All the stuff missing is just more money you have to spend. Not sure about NE. but around here "no title" means no sale unless you want a parts truck! It always cost more than you think to fix what other people mess up. If he don't like your offer then keep walking. It may be the best walk you ever take.
"When we tug a single thing in nature, we find it attached to the rest of the world" ~ John Muir "When we tug a single thing on an old truck, we find it falls off" ~ me Some TF series details & TF heater pics