Originally Posted by rbowmar
In Colorado, it is the responsibility of the seller to get the car smog tested. Why not just ask your seller to deal with it?
Like the OP said, if the guy has a (shady) guy that will pass it, doesn't mean he can get it passed next year. I'd pass on the whole deal, if it were me or take it to YOUR guy and see if he would pass it - before purchasing it.