^^ thats how it worked for me. i was told i was -only- obligated to have the safety features that came with the vehicle. seat belts, turn signals, etc. my rig doesn't really have any of those things anyways. nobody ever even looked at it. no vin verification required either.
Tim M Hovey
1950 cj3a: FJ60 Axles, brakes, and steering, Willy's
sheetmetal and a Buick engine, held together with
metal from the scrap yard glued together in a garage in
Louisville and dragged around behind a F350 Diesel.