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Old 30th September 2003, 13:51   #1
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Does anyone know where I can find the Toyota VIN number?
It's not on the VIN plate??

It should be an eight digit number.
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Old 30th September 2003, 13:59   #2
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Mine is on the engine bulkhead and I think it has 13 numbers. It starts with KZN
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Old 30th September 2003, 14:01   #3
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Mine is on the engine bulkhead and I think it has 13 numbers. It starts with KZN
yep on the bulkhead LN130????????? KZN???????
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Old 30th September 2003, 14:02   #4
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Does anyone know where I can find the Toyota VIN number?
It's not on the VIN plate??

It should be an eight digit number.
its on the chassis behind the front drivers side wheel
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If you're driving a Surf and not a 4Runner you won't have a VIN number. The plate on the centre of the bulkhead in the engine bay carries the model no and the frame no but the actual VIN was never fitted to Japanese built vehicles. Having said that you don't need it to identify the vehicle, only the info on the bulkhead plate.

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Old 1st October 2003, 00:41   #6
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If you're driving a Surf and not a 4Runner you won't have a VIN number. The plate on the centre of the bulkhead in the engine bay carries the model no and the frame no but the actual VIN was never fitted to Japanese built vehicles. Having said that you don't need it to identify the vehicle, only the info on the bulkhead plate.

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The plate on the centre of the bulkhead in the engine bay carries the model no and the frame no but the actual VIN was never fitted to Japanese built vehicles
That explains why i can't find it.
I presume then that the frame (chassis) number can be classed as the VIN
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Old 1st October 2003, 09:23   #8
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If you're driving a Surf and not a 4Runner you won't have a VIN number. The plate on the centre of the bulkhead in the engine bay carries the model no and the frame no but the actual VIN was never fitted to Japanese built vehicles. Having said that you don't need it to identify the vehicle, only the info on the bulkhead plate.

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Oh yes they were.The VIN number on my '92 2.4 is 17 characters.This has an extra letter added to the original 16 when it is complianced.I'm in Australia and they may remove them when sending to the UK.

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