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So, meanwhile, life goes on (referencing the car situation).
Which reminds me, the registration on my car has to be renewed this month but thankfully, no emissions testing needed.
I called my mother today.  I was sitting at a job site in Casa Grande, looking at the dark skies and enjoying the cool weather.
I wished her happy birthday, yes, her birthday is 9/11 and then we went into some things.  I decided to go ahead and bring up the subject, not about the dogs but about the rat she says she found in her storage shed on her property up there.
She then went into the mice that she caught in the traps and then, after the mice apparently figured out the traps, put out D-Con.
She then informed me the place would be vacant the weekend after next, apparently offering me the place without her being there.
The subject of the dogs never came up, I wasn't going to bring it up and she apparently didn't want to go there, either.  So beit.

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State Of Arizona Emissions Employees Damaged My Car

Nice title, yes? Is it true?  YES.
Today.  My son finally took the car to the auto repair shop which is directly across the street from one of the State's emissions testing facilities.

The prognosis?  There is a line coming off the vapor can that state employees pinch off with vice grips and then do a pressure check on the gas tank and line going up to the can.  Well, on cars such as mine, you cannot USE vise grips on that line because it is a solid, hard-plastic line.  To use vise-grips means destroying the line.

Guess what they did and guess what was destroyed?  Yup, didn't take much for you to figure that one out.  They broke the plastic line and come to find out, GM doesn't make that plastic line any more, it's not available.  The mechanic - also the shop's owner - said he has never seen anything like that in his 26 years of repairing vehicles and specializing in repairing emissions problems.  On cars such as mine?  It is procedure to NOT check the pressure si…