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Offline leeroy_25

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VIN number for FD3
« on: April 08, 2016, 09:50:12 PM »
I am trying to get some parts from USA and they have asked me to send my vin number. So I sent them the FD3S-xxxxxx number and they came back to me saying it should be 17 digits? I have looked everywhere and that is the only number I can find. I used google and a post on a US forum says about the number start JM1 and having a set of digits before the FD3S number. Anyone no where I can find this.I guess this is what they are after.
Basically I was going to buy a brake kit and they seem to think the US model is different. All the measurements I can find seem to check out though.

Any help gratefully received.


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Re: VIN number for FD3
« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2016, 03:39:20 PM »
Hi Lee,

Chassis number won't have any bearing on the brake kit as all the hubs are the same on all FD's

Just normal things apply like the disc diameter and if your size wheels fit over the callipers with the bigger discs. 

If you find out why they have concerns we can try and help more.
All the best Clive