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Post Sat Jan 04, 2003 6:23 am


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WLD? If it is a 43, would have to be WLA, WLC, or G? Number pad says 39 WLD, belly numbers say 43?

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Post Sat Jan 04, 2003 6:37 am

Restamped. FatDog

Jim S

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Post Sat Jan 04, 2003 10:00 am

isnt the vin# stamped last? could be replacement case's, way back when. #'s do look funny not very deep 6's all seem to have a flat back,

[This message has been edited by Jim S (edited 04 January 2003).]


Post Sat Jan 04, 2003 5:10 pm

I agree, sometimes re-stamps are officially done after the fact, so a replacement '39 COULD have NOS cases, except the stamp is bogus, and (as a guess) the cases are almost certainly surplus ex-WD WLC, as that was the highest volume '43 made.

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Post Sat Jan 04, 2003 7:25 pm

These numbers are a poor quality stamp job done by ? Maybe a H-D dealer did it back in the day, but they usually did a much better factory like job. I would suspect a home job
In addition, I've never seen the actual number sequence begin with a "0" in any REAL street motor serial numbers. 'dog

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