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Old 07-19-2012, 01:22 PM
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Vin number issue on potential new car

Hi all,

Im just about to handover a large sum of cash for a car and I have a query about the door jamb VIN plate.

There seems to be two stickers, one of which has been ripped a little. The one that has been ripped has tyre pressures on etc. Which I'm hoping is all it has, and there is another down the bottom which has a corresponding VIN.

the car is a 58 plate 120d.

Could anyone confirm or deny that the higher plate located nearer the door lock mechanism has VIN info on it?

Thanks for any help
Yours a hopefully new member of the club

I have pictures available, if that helps?



Lower door


Upper door


Please help!

Last edited by simontheu; 07-19-2012 at 04:41 PM. Reason: pics added
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