Author Topic: M3A1 Frame Number  (Read 185 times)

SpencerB

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M3A1 Frame Number
« on: August 27, 2020, 05:14:28 PM »
After much cleaning, sanding, cussing, etc, I have found what I believe to be the frame number off our M3A1.  From the left side frame behind the wheel:  259177.

Does this sound right?  The "2" is iffy.  The remaining numbers are clear enough to read.

Assuming the number is correct, any way to determine the hood number and/or Ord. Number?

No other numbers visible and the data plate is missing.

Thanks in advance.

mfrance

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Re: M3A1 Frame Number
« Reply #1 on: August 27, 2020, 06:39:17 PM »

yd328

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Re: M3A1 Frame Number
« Reply #2 on: August 28, 2020, 06:06:36 AM »
If its been through a rebuild the numbers could be stamped in other places too. You can also check the rear suspension/bogie frame on the vertical outer surface. Also, possibly the front bumper on the top horizontal surface.

Gary