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PostPosted: Sun Aug 23, 2009 12:00 am    Post subject: Barndoor question (mystery digit stamped in engine comp) Reply with quote

Our 51 is home! But what does the number on the picture mean?? chassi number:20-012086

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 23, 2009 6:57 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have no idea but I do wanna see more pics....
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 23, 2009 9:03 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

More pics. Winter project Wink
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 23, 2009 11:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I think you forgot some of it when you picked it up, or it fell off the trailer.
maybe the bit your missing is stamped 1?
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 23, 2009 5:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

krusher wrote:
I think you forgot some of it when you picked it up, or it fell off the trailer.
maybe the bit your missing is stamped 1?


LOL! Insert part 1 into part 2 and drive.
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 23, 2009 5:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

hmmm. Just went and looked at my 53... i've got a #4! But it is stamped higher up and to the right. Question
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 23, 2009 7:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I looked at my June '53 kombi, and I have a 4 higher and to the right also. Never noticed it before.
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 23, 2009 9:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Rick wrote:
hmmm. Just went and looked at my 53... i've got a #4! But it is stamped higher up and to the right. Question

does the metal peace look like the same as this one??
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 24, 2009 12:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Good luck with the project
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 24, 2009 5:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

culcit wrote:
krusher wrote:
I think you forgot some of it when you picked it up, or it fell off the trailer.
maybe the bit your missing is stamped 1?


LOL! Insert part 1 into part 2 and drive.


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 24, 2009 7:03 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

barndoorbarnfind wrote:
Rick wrote:
hmmm. Just went and looked at my 53... i've got a #4! But it is stamped higher up and to the right. Question

does the metal peace look like the same as this one??


not as pronounced as yours and in a slightly different position:
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 24, 2009 11:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

my 50 doesn't have a stamp marking.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 24, 2009 12:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hmm weird Confused
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 24, 2009 12:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Maybe the Inspector??
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 24, 2009 12:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Just had a look at my 54 and i have a 7 again not as pronounced though
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 24, 2009 1:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

my 20-008851 has also a 4 stamped on..
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 24, 2009 10:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

My 1/55 is stamped 1.... Question
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 25, 2009 7:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

collect them all! Currently I need 1 through 3 and 5 through 7 to complete the set Wink
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 25, 2009 9:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Maybe not relevant but split beetles have these random single numbers too. I am sure there has been a thread on it sometime in the past with no conclusion from memory Confused
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 25, 2009 9:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Found it:

http://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=234251&highlight=numbers

Our splits have them in a couple of odd places too, ours are all single -10 numbers on our 2 50's
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