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Hi all
My names Michael and I have a early 71 dormobile, will get some photos up asap.
If theres anyone who can de code my plate please get in touch TY
 

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Hiya Michael, nice to hear from you. I’ve never used the M plate decoder myself but I’ll see how you get on then I might have a shot myself. It’s can’t be that hard or can it :unsure:

Ozziedog,,,,,,,, pop up the piccies then :)
 

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Hiya Michael, nice to hear from you. I’ve never used the M plate decoder myself but I’ll see how you get on then I might have a shot myself. It’s can’t be that hard or can it :unsure:

Ozziedog,,,,,,,, pop up the piccies then :)
Thanks m8, will give it a try now, cheers
 

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Good evening all
I'm on the m plate decoder, and the first obstacle I have encountered is the lay out of the plate, there is a photo showing the plate with 4 lines of info, however, on the decoder, there is only one space for the first line, mine has 4 sets of numbers on top line, one on 2nd 5 sets on 3rd and 6 on 4th, was there a difference in the plate years?
My vw was born April 71, TY
 

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Hello Michael, and welcome to the forum.
If you want to send me a pic of your M plate, I can either decode it for you or give you a hand to do it yourself.
Hi hopefully these are ok? TY
 

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Hi all
Went out this afternoon with dolce the 71 bay, took some photos of her, forgot to hide her number plate, will this be a problem? TY
 

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Hi, sorry but have never been on a forum or any on-line stuff so am unsure of whats what lol
A friend suggested most people do so when selling on line, so thought best to ask the question first!
Thanks for the reply
 

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Hi hopefully these are ok? TY
Go to the decoder page, pick model year 70-79 and then fill in the top line with the top row of numbers, (they are your shortened chassis no.) and E for Emden, carry on with 793 as M codes row 1, 040652 is the paint and interior codes and then A41, etc is the 2nd row of M codes.
02 5is the production date, 7997 is the production planning no. EN is the destination, etc
 

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Hopefully these are ok, enjoy!
 

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Here's a few more photos, although the quality of pics seems rubbish!
Heres a couple of pictures of the new 1641cc engine, still running in, have only put 70 miles on her so far.
 

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Lol, i keep being told its patina, but yes, I agree, dolce looks tired, but after nearly 4.5 k on her new engine, she will have to remain so until more funds come in !
Drives great, stops ok, only problem at mo is the lack of heat in cab, probably get more heat if I light a couple of candles at front !
 

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