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Old 08-08-2007, 07:02 PM
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Im buying an atv but the guy dosen't have any paperwork. And he's asking alot lower price than what its worth. Im suspicious. Is their a way to search the vin to see if it was stolen. I said I wouldn't buy it without any paperwork. Also how does he get a new title? He said he lost it. Please let me know.
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Old 08-08-2007, 07:20 PM
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go to the dmv and tell them someone is selling you a bike and you want to see if its stolen. just take the vin #
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Old 08-08-2007, 07:21 PM
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Call the local fuzz-cops get the vin off of it ask them to run it if your worried about it if you do buy it make him write you a bill of sell with the vin on it and his name make him show you some id to make sure the name he signs is infact him..
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Old 08-08-2007, 07:49 PM
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Default how do you know if a atv is stolen?

then if he's like i'll give you so much lower.. try to talk him down as much as you can and then buy it and part it out
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Old 08-08-2007, 08:36 PM
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I don't want anything to do with a stolen atv. I have a federal job. I want to keep it. My cousin is a cop so he's going to check it out. But If it wasn't reported yet and I buy it then I lost out on money and possible criminal record.
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Old 08-08-2007, 09:50 PM
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Just because he doesnt have papers doesnt meen its stolen. I bought a 400ex that the guy didnt have any papers for, but I knew the original owner that he bought it from, and everything was on the up and up.

Also, price just depends on the demand.....if the market is flooded with similar machines, then you will have a hard time selling unless you really drop the price. The guy may be in a tight spot too (divorce, lost job, etc.), so he needs to get rid of some toys to pay some bills, thats how I got my 400ex. Situations like divorce can make it hard to keep track of all of the paperwork.

Like everybody else has said, take the vin# and have an officer run it for you. If there are no vin#'s left on the machine (filed or grinded off) then you can pretty much bet on it being stolen.
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Old 08-08-2007, 11:06 PM
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tony i had a grizz stolen what are they trying to sell u
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Old 08-09-2007, 12:10 AM
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Old 08-09-2007, 01:42 AM
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<div class="FTQUOTE"><begin quote>Originally posted by: Speedy2222

then if he's like i'll give you so much lower.. try to talk him down as much as you can and then buy it and part it out</end quote></div>

So you are recommending buying a stolen ATV?

Nice...
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Old 08-09-2007, 11:01 AM
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Default how do you know if a atv is stolen?

<div class="FTQUOTE"><begin quote>Originally posted by: Speedy2222

then if he's like i'll give you so much lower.. try to talk him down as much as you can and then buy it and part it out</end quote></div>

Ya, that makes everything better. You won't get caught supporting thieves and getting rid of someone else's wheeler.
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