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    Default Lifted To High???

    My buddy got pulled over the other day here in minnesota for having his chevy lifted to high. He was just cruisin down the highway and 6 highway patrol surrounded him and pull him over with some new law that says you cant have that high of a truck. It had a 10 in lift with about 40 in tires. they gave him whole sheet about this new law. I think it bull!

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    They do that too in Louisiana because of the headlights. If you have it too high, you could blind on coming traffic, even if the lights were pointed down to their max.
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    I always thought it was because of the height of the bumpers - which is why the bigger trucks you'll see with the metal bars that come down such as trailers and all. *shrugs*
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    Well that is the explanation that my brother, a former La Sheriff, gave me.
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    In Minnesota it's all about the bumper height

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    The maximum legal height for bumpers is 25 inches from the bottom of the bumper to the ground. If you attach something to the bumper to make it conform to the legal height, it must be just as strong as the factory bumper or meet SAE standards. Simply bolting on pieces of wood or metal isn't gonna cut it folks. If you slap on a lift kit, you might actually be required to register your truck as a "reconstructed" vehicle, and that would mean you'll have to pay additional road-use tax and need an inspection where a new VIN would be applied.


    In louisiana it's all about headlights

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    It's a headlight state. No matter what kind of motor vehicle you drive, the lights can't be higher than 54 inches. Alter the suspension however you deem fit, as long as the lights are up to code. FYI, foglights can't be higher than 30 inches from the ground.
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    yea FL had a bumper height law as well for awhile but it went for lowered trucks too i dont know of anyone whos been pulled over just for that but that really sucks

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    All he needs to do is get some diamond plate to fill in the area to drop the bumper down and then show it to the issuing city and they should dismiss the ticket, they wil do that in Goodhue County anyway. Just play the dumb card about the bumper height, as it was stated before that isnt new, they are just enforcing it harder now. Most states its about bumper height.


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    michigan has one my buddy was sitting in a parking lot and a cop came up to him and told him the bumper was to high
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    it wasn about his bumpers i dont remember wat it was for exactly caus ehe had the legal bumper bars that are the right amout from the ground

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