Go Back   iRV2 Forums > MOTORHOME FORUMS > Class A Motorhome Discussions
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Reply
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 09-19-2010, 04:43 PM   #1
Senior Member
 
dsbike's Avatar
 
Winnebago Owners Club
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Hampstead, NC
Posts: 1,391
Motorhome NCDMV state inspection

My MH North Carolina DMV inspection is due by Nov 30. My MH is presently in St Louis, MO with my wife at her job. Her contract is up on Oct 16th. We will be leaving MO on the 17th Oct. If all goes well we will be going to somewhere in FL for the winter with her job. No contract yet. Just started working on that this past week. If she has a job to go to in FL from MO we would like to head there without coming to Charlotte where we live. However I do need to come into NC to get the inspection done before we head to FL. For those that don't know how NC inspections work, you have up to 90 days in advance of registration due to get your vehicle inspected. Which consists of a visual inspection on the MH. Takes about 30 minutes or less. Getting this inspection done will take me 200 miles out of my way if I can get the inspection completed in Asheville, NC. Does anyone know of a shop that does inspections on MHs in or near Asheville near I-40 or I-26 that I can call & set up an appointment?

Of coarse if she doesn't have a job to go to immediately from MO, then I can get the MH inspected near home. We will know before we leave MO where we are going.

I know in the past if your vehicle was out of state when the inspection was due you could notify the DMV & get it inspected in the state you are in, send the info to NCDMV, then when you do return to NC with the vehicle you had 3 days to get an inspection. Now that there are no stickers & it is all computerized I do not know if I can still do this. If so FL has no inspection & I would just need to send documentation that the vehicle is there. Also NC will not issue the new registration with out the inspection. Does anyone know if this can still be done?
__________________

__________________
dsbike is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 09-19-2010, 05:15 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
wingtrike's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Kinston, NC
Posts: 260
As you know, a state inspection is required before you can renew your license plate. When does your plate expire????

Inspect safely,
Alex
__________________

__________________
wingtrike is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-20-2010, 10:00 AM   #3
Senior Member
 
dsbike's Avatar
 
Winnebago Owners Club
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Hampstead, NC
Posts: 1,391
Dec 15th, that is why I am seeking info now.
__________________
dsbike is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-20-2010, 10:45 AM   #4
Administrator in Memoriam
 
Hitchhiker's Avatar


 
Appalachian Campers
Join Date: Jan 2000
Location: Buladean, NC
Posts: 8,127
Mtn. View Tire & Service
32 Tunnel Rd
Asheville, NC, 28805

828-252-9681
__________________
'11 GMC Acadia SLT AWD
'11 GMC Sierra 1500 4x4 Extended Cab
Hitchhiker is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-20-2010, 12:05 PM   #5
Senior Member
 
Abnmarine's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Colorado
Posts: 702
Contact DMV at 1 (888) 999-3044 and explain to them that your vehicle is out of state due to your wife's employment. I'm in Virginia due to the military. I spoke to them and they had me write a letter and fax it to them. They granted me a wavier on all of my vehicles due to me living out of state. I have to repeat this each year.

I'm glad they did cause I have several vehicles that would need to be driven down there just for the inspection.

Also, if this doesn't work on the first attempt, wait a few days and call back to a different rep. Mine was more that helpful. It took me a couple of days before I could renue my plates online.
__________________
2016 Dodge Ram 2500 Laramie 6.7 CTD, 45 gallon gravity tank, Cooper A/T3's, Bilstiens
2012 Arctic Fox 22H 300 watt Solar, Morningstar TS-45, 460 AH batteries, Xantrax 1000 watt PSW
Abnmarine is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-20-2010, 06:13 PM   #6
Senior Member
 
Fleetwood Owners Club
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: NY
Posts: 577
Can you get it done earlier.? sure you would lose a few months , but you would be able to renew plates
__________________
08 Diesel Bounder 38V
phranc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2010, 11:50 AM   #7
Senior Member
 
Jim28730's Avatar


 
Newmar Owners Club
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Maggie Valley, NC
Posts: 815
I get mine done at:

Todd's RV and Marine
2918 North Rugby Rd.
Hendersonville, NC 28791
800-438-5858

They are in south Asheville, a couple of blocks off US-25. You can get off I-40 (exit 53-Biltmore Estate) and head south. The other option is to jump on I-26 from I-40 and get off a few miles later at the Mountain Home (Hendersonville) exit. They are only a mile or two from that exit.

Good luck.
__________________
Jim & Sandy
2016 Newmar Ventana 4037
2014 Grand Cherokee Summit
Jim28730 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-22-2010, 08:09 AM   #8
Senior Member
 
dsbike's Avatar
 
Winnebago Owners Club
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Hampstead, NC
Posts: 1,391
phranc- thanks for the Phone Number, I believe this is the route I will take.

Jim - I could get it done earlier if the RV was going to be in the state of NC, however we left in May & are not sure when we are returning. Most likely not until spring 2011.

Hitchhiker- thanks for the address, if we have to get it done without a waiver form the DMV, I will call Mt View Tire & Service. This would save me from coming all the way to Concord, NC just for the inspection.

Coming to NC is going to put me 200 miles out of my way & use up a good 1/2 of a day of traveling. I only get a few days off to make this trip. Any more days off I have to take are without pay. But I will do what I have to do. Thanks for all the help.
__________________
dsbike is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-27-2010, 12:36 PM   #9
Junior Member
 
Roadieroy's Avatar
 
Appalachian Campers
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 10
Does anyone know of a shop that does inspections on MHs in or near Fuquay Varina/ Holly springs?

Thanks
__________________
Roadie Roy
2006 Travel Supreme DS04
Raleigh,NC.
Roadieroy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-28-2010, 08:06 PM   #10
Junior Member
 
National RV Owners Club
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 3
Roadie Roy, we had ours done here a year ago. Not exactly in FV, but it's always good to get the MH thoroughly warmed up before inspection anyway. ... Steve
__________________
2000 National Tradewinds 7373
2008 Honda CR-V 4WD
FMCA 204724-D
NCsleeves is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-03-2010, 10:01 PM   #11
Member
 
igor2brvn's Avatar
 
Appalachian Campers
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 63
http://http://raleigh.citysearch.com...e_svc_inc.html Universal Tire does mh inspections.
__________________
Earl and Bettye
2011 Cedar Creek Custom 36RE
2008 Ford F-350 CC Lariat 6.4L Diesel DRW 4x4
igor2brvn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-08-2010, 09:40 PM   #12
Junior Member
 
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 1
Can you just register it in Florida, I understand they are pretty cheap, and I don't think you have to actually live there.
__________________

__________________
khager is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Guns Banned at State Parks Always-RVing iRV2.com General Discussion 67 12-28-2010 05:24 PM
Fifty Motorhome Models are Riding on FCCC Chassis at the 2009 National RV Trade Show DriVer RV Industry Press 1 12-03-2008 04:29 PM
2006 F53 fails state inspection cappy Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 4 07-27-2008 09:58 AM
Pennsylvania State Parks to increase campground rates George Miklas Pond Piggies 6 12-18-2007 05:52 PM
RV Rescue Tailgating Machine to Hit Penn State DriVer RV Industry Press 4 05-15-2006 04:04 PM

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 01:24 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.