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Date registered: Oct 2002
Vehicle: 1967 250 SL, 1963 220Sb
Location: Los Angeles / Altadena
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Obtaining a title without a chain of ownership varies from state to state. Start with your state's department of motor vehicles. In California there is a process that involves creating a chain of ownership and getting a bill of sale (hah, how do you do that???), and in Arizona you have to post some sort of bond. In Florida I have no idea but check with your state DMV for starters. You might run into complications if you can't do it in Florida since some states (including California) require a vehicle inspection to title a car... (If I buy a car in Arizona and drive it to California I need to take it to DMV for inspection -- this is a problem if you don't move the car to the state in which you obtain title).
Currently: 1967 250 SL, 1963 220Sb, 1965 300SE Lang, 1971 280SE parts car, 1972 Alfa GTV, 1965 Alfa Duetto, 1993 BMW R100R
Past: 1971 250 C, 1985 300 TD, 1967 250 S, 1968 280 S,1981 300 D, 1982 280CE, 3 Facel Vegas, Borgward Isabella Coupe, Alfa 2600 Sprint, Volvo P1900 (yes), numerous less interesting Volvos, ...