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Old 24-06-2014, 01:10 PM
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Originally Posted by irishbiker View Post
Interesting read...

One question jumps out at me:

On page regarding VIN numbers:


http://www.motuk.co.uk/manual_630.htm


It states that a VIN is required on all vehicles first used on or after 1 August 1980.

Does that mean if the vehicle is older it does not legally have to have one?

P.
I would assume so, since that's the only sensible option - in earlier years some manufacturers didn't bother numbering the frame (it was, after all, generally just a few bits of tube welded together). Harley certainly didn't universally number their frames until about 1970, so you get bikes from the '50s and '60s where the owner has just stamped some random number on (like his birthday!), just so as to have summat on the log book!
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