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RE: [oletrucks] Please Help Me Correct My VIN

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Subject: RE: [oletrucks] Please Help Me Correct My VIN
From: Terry Stellman <STELLMAN@noex.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2002 15:52:50 -0600
The number you have looks like the engine serial number which was commonly
used to register the vehicle.  There is no way of getting a door plate
number correct by guessing because it contains the actual production number
of your truck as well as the plant it was produced in.

Terry Stellman
1949 3600
Missouri City, Texas

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Noyes [SMTP:dnoyes@pacbell.net]
> Sent: Thursday, February 14, 2002 3:39 PM
> To:   oletrucks@autox.team.net
> Subject:      [oletrucks] Please Help Me Correct My VIN
> Can someone please provide me with a known-good example of a 50 3600 VIN
> so
> that I can take and educated guess at the correct VIN for my vehicle?
> When I purchased my 50 3600 (well, actually 3604 as it is the pickup),
> there
> were nearly no markings from which I could get the VIN, except the
> registration.  The ID plate in the door frame was gone, the original
> engine
> and tranny were gone, and all I had to work with was the present, valid
> registration papers.  I want to make a correction through the DMV and get
> a
> new door post plate to make things right.
> I know there are VIN decoders on the web; it is using them that has
> convinced me mine is wrong, at least in the first section (the letters).
> My
> guess is the numbers are right, but someone along the line misread a
> letter
> and registered that way, and then the door post ID vanished.  Maybe these
> things happened in reverse order.  I don't know
> Here's what the registration says:  AHCA757910.  I'm betting I (or someone
> out there) can fill in the blanks and fix the mistakes in this.
> By the way, I like to take this opportunity to state what most of you
> already know: this post is a fantastic resource...  I have learned a
> tremendous amount by reading the threads, and appreciate the time all of
> you
> take to share.  As I learn more, I hope to contribute as much as I take
> away.
> Thanks in advance,
> Jeff Noyes
> 50 3600
> 757910
> oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
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