Timm, just apply for lost title. Not really that hard. VIN inspection, bond, and a form at the DMV. I had to do it in UT for my M101a. I helped many in Vail when I ran the dealership there.
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"80 series, with a fridge"
1976 FJ40, Project with little progress.
2004 Starcraft 10RT