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Model 3 VIN number body plate location

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by IgorAntarov, Mar 6, 2018.

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  1. IgorAntarov

    IgorAntarov Member

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    Is there any information where is the body plate that contains VIN on Model 3?
    Normally VIN is stamped somwhere under the floor covering. But I can't find it anywhere on Model 3.

    Have to find it to get a registration for the car.
     
  2. MP3Mike

    MP3Mike Well-Known Member

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    Here are the VIN locations that Tesla tells us about:
    VIN Locations.png

    So you are probably looking for the VIN on the right C pillar.
     
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  3. IgorAntarov

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    Thank you. So I guess that the plastic cover on the C pillar should be removed somehow.
    Going to try to pull it out, hope it won't break :)
     
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    You're welcome. Out of curiosity where are you that they require looking at more than the two exposed VIN locations?
     
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    #5 Lloyd, Mar 6, 2018
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    Unless he's changing them! :eek:

    Big scam in the 70's was to buy a wrecked car, switch the Vin's to one that was stolen. More difficult to do today.
     
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    PoitNarf The Clown Prince of Crime

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    Curious about this as well. Very strange requirement.
     
  7. IgorAntarov

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    You got me... - changing win to #1 and selling the car for $1M. ;)

    Actually it's the first Tesla Model3 in Russia. We brought it here, I'll make a video about it soon.
    By local laws VIN should be stamped on a car's body. Apparently there is no such a thing on ours Model 3.
    https://photos.app.goo.gl/RHFJsr3qYEQxHmVJ3

    (searched everywhere)
     
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  8. IgorAntarov

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    Here is a sneak peek of the first Model 3 in Russia.
    Tesla Model3 sound in the snow (in snowy Russia)



    ps: The sound effect is funny. Not sure if it worth a separate tread yet... I'm going to upload more videos soon.
     
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  9. PoitNarf

    PoitNarf The Clown Prince of Crime

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    Hah, sounds like it’s farting.
     
  10. IgorAntarov

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    For me it's more like archetypic "submarine under huge water pressure" sound.
     
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    Yeah. Sometimes sort of like rubber breaking under shearing pressure, too. Dry, cold, fine powdery snow does that under pressure and then it's echoing inside the cabin to give that eire quality to it.

    I've heard it before but usually you don't hear it inside the cabin that much. More-so if you're standing outside by the rear wheel or it's a trailer, if the engine is off and you're pushing/pulling the vehicle (or it's going down a hill). If you're close to the ICE that sound tends to drown it out.
     

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