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Anyone on this Forum living in Ca want to speak up? I know of many people and a personal friend who says the state is the worst and wants to move.
Yeah it sucks! Most of us want out and many are leaving. I'm stuck for several more years due to having a son and an x-wife. Also my career basically traps me in the largest population areas that are inevitably full tard commi. Unless I get crazy lucky I'll have to wait until retirement to escape. Basically I work for the ultra elite and thus must live in their f'ed up playgrounds.
 

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We have lousy governors, but in Michigan you just send in your $ to register and no front plates.
 

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I am no expert on the Montana Registration but here is what the google research engine says. In essence you are a business in Montana under a LLC business structure.

Here's how it works: You hire a Montana law firm, they set up an LLC for you, they charge you a fee, and then they register your vehicles in Montana. Not only does this save you money, it also saves you time and aggravation, since the Montana business goes to the DMV for you.
No need to hire a law firm, LegalZoom and Parasec provide entity creation services for a reasonable price.
 

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California guys get your nuts in a rut if you reside in the state so many days a month or year you are required to get registered in Cali sounds stupid but it's true look it up. That state thinks up the most screwed-up thing just to shove it up your prostate pocket.
 

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California needs to break away from the United States and sink into the ocean and hopefully it will take all them bottom feeders along with it EPA DOES THAT SHIT TO JUST GET YOUR FUCKING MONEY
 

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We have lousy governors, but in Michigan you just send in your $ to register and no front plates.
I like the no front plates, they keep talking about it here in TX. but nothing yet.
 

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Can you just purchase an additional engine computer. One with stock tune and one with aftermarket? Swap in the stock tune ECM and drive a bit for readiness code to be set then get smogged?

I hear Montana is easy to get cars registered...see a lot of Montana plates on nice cars in SoCal. Need to look into that.

I'd love to not pay registration every year to these bastards. Its over $700.
Look into South Dakota. I was just looking into it a few days ago. My friends that are retired and living in Mexico have their vehicles registered in South Dakota. That is very much the option I'll be interested in doing in a few years.

https://americasmailbox.com/tips_and_tricks/27/Vehicle-Registration

https://www.keloland.com/keloland-c...-here-and-you-can-be-a-south-dakota-resident/
 

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I am no expert on the Montana Registration but here is what the google research engine says. In essence you are a business in Montana under a LLC business structure.

Here's how it works: You hire a Montana law firm, they set up an LLC for you, they charge you a fee, and then they register your vehicles in Montana. Not only does this save you money, it also saves you time and aggravation, since the Montana business goes to the DMV for you.
DONT DO THIS! Calif knows about and aggressively investigates the Montana LLC deal that you’re talking about. You’ll be sitting down with one of their auditors being asked to show how that LLC is more than sham to avoid Calif registration fees and taxes. This was a big deal in the RV world to avoid sales tax and fees on expensive motor homes in costly blue states. People actually went to jail. The legal way to do it is a South Dakota private mailbox that gets you a legal residence in that state. This is actually supported by the State of South Dakota (not just some attorney telling what you want to hear). When you travel the country in a motor coach (I did it for 10 years) you will see that many of the high end coaches have SD plates. I did.
 

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I like the no front plates, they keep talking about it here in TX. but nothing yet.
It really is silly. When I lived in Denver I had a Mopar plate on the front of my Dart and got pulled over. How times have changed. I see cars almost daily in Michigan with no plates. I'm also driving on the back roads not even in the city so I'm sure it is even worse then what I'm seeing
 

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I think the article I read was about South Dakota. I was thinking one of the states in that area
 

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I think the article I read was about South Dakota. I was thinking one of the states in that area
It could've been about Montana too. I just watched a bunch of videos on vehicle registration there a few nights ago when I was looking up the South Dakota stuff.

South Dakota seems the easier and better way to go.
 
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