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    Cool age of a car

    does any one know how to tell when the car was made? it is a registered 53 plate any body numbers that will tell?
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    the V5 will have the year of manufacture on, and date of 1st registration
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    what part of the V5 has that on i can oly see the registration date

    the reason why i ask its and estate as i said 53 plate and its only 4 stud?
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    i cant remember exact dates but mines 2001 and when i removed plastic trim (the bit under the seat belt) it was dated about a month before the car was registered.
    mines 4 stud but it WAS a 1.6 8v envoy.

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    take some bits out of the car, glovebox for example, they are stamped with production date
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    any other idea's?. anything in the vin nukmber or is there a plate i could remove the glove box alough im sure its been replaced any other parts/ideas?
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    bttt......
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    the small drivers side glovebox might have it
    worth a try it only takes a few seconds to remove or like i said take the plastic cover off from under the seat belt it says there on mine.

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    is that by the pillar?
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    Sorry but I dont see what this will achieve....you're goin on about it having 4 stud wheels - I was under the impression all 1.7s had 4studs - irrespective on date of manufacture

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