In Reply to: Here you go... (Kris L. and Alan, please read) posted by DrBimmer on October 18, 1999 at 15:05:31:
bm5 = 328ci on my vin#. Do you know what these notate? restraint sys=4, assy plant=j. Thanks for your help.
: It consists of 17 digits:
: WBA- BMW AG
: AM3- 323i
: AM5- 328i
: BM3- 323Ci (I think)
: BM5- 328Ci (Once Again, I am not sure)
: 3- US Model
: 8.Restraint System
: 3- Dual, De-powered Airbags
: 9.Check Digit(1-9)- Varies from car to car
: 10.Model Year
: X- '99 model
: Y- '00 model
: 11.Assembly Plant
: K- Munich
: F- Dingolfing (Not sure on this one either)
: 12-17.Serial Number
: 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.?