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street legal buggy in mississippi?

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by 95 taco, Feb 18, 2013.

  1. Feb 18, 2013 at 3:37 PM
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    95 taco

    95 taco [OP] Redneck rich

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    anybody know what it takes to make a buggy (home-built car) street legal in mississippi?
    if it comes to it i'd just register it in arizona and transfer it to mis.

    EDIT: i contacted some family in MISS. and they asked a MHP officer and he said as long as we have:
    1.a windshield
    2. a horn (preferably a dixie horn ;) )
    3. safety stuff (those are his words :notsure:)
    4. hi/lo beams, turn signals, tail lights, brake lights.
    EDIT: 5. brakes on all 4 wheels that must stop the vehicle within 30 feet at 20 mph, a secondary, mechanical parking brake is also required.
    thanks corey :thumbsup:

    after you get/install all of the above equipment you take it to the local MHP inspection station, they inspect it, and if you pass you can go register it for the street.
     
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  2. Feb 19, 2013 at 11:48 AM
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    95 taco

    95 taco [OP] Redneck rich

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  3. Feb 24, 2013 at 12:11 PM
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    95 taco [OP] Redneck rich

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    updated OP for the people interested
     
  4. Feb 24, 2013 at 12:12 PM
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    Porkchop228 Well-Known Member

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    All of that sounds about right and I'm guessing by safety stuff he means seatbelts.
     
  5. Feb 24, 2013 at 12:14 PM
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    Monster Coma

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  6. Feb 24, 2013 at 12:16 PM
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    packfan88

    packfan88 Very Nice !

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    prolly best bet is to get a n old VW and chop it up. Google manx buggy



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    manx bug by
     
  7. Feb 24, 2013 at 12:28 PM
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    95 taco

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  8. Feb 24, 2013 at 12:50 PM
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    packfan88

    packfan88 Very Nice !

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    i live in NY. those VW buggy type are def a beach/california/desert kinda thing. not so good in the winter or the woods.
     
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