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Old 02-17-2016, 03:42 PM   #1
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Easiest Way To Fix Jumped, or No Title

Hi Folks:

I took about a month off my Overlander Resto to try and deal with the registration issues here in FL.

I hope what I learned helps others!

I bought a very rough 27' this past December with a jumped title. I went straight to DMV, who told me "no problem". Very long story short - it's a huge problem. I had planned on a this worst case scenario and would simply use the OL as an awesome backyard Air BNB / Office / In Law shack.

But I wasn't quite ready to give up! Glad I didn't!

Here's how I registered my trailer with no title, and no registration:


- I am looking at my tag as I type.
- Okay if you don't live in Vermont
- Okay if you don't have a Vermont license.

They will issue you a tag and mail it to you.

You don't need to pay big money to agencies. I did it myself. I printed out the form, and using the required NADA "high" value paid about $180, and 2.5 weeks later opened my mail box and saw the yellow envelope with my tag.

SO, I can now register in FL is I want, because I have a registration, but I kinda like Vermont anyway, so I'll just keep it registered there.

If you want specific instructions, I searched while on Youtube and a guy put a video up about the exact process. He's your hero, not me.

It really makes sense too. How many old motorcycles, cars, and trailers like the one I have long ago lost their paper work? Too many to count!

Kudos to Vermont!

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Old 02-19-2016, 02:57 PM   #2
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You can do something similar through Maine as well.
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Old 10-12-2018, 08:14 PM   #3
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Apologies, but I don’t quite understand your process. What form did you print, what video on YouTube, etc? The tag is a registration tag?
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Old 10-13-2018, 03:56 PM   #4
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I also had to register in Vermont as my restoration was done on an AS that had sat in a field for 20 years. No problems either. Filled out the paperwork and along came my plates. Saved a big lot of headache and money.
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