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Old 7th March 2011, 11:38   #61
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Hey Wildon,

The Chevy chart is not working for my Optra. The 9th and 10th characters are T and 6. It is a 2006 car. So, I guess 6 means 2006 but what about T?
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Hi wildon,

Thanks a lot for the info on decoding the VIN!

I've learned that my car is November 2010 model but really wanting to know the manufacturing date (& even time if possible). Could you please help me out in this?

VIN: MALBB51RLAM247169
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MALBB51RLAM247169
MODEL NAME : i20 Asta
ENGINE TYPE : 1.4L-U2
FUEL TYPE : DIESEL
TRANSMISSION : 6 SPEED Manual
PRODUCTION DATE : 25.11.2010
COLOR : BLACK DIAMOND
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Old 16th March 2011, 12:25   #64
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Thanks Wildon, its a nicely compiled chart.

Can you help me in Decoding a 2 wheeler VIN. My dad is purchasing an Activa,
He wanted to see the vehicle in person, but dealer didnt permit it, but given the chasis number/VIN. Here it is: me4jc448cb8124615

I checked on MOTOVERSE.COM, its say it may be a 1981 or 2011 vehicle but didnt provided complete information.

Can you me in this.

Thanks.
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^^

ME4JC448CB8124615

CB = March 2011 manufactured vehicle.
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Thats Quick....Great Man..Thanks a Lot.
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Hey Wildon, I need the manufacturing the date for my Ford Figo. based on the chart provided, I was able to find the month and year(Feb 11)
BK06470.

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^^ Read post #54 which is on the previous page on this thread.
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^^ Read post #54 which is on the previous page on this thread.
Got it. Thx for quick response.
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i have seen stickers pasted near the rear windshield of the cars which looked like VIN numbers is this true?

Also i wanted to know; Is the chaises number the VIN?

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@ Furebo

Yes VIN = chassis number of the vehicle.

In fact most showrooms are aware of the term chassis number and not VIN.

As always thanx to T BHP i found that my car will be a Feb 2011 model.
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Yes VIN = chassis number of the vehicle.

In fact most showrooms are aware of the term chassis number and not VIN.
Thanks a lot for the confirmation , was really confused regarding this.

One more question i wanted to ask was that is the chassis number located on multiple places on the car? Because i have observed that a similar number is present in the engine bay, below the driver side door and stickered to the side windscreen.

Any input regarding the same would be appreciated.

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Wildon quick one> Sorry I dont have the VIN no yet though I have the engine no as highlighted below :

6G1EK5DY1AL428488

Please help me in placing the month and year of mfg..Thanks much

EDIT : Car Mfg : Chevrolet
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Wildon quick one> Sorry I dont have the VIN no yet though I have the engine no as highlighted below :

Please help me in placing the month and year of mfg..Thanks much

Without the VIN/chassis number you cannot find the month and year of manufacture.

Please have a look at the guide Wildon has posted and only if you cannot decode the VIN after that, then post your query here.
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Wildon quick one> Sorry I dont have the VIN no yet though I have the engine no as highlighted below :

6G1EK5DY1AL428488

Please help me in placing the month and year of mfg..Thanks much

EDIT : Car Mfg : Chevrolet
Wildon, that was a typo, the above no is the chassis no and not engine no.

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Without the VIN/chassis number you cannot find the month and year of manufacture.

Please have a look at the guide Wildon has posted and only if you cannot decode the VIN after that, then post your query here.
Obviously I have posted this after referring the guide, and since the above no format was quite different from the one posted under the Chevy section, I have posted this query of mine. And lets leave it to the experts to decide !
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