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Old 05-27-2017, 11:44 AM
 
Location: Northern VA
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I am registering my car from out of state in VA, I am looking for a place that will not give me a hard time to pass inspection w emissions in northern VA, anywhere in the Quantico, Triangle, Stafford or basically anywhere in northern VA I am open, I have concerns my car might not pass. No major issues but I don't want to take the car somewhere they are too detailed on inspecting it. It will pass emissions but I don't know about the rest.
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Old 05-27-2017, 11:48 AM
 
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Any gas station with an inspection bay is probably more likely to pass it than a car dealership or repair shop. I have been in and out in less than 10 minutes if there is no line.
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Old 05-27-2017, 04:27 PM
 
Location: Northern VA
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Thanks! I will try a gas station.
Do you by any chance know the requirement when registering an out of state in VA if I go to the DMV first and then at the DMV get a temp sticker from the DMV and have a couple of days to go to an inspection or can I just go to an inspection place before the DMV paperwork???
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Old 05-28-2017, 08:37 AM
 
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In general, you can't register a vehicle subject to emissions inspection without having already somehow met the inspection requirement. Much more information here...

DMV Now
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Old 05-28-2017, 10:31 AM
 
Location: Northern VA
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Thanks guys!!
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Old 05-28-2017, 12:34 PM
 
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I'd like to add that VADMV has been pushing Rapid Pass on renewals.
https://rapidpass.org/VaPublic/

These temporary portable emission readers are set up on various on and off ramps on a rotating schedule.

I tried it, kid you not, drove thru the off ramp 3 TIMES which meant I circled on and off rt 28 3 times.

Gotta make sure you accelerate slowly and steady thru the on ramp.

And when I checked the am I clean button, it said it could not read me properly and I'd have to do it again
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Old 05-30-2017, 05:58 PM
 
Location: Northern VA
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Yeah I heard those RapidPass can be a pain!
I think I am going to try my luck at a gas station with an inspection bay to increase my chances of passing it with no hassle to one of my older cars.

Do you guys know of any gas stations that does safety inspections w emissions or just safety inspections anywhere near the Quantico, Stafford,Manassas or surrounding areas???
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