V.I.N. Tattoo

I’m pretty sure it’s real, not a code, but honestly I don’t know. My next tattoo is a secret code; I haven’t decided yet whether I want to publish it or not… Anyway, anyone work at the DMV?

Tattoo by Sroga

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Shannon Larratt is the founder of BME (1994) and its former editor and publisher. After a four year hiatus between 2008 and 2012, Shannon is back adding his commentary to ModBlog. It should be noted that any comments in these entries are the opinion of Shannon Larratt and may or may not be shared by BMEzine.com LLC or the other staff or members of BME. Entry text Copyright © Shannon Larratt. Reproduced under license by BMEzine.com LLC. Pictures may be copyright to their respective owners. You can also find Shannon at Zentastic or on Facebook.

One thought on “V.I.N. Tattoo

  1. The following comments were imported from our old comment system:

    Posted on 04-22-2006 10:44:12 by roxbox
    * 1st character- Identifies the country in which the vehicle was manufactured.
    For example: U.S.A.(1or4), Canada(2), Mexico(3), Japan(J), Korea(K), England(S), Germany(W), Italy(Z)
    * 2nd character- Identifies the manufacturer. For example; Audi(A),
    BMW(B), Buick(4), Cadillac(6), Chevrolet(1), Chrysler(C), Dodge(B),
    Ford(F), GM Canada(7), General Motors(G), Honda(H), Jaquar(A), Lincoln(L), Mercedes Benz(D), Mercury(M), Nissan(N), Oldsmobile(3), Pontiac(2or5), Plymouth(P), Saturn(8), Toyota(T), VW(V), Volvo(V).
    * 3rd character- Identifies vehicle type or manufacturing division.
    * 4th to 8th characters- Identifies vehicle features such as body style, engine type, model, series, etc.
    * 9th character- Identifies VIN accuracy as check digit.
    * 10th character- Identifies the model year. For example: 1988(J), 1989(K), 1990(L), 1991(M), 1992(N), 1993(P), 1994(R), 1995(S), 1996(T),
    1997(V), 1998(W), 1999(X), 2000(Y)——2001(1), 2002(2), 2003(3)
    * 11th character- Identifies the assembly plant for the vehicle.
    * 12th to 17th characters- Identifies the sequence of the vehicle for production
    as it rolled of the manufacturers assembly line.


    Posted on 04-22-2006 11:14:29 by alienated_shorty
    thank you roxbox. i was going to point those things out that anyone can read the majority of a VIN.

    Posted on 04-22-2006 14:54:43 by glider
    So what is it?

    Posted on 04-23-2006 02:11:03 by shannen l.
    1984 Chevrolet Celebrity?

    Posted on 04-23-2006 02:52:01 by shannen l.
    The boyfriend’s verdict is: 1984 Chevy Monte Carlo 2-door convertible built in Arlington, TX.

    Posted on 04-23-2006 10:02:57 by Jets
    So is that his car, or was he born in Texas in 1984 and that car suits his personality?

    Posted on 04-24-2006 12:40:45 by ?
    the second character is a G so why would it be a chevy wouldn’t it be GM

    Posted on 04-25-2006 08:34:26 by Bot
    Confused the hell out of me!

    Posted on 05-27-2006 19:05:33 by ferg
    “the second character is a G so why would it be a chevy wouldn’t it be GM”

    Chevy is owned by GM.

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