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Old 01-12-2012, 04:49 PM   #1
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Hi ya,
i came across an 2000 XJ with 100k miles on it buy have no title....person claims that the title has been pawned (sounded like a business to him as he has other vehicle without title as well).

Question is, is it legal to buy if i just need the parts?

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Not quite sure, is willing to write you a bill of sale? And put ALL his info on it and sign it?
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Go to the DMV with the VIN and the Sellerís name and have them tell you if there is a lien on the title.

If not, have the seller apply for a replacement for a lost title.
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Thx for the replies guys.

No bill of sales.
"Jeep is gonna sold as parts as seller has pawned the title".....that's what i was told.

I don't really need the title, just wanna swap out the engine and some parts.

Any other thoughts?
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Even if its for parts bill of sale is like a receipt it gives you ownership this way he cant just turn around and say you stole it
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Even if its for parts bill of sale is like a receipt it gives you ownership this way he cant just turn around and say you stole it
That's my main concern.
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How do you pawn a title?

No title or a valid bill of sale, no deal.
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No title or a valid bill of sale, no deal.
My guess would be a payday/title loan was taken out against it. If that's the case, then they have interest in the vehicle, so I'd probably run away quickly.
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It sounds like he took out a title loan or he does not own the vehicle. I would be very nervous about this one.
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My guess would be a payday/title loan was taken out against it. If that's the case, then they have interest in the vehicle, so I'd probably run away quickly.
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Def just walk away dont do it save yourself the trouble!
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tell him you'll meet him at the pawn shop to pay for his title if it's within the price he's asking.
only way i would do it.
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