Can you remove a VIN?

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Hemikiller

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This is vague AF

The new language aims to protect restorers and owners of classic vehicles – while being careful on police ability to carry out their jobs. The law will clarify that a VIN may be removed from an antique vehicle "if the removal and reinstallation are reasonably necessary for repair or restoration unless the person knows or has reason to know that the antique vehicle is stolen."

Seems like it's specifically written to allow a rebody to be legal.
 

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To me that reads as removal and reinstallation on the same body, like dash repair. Semantically, you can't 'reinstall' a vin on a body it was never on.
 
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