Re: [DML] Hood vins?
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Re: [DML] Hood vins?



Jeff,

I have VIN 3029, just 5 away from yours and probably built the same day. It
has the flap, grooves and locking gas cap.
I'm assuming it is original as the car had less than 7000 miles on it when I
bought it.

Jim Hodgson
VIN 3029

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jeff Angwin" <jeff@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, September 19, 2005 6:24 PM
Subject: Re: [DML] Hood vins?


> If, however, you look at the production chronology here:
> http://www.dmcnews.com/faq/img/news/n_vinlst.pdf
> you will see that there is no clear delineation for when cars stopped
> having flapped hoods installed.
>
> For instance, according to the Concours manual, my car, VIN 3034 should
> have a flap, but it does not. Could it have been changed over after it
> was sold? Maybe, but I have no service record of it in the files that
> came with the car, and my car is not alone in it's range in not having a
> flap. I think that the factory had both types for awhile in August '81,
> and used whichever came up at the time.
>
> ---Jeff---
> VIN 3034
>
>
>
> Jonathan Minor wrote:
> > I was just wondering, does anyone know the vin # of
> > the last car that came with the gas flap? vin # of the
> > last car with grooves on hood?

>
>





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