Archive for December 29, 2015

Tough Emissions States Relax Car Kit Testing Procedures but Institute Annual Quotas

Written by cartalk on . Posted in Cobra kit car manufacturers, Muscle car, Replica car kit

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Although licensing requirements for kit cars and replica roadsters can vary somewhat by state, American drivers tend to have a much easier time putting their upgraded chassis on the road. With the rise of authentic replication car kits designed to pay homage to the era of the muscle car, some drivers may find that they need to retain manufacturer’s certificates of origin as well as receipts for purchase of body panels and other kit parts.

In general, when a factory-produced chassis is upgraded with a certified and licensed car kit, local motor vehicle offices can test and register it in a more timely fashion. When car repair enthusiasts utilize a custom chassis, however, the licensing process can be a bit more time