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yes but first it would be expensive and then it would have to be done every two years so that it will pass inspection...if I leave it with the OBDII then it loses performance and there is still the chance (or likelihood) that it will throw error codes that will cause it to fail anyway...
 

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I find it unfortunate and disturbing that Emerald went to all the trouble to develop their ECU and didn't make it OBD-II compliant. You would have the same issue registering your car in a lot of states. I honestly wonder what they were even thinking.

Have you looked into having a wiring harness made for your engine that can handle both ECUs? I wouldn't be surprised if this is possible, and it would make the ECU swap a three-minute job, aside from having to put miles on the OBD-II ECU before every inspection.

Failing that, I would just register the car in Vermont and call it a day. I don't think most insurers are concerned about which state the car is registered in beyond having to issue an insurance card tailored to that state, and I'd be shocked if you got a ticket for it. If you're really worried about a ticket, set up an LLC and register it to the LLC.
 

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regardless, the car is still for sale...I know there are probably options available but it has to go before I spend more money and time on it...

there are always ways to work through or around a problem but I've done what I am willing to do...if interested email or PM me
 
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