The number stamped in my Bugeye near the right bonnet hinge is the single
number "1". What happened here, I'm sure this is not the first Bugeye body.
----- Original Message -----
From: Frank Clarici <spritenut@Exit109.com>
Sent: Tuesday, November 16, 1999 7:40 PM
Subject: Re: bonnet numbers
> BCAH@aol.com wrote:
> > I don't understand,---are there two numbers stamped into the bonnet near
> > hinge? Are we talking Bugeye here? I have a number stamped into the
> > metal above the passengers knee area ( engine side) which on other cars
> > close to , but never the same, as the ID number. I have always wanted to
> > 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