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Old 10-01-2017, 08:07 PM   #21
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I wasn't going to reply, but... That is a nice Honda TR 70. I wish they sold Trail 90's new. They had a 2 speed gear box with a manual lever. I would buy one.

China produces new Trail 70 (non-Honda) clones that you can find and buy on-line. Very close imitations. Tempted to toss one in the Sprinter for day trips and errands. I don't know how they run or if you can get parts. Maybe it is like those surplus WWII Jeeps packed in Naval Jelly. You buy a spare for parts.

Lisa, I saw a pic. Do you rent scooters?
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Old 10-01-2017, 08:12 PM   #22
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Lisa, I saw a pic. Do you rent scooters?
I don't rent scooters, but my insurance company thinks I do. They wonder why I have so many motorbikes. Because I like 'em.

Here are two of my pride and joys.
Trail 90 and Honda Passport

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Old 10-01-2017, 08:15 PM   #23
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Very nice, thank you. Uh, keep 'em locked up. Only half kidding.
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Old 10-01-2017, 08:18 PM   #24
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The Honda trail bikes have kept and exceeded their value kind of like fiberglass trailers. Although I think my dad said he paid about $350 for the Honda 70 back when new and you certainly can't find 'em at that price now.
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Old 10-01-2017, 09:17 PM   #25
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Nice sadly i only have one. A 2007 Vespa 150 love it use to have 4 .
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Old 10-01-2017, 09:30 PM   #26
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My love with Honda started with a honda 50, then a 175 twin and then a Honda stx 90 which I still have but cant let go even if the last time I rode it was 15 years ago.
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Old 10-01-2017, 11:29 PM   #27
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I have had PTI on utility trailers and my 13' Scamp here in Calif. I can't think of a reason not to have PTI, AND I pay the extra for the 'Pink Slip" , or registration. But not on the utility trailers ; you can easily buy and sell small trailers with no 'Pink Slip", just a home made bill of sale.
But don't all you Calif Scamp owners Scamper to the DMV to change , I think it is only the 13 ' that qualifies. It may have to do with length, or with plumbing; I have been told anything with bathroom or plumbing' needs full yearly plate and Registration. So it is a bit complicated. ( I like Hondas too, here is one I used to take to Quartzsite and RT 66 )
My Casita 16' Sprint Deluxe has full plumbing, and its got a PTI.
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Old 10-02-2017, 11:53 PM   #28
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The qualifier for a PTI plate is the length of the travel trailer. The trailer must be 16' or less.
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Old 10-03-2017, 06:33 AM   #29
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Nice sadly i only have one. A 2007 Vespa 150 love it use to have 4 .
I have a 2006 Vespa 150 and a 2007 GTS250, and for travel I always toss the 150 into the van due to being 80 pounds less to handle, it's a great scooter!

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My love with Honda started with a honda 50, then a 175 twin and then a Honda stx 90 which I still have but cant let go even if the last time I rode it was 15 years ago.
I totally get that! I have a 1968 VW Beetle that I haven't been able to part with yet.

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The qualifier for a PTI plate is the length of the travel trailer. The trailer must be 16' or less.
Yes, this is true. 16 feet or less will be called a "camp trailer" and be able to be classified as PTI.
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Old 09-11-2018, 09:39 AM   #30
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When I first registered my scamp a year ago, it was designated as a trailer coach. Thanks to your post, I went back to DMV and reclassified my Scamp from Trailer Coach to Camp Trailer, which means I got PTI! My registration went from over $200 per year to $20 for 5 years.
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Old 10-09-2018, 07:38 AM   #31
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When I first registered my scamp a year ago, it was designated as a trailer coach. Thanks to your post, I went back to DMV and reclassified my Scamp from Trailer Coach to Camp Trailer, which means I got PTI! My registration went from over $200 per year to $20 for 5 years.
That's great news!
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Old 10-09-2018, 08:34 AM   #32
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Now has the perm tag for trailers! Got mine!

https://dor.mo.gov/motorv/trailers.php

And that is all I know about it.

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