In Reply to: the law: anything not from the factory = illegal posted by Eric on January 21, 2002 at 14:25:24:
I have never heard of such a thing. You must live in communist China or something because a law allowing only factory replacement parts anything goes directly against free enterprise, competition, and the capitalist system, not to mention the useless and arbitrary restriction of personal choice.
You might want to double check the "law." I think Officer Jackass was just writing you a ticket that he hoped you wouldn't contest. That's what happened in my case anyway.