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Re: V5 for sale on eBay???

To: "Gosling, Richard B" <>
Subject: Re: V5 for sale on eBay???
From: Simon Matthews <>
Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2005 09:44:48 -0700
Some years ago, someone posted an email to this list (see link below),
which describes a lawsuit in which the bulk of a car was seperated
from its VIN tag and the owners of each both claimed to have the
original car:


On 4/28/05, Gosling, Richard B <> wrote:
> Well, sort of.  This heads right into the thorny question of how many things
> can you change on a car and it's still the same car.  I believe there is
> some sort of points system - transfer enough "points" into your new shell
> and it's still, as far as the DVLA are concerned, the same car.  I can't
> remember how many points are involved, but I guess you'd probably need at
> least the engine and gearbox from the old car for the new car to be
> registered under the same registration.

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