Texas Inspection and Diesel Shop

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  1. Idahoguy1984

    Idahoguy1984 Junior Member

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    Bout to be relocating to the DFW area and I'm looking some insight on what to expect. I have a fully deleted 2016 Ram with Flo Pro 5" Turbo Back Straight Pipe. Now I know I don't have to do emissions and just have to do a safety inspection. Does anybody know a shop that will pass a fully deleted truck? Also looking for a good performance shop that does tuners and such because Im thinking about changing some things up with my tunes.

    Thanks in advance
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    Most of your standard Jiffy Lubes will do. Most of the kids there either don't know what to look for because they don't even know what a DPF is or don't care on a $8 per hour salary and hate the EPA just as much as you do.

    I don't know of any local shops in DFW, but then again I don't even know many shops down here in SA since I do most of my own work.
     
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    22hemi13 Senior Member Military Member

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    Just drive south or north. Get out of the metroplex and they don’t even test emissions.
     
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    P.S. don’t California our Texas :anitoof: j/k :welcome: But seriously don't California our Texas :rotflmao::rotflmao:
     
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    Maybe a somewhat preemptive Welcome to Tejas :p

    I second @22hemi13 get out of the Big cities and you'll be good to go. And for the love of all things good and diesel don't even think about Austin I know for a fact that they check exhaust in most shops.

    (I know Austin and Dallas are not near each other just making a point about the big cities(also... don't got to Austin, that's where the weird transplants go :p ))
     
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    Don't worry I won't California your Texas considering I'm not from that Libtard filled state you are referring to. Was just stuck there when I was still in the military. Now if you want a great state go to Idaho we dont have to do any of the shit that even Texas makes you do with rigs. The most that happens to us is random fuel checks to make sure we are not running off-road diesel in our rigs.
     
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    Was thinking about throwing a muffler back on just incase they look under the truck. Im not really worried about the EGR and stuff considering they may not even know what they are looking for. And if I need to I could throw some distilled water in the DEF tank so the gauge reads there is something in there. Any thoughts?
     
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    What part of DFW are you going to be in? Pretty much go an hour in any direction away from the city and you’ll find shops. The small towns don’t have to have emissions stickers. Just a basic insp teg. It’s like $12 I think. But I run farm tags so my price could be off. The 2 diff tags look different.
     
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    you just need to go out of Tarrant or Dallas county..
     
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    I would not even go that far. Diesels don't have to go through emissions testing in Texas and generally just go though a safety inspection. Even if they did, all 96 and newer vehicles just have to pass an OBD test to ensure their are no fault codes. 95 and older vehicles have to pass the dyno test.

    I get mine inspected just one county down from Austin at an Express Lube place and the kid just gets in to drive it, checks to make sure all lights work, does the brake test, and that is about it. If you are that conerned about it, then I would try and search for a diesel performance shop first and then ask them who they use. They might even do inspections.

    If you want to know about the Texas inspection, here is a LINK.
     
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