Re: [DML] Re: VIN's used as press cars at factory...VIN plate reference
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Re: [DML] Re: VIN's used as press cars at factory...VIN plate reference

Just curious, I have 4280, and know the VIN is on the side door plate, and
on the dash, but where are the engine and frame numbers?


On Sat, Aug 27, 2011 at 10:58, birdwell77095 <birdwells@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> **
> There is a gap in the VIN chronology between VIN 583 and 607, meaning no
> cars with VIN numbers have been found in that range. In an attempt to
> perhaps gather more evidence that the 12XXX VIN cars were early 5XX series
> VINs and were from that range, I've attempted to get the frame and engine
> numbers of the 12XXX series cars and compare them with other 5XX series
> cars. I've been able to get a few. The engine numbers of the 12XXX series
> are in the 300-500 range and the frame numbers are in the 100-200 range
> which is definitely consistent with the early 5xx series cars. If any of you
> have 5XX to 6XX or 12XXX series cars, please send me the VIN number, frame
> number and engine number to me so that I can add them to the list. You can
> view the informaiton at under the VIN Registry tab.
> Shannon
> VIN 16113
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "d_rex_2002" <rich@...> wrote:
> >
> > Unfortunately, more questions than answers, especially with
> > the 500 series cars...even some that were on the Legend list.
> >
> > For example...
> >
> > Marc, what is the earliest dated memo or other document that
> > references VIN...502 at Legend? I am looking at time-lines.
> >
> > January 21, 1981 was the Launch Date for the Production car
> > with VIN...500 (or 501?), yet the door VIN plate on VIN...502
> > clearly has an April 1981 "stamp" indicating its production.
> > Just trying to identify hand built with production line built.
> >
> > I know many of the 500 series cars did not have door VIN plates
> > initially and some had them assigned at a later date.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Rich W.
> >

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