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VIN#s for Tesla Roadsters

Discussion in 'Roadster 2008-2012' started by nthn, Dec 24, 2018.

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  1. nthn

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    I am cataloging Roadsters and their pictures on an app called VinWiki. I can either use the VIN of the car, or the license plate to get the VIN#. The problem I have, is people refer to their Roadsters as #777, #303, etc, instead of the whole VIN. So I have the 5YJRE part, and the last 7ish digits (1000303), but not the middle. Is there some way that I can get those middle characters just from the last 3 or 4 that are listed?

    Thanks, nthn
     
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    da2ny 2010 Roadster Sport Twilight Blue #913

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    da2ny 2010 Roadster Sport Twilight Blue #913

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    #6 Region/Drive Position: 1 = USA/LHD
    #7 Restraint System: A = Type 2 USA Seat Belts, Dual Airbags
    #8 Motor/Drive Unit: 3 = Tesla M6S Motor
    #9 Check Character: I believe this will vary to confirm that all the other entries are correct
    #10 Model Year: A = 2010
    #11 Location of Manufacture: 1 = Menlo Park, CA, USA
    #12 Serial #, 100,000s digit: 0
     
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    I know how to decode them, what I want to do it to be able to see "this is my Roadster Vin#345", and be able to get the whole VIN.
     
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    That won’t work
     
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    X.l.r.8 Supporting Member

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    Sequencing for US and EU both started counting at 1, but earlier digits in the VIN define the car's market (US, EU, RHD, etc.) Just typing in the last 3 as previously mentioned will not pull up whole VIN’s on mutiple cars.
    Is this your own app you are populating?
     
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  8. DeedWest

    DeedWest 2008 VP & 2011 2.5 Sport

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    Checked out the app. Not sure how I feel about our TMC names being tagged in the vehicle’s information, but apart from that, the app in general is a cool idea.
     
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    supersnoop Tesla Roadster #334

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    It’s just the reverse. There aren’t really that many variables. For North America, anything under 500 is 2008, and anything over is 2010 or 2011. You may have to guess by flipping the motor and check digit values to figure out if th car is a sport model.
     
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    The only information I got was from the public forum, but I can take you name off if you want.
     
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    NigelM Recovering Member

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    Being on a forum (however public) doesn't imply you can use photos where copyright belongs to owners, nor reuse material (screen names) without permission.
     
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    See my response on your thread. I can use copyrighted images, under fair use law. Even so, I will take down anyone's images that requests such. Howecer, your screen name has no copyright whatsoever, and I will still use it, with no picture.
     
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    NigelM Recovering Member

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    From the guy who doesn't identify himself.....

     
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    Do I have to? It is your choice of username, you didn't have to post your full name. This is the internet, stuff is public. Am I forced to put my whole name as my username to give myself credibility? I don't think so.
     
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    It just doesn't bode well when people keep themselves hidden but insist on fair use in harvesting and publishing other people's information.
     
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    That's fine if that is what you think. I am complying with your request, what more could you want?
     
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    Ummm....

     
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    Wow. Way to make an ass of yourself @nthn I think username or not you just lost any credibility you could of gained.
     
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