HRC Tip - USFS Approved?

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  • Hd_hubub

Posted March 13, 2005 - 07:27 PM


Installed the HRC tip on the BRP during the uncorking process. Still has the spark arrester, but no stamp on the tip that states 'USFS Approved'. I don't want to get hassled by rangers, but it carries the same spark arrester as stock.

Anyone have any experience with this?


  • qadsan

Posted March 13, 2005 - 08:04 PM


I've never been hassled by any rangers because the stamp wasn't there, but I suppose we're technically in violation because of this. I've seen rangers place a stick up into people's exhaust systems and I've seen / passed a number of CA rangers and even rode up to them to talk, but I've never been hassed becuse of this.

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  • thumper447

Posted March 15, 2005 - 06:17 PM


Carry an 8mm to take the end cap off and show him if he wants to get anal. Remember, they are human too, a little common sense and no disrespect will go a long ways when dealing w/ them.

  • Troy_Bell

Posted March 16, 2005 - 12:36 PM


I thought the same thing when I replaced the tip. I was almost concerned enough about it to take the stock one and cut the tip out just to have the words stamped on it. Only once was I stopped on my BRP by a ranger for inspection. All he did was ask me if it was USFS approved. :) Maybe I looked trustworthy with the helmet on. I have on occasion had a ranger shove a stick inside the pipe of my YZ to check. Honestly, this shouldn't be a problem unless the ranger gets anal as mentioned above.

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