SA statutory write off

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SA statutory write off

Post by Prof » Thu Mar 22, 2012 9:28 pm

Have had a few conversations in last couple of days with a guy who bought a statutory write off in SA. Regency acredited nngineer told him to get it fixed and he would get a new number etc and it would get registered. By the time he had the work done (completely stock and fully repaired) Regency apparently changed their tune and he is stuck with a perfect 02 Harley that he can't register!
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Re: SA statutory write off

Post by dg6oo2 » Thu Mar 22, 2012 9:46 pm

I don,t fully understand the new system but if he buys a legal titled frame and transffered all the rest over would that make it registerable?, i know it would be a pain in the rear to do but better than a non rideable dust magnet.
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Re: SA statutory write off

Post by Prof » Fri Mar 23, 2012 10:01 am

That appears to be his only option, but an expensive one... may as well just sell it, cut his losses and buy another one.
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Re: SA statutory write off

Post by Aussiehard » Fri Mar 23, 2012 11:52 am

My understanding was a Stat write off mean't the frame had to be dumped. Everything else is considered parts & reusable.

Repairable write off is a diff case

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Re: SA statutory write off

Post by Bearcx » Sun Mar 25, 2012 10:57 pm

Take the Regency approved engineer to court.

(Note: Regency park is Adelaide's Vehicle Inspection centre.)
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