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Old 12-14-2012, 04:58 PM
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so ive recently decided i wanna pick up a 2nd gen and lift it up. then i decided i might as well try and find the one i used to own. i know the vin but nothing else.
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1- can you run a carfax or something similiar and see who the current owner is?
2- if so does anybody have a unlimited carfax account that they wouldnt mind running my vin? i could shoot you over some cash, i just dont wanna drop 40 bucks to find out its probably in a junkyard somewhere.

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You can't get personal info like that from a Carfax. Only the DMV has that info.
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I'd be surprised if DMV would release information about where a vehicle is garaged, and to whom, if you're not the owner.
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I'd be surprised if DMV would release information about where a vehicle is garaged, and to whom, if you're not the owner.
You're correct; I guess I was presuming everyone knew you couldn't get that info from the DMV. It's against the law for them to release that info to the public.

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a leo could find out for you, but if he is caught he is screwed.
He could loose his job if the info was used for anything other than police business.
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I didn't really think I could find that info but I didn't know. Maybe the DMV can at least tell me who I sold it to and try to track it down that way.
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I didn't really think I could find that info but I didn't know. Maybe the DMV can at least tell me who I sold it to and try to track it down that way.
The DMV employee who would give you that info could find themselves out of a job.
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If you have a policeman that is a friend he could find that out for you really fast.
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If you have a policeman that is a friend he could find that out for you really fast.
And risk losing his job!

If some stranger just showed up at my door saying they wanted to buy my truck because they used to own it you can sure as heck bet I'd want to know how they found out I was the current owner. Likely I'd be calling the police to report it as well. No one should be able to get that info unless it's for law enforcement or court purposes.
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And risk losing his job!

If some stranger just showed up at my door saying they wanted to buy my truck because they used to own it you can sure as heck bet I'd want to know how they found out I was the current owner. Likely I'd be calling the police to report it as well. No one should be able to get that info unless it's for law enforcement or court purposes.
depends on how well you know the leo. only an an idiot would tell anyone they use to own it and screw their friend.
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