> I don't understand,---are there two numbers stamped into the bonnet near the
> hinge? Are we talking Bugeye here? I have a number stamped into the sheet
> metal above the passengers knee area ( engine side) which on other cars was
> close to , but never the same, as the ID number. I have always wanted to know
> the true ID number of my car as when I bought it there were no numbers
> anywhere except the above mentioned one. Bob C
I did a research project on these "body numbers" a few years ago.
It was for the Sprite Newsleter. All Bugeyes had a number stamped in the
body near the right bonnet hinge, and it was close to but not the same
as the chassis ID#.
All other (square body) spridgets have the chassis ID stamped in the
frame near the front shock mount. This number is supposed to match the
chassis ID (VIN#)
Drive it or give it to somebody that will