found this, nc definitions...doesn't match name in page tho'
Antique Automobile. A motor vehicle that meets all of the following conditions:
(1) It is registered with the Division of Motor Vehicles and has an historic vehicle special license
plate under G.S. 20-79.4.
(2) It is maintained primarily for use in exhibitions, club activities, parades, and other public
(3) It is used only occasionally for other purposes.
(4) It is owned by an individual.
(5) It is used by the owner for a purpose other than the production of income and is not used in
connection with a business.
Reconstructed Vehicle. A motor vehicle of a type required to be registered hereunder that has been
materially altered from original construction due to removal, addition or substitution of new or used
essential parts; and includes glider kits and custom assembled vehicles.
Specially Constructed Vehicles. Motor vehicles required to be registered under this Chapter and that
fit within one of the following categories:
Replica vehicle. A vehicle, excluding motorcycles, that when assembled replicates an earlier year,
make, and model vehicle.
Street rod vehicle. A vehicle, excluding motorcycles, manufactured prior to 1949 that has been
materially altered or has a body constructed from nonoriginal materials.
Custom-built vehicle. A vehicle, including motorcycles, reconstructed or assembled by a
nonmanufacturer from new or used parts that has an exterior that does not replicate or resemble
any other manufactured vehicle. This category also includes any motorcycle that was originally sold
unassembled and manufactured from a kit or that has been materially altered or that has a body
constructed from nonoriginal materials.
the google search for "north Carolina change of body types" shows a link http://WWW.bipac.net/semaga/tagtitletoolbox_NC.pdf
A motor vehicle of a type required to be registered hereunder that has been ... materially altered or has a body constructed from nonoriginal materials. ... From North Carolina Department of Transportation – Division of Motor Vehicles: .... (f) If a vehicle owner desires a vehicle title classification change, he or she may, upon ...
when I clicked the link it gave me what is above, weird
best guess is you need to have it examined and photographed by a Motor Vehicle inspector
here mentions title change due to "significant vehicle modification"
The NC web site sucks.....may have to go down in person and waste a day at DMV