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Hey all, I was just curious if I could find the date of manufacture for my car from the VIN code? Or is there somewhere else I can look for that? More than anything it is just to answer my own curiosity, but I also know some manufacturing changes took place in mid model years, so it might be good to know in the future!

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On the verical door rail, drivers side is a decal that has, among other items, the production date.
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You know what, I actually KNEW THAT, DUH! I can't believe I even asked that one! SHEESH!

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yea it does u have to plug it into like a bmw vin decoder or vin decoder.

i ran mine last night. mine was like one of the very last E30s out of the factory it left the factory 11/1992. according to other decoders and the door panel its a 93
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yea it does u have to plug it into like a bmw vin decoder or vin decoder.

i ran mine last night. mine was like one of the very last E30s out of the factory it left the factory 11/1992. according to other decoders and the door panel its a 93
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with the last 7 of a bmw vin you can pretty much find out everything you want to know about the vehicle.

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