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It would be very useful if everyone included the first 7 characters of their VIN number in any technical query.
As this would assist in the correct identification of vehicle type/build/equipage..

ie: VF1BM0G (this identifies as Renault, 5 door Megane with a 1.9DCi engine, and ND0 Gearbox)

This could either be in the message Text or perhaps as part of the signature..

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Sounds good webby, think it should be included in car details otherwise people will have to keep digging out their V5 everytime they have a problem (which is often for some!)

SB sneaks off to find her V5 ;)
 

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Or it located on the Oval plate in drivers door shut or the bottom left handside of the windscreen.
 

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The first 7 digits are important:

VF1 = manufacturers code = Renault SA
BMOG = identifies build factory, body type, Engine Variant
 

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No your vehicle couldn´t be cloned by giving the first 7 of 17 digits.

In any case the complete VIN number is visible to everyone as it it located on the bottom left hand corner of the windscreen anyway..
So a potential crook will note that and the Reg number, then "ring" another vehicle with your details
 
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Nice one webcode, I reckon it would be a great help, as I've previously posted .. We are not mind readers, esp where its a long running model like the Espace, Clio or Laguna ... the more info the better ...

also like the idea of putting it in the profile

Gets my vote.:)
 
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