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Offline Paul Dawkins

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Re: Check your bikes history
« Reply #15 on: November 21, 2012, 07:26:48 AM »
If the bike are UK registered then yes but irish DVLA and UK DVLA are not connected in any way.
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Re: Check your bikes history
« Reply #16 on: March 26, 2016, 08:45:07 AM »
Sounds Good I am going give it a go on a few of my bikes. Also those links you posted are really handy when you have a few bikes and cant remember when the tax is due. If fact I forget a lot these days. :-\ :'(
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Re: Check your bikes history
« Reply #17 on: March 26, 2016, 03:45:23 PM »
I thought you had disappeared from the UK Andy, where you been ?...
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Re: Check your bikes history
« Reply #18 on: April 22, 2016, 02:41:25 AM »
 i was wondering if anyone could help me im trying to find out the age and model of a Yamaha frame,from the frame number and if anyone can help am i in  the correct section of the forum
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« Reply #19 on: April 22, 2016, 07:05:11 AM »
i was wondering if anyone could help me im trying to find out the age and model of a Yamaha frame,from the frame number and if anyone can help am i in  the correct section of the forum
I'm not sure this is postrd in the correct section, but if you post up the first five digits of your frame number someone will have a guess
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Re: Check your bikes history
« Reply #20 on: April 22, 2016, 12:01:30 PM »

i was wondering if anyone could help me im trying to find out the age and model of a Yamaha frame,from the frame number as i dont have any doc's or a reg and i dont know if ive posted in  the correct section of the forum

the 1st 6 digits of the frame number are
1A2-301
If anyone can help ill be much appreciated cheers
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Re: Check your bikes history
« Reply #21 on: August 15, 2017, 10:49:51 PM »
Hi am looking for a old bike i sold years ago its a RD400E i know the registration and also pics when i had it so will this form work. i know they need a reason. mine is to see what the bike is like now and maybe if its for sale.

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« Reply #22 on: August 16, 2017, 06:13:08 AM »
Hi am looking for a old bike i sold years ago its a RD400E i know the registration and also pics when i had it so will this form work. i know they need a reason. mine is to see what the bike is like now and maybe if its for sale.

Unfortunately it doesn't work like that, you will only receive the history of the bike UP TO the point you owned the bike and NOT the history AFTER your ownership

I have just checked the DVLA vehicle tax website, AMD887T was last taxed in 2004, so it is probably lurking in the back of someone's garage

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v888 form problem
« Reply #23 on: November 04, 2017, 10:20:39 AM »
Hi all I filled out the v888 form ticked option A and said I need the info for historical reasons.

 but I got a letter back saying that the reason you provided for wanting the names and addresses of previous keepers of your vehicle does not meet the reasonable cause provision that allows DVLA to release this information and they returned the £5.00 postal order.

Please could someone advise whit I am doing wrong with the v888 form
thank in advance

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Re: Check your bikes history
« Reply #24 on: November 13, 2017, 09:54:18 AM »
Hello Joe
I have just joined the forum and completed a V888 for a Golf GTI, which I know is not bike relevant but still the process applies.
Similar to yourself the DVLA returned the form and chequers and said they will only provide historical details if the vehicle has been involved in an accident, legal reasons and not just for provenance of the vehicle.
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« Reply #25 on: November 13, 2017, 06:55:07 PM »
I'm not sure what is going wrong here, I received the historic details for my 350 a couple of years ago, I wonder if DVLA have tightened up their requirements :(

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« Reply #26 on: December 02, 2017, 01:32:53 PM »
Just received notification from DVLA after completing V888 for my RD400F. They have returned my £5 stating they will not provide and information of previous keepers as it does not meet the reasonable cause criteria that allows them to release this information.
Reasonable cause is defined as:
a) where details of a previous keeper (s) are needed for court proceedings
b) finding out who was responsible for an accident
c) tracing the registered keeper of an abandoned vehicle
D) tracing the registered keeper of a vehicle parked on private land.
RD400F 1979