Well I have had the car for 3 years and have never gotten it inspected LOL I have always talked my way out of tickets, But anyway I was thinking the fuel filter too I am going to have to try then after I get home from VA I leave tomorrow and wont be back for 3 weeks. I am going to collect as much input as I can and put it all to use when I come home. Its going to be an expensive way to go about it but I will know that all the parts are new, and wont be going bad for a while. I was also thinking about the O2 sensor idea and that would make sense because when the shaft broke it did spin around and smack around and it broke right above the O2 sensors and could have pinched a wire or messed up the sensor or something. I will be replacing the O2 sensors and fuel filter when I come home and go from there. Thanks and any mor info will help.