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Where are the Vehicle identification number on a Samurai? I know where I can find the V.I.N but are there any other numbers that identify the vehicle?




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Re: Identification Numbers

Vehicle
Identification
Number

V
I
N

VIN - Am I missing something here?

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Re: Identification Numbers

In addition to the VIN plate, there is a small plate inside the drivers side by your left foot, on the sidewall, that tells paint color id, and maybe some more info. Engine ID is on the drivers side, side-back of the block, before the tranny, just under the master brake cylinder.
What else is there??

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Re: Identification Numbers

scott it depends on the year....

in 86-87 they put two or one on the dash (depending on the mood of the workers building them)
one vin number on the drivers side by the feet, and one on the passengers side on the frame by the front
wheel...

in 88 they put them only on the dash.... and had a color thing by the drivers feet but no vin number...
in 88.5 they only put them on the dash and nothing anywhere else...
other years I have no clue about......

so why the question in the first place??

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Re: Identification Numbers

I am wondering what happens when owners do engine swaps and body swaps or just total swaps. What happens to the registration? If you do a body swap do you then swap the ID numbers? Do you register the vehicle again with the new numbers?




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Re: Identification Numbers

SHHHH!

Don't ask questions like that!

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Re: Identification Numbers

it is illegle to pop the rivits on vin plates....

that is why I believe that suzuki just started putting them on the dash only...

that way all you have to do is swap out the dash for the dash with the title you want... right?

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what "they" don't know... :-)

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Re: Identification Numbers

if they really wanted to know, they could.. the pop rivits they use are "special" well that is what they say at least.
I was looking at them and they are different than regular pop rivits...

I am sure that there is a way to be legal about it... otherwise the wrecking/salvage yards would be out of buisness...right?

does anyone here on the board know the legalities about vin plates and titles??
and what are the "rules" or where to get the info on the legalities....

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Re: Identification Numbers

I think I get it........




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