Previous owners

Discussion in 'Lost and Found' started by Obie455, Jan 22, 2012.

  1. Obie455

    Obie455 Well-Known Member

    Anyone here ever tracked down your cars previous owners for historical info? If you did how did you do it? DMV ect.? Any tips thanks. :Do No:
     
  2. Daves69

    Daves69 Too many cars too work on

    I reached a dead end with my 69 search through the DMV. they were not able to go back before 1977. I then called the theft division of my local police dept. After a month I received a call from the inspector I spoke with. Scared me since I had forgotten about it. He brought me all the paperwork back to the MSO. I guess I got Lucky.
     
  3. Obie455

    Obie455 Well-Known Member

    Nice story, tnk you. I'll try the DMV and see where it gets me.
     
  4. Briz

    Briz Platinum Level Contributor

    I tracked my cars past through all the old paperwork in the glove box.(on the internet) With the exception of the guy I bought it from all are deceased. I did track down the second owners son that said although he remembered his dad having the car he don't remember anything about it except that his dad didn't drive it much.

    Woweee! My 2500th post!
     
  5. N360LL

    N360LL milehi71Stage1

    I've gotten some information from various state DMV's. Others I have gotten from the records with the car at the time of purchase. I still want to find more on a couple of my cars to complete the paperwork trail.
     
  6. jrjensen

    jrjensen Well-Known Member

    Have you tried OH?? Luck? My car is suppose to be a Marion, OH car. Thanks.
     
  7. Art B

    Art B Well-Known Member

    My X was originally purchased in Arkansas. For $1 the State of Arkansas DMV sent me photocopies of all registration applications for my car.
     
  8. gsx455-4ever

    gsx455-4ever Gold Level Contributor

    Lee I realize this is a old thread but did you ever find out anything. North Carolina will trace a car sold in NC all the way back to the MSO. PA will only go back 10 years.

    The thing to remember is when contacting you DMV is to tell them you are doing it for RESEARCH . I know MD will do it also.
     
  9. gsx455-4ever

    gsx455-4ever Gold Level Contributor

    Lee You have to clear your Messages
     

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