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  Topic: Need help identifying my 63 Single Cab vin plate and location
mstg07

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Dec 30, 2017 1:20 pm   Subject: Re: Need help identifying my 63 Single Cab vin plate and location
Is that a Brazilian single cab? Is the m code the same as a German?
  Topic: Need help identifying my 63 Single Cab vin plate and location
mstg07

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Dec 29, 2017 8:41 pm   Subject: Re: Need help identifying my 63 Single Cab vin plate and location
Thank you for taking the time to do that...still trying to find those popouts ....Wink
No problem. People's eyes popping out when you drive past them. Looks nice. I'm digging the Cyclops and the press ...
  Topic: Need help identifying my 63 Single Cab vin plate and location
mstg07

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Dec 29, 2017 6:04 pm   Subject: Re: Need help identifying my 63 Single Cab vin plate and location
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1727215.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1727212.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1727213.jpg

In 57 and 61 the VIN was 6 digits, and ...
  Topic: Need help identifying my 63 Single Cab vin plate and location
mstg07

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Dec 29, 2017 3:48 pm   Subject: Re: Need help identifying my 63 Single Cab vin plate and location
Here's the other style plate they sell I think this is correct for 62 and earlier? Not to sure. I seen photos of some originals and they look similar but not quite. Some say MADE IN WESTERN GERMANY at ...
  Topic: Need help identifying my 63 Single Cab vin plate and location
mstg07

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Dec 29, 2017 12:21 pm   Subject: Re: Need help identifying my 63 Single Cab vin plate and location

I've noticed that some vin numbers have the type in front of the chassis number. Do you register with or without the type in front? In your photo it shows type 26 which is correct for a single cab r ...
  Topic: Need help identifying my 63 Single Cab vin plate and location
mstg07

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Dec 29, 2017 12:17 pm   Subject: Re: Need help identifying my 63 Single Cab vin plate and location
Here's the other style plate they sell I think this is correct for 62 and earlier? Not to sure. I seen photos of some originals and they look similar but not quite. Some say MADE IN WESTERN GERMANY at ...
  Topic: Need help identifying my 63 Single Cab vin plate and location
mstg07

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Views: 2090

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Dec 29, 2017 12:13 pm   Subject: Re: Need help identifying my 63 Single Cab vin plate and location


All original paint on my firewall...no bondo, no welding.

VW actually used to (and probably still does) sell touch up paint for the VWs of the time. Have personally touched up plenty of rock c ...
  Topic: Need help identifying my 63 Single Cab vin plate and location
mstg07

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Dec 29, 2017 12:07 pm   Subject: Re: Need help identifying my 63 Single Cab vin plate and location
Pretty easy to bondo over the holes, or even been welded shut. Holes will be up higher than the standard bus. Have had good luck with poking around with a sharpish item to poke back thru the bondo. ...
  Topic: Need help identifying my 63 Single Cab vin plate and location
mstg07

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Dec 29, 2017 11:47 am   Subject: Re: Need help identifying my 63 Single Cab vin plate and location
If you remove the gas tank panel on the RHS, you probably could see the evidence of the screw holes showing on the front side of the panel.

Here is a good image showing the 63 VIN plate position:
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  Topic: Need help identifying my 63 Single Cab vin plate and location
mstg07

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Dec 29, 2017 11:28 am   Subject: Re: Need help identifying my 63 Single Cab vin plate and location
Since the plate is not correct, would see if you can get the CHP to take it as is. Hopefully later the proper tag will be made.

Might try contacting the repro plate manufacture with correct plate ...
  Topic: Need help identifying my 63 Single Cab vin plate and location
mstg07

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Dec 29, 2017 10:53 am   Subject: Re: Need help identifying my 63 Single Cab vin plate and location
There is a particular website that has this style vin plate for sale they advertise it at $95 dollars the way it is on the photo or $145 engraved with your chassis number. They do ask to see a copy of ...
  Topic: Need help identifying my 63 Single Cab vin plate and location
mstg07

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Dec 26, 2017 4:10 pm   Subject: Re: Need help identifying my 63 Single Cab vin plate and location
That is the key tag that would come with the original key/s from the factory.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=119339&highlight=key+tag
Wow. Cool. Learn something new everyday ...
  Topic: Need help identifying my 63 Single Cab vin plate and location
mstg07

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Dec 26, 2017 3:55 pm   Subject: Re: Need help identifying my 63 Single Cab vin plate and location

Thanks for the photo is there no data for the single cab on the lower part of the plate? Also what is the location of placement and that extra small vin number where would one find it?

No other d ...
  Topic: Need help identifying my 63 Single Cab vin plate and location
mstg07

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Dec 26, 2017 3:44 pm   Subject: Re: Need help identifying my 63 Single Cab vin plate and location
Would be the later type like this:

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/244517.jpg

Our DEC62 and MAR63 SCs have the same. Just went out and looked at both and tried to get an image of the la ...
  Topic: Need help identifying my 63 Single Cab vin plate and location
mstg07

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Dec 26, 2017 2:28 pm   Subject: Need help identifying my 63 Single Cab vin plate and location
Hello samba community my name is Peter and I am seeking some knowledge in vin/chassis plate and placement for my 1963 Single Cab. I am aware of the other topics started in this same topic however I co ...
  Topic: ratlookvw - [email protected] - chadd magee
mstg07

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PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Tue Jan 31, 2017 10:33 pm   Subject: Re: ratlookvw - [email protected] - chadd magee
Hey Chad dropped my spindles off in person at your hotel stay on the 16th near the LAX would like to know when I can expect them my bus is on jacks. Thanks.
 
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