In Reply to: VIN# breakdown posted by RB in Indiana on October 18, 1999 at 14:45:55:
It consists of 17 digits:
WBA- BMW AG
BM3- 323Ci (I think)
BM5- 328Ci (Once Again, I am not sure)
3- US Model
3- Dual, De-powered Airbags
9.Check Digit(1-9)- Varies from car to car
X- '99 model
Y- '00 model
F- Dingolfing (Not sure on this one either)
1 letter, 5 numbers.
"K" for plant letter is usually proceeded by "C-----"
"F" for plant letter is usually proceeded by "P-----"
Alan- could you possibly link to this post above for all who need this info?
Kris l.- Can you possibly add this to the F.A.Q.?