A person buys a frame from one individual and buys the rest of the components from someone else or purchases all the components and assembles the parts so the finished product will resemble a factory Porsche, Harley Davidson, Shelby, antique vehicle, etc.
The vehicle owner will need to provide the DMV with the following; this may require more than one visit:
The finished vehicle must be inspected by a peace officer or a DMV-CSR. The vehicle title will reflect the make as "SPCN," the model year will be the year of completion and the model will be the "make code" on the MSO. The vehicle will also need to be issued a Utah Official ID number by the DMV office; this will need to be installed as directed by the DMV staff, then inspected by a police officer, DMV-CSR, or certified safety inspector.
All the components are purchased in a kit similar to a model car (including the frame). The applicant will need to provide to the DMV; this may require more than one visit:
The vehicle must be inspected by a peace officer or by the DMV-CSR prior to titling. On the title, the make of the vehicle will reflect the make on the MSO, year will be the year of completion and the model will be "replica." The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) listed on Form TC-656, Application For Utah Title will be the number on the chassis MSO, if that number is a 17-digit conforming number issued by the manufacturer.
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