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The engine has to be of the same year as the chassis or newer, must have all of the more restrictive emissions equipment, and the turbo kit has to have a CARB E.O. number attached to it. Or else, it's illegal and will fail.
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