914Driver
914Driver MegaDork
12/31/17 7:50 a.m.
CLynn85
CLynn85 HalfDork
12/31/17 11:46 a.m.

Ugh, another cool car at a reasonable price with no title. What's with this lately? Everytime something catches my eye and is priced right I get to the bottom and read that there's "no title, but you can get one easy". FML

914Driver
914Driver MegaDork
12/31/17 11:47 a.m.

Pre-1973 isn't difficult.

markwemple
markwemple UberDork
12/31/17 12:05 p.m.

In reply to 914Driver :

Depends upon the state. NY, niot hard. MD, forget about it.

CLynn85
CLynn85 HalfDork
12/31/17 12:33 p.m.

VA isn't "difficult" per-se, depending on circumstances. If it was abandoned in your back yard and last titled in VA, it's a fee and about 2-3 months time. If you want to use the abandoned process and fudge a few details, it's still not that bad, unless it was last titled in another state, as was our lemons Valiant, in MD. After many phone calls and a letter I got a nice official "F-you" from MD motor vehicles saying that unless I'm law enforcement they won't give me what I need for VA to issue a title.

914Driver
914Driver MegaDork
12/31/17 12:57 p.m.

So you bribe someone in NY to get paperwork and then they sell it to you.

Sine_Qua_Non
Sine_Qua_Non SuperDork
12/31/17 1:06 p.m.

Great, another no title car.  Grrrr+2

BrokenYugo
BrokenYugo MegaDork
12/31/17 3:18 p.m.

Does the "Tag it in Vermont by mail and transfer it over" no title trick not work anymore?

JThw8
JThw8 UltimaDork
1/9/18 8:09 a.m.

Vermont doesn't issue titles for cars that old, if seller has a current registration and gives you a bill of sale you should be able to get a title issued in your state.  I've done it in NJ and they are a real pain for most things but reg and bos and they had no problem.

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