Take a look at what came into the MMP shop recently!
What is it? It's a 2016 replica of a 1965 Shelby. This car has a 2015 Ford 5.0 liter engine with 400hp
Did you know the state of Texas requires an inspection by an ASE certified technician be completed before registration and title of all custom vehicles?
Custom Vehicle is defined as a vehicle manufactured to resemble a vehicle that is at least 25 years old and of a model year after 1948; and has been altered from the manufacturer's original design or has a body constructed from materials not original to the vehicle.
In Texas, prior to accepting an application for Custom Vehicle or Street Rod specialty license plates, the following safety conditions must be met:
Vehicle must pass an Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Safety Inspection.
ASE Technician must complete and sign the Form VTR-852, ASE Safety Inspection and
If the customer is making initial application for title, the following must be submitted to title the replica vehicle:
Ownership documents for each major component part (frame, motor and body)
Form VTR-61,Rebuilt Vehicle Statement
Verification of the serial number or VIN of each major component part (frame, motor and body). Acceptable verifications include pencil tracing or Form VTR-68-A.
Certified weight certificate
Completed Form 130-U,Application for Texas Certificate of Title
Three photos of the replica (front, rear, one side) and one photo of the motor vehicle that it resembles,
Proof of liability
The Texas DMV has both the forms needed and additional documentation on how to get your custom or street rod vehicle ready.
Our ASE Master Technician was glad to help complete the form for this Shelby and would love to see your special project pull into the shop soon!