Victory In Vermont - My Third License Plate Arrived!

Discussion in 'CT90, CT110, ST70, ST90 Discussion' started by b52bombardier1, Mar 10, 2012.

  1. Travas2

    Travas2 New Member

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    I was in the Davison area just a few days ago coming home the long way from Frankenmuth, 'tis the season. Davison is about an hour away from where I'm located (north of the Port Huron area, lots of beautiful sights if you're out this way).
     
  2. racerx

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    My grandparents' place was in Lexington, literally a stones throw from the lake Huron shore. Haven't seen the area for about 30 years now. Used to be lots of places to ride and sights to see.
     
  3. bleleux3

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    Has anyone recently tried to transfer the VT plate/reg for a CA one and care to explain the process? My VT plate was about to expire and I just renewed for another year. Is it legal to just keep renewing the VT plate yearly and keep it even if I live in CA? I do not plan on selling the bike in the future.
     
  4. Mike_

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    yes, but it will be very $$$$ just keep in Vermont My bike and car reg went up over 70% this year from last. Screw CA, time to move
     
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    I never hear of anything getting better in CA.
     
  6. racerx

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    You slay me, brother!!:ROFLMAO:
     
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  7. Tripod

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    Im keeping my vermont plates. No need to give Kalifornistan any more of my after tax income.
     
  8. OLD CT

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    Geez! With all that legal weed TAX money, you would think the libtards could RUN THAT STATE BETTER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:rolleyes:

    Did you know you can't make a illegal left in CA? You have to make a undocumented left! LOL!!!!!!!!!!(y)
     
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  9. b52bombardier1

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    I think Vermont might eventually ask you for an annual road-worthiness inspection to renew. Not sure of this. Never stuck around with Vermont long enough to find out but the instructions for filling out Vermont DMV Form 119 should tell us.

    Rick
     
  10. red69

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    I've had my minis registered in Vermont for a couple of years and they have never asked for an inspection subsequent to initial registration. However, if you operate on Vermont roadway, I believe that is a requirement.
     
  11. CT70_Scotts

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    I successfully transferred a Vermont registration to a Michigan title today! That was the trial test on my 1970H. Now I will do the other 2!
     
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  12. racerx

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    Which SOS branch office did you use?

    It matters...ask me how I know this;)
     
  13. CT70_Scotts

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    Troy branch on Long Lake, I did the express appointment online. Of course had to remind them Vermont does not issue titles on vehicles over 15 years old.

    I had the Vermont plate with me so if they bulked they would have had to tell how I was going to license this bike in the future without a title.
     
  14. CT70_Scotts

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    Success yesterday with the last 2 70's.

    Took the gal a bit longer then last time she was on the phone with Lansing for part of the time, but in the end walked out with receipts for 2 titles that will be mailed out.

    Now all 3 have Michigan titles and can be legally licensed when I wish too!

    Really feel that some day this will not be possible....so that is why I got this done! Been trying on and and off for 20 years!
     
  15. racerx

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    Actually, it's still possible to title one of these bikes in Michigan without doing the Vermont thing, or securing a bonded title...unless the law has been changed yet, again. Over 25 years old & under $2500 requires little more than it did before Rick "Flintwater" Snyder became governerd...and gave the insurance industry another cash cow (us). All you need is a bill of sale, an affidavit (that you fill out), possibly a police inspection (they check the VIN)...and...most importantly, the right SOS office, with the right person behind the counter. IDK about Troy. Wixom is hit & miss. From what I understand, the Flint branch is pretty good about this. Perhaps our own kirrbby will weigh-in with an update.

    BTW...congrats(y)
     
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    Thanks! I did try the other way both at the Romeo branch and the rural branch in Sandusky. Both told me they would have to be bonded as they were never titled or out of state titled, neither would disclose that information. Going the bonded route would have cost more money then the Vermont route. Yes my buddy says he does this all the time in Pontiac but I think this is more with lost title road bikes. Any whoo it's done and over with.
     
  17. kirrbby

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    I use the S.O.S. right here in Davison. It's been a while since I've titled one...about 18 months, but I didn't need a bond. They did tell me that I needed a surity bond for my ZB50. The title on the ZB was signed in the wrong spot by a past owner, AND it's a Indiana title.
    The Davison branch used to be a bit of a battle, but they've gotten much easier about titling our bikes. It's worth the (polite) argument with the clerk. Ask if the manager can weigh in. The sos is supposed to follow the word of the law...and that's it. We ARE within the law...titling a bike that's never been titled before. A vin inspection should be the worst they could require for a title. A roadworthiness inspection if your trying to register it also. Lights horn mirror...
     
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    It's always good to know the options, you never know when the knowledge could be handy, or save the day.
     
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  19. Tripod

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    The best piece of knowledge on this is to be prepared to inform them that Vermont doesnt issue titles under 300cc.
     
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  20. b52bombardier1

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    Or older than 15 years old . . .

    Rick
     
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