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Old 11-10-2010, 07:09 PM   #1
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in pa it has to be fully converted into a rv and you have to take it to a inspector who charged 150.00 and he will go over the whole conversion and if it passes he signs paperwork for the dmv that it passed and then you can title it as a motorhome. i'am glad i don't live in PA. in florida all they want is a 110 plug going in they don't even check it. the block heater has a 110 plug to plug into :}:}:}
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Old 11-28-2010, 07:38 PM   #2
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Re: Title as RV in NJ or PA State

Titling in PA

The following is a response from the PA DOT, Nov 15, 2010:

All emergency lighting must be removed. All School bus and school district painted designations must be removed. Stop sign and swing arm must be removed.

After the conversion is complete the vehicle must be weighed empty and a weigh slip from a certified weighmaster must be submitted with the work.

If the applicant is requesting a change in the vehicle type to a motor home, additional photographs of at least 4 of the following components must be included with the application. These photographs must also be signed and dated by the enhanced vehicle safety inspector. If the vehicle is not equipped with at least 4 of the following vehicles, the application will be rejected when submitted to PennDOT for processing.

Cooking appliance


Self-contained toilet

Heating/Air conditioning

Portable water supply

Faucet and sink

Separate 110/125 or LP gas supply

The vehicle will need to have an Enhanced vehicle inspection done Name, address and phone numbers of Enhanced vehicle inspection stations can be found on our website Your enhanced mechanic should be able to help you with any further questions. There is also a fact sheet for modified vehicles on the website. You may contact the Special Service Unit at the number listed below if you have further questions.

Loryane Drumheller, Supervisor
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

Bureau of Motor Vehicles/Vehicle Inspection Division
Special Services Unit
1101 South Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110

Phone 717-705-6991/Fax 717-705-6990
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