Licensing Hotrods - Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board
Hotrodders.com -- Hot Rod Forum



Register FAQ Search Today's Posts Unanswered Posts Auto Escrow Insurance Auto Loans
Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board > Tech Help> Hotrodding Basics
User Name
Password
lost password?   |   register now

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 01-20-2006, 09:57 AM
Dreadlord's Avatar
Proficient Motorsports - Owner
 

Last journal entry: The Trucks Redemption
Last photo:
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: missouri
Age: 27
Posts: 160
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Licensing Hotrods

How hard is it to get your Home built hotrod licensed in the state of missouri.. as in titled and registered to obtain the license

    Advertisement
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 01-20-2006, 10:12 AM
ckucia's Avatar
Member
 
Last photo:
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: cleveland
Age: 47
Posts: 565
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Can't help you on Missouri, but I've noticed these questions pop up with some frequency.

It would be a real resource if somehow we could put together a state-by-state guide based on rodders recent experiences.

Anyhow, in Ohio, there is info on the DMV and EPA web sites.

The DMV uses the State Highway Patrol to do an inspection, that is mostly confirming that the parts aren't stolen. Roadworthiness is largely determined by the builder/owner.

The EPA, I believe, goes by the model year of the engine (if it can be proven) to determine the pertinent regulations and if emissions testing is required.

Another concern would be insurance. In Ohio, the title says something like "homebuilt" or "self assembled". That covers a very broad range - from building a stock equivalent out of parts from various cars to something completely from scratch. Other than liability, any other coverages may be difficult to obtain. I haven't yet researched that aspect.

I haven't found anyone in the process who actually confirms that the vehicle meets any roadworthiness criteria. You would think that would be where the DMV would get involved, but they apparently don't.

One aspect that is kind of weird, is that (in Ohio) you bring the completed vehicle for inspection. Of course, you can get in touch with inspectors beforehand, but there's no sort of plan approval, as there would be for building a home.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 01-20-2006, 12:16 PM
MI2600's Avatar
Member# 3287
 

Last journal entry: Vortec Heads
Last photo:
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: N. Muskegon, MI
Posts: 2,632
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
I would try something like "Missouri.gov" as a search and look for Secretary of State, or whatever it's called in MO.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 01-20-2006, 12:24 PM
OneMoreTime's Avatar
Hotrodders.com moderator
 
Last wiki edit: Health and safety in the shop or garage
Last journal entry: Yard Dog pic
Last photo:
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Washington State
Age: 70
Posts: 7,518
Wiki Edits: 3

Thanks: 80
Thanked 173 Times in 161 Posts
One will need all the documentation pertaining to the purchase of all the components used in the construction of the vehicle..Not sure about the state of Missouri but most states work that way..titling and ownership is one thing..passing DMV for roadworthy is another and then if one has to pass emmisions is yet another..

Main thing is that if you happen across an individual in the powrs that be that speaks "Hot Rod" you may be ok..if you run into somone having a real bad day yours might not be all that good..

OMT
__________________
I have tried most all of it and now do what is known to work..
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

Recent Hotrodding Basics posts with photos

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name (usually not your first and last name), your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Newby to the website but not to Hotrods dropped66 Introduce Yourself 1 07-21-2005 04:10 PM
Hotrods, Hot Dogs and Baseball. Restore60s Hotrodders' Lounge 7 12-08-2004 01:44 PM
Late model 'hotrods' with tweed interiors? speedingpenguin Interior 16 11-08-2004 10:10 PM
Wisconsin vehicle equipment and licensing statutes hoodoo General Rodding Tech 8 10-23-2004 08:18 AM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:58 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
Copyright Hotrodders.com 1999 - 2012. All Rights Reserved.