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advice on what to do

Discussion in 'Other Vehicle Discussions' started by punkyjewster41, Nov 4, 2005.

  1. punkyjewster41

    punkyjewster41 Senior Member

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    Sep 11, 2003
    Hey guys, I have an extremely crappy 95 ford probe. I was told I need to get it registered here in Dallas since im no longer a student and since my inspection sticker is way out. The whole ordeal with plates, registration and license was going to cost alot so I was just going to wait until I went home to MS for christmas and get a new inspection sticker.

    Two days ago I got a sticker put on my window saying that the probe is going to get towed if I dont get new plates and inspection stickers by saturday. So I go to get it inspected, and failed emissions. The guy said it probably had to do with the stuttering problem my car has ( not speech, like it runs rough;)) so he told me a few things , fuel filter, O2 sensor, yadda yadda, that might help. Only thing is, im living on a TIGHT budget, I wait tables and barely make enough money to do anything. What would you guys suggest? Should I maybe go buy one of those bottles of stuff that say they make your car pass emissions? Should I get my fuel filter and O2 sensor checked? I dont even know how much that could cost. My only other option is this place my friend said will inspect your car without doing emissions, but I dunno...

    If I go back in the next 15 days and pass I dont have to pay again for another inspection, so anyway, I know some of you guys might know more about all this than I do so I thought I'd post. Thanks ahead of time...
  2. jimboburgess

    jimboburgess Go fast, Go Cheap

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    May 7, 2005
    go to the place that doesn't do emissions, tight budget mens no money to spend on fancy fuel filters and cats.
    although it would be such a bad car with fresh filters and such.
  3. hosmer

    hosmer I made the millionth post VIP

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    Jan 26, 2005
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    stuff a couple steel wool pads in your midpipe...

    -don't stick em in the tail pipe (they will see them :ph34r: )
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