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To qualify that statement, yes, I really hate it especially for my Mustang. Some states, like Rhode Island, don't inspect classic cars but Massachusetts does. I don't like anyone jacking up my car or doing anything to it for that matter.
 

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Try to vote in people that believe in freedom
 

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Most of my cars have been damaged by lifts from inspections, getting tires and repairs. My trucks have fared better because they have frames. God help you if you go to a Jiffy Lube.
 

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Take pictures of it without damage beforehand, and let them know you did...
 
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DC doesn’t inspect any cars pre-1968, so my ‘66 has an inspection sticker which expires in 2099. Pretty sure I’ll be long gone by then.
 

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DC doesn’t inspect any cars pre-1968, so my ‘66 has an inspection sticker which expires in 2099. Pretty sure I’ll be long gone by then.
You never know... these miracle drugs they have now. Just think how fun it would be with millions and millions of reaaaaaly old people wandering around.
 

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I’m in Mass…. Luckily the last two years I’ve found a local garage thru my mechanic that, if I come on a Saturday, just takes the needed pictures and slaps a sticker on it. I need a new one this month and am going in next Saturday… hopefully I get lucky again.
Know any garage that works on classic? If if they don’t do inspections, they might know a more classic friendly station.
 

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Iowa- no inspections of any kind here..... and you should see some of the scary crap people are driving around here!! Bald tires, no exhaust, worn out brakes glowing red, broken and or missing lights, etc. I wish they would inspect and remove that crap from the roads!!.. and leave my old cars alone! lol
 

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You never know... these miracle drugs they have now. Just think how fun it would be with millions and millions of reaaaaaly old people wandering around.
I’m not sure my wife will want to be married to me that long. For sure she’ll hide the good meds....
 

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Dj, seriously ? 69s get inspected where you live ? what are the looking for ? Or, is it just a moneygrab ? I think FTW is on the right track, find a classic friendly station. THEN vote out whomever you have and get someone with brains. LSG
 

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NY State is a yearly inspection - I've had both good and bad experiences . I told one guy I was going to drive into the garage and out of the garage. I was going to let some greasy guy in my new interior. He said it was illegal for me drive it in and said fine I'll find another place. Found a place that will slap a sticker and just talk classics and I pay his lunch.
 

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I’m not sure my wife will want to be married to me that long. For sure she’ll hide the good meds....
Like Walter has said, marriage is forever, but its taking too damn long!

 

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Not sure I'd like to deal with an annual safety inspection on my Mustang. But having been raised in Ma. and moved to Ca. There have been times that I wished Ca had safety inspections. Was more frequent back in the 80's. But coming across an exhaust system laying in the highway can ruin your day.
 

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no inspections and no property tax. permanent antique tag for almost 30 yrs.
Wisconsin is similar. One of my best moves was getting a "collector" plate 20 years ago.
 

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I used to perform safety inspections (back when Colorado had them) pretty much every gas station could do it. The station bought the stickers from the state and sold them to the driving public. It was a love/hate relationship because of being on the wrong side of the tracks. I saw a lot of recaps, taped mufflers, missing brake shoes, home made wiper blades, gas pooling on manifolds, etc etc. We made a lot of parts sales but the endless moaning and threats - "If I lose my job because I can't get to work I'll make you pay Ese".
I'm not a fan of gov't but dang, some people do not care what they drive.
 

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When I lived in FL, there was no motor vehicle inspection. Strangely, except for many cracked windshields in pickup trucks, vehicles seemed to be in pretty good shape.

No inspection of antique vehicles in PA.

When I was daily driving my 66 in NJ, inspection was real jerks about the fog lamps. Easiest fix was to remove them from the car for inspection.
 

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ok, that's like three things i like about florida, no inspections.
 

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I used to live in upstate NY...the only place I have ever lived that required inspections. I hated it...it certainly did NOT stop people driving deathtraps around. Every other state I have lived in didn't require them. Its just another tax hidden under the guise of safety.
 
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