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Will this car pass inspection or is it track car only after the k swap?
Well yes and no. In theory it should not pass NY state emissions . . but when I had my Exige it would not communicate with the NY state inspection equipment because Lotus so they put me on an exempt list. I could have had any power train in it at least until NY state fixes their software.
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Anyone know what has been modified with the rear suspension or subframe? To my knowledge the Elige cars accept the Honda swap without requiring any suspension or frame mods.
It would be good to have more details around why these modifications we're completed and what they consist of.

If off the shelf swap parts were not used I'd be much more cautious of buying
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Well yes and no. In theory it should not pass NY state emissions . . but when I had my Exige it would not communicate with the NY state inspection equipment because Lotus so they put me on an exempt list. I could have had any power train in it at least until NY state fixes their software.
wow! thanks for the info, and how long ago was this? did the guy at the inspection station tell you if they are working for a fix for lotus or...?
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Can always switch to a stock (Honda) ECU/KPro if you need OBD2 functionality.

This is so tempting!

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