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VIN Locations (Body and Frame)

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by BLZBLD, Mar 21, 2007.

  1. BLZBLD

    BLZBLD Newbie

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    Hi Guys been reading alot and first post. I have what the VIN says is an 84 Blazer, I am trying to determine if this is the case. I have stripped the front end and on the firewall in the middle there is a big 86 in some sort of chalk, then on the frame the same thing right below the drivers door after the undercoating and road grime was blasted off. I am just trying to determine if there are any other VIN stampings to see what is what. Thanks
     
  2. Chevy305

    Chevy305 6 Lug 14bsf Status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    The VIN sould be located on top of the dash in the driver side corner of the windshield. Its easier to see from the outside though.
     
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    I have that one, 1G8EK18H2EF119280. This is the one that says it is an 84. I am just curious why the chalk marks on the frame and firewall say 86.
     
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    Metrodps Strange but nice guy Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    I believe it is the inspectors number. My 1987 has it on frame and I have seen it on other trucks also. As to the other spots they are there for LEO's to check if it is stolen your insurance guy knows the places too.
     
  5. FRIZZLEFRY

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    My 81 K5 has it on the outside of both frame rails right below the front seat.
     
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    My 88 K5 had 86 marked like you described, but its on the core support..

    It also had a chalked X with a circle around it on the back right of my removable top.. And on the front window. Any guesses?
     
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    Those are just assembly line identification markings.

    Dont know about the one on the glass or the top though.
     
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    Metrodps Strange but nice guy Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    I believe it is the inspectors number. My 1987 has it on frame and I have seen it on other trucks also. or final inspection
     

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