Wisconsin dirt bike title/registration thread

Discussion in 'Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States' started by Bonebag, Apr 1, 2011.

  1. freeflow

    freeflow get in or go in

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    again, I'd be just fine with paying to test my emission to demonstrate my bike is in compliance with EPA NESHAP RICE standards. :D they don't give us that option. Instead they are relying on the manufacturer to certify that it meets the emissions. My chain saw is ok though. :lol3

    weird thing is that I do air emissions compliance on some million dollar engines and Cat won't even certify those, so we must test them to demonstrate compliance. I've had meeting with Cat on this and their engineers to try to help their customers reduce compliance testing costs...they say, too bad.
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  2. seriousracer

    seriousracer be a man dodge tree bark

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    i am not f***ng stupid,but i used too. niles mi.
    OK I will play this game. What about DOT approved wheels. not tires wheels. Hubs,brake rotors.
    Gas tank. fuel shut off valve(not manual but vacuum).
    There is a lot more to be road worthy then just lights and tires.
    Noise is just one more area. But i agree 92 would be nice.
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  3. Skinner

    Skinner Mr.KTM

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    So, I'm just saying, if you were to "sell" a wisconsin bike to an Illinois resident, who then went and titled it and plated it, got tired of it and sold back to you with a clean clear street title from Illinois????
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  4. vwboomer

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    Probly wouldn't work. they have a list of bikes that are gray market/not approved that will come up when the VIN is run. My GasGas had a perfectly good Georgia street title that WI would not honor. Their advice was to 'take it back'.
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  5. buls4evr

    buls4evr No Marks....

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    Like I said Badgers....bring em over and plate them here and ride here. We need the revenue. Just not smart to crow about what you are doing on forums like this. Our TR54 system is great and we want to keep it from the greenies.But it is for MI residents so don't be surprised if your MI title gets yanked too.
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  6. seriousracer

    seriousracer be a man dodge tree bark

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    i am not f***ng stupid,but i used too. niles mi.
    huh?http://www.michigan.gov/documents/Dup_Questionnaire_18062_7.pdf
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  7. vwboomer

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    I'm not sure what you're going on about. Before registering my bike in MI, I emailed the SOS to verify that it was ok if I was a WI resident registering a vehicle in MI. I was told that was no problem. The clerk at the SOS asked if I had a MI address to register the bike to and I said no. I was told no problem.
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  8. DruiD

    DruiD riding too fast

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    I bought an Illinois registered TC510.

    DMV mailed app to Madison and cashed my check.

    Madison DOT mailed my app back with a refusal letter.

    Took them three weeks to refund my money....

    If it doesn't have the sticker, WI won't register it period.

    I bought a FL registered TE510.

    DMV mailed app to Madison and cashed my check.

    No letter or title/reg yet.
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  9. papalobster

    papalobster With Gusto!

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    My 450 EXC has a valid IL street title. WI won't give me a street title.

    My 96 300 EXC> had an IL street title, DMV gave me a WI street title.
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  10. C Squared

    C Squared Now without TURBO! Supporter

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    Um... similar 300 has a street title in my name here in WI
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  11. Hodag

    Hodag Native

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    i blame walker
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  12. Northwoods Yeti

    Northwoods Yeti Almost house broken

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    It's plausable, he is bad for the state in so many other ways........
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  13. Dave in Wi

    Dave in Wi Long timer

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    Now now guys, let's not get this kicked to CSM. Althought the topic is pretty close for comfort anyway.
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  14. gettr

    gettr What not to do..

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    Wondering if I took a off-road only bike to a custom (read HD) shop and paid them some $$, would they submit a custom frame title/license for a bike that IS street legal (horn, lights, etc...) It might pay to be nice to the HD folks... they seem to know the loopholes...
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  15. Black Beard

    Black Beard EXC user

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    Most custom bike shops buy frames with state of origin certificates. Thats how they get titles. And they very seldom have horns and directionals.
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  16. vwboomer

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    Aren't these 'custom' builders generally allowed a certain number of EPA exemptions per year? Thought I read that somewhere.
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  17. Black Beard

    Black Beard EXC user

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    If I remember correctly its under 300 bikes built per year. That also eliminated noise regulations. Thats why a bunch of the big custom builders only built so many bikes. I worked for a local shop after high school, there was alot of shady stuff going on. Side note, I did blow up a 1942 Knuckle head. Piston came apart. Not a great conversation.
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  18. bobbo

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    What year bikes are you guys having problems with my bike was an 03 so maybe to old to be on the radar for this title problem
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  19. zigman

    zigman Working for the man

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    So I currently have a KTM 300exc 2 stroke that I purchased new in 2005. I got lucky at the WI DMV and got a title & plate right when I bought it. I have heard that this has become more difficult to do over the past 9 years. Anyway, I recently purchased a Honda CR500 set up for super moto. It has a California title, and I would like to get it titled & plated in my name. I am afraid if I send it in to the WI DMV that they will not issue me a title and I will lose the current one. I have several friends & family in IL, MI and CO....and I am thinking I may have better luck if I try to do it through one of those states and use my contact's address. Any thoughts or advice on the subject....?
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  20. vwboomer

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    They can't keep your title. All they will do is send it back to you. and a couple weeks later, your money will be refunded.
    Furthermore, you don't need to reside in MI to plate a bike there.