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I have a XR 650R and I want to register it in Nevada. I currently live in Kalifornia... I have a bud who lives near Reno andI will put him on the title. What do I need to do to this thing to get it registered (lights/horn/turn signals)? Do I need to take it to be inspected?

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Proof of Insurance most likely as well.

Your opening a can of worms doing it the way you describe.

How are you going to explain the Nevada plate & your buddies name on reg.

when your pulled over in California? I guess you could always say you

are borrowing or buying it from him. The insurance would be tricky,

especially if you get hurt and need to file a claim.

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DMV gives you a Inspection paper that needs to be signed off by a repair shop or Bike shop. VIN inspection at DMV. I just did my XR 400 with just a Baja designs kit. Insurance. and that's it.

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Proof of Insurance most likely as well.

Your opening a can of worms doing it the way you describe.

How are you going to explain the Nevada plate & your buddies name on reg.

when your pulled over in California? I guess you could always say you

are borrowing or buying it from him. The insurance would be tricky,

especially if you get hurt and need to file a claim.

Thats not a problem, it's when your NV reg and your CA drivers lic show up. You can always borrow your buddy's bike.

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I'm not real worried about the CA driver's lic and NV tag. One owner will be a NV resident... The amount of "on-road" time will be minimal. Insurance will be on my policy as it is now.

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Like Sandobum said, it's easy in Nv to register the BRP. The bike shops have inspection forms and only takes a few minutes. Hope Nv never becomes like the PRC. (People's Republic of California)

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Check chapters 484-486 of N.R.S. headlamp,taillamp,turnsignals,stoplamp,(operated from both brakes),horn,mirrors(two required),muffler(in good working condition),fenders(two),reflectors(red one on rear),brakes(both wheels). :)

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I did the same thing with my DRZ. It was pretty easy. I registered it in my name, and all my paperwork gets sent to my house in San Diego. If I get pulled over, I just have to tell the cop that I keep my bike in Nevada, and brought it out for the weekend. What can they do? I have had it registered there for almost a year, and have had no problems. I wouldn't worry about it, especially if your registering it in your friends name.

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well folks, looks like I am not the only one...currently have my 04 wr250 in the shop being "updated" with all necessary equipment so it can be registered in Nv...Well, lets say, a family member is going to be a proud new owner of WR...they say i can borrow it for rides down here in so cal...

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Hey guys,

When you go out of state too dual sport register your bikes can you later register in California with the goal of retaining the dual registration with a new Ca. plate?

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Hey guys,

When you go out of state too dual sport register your bikes can you later register in California with the goal of retaining the dual registration with a new Ca. plate?

It's been a while since I looked into it, but last I looked, if you buy a used street legal bike, and it has over 7500 miles (dirt bikes don't have odometers, so the mileage is an "estimate"), then it remains legal in california. I hope somebody can confirm this, because it would be a simple process of selling the bike to my friend in Reno, then buying it back as a dual-sport. Also, does anybody know if the DMV hassles you for selling a vehicle for $1? (only $0.08 tax :) )

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