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Old January 1st, 2007, 12:33 PM   #1
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i've got a few questions. i havent done a day of leagle wheeling in my life. i'll be honest.

im looking to change that tho, and am planing a trip to the mounds, and possiably silver lake this following spring and summer.

orv stickers? where, and what do i need to get one?
vehicle restrictions? whats allowed and not allowed?
i know i need a spark arrestor, but what is that? i know it has to do with the exhaust... wouldnt that be considered a chambered muffler?

any help really on being legal would really help.

you can either reply, or pm me. either would be great,
thankyou.

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I got my orv sticker at walmart. Any place that sells hunting/fishing lisences should be able to sell you an orv license.
Basically, if you have an offset muffler, or chambered, or a turbo then its a spark arrestor. If you can see straight through your muffler, like a glasspack, then it isnt a spark arrestor.

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I got my orv sticker at walmart. Any place that sells hunting/fishing lisences should be able to sell you an orv license.
Basically, if you have an offset muffler, or chambered, or a turbo then its a spark arrestor. If you can see straight through your muffler, like a glasspack, then it isnt a spark arrestor.

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k cool. that was what i was kinda figureing on the muffler.

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Old January 13th, 2007, 10:06 AM   #4
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i've got a few questions. i havent done a day of leagle wheeling in my life. i'll be honest.

im looking to change that tho, and am planing a trip to the mounds, and possiably silver lake this following spring and summer.

vehicle restrictions? whats allowed and not allowed?

First off, THANK YOU for changing!!!!!!!!!!
I don't know what made you decide to change, but I really do thank you.

What are you asking in regards to vehicle restrictions? It's to broad to just say none or a million. Are you talking at the Mounds, Silver Lake, in general?
Vehicles themselves, modifications, how they're used? You get my point.
Everyone is willing to answer, just to many different answers.

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Old January 13th, 2007, 02:36 PM   #5
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If you check the links in this section ALL the current laws are posted with links to the michigan Legislatures web page. if you have questions about county laws there are a few that have open road shoulders for travel by Bike & quads
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Old January 14th, 2007, 12:26 AM   #6
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When it go's for exhaust as long as your not to load they don't really check. I have never been checked in my truck and its not that quiet. My cousin has a cerry bomb on his truck and he go's to silver lake all the time. As long as you have seat belts and somthing over your head you are good to go. They do check 4wheelers for sound and spark arrestors but not really trucks. Thats from all my expernces.
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they don't check exhaust all the time.but they do check way to often. if you think your truck is not quiet, it's not gonna pass,and you're not gonna get in the dunes. my jeep doesn't come close with flowmasters they said it was 118 decibals.this is the same exhaust i've driven on the street for over 10 years with no problem.
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I'm not completely sure on this, but as far as needing a spark arrestor I think it applys more for dirt bikes and quads that typically rev higher for longer periods of times and are usualy louder in an annoying kinda way. Most trucks aren't constently out there reving the whole time. I would think they still have a db limitation of some sort, just not as strict with checking. My brother went out there with his quad and almost didn't get let in for being to loud as they checked it. The thing sounds like a open piped harley though.
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I'm not completely sure on this, but as far as needing a spark arrestor I think it applys more for dirt bikes and quads that typically rev higher for longer periods of times and are usualy louder in an annoying kinda way. Most trucks aren't constently out there reving the whole time.
I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but the DB limits are for ALL vehicles. nobody gets out of it. the trick here is that some are rated higher then others, make sure you know the rules before you get a ticket :miff:

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(g) Unless the vehicle is equipped with a spark arrester type United States forest service approved muffler, in good working order and in constant operation. Exhaust noise emission shall not exceed 86 Db(A) or 82 Db(A) on a vehicle manufactured after January 1, 1986, when the vehicle is under full throttle, traveling in second gear, and measured 50 feet at right angles from the vehicle path with a sound level meter which meets the requirement of ANSI S1.4 1983, using procedure and ancillary equipment therein described; or 99 Db(A) or 94 Db(A) on a vehicle manufactured after January 1, 1986, or that level comparable to the current sound level as provided for by the United States environmental protection agency when tested according to the provisions of the current SAE J1287, June 86 test procedure for exhaust levels of stationary motorcycles, using sound level meters and ancillary equipment therein described. A vehicle subject to this part, manufactured or assembled after December 31, 1972 and used, sold, or offered for sale in this state, shall conform to the noise emission levels established by the United States environmental protection agency under the noise control act of 1972, Public Law 92-574, 86 Stat. 1234.
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orv at mounds or sivler lake will have if going to sivler buy a flag and bacet to put in on i go there all the time and plese dont whell ilegaly i go on dads land but learned my lason on ileagly whelling got a ticket for it naver again
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orv at mounds or sivler lake will have if going to sivler buy a flag and bacet to put in on i go there all the time and plese dont whell ilegaly i go on dads land but learned my lason on ileagly whelling got a ticket for it naver again
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