68 Austin Healey Sprite VIN location

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68 Austin Healey Sprite VIN location

Post by spydermonkey » Thu May 09, 2013 5:22 pm

My neighbor is attempting to purchase one in Riverside. Seller claims the VIN was removed years ago for a paint job. I had a local cop friend run the plate and there's no record on file. Anyone know VIN locations?

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Re: 68 Austin Healey Sprite VIN location

Post by Martin Keller » Fri May 10, 2013 8:54 am

Vin plate should be on the left inner door jam area on a data plate if I am not mistaken if it is a Bugeye or early Sprite.
Hope this helps.
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Re: 68 Austin Healey Sprite VIN location

Post by spydermonkey » Sat May 11, 2013 7:28 pm

A VIN plate would be fine. It's my understanding that it has been removed. We have a trailer reserved for Monday and I'll bring it up to the house and have a look see. Possession is 9/10's of the law, right?

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Re: 68 Austin Healey Sprite VIN location

Post by VWNate1 » Sun Nov 24, 2013 10:26 am

How did this work out ? .

I don't know where the VIN is stamped into the body proper but the owner's booklet or FSM will have a clear picture is exactly where .

Was the car any good ? not too rusty? .

I like early Spridgets .
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