If memory serves me (which often it doesn't) the 17 digit vin started in the
early-mid 80's. Prior to that, not nearly as much information was required
(gov't I suspect).
If it is real important, let me know and I can check for sure at work (Audi
> What do you mean when you say "a non standard VIN"?
> Not having a seventeen character VIN number. Sometimes you get a
> strange look from DMV people when you stop so soon.
> New DSL Internet Access from SBC & Yahoo!
/// or try http://www.team.net/cgi-bin/majorcool
/// Archives at http://www.team.net/archive