Why is this illegal ?

Discussion in 'Sportster Models' started by dangerdan, May 20, 2011.

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  1. dangerdan

    dangerdan Junior Member

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    Sorry for bringing this up, but why is this illegal?


    The fllowing subject was closed by Glider and his response was that this is "ILLEGAL"

    I have a wrecked Sporty Im trying to put back together. If anyone has a Clean titled 95-03 sporty frame. get back at me


    Dan
     
  2. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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    It's rather obvious to me that this poster should have a title for the bike he is trying to rebuild. Asking for a title from another bike (If anyone has a Clean titled 95-03 sporty frame. get back at me ) so that he can rebuild his bike is illegal.The title he is looking for obviously has a different VIN on it than the poster's bike. Suppose I took your bike and got another title for the same year bike and re-stamped the VIN from that title on your bike , then registered it as my bike.:D

    I think you get the idea here. It may even be a stolen bike too (not saying it is)
     
  3. dangerdan

    dangerdan Junior Member

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    I just wrecked my frame in an accident.
    I found a good frame at a wrecker.

    What do I have to do to make this frame legal
     
  4. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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    Couldn't tell you there, don't know the laws in your area.

    Besides the OP was looking for anyone with a title (not his) for a frame that he has. You don't see anything wrong with that?
     
  5. dangerdan

    dangerdan Junior Member

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    That makes senses.. I will discuss with my brother inlaw when he gets back. He's done this before.

    This is very strange indeed.

    Thanks Glider
     
  6. kemo

    kemo R.I.P

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    I have to agree with Smitty on the resale value of a salvage bike.
    Ken
     
  7. HDDon

    HDDon Experienced Member Contributor Retired Moderators

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    I had a bike stolen years ago. Seven months later my frame was found with another engine. Seems a ring of thieves stole the bikes swapped the engines and got wrecked bike titles and restamped the engines and frames. Sound like what the OP is looking to do???
     
  8. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Expert Member

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    HMMM, I have seen bikes confiscated in Sturgis for numbers not matching, not willing to take a chance like that JMO
     
  9. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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    Rebuilt, salvaged or wrecked bikes are rather difficult to register just like home made trailers in some states. You must provide bills for all the parts that were used in the assembly of the bike etc in order to get it registered otherwise anyone with the urge to be dishonest would just rob parts and build a bike or trailer and go register it in their name with a valid title. This title thing varies from state to state with some states being more difficult to do this than others.

    In some instances or states a MSO (Manufacturers certificate of origin) is needed to register a frame or engine to build a custom otherwise you are out of luck until you can prove where it came from.
     
  10. ckhismine

    ckhismine Active Member

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    Listen to glider he is telling the truth.
     
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