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Old 12-28-2007, 11:13   #1 (permalink)
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1979 RS2000 VIN number location

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Can anyone tell me where to find the stamped VIN number on a 1979 RS2000, I have had a query from someone and I can't seem to find any info on where it could be on the www.

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Re: 1979 RS2000 VIN number location

Its in a bit of a bugger of a spot!! Its stamped around the R/H strut tower, top, at the front edge of where the bolts go through. Its most likely you'll have to scrape paint off to confirm/deny. Sometimes is visible.
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Re: 1979 RS2000 VIN number location

Thanks tons Fish, I will let you know if he finds it, I have my suspicions that it may not be a genuine RS.
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Re: 1979 RS2000 VIN number location

MKII Escorts have the usual VIN plate on the slam panel, have a looky here for details;
Mk2 Escort VIN plate decoding - Forums @ The Ford RS Owners Club
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Re: 1979 RS2000 VIN number location

Thanks Fordtech, I have passed that on, Fish he scrapped all the paint off that area and says he still can't find the VIN number, I had already sent him the .pdf file that is on the link Fordtech has just given me and he says that all the correct RS2000 bits are there. Its a mystery.

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