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Custom Vehicle - 1965 GT40

Custom Vehicle - 1965 GT40

We were very enthused to see Scarlett in the shop this month! Allow us to make introductions: This is Scarlett, Tim T.'s 1965 Ford GT40. Isn't she a beauty? The Ford GT40 was originally designed and produced to win sports races against Ferrari in the 1960s. The name GT40 represents 'Grand Touring' with the 40 designation representing the overall height of 40 inches. Ford actually won several titles in the late sixties with the GT40. Today, car enthusiasts like our customer Tim, have built several custom replicas inspired by the originals. As mentioned previously on the MMP blog, the state of Texas requires an inspection by an ASE certified technician be completed before registration and title of all custom vehicles. A '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 ... read more

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Custom Vehicle Registration - 2016 Shelby Replica

Custom Vehicle Registration - 2016 Shelby Replica

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 ... read more

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