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BillM3

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Serial Number on frame
« on: February 06, 2020, 02:39:26 PM »
Does anyone know the exact location of the serial number on the frame? I know it's somewhere on the left side but there is so much paint on mine I don't know where to start looking for it.
Can someone give me a measurement to the exact location?

8683jb

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Re: Serial Number on frame
« Reply #1 on: February 06, 2020, 04:14:23 PM »
On the left side of the frame aft of the shock mount. Try at about 1 to 1-1/2” from the top of the frame and starting about 2” aft of the brake hose fitting.
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BillM3

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Re: Serial Number on frame
« Reply #2 on: February 07, 2020, 01:09:08 PM »
Okay cool thanks for the help, I will look for it at that place and I hope I will find it.

WayOffTrack

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Re: Serial Number on frame
« Reply #3 on: February 07, 2020, 04:26:07 PM »
Here's an example this is on my Autocar



And my other Autocar, I think their stamp was getting a little dull later in the war. :)

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BillM3

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Re: Serial Number on frame
« Reply #4 on: February 08, 2020, 12:55:25 PM »
Way off track,
Thanks for the pictures I really appreciate the help. ;)

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Re: Serial Number on frame
« Reply #5 on: February 10, 2020, 05:19:37 PM »
You are very welcome. If you have a Diamond T they stamped the numbers very lightly so it may still be difficult to see and read, might take a wire brush or even sand blasting to see it.

BillM3

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Re: Serial Number on frame
« Reply #6 on: February 11, 2020, 07:14:13 AM »
Mine is a White, but I guess they stamped them at the same place as the Autocar and Diamond T ones right?

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Re: Serial Number on frame
« Reply #7 on: February 11, 2020, 08:37:09 AM »
Yes, same location. If it's a White, yours will be a 6-digit number starting with a 2.

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BillM3

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Re: Serial Number on frame
« Reply #8 on: February 22, 2020, 03:47:26 PM »
Okay I started scratching the paint of the frame where the serial number is located and I did find a number but it is really hard to see the numbers and I only can see 5 and maybe another one that used to be in front of the first one. But I think that part of the frame had a lot of rust on at one point because it is hard to determine what numbers they are. But at least I found something, thanks everybody for telling me where to start looking for it.