California Vehicle Code
Sec. § 267

A “converter” is a person, other than a vehicle manufacturer, who, prior to the retail sale of a new vehicle, does any of the following to the vehicle:


Assembles, installs, or affixes a body, cab, or special equipment to the vehicle chassis.


Substantially adds to, subtracts from, or modifies the vehicle, if it is a previously assembled or manufactured new vehicle.
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