Do I need cert for manual conversion?

Does an auto to manual gearbox conversion require certification? Yes, all gearbox conversions require certification as the braking system has usually been affected with alteration or modification to the brake pedal-box.

What modifications are legal on cars?

Which Car Modifications are Legal?

  • Lowered Suspension. Lowering the suspension is legal, so you won’t be breaking the law if it’s done properly.
  • Tinted Windows.
  • Big Exhausts.
  • Sound Systems and Subwoofers.
  • Spoilers.
  • Neon Lights.

Is Nos legal in NZ?

Nitrous oxide is a prescription medicine, and under the Medicines Act it is illegal to sell prescription medicines without a prescription from a health professional. To do so would be an offence which carries a maximum penalty of six months in prison or a $1000 fine.

Is muffler delete legal NZ?

You can drive a car or motorbike with no muffler as long as it doesn’t exceed the maximum sound level allowed.

How much does Lvv certification cost?

LVV certification can cost between $250 and $800 depending on the extent of the modification. The LVV certifier arranges to get a plate for your modified vehicle. You must go back to the certifier who will fit the plate to a permanent part of the vehicle body.

Do you need a cert for a 2 inch lift NZ?

The laws in NZ are very strict on most modifications and require LVV (Low Volume Vehicle) certification; my understanding is that anything up to 50mm of suspension lift doesn’t require LVV certification at present.

Are aftermarket wheels legal?

Are these aftermarket steering wheels illegal? If you have a car that didn’t come with an airbag from the factory, which is typically cars made before the early 90s, then you can legally change your steering wheel to an aftermarket one.

Is it illegal to mod your car?

Modifying your car is legal, though there are elements of car modifications that are illegal depending on which state you live in. Cold air intakes, for example, are illegal in Arizona, California, New York, Pennsylvania, and several other states if they don’t carry a CARB Executive Order (EO) number.

Do I need a specialist repair certification in New Zealand?

The following information gives guidance to vehicle inspectors in determining whether or not a light vehicle (including motorcycles and mopeds where applicable) and heavy vehicles undergoing entry certification in New Zealand requires repair certification by a specialist repair certifier.

When is a vehicle not required to be referred to specialist repair certifiers?

A vehicle is not required to be referred to a specialist repair certifier if rocker panels (outer sills) are dented or creased lengthways along the sill to a depth of less than 25mm.

What are vehicle standards regulations (VSRs)?

The Vehicle Standards Regulations (VSRs) (1990) and subsequent Land Transport Rules define the dates when the various safety related standards are required to be incorporated for vehicles during manufacture and modification.

What is the land transport rule for vehicle repairs?

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Repair 1998. A repair to a vehicle (including its structure, systems, components or equipment) must restore the damage or wear to within safe tolerance of its state when manufactured or modified.