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I have just finished stripping all the underseal from the body and most of the chassis from my 5 and came across a small metal plate in the rear nearside wheelarch with a 5 figure number on it, there is not one on the offside, and also a letter/number stamped on the front chassis cross member.

Does anybody know what these are, please?

Many thanks,

Tim

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Well done Tim. Ns rear is often missing.....not sure about the other one..

 

Send the info to Roger Ferris, if he already knows your car I will just confirm it's originality.

Cheers,

Conrad.

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I have just finished stripping all the underseal from the body and most of the chassis from my 5 and came across a small metal plate in the rear nearside wheelarch with a 5 figure number on it, there is not one on the offside, and also a letter/number stamped on the front chassis cross member.

Does anybody know what these are, please?

Many thanks,

Tim

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Would assume that's the body number..does it match a number in the engine bay/bulkhead? And is that plate folded then spot welded ? Unusual.

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The one on the chassis is the series number from Rubery Owen who made them and the other is a body number (Different to "Body in white")though unfortunately there are no records of them.

Stuart.

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Many thanks all.

Tim

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