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Old 03-12-2018, 04:52 PM   #1
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Question VIN on Frame of 1981 vette

Several kind people have posted information about finding the vin on the frame of their c3 vettes - mentioning various years but not 1981. I am burning a lot of energy looking on the top of the frame rail near the rear-left body mount. No luck so far. Can anyone verify that in 1981 that was the vin location? Or was it moved somewhere else?
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VIN location on frame

I've been neck deep in a restomod of my 81 and have been all over the frame. I have the 1981 Service Manual and page 2A-1 shows that "frame identification" is stamped into the metal at the rear driver side and on the rear crossmember behind the fuel tank. My car was a barn find with less than 50K documented miles and completely virgin, but there is nothing stamped into the frame at those locations. I haven't found anything resembling the VIN number anywhere on the frame.
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Late to the party... in the middle of my body-off on my '81 and can confirm the VIN on the left side in front of the body mount just in front of the rear tire.
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