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Re: [oletrucks] Odd vin for '49 Panel?

To: "Stephen" <slb1@humboldt1.com>, "Chevy Trucks" <oletrucks@autox.team.net>
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] Odd vin for '49 Panel?
From: "Jack Halton" <safesix@earthlink.net>
Date: Sun, 14 Nov 1999 22:22:15 -0500
That's a GMC engine number. The "228" is the cubic inch displacement.

Jack / Winter Park FL
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From: Stephen <slb1@humboldt1.com>
To: Chevy Trucks <oletrucks@autox.team.net>
Sent: Sunday, November 14, 1999 8:29 PM
Subject: [oletrucks] Odd vin for '49 Panel?

> I recently purchased a '49 GMC Panel as a parts vehicle for my '50 Chevy
> Suburban.  The vehicle had been registered as "non-operative" for so long,
> here in California, that it was dropped from the California DMV Database.
> This vehicle is such bad shape it will never be on the road again.  But, I
> need to transfer the title so that I can take what is left to a salvage
> when the time comes.  I need to have the local police come out and verify
> the vin since it is not running.  This is to get the vehicle back on the
> computer.
> The vin listed on the pink slip is: A228393208.  This does not look like a
> true vin number to me.  Any thoughts from the group?  The vehicle serial
> number on the driver door post is almost completely gone but what I can
> looks more like what is on my suburban, a few letters and numbers.
> Is the serial number the same as the vin number?  I have looked on the
> of the frame rails above the front springs and found no numbers.  Where
> should I look?  Again, this is a '49 GMC panel.
> Many thanks in advance,
> Stephen
> '49 GMC Panel
> '50 Chevy Suburban
> '58 Chevy Fleetside
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