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Old 15th December 2011, 13:52   #421
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Thanks Khoj, I agree. could you let me know if at one wanting toexplore these kind of deal what kind of assurance from dealer to be taken? like ask for new tyres, battery, wiper blades ....?
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Old 15th December 2011, 13:55   #422
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This atricle points to the fact that many may knowingly or unknowingly miss this aspect of ensuring the clear maufactured details of the car.
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Got to see the car in flesh today morning. Did the PDI and found the car to be OCT 2011 model. Made the final payment, and car is about to go for registration now and will be delivered in the evening.
Just wanted to know how long it takes to register one's car from the dealer as in how after i do the PDI & make the payment how long does it take the dealer to hand over the car?
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Just wanted to know how long it takes to register one's car from the dealer as in how after i do the PDI & make the payment how long does it take the dealer to hand over the car?
Avinash, it generally takes 4 to 6 days for the dealer to register the car in your name after full payment. The max he should take is a week,no more. It took my dealer 5 days to register my SX4 D.
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hi guys
does it make sense to decode the VIN of the skoda Rapid?
also, is there a VIN for bikes, especially the RE classic 500?
please let me know.
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Hi Wildon, please decode the following VIN for a Cedia MA701CS6A9J002645


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Thanks Khoj, I agree. could you let me know if at one wanting toexplore these kind of deal what kind of assurance from dealer to be taken? like ask for new tyres, battery, wiper blades ....?
For a car like Civic which sells at least in double digit figures on a monthly basis, it is highly unlikely that a clean car that was manufactured in February was billed in August to start with and has remained unsold till date. There is more than what is being let out.

Further the fact that a Feb manufactured car was not billed by end of March itself is highly ambiguous. Even MUL strives to achieve a zero finished goods stock level at the end of the FY so why would Honda be any different.

Rather than rubbers, battery etc my concern would be with regards to the chassis and power-train integrity. You could explore other deals for 2011 manufactured Civics that the dealers would be keen to sell before the turn of the year.

If you still want to pursue this vehicle ask the dealer to shave off minimum Rupees 2L from the price of the car. If he refuses tell him politely that he can call you if he wants the car to move and walk out and do not be surprised when he calls back. We will take it from there.
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Just wanted to know how long it takes to register one's car from the dealer as in how after i do the PDI & make the payment how long does it take the dealer to hand over the car?
Avinash, as I mentioned in my earlier post, we made the payment at 11 AM and the car was registered on the same day and delivered in the evening by 4:30 PM. We got to know the registration number by the evening at 7PM from our SA and got the number plates fixed the next day. We have been told that RC card will reach my friends house within 45 days till then he can use Tax Receipt as the proof for registration.
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Hi Wildon, could you help me decode the following VW VIN: BT071443. Many thanks in advance
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My Friend's Figo Titanium diesel's vin was provided by dealer:
MAJIXXMRJIBP25550
As per the thread, i decoded it to be a December 2011 manufactured vehicle. Wildon, would you confirm the same for me please?
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Hi can anyone please help decode this VIN for Hyundai i10 MALAM51CLBM913778
wildon's initial post mention a 19 digit VIN this is 17 digits only
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malam51clbn024527
its MALAM51CLBM024527

MODEL NAME :i10 MAGNA
ENGINE TYPE : 1.2L KAPPA2 VTVT
ENGINE NUMBER :G4LABM762104
FUEL TYPE : DOHC-MPI
TRANSMISSION : 5MT2WD
PRODUCTION DATE : 03.10.11
COLOR :GARNET RED

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MALBB51SLBM375903
MODEL NAME :i20 ASTA
ENGINE TYPE : 1.4L U
ENGINE NUMBER D4FCBU037304
FUEL TYPE : DIESEL
TRANSMISSION : 5MT2WD
PRODUCTION DATE : 07.12.11
COLOR :WHITE CORAL

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MA701CS6A9J002645
September 2009 Manufactured Vehicle.

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MAJIXXMRJIBP25550
Build Date: 10.12.2011
Vehicle Line: Figo
Body Style: 5 Door Saloon
Version: Series 40
Engine: 1.4L Duratorq-TDCi (68PS) - DV
Transmission: 5 Speed Manual Transaxle - B5/IB5
Drive: RHD FWD
Axle Ratio: 3.82
Emission:
Air Conditioning: Manual Air Conditioning
Territory: (+)"IND"
Paint: Sea Grey (Metallic)
Interior Colour: Stone Interior

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MALAM51CLBM913778
MALAM51CLBM913778
MODEL NAME :i10 MAGNA
ENGINE TYPE : 1.2L KAPPA2 VTVT
ENGINE NUMBER : G4LABM671185
FUEL TYPE : DOHC-MPI
TRANSMISSION : 5MT2WD
PRODUCTION DATE : 28.04.11
COLOR : ELECTRIC RED
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MALAM51CLBM913778
MODEL NAME :i10 MAGNA
ENGINE TYPE : 1.2L KAPPA2 VTVT
ENGINE NUMBER : G4LABM671185
FUEL TYPE : DOHC-MPI
TRANSMISSION : 5MT2WD
PRODUCTION DATE : 28.04.11
COLOR : ELECTRIC RED
thanks a ton wildon you just saved my friend from getting cheated by advaith hyundai bangalore.Have asked for a replacement car, will post the new VIN soon.
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Hi Wildon, please decode the following VIN for a Cedia MA701CS6A9J002645

If you still want to pursue this vehicle ask the dealer to shave off minimum Rupees 2L from the price of the car. If he refuses tell him politely that he can call you if he wants the car to move and walk out and do not be surprised when he calls back. We will take it from there.
Thank you, I am trying the same options of remaining silent and saying not interested for the deal. The dealer says the car was un sold only due to the color polished metal which was 2010 color and is now discontinued , the people who saw this along with new urban titanium , white opted for them over this color. Interestingly area sales manager from Honda has also sent me a note that there is no issue and the warranty will start from the date of purchase.... All dealers in Hyderabad that I had enquired say that Honda is only giving them Auto transmission Civic and has kept manual one on hold which may only come in late Jan or Feb 2012.

Nevertheless let me hold and see Wht I ll get to hear from the dealer....
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Hi wildon,
Can you please decode this Indica Vista VX- MAT611450BPN88406

Since N @ location 12 ,i didn't found in month code. But in the glove box of the car i found tata plant receipt of date 4/11/2011.

I am confused.
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I too confused, Have to analyze other sample VIN's too till that time you have to wait. Don't know whether TATA too changed their VIN pattern.
Here's the VIN (It was called chassis no.) I received for my new Vista
MAT611450BPP98118. It was mentioned that the age of the car was 3. When enquired, I was told that it was the number of months from the car's date of manufacture to despatch. The despatch was made from the factory on the 22nd. The vehicle is available for inspection tomorrow.
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MALAM51CLBM913778
MODEL NAME :i10 MAGNA
ENGINE TYPE : 1.2L KAPPA2 VTVT
ENGINE NUMBER : G4LABM671185
FUEL TYPE : DOHC-MPI
TRANSMISSION : 5MT2WD
PRODUCTION DATE : 28.04.11
COLOR : ELECTRIC RED
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thanks a ton wildon you just saved my friend from getting cheated by advaith hyundai bangalore.Have asked for a replacement car, will post the new VIN soon.
hi wildon
New car has been allotted
VIN : MALAM51CLBM078227
can you please get the details
thanks in adv.
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