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Hello fellow enthusiasts. I've been looking for a project for some time and have come across a running, titled, 1st owner FFR replica near me. There is just enough left to do for me to put some personal touches on it. It's priced close to what a complete kit lists for currently but includes the drive train, wheels and tires. He has all the documentation. I know I need to look at specific options, build quality, etc. but are there some other things I should consider before making an offer? Any questions to ask regarding the paperwork? Thanks in advance for your collective wisdom.
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I obviously posted this in the wrong spot. If an admin happens across this and can delete please do so. I didn't see that as an option anywhere.
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What version FFR is it ? FFR like many of the manufactures continue to tweak and improve on the product.
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What version FFR is it ? FFR like many of the manufactures continue to tweak and improve on the product.
That's one of the things on my list as it wasn't specified in the description.
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As a general rule, the more money you spend the better the end product will be.
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That's one of the things on my list as it wasn't specified in the description.
Find out what the FFR chassis number on the MSO is and post it here. Also look back at my previous posts for the last 4-5 weeks as I remember posting the differences/running changes for the FFR's recently.

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As a general rule, the more money you spend the better the end product will be.
So very true, you get what you pay for.



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Find out what the FFR chassis number on the MSO is and post it here. Also look back at my previous posts for the last 4-5 weeks as I remember posting the differences/running changes for the FFR's recently.

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Is the titled car in your state?
Your bio shows NC.
NCDMV has "special construction" and "replica"
catagories when submitting for a title.
It also looks like it will require a vehicle
inspection.

Just be sure you know the DMV rules
before buying so it's not hung up
in some paperwork nightmare.
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Go with a running completed car, that is a quality manufacturer that is still in business.

I an incomplete kit, go with the above plus make sure the MSO and all parts have receipts that your DMV will accept as proof that the parts were not stolen. One questionable part and they may go over everything with a fine tooth comb.
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