You cannot get a vehicle smogged that is not running. You can sell as it 'as is" , however you need to state this to the new owner and they will not be able to change the title until it has been smogged. Contact the California DMV for more information here:
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From what I can see every car has to have a smog certificate before it can be sold. If you need more information you could probably contact the Deptartment of Motor Vehicles. Hope this helps.
〉 Answered on Jul 30th, 2007 by Lori Johnson, Owner and Instructor at Ladies Start Your Engines