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By Jeremy N 3622 Date 2013-04-02 13:37
How many on here are good at decoding serial numbers on the vintage beetles
i have a chassis serial number that starts with a 34 and has 7 numbers in total.
i have tried to research it and i think that it is a 1961 pan.
the motor on the other hand is a little more vaque to me
the serial number on the motor is as follows H 5524685. from what i can see it should be a 1500 from 1965.
can some  if they know correct me if i am wrong.
Thanks in advance
By Brad H 1498 Date 2013-04-02 13:46
The 1500 engine didn't come until 1967. Up until then they were 1200cc invarious grades of HP. 1966 saw a 1300cc and then the 1500 in 1967 with it being an option in busses in 1966.

thesamba has a good record of all chassis and engine numbers.

brad
By Jeremy N 3622 Date 2013-04-02 18:38
sorry just check where i got my info and yeah if i read the info correctly the motot should be a 1969. my mistake. this is the link to where i found my info
http://www.lightner.net/ybdb/serno.html
By Jeremy N 3622 Date 2013-04-02 18:39 Edited 2013-04-02 18:41
if the engine was correct to the chassis then would there be a "H" infront of the rest of the number?
             chassis              motor
1961     3 192 507          5-000-001
1962     4 010 995          5-958-948
1963     4 846 836          6-935-204
1964     5 677 119          7-893-119
1965     115 000 001       8-796-623
1966     116 000 001       F-0-000-001
1967     117 000 001       H-0-204-001
1968     118 000 001       H-0-204-001
1969     119 000 001       H-5-414-586
By Jeremy N 3622 Date 2013-10-15 18:32
ok so im lost again
i am looking at this engine # 1772905
i dont have it around so i am taking the sellers word that this is the number
but i am thinking its an early 1100 or 1200
the seller thinks it a 61 buy if there is no letter in front im thinking not
any ideas anyone?
By Brad H 1498 Date 2013-10-15 21:24
Is the generator stand part of the engine case and not bolted on, if so it's a 36hp 1200cc motor

brad
By Jeremy N 3622 Date 2013-10-15 22:44
yeap i got a pic and its one in the same
thanks guys
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