How to get proof of ownership for a bike w/no title

Discussion in 'The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths' started by D0N, Jan 28, 2011.

  1. bikepharmer

    bikepharmer Baja is on the way

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    They seem to have as many lost titles as motorcycles.
  2. Spitfire151

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    Check with your DMV (usually their site after some searching) to see if there is a reconstructed vehicle title they can issue you. It is legal and only require a licensed inspector to deem it as such, provided that you can provide that you acquired all parts legally (bill of sale).
  3. Ibenhad

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    So less than a week later I get everything back in the mail and it looks like they want more money. NADA value is much more than my bill of sale. So I will send it back tomorrow with more $$$. Will update as the saga continues. Funny thing is I got pulled over by the po po yesterday and it is a good thing it has a MA reg tag where the plate should be. At least that is good until December.
  4. luniz7

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    Well I'm at the DMV today. Let's see if I can get a Colorado title for my 78KZ 750.
  5. luniz7

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    Colorado title will arrive at my house in 4-6 weeks. This works people!
  6. Tist

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    I have a couple questions on the second page am I supposed to fill the blanks in or leave blank? If I'm supposed to leave the top section blank do I fill out the bottom section that has a red rectangle? Last question when I get the transferable registration and tag and I take them to my local DMV what do I say if they ask why the registration is Vermont registration? I know they most likely will ask so I need a good excuse to tell them. Thanks!
  7. luniz7

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    See post #72 on page 8. I laid out everything I filled out. When you get the registration just go to the dmv and tell them you bought the bike from Vermont. They might ask for other stuff but it's not needed. In CO you are required to have proof of insurance to title a bike. Like mentioned earlier, just tell them you bought it from Vermont and tell them that Vermont doesn't title bikes 15 years or older. They will go look it up. Then you will have to pay taxes and everything and your title will be issued.
  8. Tist

    Tist n00b

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    I filled out the first page just like you said on post #72 but there is a second page that looks almost like the first one. Do I need to fill any of that out? Do I just send the second page to them blank? Thanks for your help!!
  9. luniz7

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    You don't need to fill out the second page. That's for a transfer I believe.
  10. Tuna Helper

    Tuna Helper Rawrr!

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    On a cb 750 the vin is on both the frame and motor. If your title matches the motor and you have a receipt for the frame, you will want to go to the bmv website and print out some forms for a homemade vehicle. I went through this with a trailer and can post more details when I get home.

    I think this is the one you need. http://www.in.gov/bmv/2664.htm

    Scroll down a ways, there is a pic here that shows where your vin should be. http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=74621.0
  11. Tuna Helper

    Tuna Helper Rawrr!

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    Glad to hear it! I never tried with my 76 kz750b because when I looked at the Vermont bmv website it talked about scooters under 300ccs, but didn't mention anything bigger.
  12. luniz7

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    No it definitely works with bikes over 300ccs
  13. Tuna Helper

    Tuna Helper Rawrr!

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    Which forms? I don't reside in MI, but I do own property there.
  14. isu2014

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    Do I need a notarized bill of sale for this or will just a properly filled out bill of sale work? I have a 1970 CT70H. Also, did anyone actually call someone at the DMV before mailing the stuff or just filled out the papers and sent it in and prayed?
  15. Spitfire151

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    Mine was not notarized and it worked.
  16. Ibenhad

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    My plate with a T (temp) sticker came yesterday. Now I just wait for the actual registration to see if it's trans or non.
  17. der_saeufer

    der_saeufer ?איפה בירה

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    Vermont doesn't require notarization on vehicle documents.

    There's no such thing as a non-transferrable registration in Vermont, because the registration isn't an ownership document. To sell it in Vermont, you'd simply give the buyer a signed bill of sale, assuming we're talking about a non-titled vehicle.
  18. 1Bonehead

    1Bonehead Fearless of Falling

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    So, I got everything bac today with a letter asking to prove it has been made road legal. They also crossed out CRE and put Honda? i guess I will call them in the morning cause it isnt a cr250 it is a cre260
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    Tuna Helper Rawrr!

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    question - Do they contact the seller at all? I have no idea who the former registered owner was, as it had been sold with no title a couple times before I bought my bike.
  20. Mgbgt89

    Mgbgt89 Long timer

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    No. My "seller" was a buddy of mine. I was his seller.