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#1 Carolaow

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Posted 11 January 2017 - 02:29 PM

I have a recommendation for any RV'ers visiting Livingston who need to get their inspection done.  This place will inspect vehicles, motorhomes, towed trailers, and fifth wheels.  There is ample room in front of their shop to maneuver your rig (unlike a couple of the other local inspection places).

 

The fellow who did my inspection was knowledgable about travelers who may be showing up to get their inspection done well after they got their registration (unlike another place that told me I didn't have to get inspected at all).

 

Soda's Auto Repair

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6709 Highway 190

 

If you are coming from Livingston, head east on 190.  Soda's is 6.2 miles after the intersection of 190 and 146.  It will be on your left as you near the top of a hill and is across from a cell tower.


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Posted 11 January 2017 - 06:01 PM

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#3 Dave W

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Posted 15 January 2017 - 02:48 PM

Closer still is the trailer repair place on 1988 out the back door of Rainbows end. Nice guy, access doesn't look good but he has plenty of space. PM me if you want his phone #

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Posted 15 January 2017 - 09:42 PM

We used Harrison's on Washington St. in Livingston. Pull over to the curb, turn on your flashers, and go inside to sign up for an inspection. Easy process.

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#5 SWharton

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Posted 16 January 2017 - 06:57 AM

I would think t he Escapees office would have a list of local inspection stations.



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Posted 16 January 2017 - 07:41 AM

Several years ago Soda's was the only one listed at the Escapee's Office that would take truck and Fifth Wheel. There was a few in Livingston listed but some city ordinance would let me park on the street while they did the inspection.

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#7 Glenn West

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Posted 16 January 2017 - 09:31 AM

We also used Harrelson. Pulled to curb. Got inspection. Simple and painless. Did have to drive and apply brakes. He was rather impressed to say the least. Lol.

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Posted 17 January 2017 - 12:21 AM

We use Soda and it is easy peasy! Nice guy and the process is simple and painless!
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Posted 17 January 2017 - 07:48 AM

We use Soda and it is easy peasy! Nice guy and the process is simple and painless!

 

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Posted 17 January 2017 - 09:09 AM

What is the inspection for?


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Posted 17 January 2017 - 12:32 PM

We use Soda Auto Repair also. Very easy access. Super nice guy doing inspections. Painless. Give him a tip if he is doing a trailer or heavy truck. They only get $7.00 for the service per state regulations and that won't pay the bills.

 

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#12 bigjim

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Posted 18 January 2017 - 12:03 AM

What is the inspection for?

You are aware that most trailers and motorized  rv's are required to have an annul safety inspection, right?  If you are not aware let us know or speak to the tax office in Livingston. This is only for folks that are registering their vehicles in Texas which in mostly anyone that is a Texas resident.



#13 SWharton

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Posted 18 January 2017 - 05:11 AM

Don't all states require RV/car inspections?



#14 Mntom

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Posted 18 January 2017 - 06:15 AM

Don't all states require RV/car inspections?

No sir, not all. Minnesota is one that does not require annual inspections.


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#15 CarolynandBob

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Posted 18 January 2017 - 07:45 AM

You are aware that most trailers and motorized  rv's are required to have an annul safety inspection, right?  If you are not aware let us know or speak to the tax office in Livingston. This is only for folks that are registering their vehicles in Texas which in mostly anyone that is a Texas resident.

Didn't know that. We are domiciled in Florida and they do not require an inspection.


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#16 ms60ocb

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Posted 18 January 2017 - 09:51 AM

Don't all states require RV/car inspections?

There is many levels of inspection and all state are difference. There is inspections determined by use Commercial, Farm or private. Inspections determined by weight. Inspection for engine emissions generally near population centers. Then there are random inspections which may look for DUI, Seat Belt use, Insurance, registration, Drivers License, and anything else that catches their eye that may not be safe. 



#17 bigjim

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Posted 18 January 2017 - 02:02 PM

To my recollection NM only has only a "smog" test in only 1 county and no safety inspection.  Also I don't believe Tn has a safety inspection state wide but may have one for some counties.