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Old 08-29-2012, 01:00 AM   #1
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Need advice with problem. State inspection running out and jeep won't pass due to tires sticking out past stock flares. Jeep is an '06 with 4 inch lift. Tires are 31 10.5. Will rims with bigger backspacing make me legal? WV inspection laws are ridiculous.

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Old 08-30-2012, 08:30 PM   #2
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Buy a set of stock wheels & tires, (or borrow from another jeeper you know) just long enough to get it inspected.You're gonna have to do this more than once...find a cheap set of stock wheels & tires and keep 'em for just this purpose. Yeah, it will look silly with a 4" lift but only until after the inspection.

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Old 08-30-2012, 08:34 PM   #3
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Or put wider flares on it
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Old 08-31-2012, 08:42 PM   #4
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^^^^ or that. Geesh CMA...why ya gotta make things so logical and easy?
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Old 09-01-2012, 08:45 PM   #5
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i heard that you can only have 3in flares. i dont know for sure but i will in a couple weeks when i get some. my sticker ran out 6/12...lol...
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Old 09-01-2012, 08:54 PM   #6
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Wow, that will suck! Sounds like WV. 3 inch flares will get A LOT of jeeps.
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Old 09-01-2012, 11:49 PM   #7
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Glad I'm west of the river...LOL I'm running 33X12.50's on 15X10's. I'm at least 3 or 4 inches past the stock flares.
Had a buddy get pulled over in Point Pleasant for headlight height in a ford back in the early 80's. Cop actually measured the center of both his headlights & tail lights. Never heard of that law. He was told to get it back across the river and to not bring it back like that.
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Old 09-03-2012, 01:35 PM   #8
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i heard that you can only have 3in flares....
Not true, just had mine inspected no problem w/ 5" flares.

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I did wait till after inspection to put my lt. bar on tho. Still haven't bought the covers that are "required" for them.
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Old 09-04-2012, 03:39 PM   #9
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Not true, just had mine inspected no problem w/ 5" flares.

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I did wait till after inspection to put my lt. bar on tho. Still haven't bought the covers that are "required" for them.
that don't look like modified sticker.......i think i read that on the state police web site
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Old 09-04-2012, 03:41 PM   #10
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@ Jermy were do you live in wv?
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Old 09-05-2012, 09:16 AM   #11
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Just called an inspection station. No flares larger than 3 inches. I'm gonna try anyways. Wish me luck.
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Old 09-05-2012, 09:49 AM   #12
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@ Jermy were do you live in wv?
Marion Co. Fairmont area. Where u @?
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Old 09-06-2012, 12:02 PM   #13
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@emcclure let me know how it goes

@jermy i live in Nitro Putnam Co.
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Old 09-26-2012, 01:38 PM   #14
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I am getting ready to move to Wardensville, WVa from Winchester, Va. area. I am curious about legal issues with my Jeep as well. I am flat fendered in the front and trimmed stock flairs in the back. 7" lift with 36x12.50 super swampers. Evrything passed in Va. except front fenders. They passed with help from a dead president. I am guessing modified sticker, but how far can I push that? I am looking to go 38's after the first of the year.
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I failed inspection for no cats on the exhaust. Its an 88 Sahara. I have 6 inch flares and they didn't even say a word. That was in martinsburg.
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Old 09-26-2012, 09:34 PM   #16
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I think the the rule is flares can't be three inches more than original. Thus, the saraha came with a three inch flare and that makes my 6 inch flares legal.
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Anyone have the link to the insp law about your ties
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Move across river to KY instead, no inspection. Not legal to date your sister though... Sorry.
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What about your cousin
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Yea... That's OK.

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