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Car does not pass socal smog no about twice the limit. so is hc
1990 Toyota Camry

Car does not pass SoCal smog

NO about twice the limit. so is HC

(1990 Toyota Camry)
I think the engine mechanical part is still good, as when I removed the spark plugs I see no sign of oil. Light gray in color. Tips all fine.

First, is the car worth anything?

Second, any hope to getting it to pass smog?

Was told that I need to replace inner tie rod end (may be whole tie rod) and CV boots. I think this is not difficult, but I won't repair it if the car is worthless.


registration expires 2/18. I can fill non-op for $18, but should I?

Any opinion.

Is there a value to someone if a car runs but won't pass smog? Low income people have ways to be smog-exempt in So Cal?

Power train, engine and transmission, is still strong.
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