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I came across this link on another site. it will tell you every detail about your MB as it left the factory....try it, it really works.


http://www.mbclub.ru/mb/vin/index.html?lng=eng
 

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You need to convert the US VIN.

WDBCA24D6MA599620

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WDB1260241A599620


Copy your VIN to Word. Delete everything between the B and the A. Put a 1 in front of the A. Insert your car’s chassis code between the B and the 1. In my case a 300 SE: 126024. Or a 500 SEL: 126037, and so on. Copy and paste the converted VIN to the decoder. Once converted the ID will work.
 

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vin number that is on the firewall says

WDBEA30D2HA513083

should i put this in ??? i drive a 1987 300e.

WDBE124030A513083
 

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It will be on the body tag located on the upper rad support.

300CE Coupe

The W124051 chassis 300CE Coupe with the M104-980 motor was made between 1990 and 1993.
 

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alphonsohall - 2/10/2005 5:53 PM

I came across this link on another site. it will tell you every detail about your MB as it left the factory....try it, it really works.


http://www.mbclub.ru/mb/vin/index.html?lng=eng
Why would you need to look up the build of your car when it is in your log book. I wouldnt send this information to people randomly.
 

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It works, but some info is inaccurate or missing, at least on my car.
 

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Hey guys, I was wondering why I can't get my VIN to come up on that first posted link..

W D B C A 3 7 D 4 F A 1 3 1 6 1 6

Any help on rearranging this so it shows up would be great!

Thanks in advance!

Sam
 

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here ya go..

W D B _ _ _ _ _ _ _ A 1 3 1 6 1 6

thats what you should have done. then you put a 1 in fron of the a

W D B _ _ _ _ _ _ 1 A 1 3 1 6 1 6

then in those other blanks you put your chassis code which can be found by just searching on google
 

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Well, I have been up and down numerous search engines typing usually something like

"1985 500SEL chassis code" and combinations of, and I can't find where it will give me the length of code I'm looking to put in those BLANKS....

Can someone direct me to a site?
 

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It would be nice if it worked on my car. My VIN has a 'B' where most have an 'A.' If I force an A in that spot, I do get a report, but all it tells me is the car was made in Germany. Duh.

The US VIN checker site listed in this thread calls my model type "unknown." Oh, well...

Cheers!
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alkaline - 5/13/2005 4:02 AM

Well, I have been up and down numerous search engines typing usually something like

"1985 500SEL chassis code" and combinations of, and I can't find where it will give me the length of code I'm looking to put in those BLANKS....

Can someone direct me to a site?
You need to convert the US VIN.

WDBCA24D6MA599620

to

WDB1260241A599620


Copy your VIN to Word. Delete everything between the B and the A. Put a 1 in front of the A. Insert your car’s chassis code between the B and the 1. In my case a 300 SE: 126024. Or a 500 SEL: 126037, and so on. Copy and paste the converted VIN to the decoder. Once converted the ID will work.

Your chassis code is 126037 – the same as mine…
 

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This link is very cool. I learned that my pre-owned car is not really champagne in color as the dealer informed me, but rather desert silver. How's that!
 
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