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Old 12-03-2003, 08:07 PM   #26 (permalink)
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Talk a look at CA laws section. It's in html and pdf.

http://www.dmv.ca.gov/pubs/pubs.htm
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Old 04-11-2008, 01:50 PM   #27 (permalink)
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I came across this on the web? CA street legal. Anyone know if this is a bolt on kit, or a custom job. It would make the riding experience totally different and fun as hell I would imagine.
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Old 04-11-2008, 07:43 PM   #28 (permalink)
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Years ago (late 80's) a its was reasonibly popular to take a 3 wheeler, use a conversion kit made for enduro bikes to get it tagged, and then after being inspected converted into a fourwheeler. Some how going this route with a legal 3 wheeler converted to a 4 wheeler was a loop hole in the law. Again this was 20 years ago.
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Old 04-11-2008, 07:45 PM   #29 (permalink)
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Old 04-11-2008, 09:19 PM   #30 (permalink)
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the company to contact is in napa called littlefoot conversions,inc. street legal atvs
840 jackson st. napa ca. tel 707-255 -6891 fax 707-255-7179
wow, noted and visiting tomorrow.
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Old 04-12-2008, 08:22 AM   #31 (permalink)
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Wow that cool. I'm actually working on an Honda ATC 250R two stroke three wheeler that has a motorcycle conversion kit on it. It's got a swingarm like a dirtbike but it has a wide ATV tire on it. Like the Yamaha BW 200's and 350's but this one should be wicked fast lol!

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Old 04-12-2008, 09:36 AM   #32 (permalink)
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I hate to burst everyone's bubble, but we in Ca could be SOL in making our quads street legal. When that guy with the raptor made his legal it exposed the loophole and Ca shut it down.

Now the CARB(dirty worthless corrupt pieces of ****) got involved and have added a law that makes it illegal to title a vehicle that has been titled as offroad only on the basis of emissions. god damn communists! I'm so leaving this state.
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Old 08-08-2008, 04:18 PM   #33 (permalink)
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Bringing this back up. Any updates from anyone.

I have been thinking about doing something to my Raptor. Here is one exactly like mine but legalized.







http://www.raptorforum.com/gallery/s...o.php?photo=67

PS: to the local Napan in this thread. I have never seen those of you on here.
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Old 08-08-2008, 05:09 PM   #34 (permalink)
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quads are not fun on the street... I've driven on a two lane highway in the desert before (middle of nowhere, nobody cares) to get to a friend's house for a tire plug kit... turning fast with a sport quad on pavement does not work very well... why not buy a motorcycle and keep the quad on the dirt?
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Old 08-09-2008, 12:15 AM   #35 (permalink)
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quads are not fun on the street... I've driven on a two lane highway in the desert before (middle of nowhere, nobody cares) to get to a friend's house for a tire plug kit... turning fast with a sport quad on pavement does not work very well... why not buy a motorcycle and keep the quad on the dirt?
Exactly what I was thinking. Even something like brutpwr was talking about (ATC250R with a Missle Engineering 2 wheel kit) wouldn't be very fun, as the big round profile tires wouldn't have dick for a contact patch.
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Here is a dumb question and I am in the business. How can you get an inspection sticker with anything with a plastic tank?
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Here is a dumb question and I am in the business. How can you get an inspection sticker with anything with a plastic tank?
Go to a tag agent that doesn't know their ass from a hole in the ground.
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I came across this on the web? CA street legal. Anyone know if this is a bolt on kit, or a custom job. It would make the riding experience totally different and fun as hell I would imagine.
Talked to this guy in Castro Valley Ca. He custom fabbed the rear swingarm. Quads were illegal to register for the street, but because he had 3 wheels he was able to register it as a trike. California no longer allows any type of dirt to street conversion.
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Old 09-05-2009, 09:38 PM   #39 (permalink)
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It sucks out here in PA. I just found a link that states that once a machine is titled and/or registered as an ATV, PennDOT(Pennsylvania Dept. of transportation) will not title it as anything else.
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Here is a dumb question and I am in the business. How can you get an inspection sticker with anything with a plastic tank?

almost all new vehicles have plastic tanks, hell my 94 dodge has a plastic tank and i know for a fact because i took it out and put an xj tank in replace of it
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why not just not title the quad when you buy it and pull the plasicis off and say you built it, and tehn get a hot rod plate and title and just put the plasitics back
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Old 09-08-2009, 03:17 PM   #42 (permalink)
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ATV's can't be licensed for on-road use in Oregon but our hillbilly town created a city ordinance making them legal to drive around in-town. Must have a valid drivers license and that's it, no helmet required. You're supposed to have blinkers/brake lights, etc but no-one does.

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