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Milk
12-04-2012, 1:00 AM
Just trying to register a 67 shovelhead that ive imported.
no frame number.
The RTA wants to put a frame number onto the bike apparently?!?

im booked in to go and see one of the RTA checking stations. Who will apparently issue me with a number.

Im kinda spewin about it but i was wondering if anyone else has had problems registering old harleys in Austown?

fraggle
12-04-2012, 3:37 AM
http://www.khneisser.ch/products/75/detail/harley-davidson-hd10-australia

You can get them for a lot of older bikes, Harleys, Kwaka's, yammy's just take it to a jewelers and tell them what you want engraved onto it and rivit it to your frame.

NeoDutch
12-04-2012, 11:47 PM
That looks as dodgy as fuck. Add to the fact that the numbers must be stamped into the frame. Not engraved and certainly not riveted on.

Milk
12-05-2012, 12:46 AM
yeah i don't know what to do.

I guess just get the frame stamped.
To the purist tho it would hurt the bike.

Im definately not a purist so oh well.

Thanks guys.

ironhed
12-05-2012, 3:31 AM
what state you live in ?

Torch
12-06-2012, 10:10 AM
I'd go with that sticker thing, the worst they could do is reject it and stamp the new numbers.

Fuck it...send it back here and I'll exchange it for a numbered Harley :)

NeoDutch
12-06-2012, 9:53 PM
The number must be stamped into the frame according to the law.

Milk
12-07-2012, 2:53 AM
i live in NSW

fraggle
12-07-2012, 4:01 AM
Cars have their vin plates riveted on, so do big trucks.
I cannot see why you cannot use the alloy plate if it is riveted on as it will become part of the frame. It was used in the past and will be hell of a lot easier than getting a frame stamped.
Ask at the testing station?
Is the testing station run by the goverment or is it a local garage? Maybe you could find one that is chopper friendly?

NeoDutch
12-07-2012, 4:59 AM
I cannot see why you cannot use the alloy plate if it is riveted on as it will become part of the frame. It was used in the past and will be hell of a lot easier than getting a frame stamped.

Are you familiar with the laws here? The 17 digit VIN must be stamped into the neck of a motorcycle. It cannot be engraved or rivetted on.

Torch
12-07-2012, 10:01 PM
Are you familiar with the laws here? The 17 digit VIN must be stamped into the neck of a motorcycle. It cannot be engraved or rivetted on.

what about all the bikes that don't have a 17 digit number?

do you guys do just start stamping more numbers until you get to 17?

what about Norton's ? they all have riveted on number plates?

SamHain
12-07-2012, 10:52 PM
what about all the bikes that don't have a 17 digit number?



that would include the bike the thread is about, guess we'll find out.

abzy
12-09-2012, 3:02 AM
i had problems gettin a vin check on mine cause there wasnt 17 numbers, just rang them and it worked out fine. i know it doesnt help but thought id share

Torch
12-09-2012, 10:35 AM
Harley's built before 1981 do not have a 17 digit VIN number,
if you guys can't get them registered, then send 'em back...