Subject: Out-of-State Car Transport
LL - NY
larrycleung at gmail.com
Tue Jul 1 19:46:00 PDT 2008
I guess, if you read my post, I pretty well had registered my car, and the
temp tags were simply the tags needed until the real ones arrived.
On 7/1/08, Mark R <speedracer.mark at gmail.com> wrote:
> NY temp tags aren't valid for importing a car to NY... only exporting or
> in-state transfers. And you still have to show proof of insurance AND
> ownership. It's basically an option for exporting a car when moving or a
> cheaper alternative to full registration.
> Yeah, it's "kooky."
> Mark Rosenkrantz
> On Tue, Jul 1, 2008 at 8:05 PM, LL - NY <larrycleung at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I picked up my S6 from PA with temp NY tags. Have the NY buyer contact his
>> insurance co. with the car's VIN so that it's covered. When he gets his
>> Insurance ID cards, he then goes to NY DMV and picks up temp tags. Then he
>> goes to pick up the car. I don't recall if the temp tags are 10 day or 30
>> day, but the buyer will find out when he goes to get them.
>> LL - NY
>> On 7/1/08, Tom Winter <tom at freeskier.com> wrote:
>> > On 7/1/08 12:58 PM, "quattro-request at audifans.com"
>> > <quattro-request at audifans.com> wrote:
>> > > I'm sure some of you have bought and sold cars to or from out-of-state
>> > buyers.
>> > I'm in the process of selling an Audi A4 to someone in NY. I live in
>> > VA. Once
>> > a bill of sale and title are exchanged, is there a way for the buyer to
>> > drive
>> > the car back to his home state?
>> > Mohammed - My S6 came from NH, and I was able to get a temp permit in
>> > Colorado (up to 30 days) and drive it back. The first person I spoke
>> > at
>> > the Boulder, Co DMV told me "no way" because I let slip that the car was
>> > NH. Dumb on my part.
>> > Buuuut, I didn't take no for an answer. I went back at lunch (the nay
>> > was on break) and just told them I bought a car with NH plates and had
>> > drive it home to Vail (I was in Boulder, so I claimed the seller was a
>> > student who never registered the car in CO). They issued a temp tag upon
>> > bill of sale and a title + proof of insurance.
>> > I'd suggest that the NY purchaser do the same. Show up with all the
>> > paperwork, get a temp tag and then drive home from VA with that. The
>> > can always claim to the DMV that the car is at the shop, or at the
>> > house, etc. But the less info you tell them, the better off you will be,
>> > IMO.
>> > Less desirable (and totally illegal) would be for the buyer to bring
>> > his/her
>> > own tags from their old car and slap 'em on. That's a bit of a gamble,
>> > though.
>> > Of course, I assume that NY issues temp tags.
>> > Good luck.
>> > Tom '95 S6 Avant (relocated via temp tag)
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