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Stolen Vehicle Identity

Discussion in 'Stolen Land Rovers' started by Tonks4x4, Jan 24, 2013.

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  1. Tonks4x4

    Tonks4x4 Active Member

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    No the date stamp on the inside of the chassis is 87 and the chassis is in virtually A1 condition as its only done approx 60k miles
    The order for the 2 vehicles was made and started in early 87 and they were not completed until 88.
     
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    have you tried to put the vin thru clifton vin check ?
     
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    It won't really tell me anything...

    The chassis number I have comes back as a diesel 90.

    The vehicle will have left land rover as a V8 110.
     
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    Some good news!!!!
    I contacted the police and gave them the full story and all the evidence collated so far.

    They have managed to get Land Rover heritage to pull their finger out and go and get all the details out of their archives.

    Which resulted in a matching chassis batch number and matching front and rear axle numbers.

    So it has been confirmed now that my vehicle is F338VFX :)

    The police have also told me that there was not any intentional funny business involved and it has been a case of an administration error and cock up in details at the DVLA as a company had owned both vehicles at the same time????

    Oh well I am not bothered really what exactly went off just glad that I will get the correct ID back for my vehicle :)
     
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    Good result :)
     
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    got to say its an effort well done mate.
    not many would be so persistant.....



    bet your like a dog wiv two cokes now eh...LOL...
     
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    Great result!

    Not often you read of such things turning out good.
     
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    ratty I'm not special I'm limited edition Global Moderator

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    Can you get em to put it into writing in case of any further 'administration errors' in the future? It should also help with the provinance.
     
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    Hi I don't suppose you have the dimensions of the chassis or even a photo of the bare chassis so I can work it out myself ?
     
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    My Old Landy Well-Known Member

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    Hi, the original poster was last seen in August 2016 so I don't hold out much hope. I actually worked at Reynolds Boughton in 1988 but sadly I don't remember details such as measurements from so long ago :( however, one thing to note, they are still trading but under another name:
    https://www.boughtonengineering.com/About/Boughton_History.html#
    It was all paper drawings back then but you never know, someone might have access to the drawings still?
     
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    Thanks Mate I'll look them up.
     
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    A lot of work to take on not be sure your going to get the original reg ! Good luck to you I hope u get there the joys of defenders
     
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