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Re: Find your hidden VIN in less than 30 seconds.
« Reply #15 on: July 07, 2023, 01:52:36 AM »
Is the VIN in a 67 door jamb considered hidden?? :)

No they just had not invented the "Dash VIN" yet, Came in the Next year improvements 68 Baby!




Actually, 1968 Federal law required it on all makes and models sold in the US. One of the 'requirements' stated the VIN had to be on the top of the dash visible from the outside. From what I have heard, all makes/brands have hidden VINS on the body/frames as well.
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Re: Find your hidden VIN in less than 30 seconds.
« Reply #16 on: July 12, 2023, 05:55:49 AM »
From what I have heard, all makes/brands have hidden VINS on the body/frames as well.
Also federally required.
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Re: Find your hidden VIN in less than 30 seconds.
« Reply #17 on: July 21, 2023, 01:58:13 PM »
Not all Camaros got the partial VIN stamped by the blower motor area. My car did not have it. Van Nuys 11B
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Re: Find your hidden VIN in less than 30 seconds.
« Reply #18 on: July 24, 2023, 12:24:24 PM »
  I have two 69 Camaros both Van Nuys 1B and 2B does not have the partial Vin stamped by blower motor area.

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Re: Find your hidden VIN in less than 30 seconds.
« Reply #19 on: July 24, 2023, 02:31:09 PM »
When I brought my Nor 69 SS to NC with a PA title they were requiring 3 vin locations with photo documentation. They accepted the title as one, the windshield as the second, and with a CE block the cowl would be three. My cowl number has one digit missing, just not there. I knew the trans had one and they had a lift so up it went. The exhaust was in front of the trans vin but you could read it. They said they had to get 3 vin photos to go with the NC title application and their camera or mine would not focus as close as the exhaust pipe to vin stamping. So they told me to leave and come back with either the exhaust pipe removed or the front fender (they knew where the hidden vin was). I might add that the DMV that does this in NC is 35 miles from me. Since I just got the car I really was not into taking things apart. I did get a NC title later but I really should not say how on the internet.
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Re: Find your hidden VIN in less than 30 seconds.
« Reply #20 on: July 24, 2023, 03:55:31 PM »
Typically in Pa, you have to title it there before leaving-which really makes it easier. But removing the front fender won’t get you access. The cowl number under the wipers was missing a number? Was it possibly painted over? Post some pictures.

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Re: Find your hidden VIN in less than 30 seconds.
« Reply #21 on: July 24, 2023, 06:13:15 PM »
I am not where I can access a picture of the missing digit on my cowl stampimg. It is a 46 year repaint car done in laquer paint and you can see the number just was never there. The other numbers show a slight indention but where last number should be it is nothing there. Maybe the stamp malfunctioned. It was pointed out before I bought the car. The cars previous owners are known and I have spoken with all of them back to 1977 including the guy who had the last paint done in 1977.
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