Re: What is the first letter mean in the VIN number

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Old 17 Aug 2003, 07:59 pm   #1 (permalink)
Mike Conway
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Default Re: What is the first letter mean in the VIN number

Yes, Toyota VINs starting with "J" are built in Japan...

Typing in "vehicle id number decoders" in a search engine yielded this
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http://www.autohausaz.com/html/vehic...n_numbers.html

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>Hi All:
> I wonder anyone knows what is the meaning of the first letter of the VIN
>number. Is the VIN number started with J means the vehicle is made in Japan?
>I was told with different meaning in the dealership so I need some expert to
>tell me the truth.
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Old 18 Aug 2003, 02:18 am   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: What is the first letter mean in the VIN number

Do you know about the repuitation of the manufactorer in US? I heard that if
it is make in Japan is better. Do you think so? Do you know anyone who
agree with it?

Thanks in advance

"Mike Conway" <mpc82@aol.com> wrote in message
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> Yes, Toyota VINs starting with "J" are built in Japan...
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> Typing in "vehicle id number decoders" in a search engine yielded this
> resource:
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> http://www.autohausaz.com/html/vehic...n_numbers.html
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> Mike C
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> >Hi All:
> > I wonder anyone knows what is the meaning of the first letter of the

VIN
> >number. Is the VIN number started with J means the vehicle is made in

Japan?
> >I was told with different meaning in the dealership so I need some expert

to
> >tell me the truth.
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> >Thanks
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