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    Default How do i find out when my car was made?

    I've been seeing a number of people post about certain build numbers and dates and such about their SVTFs, id like to know how i can find out mine? Is it via the VIN number?


    and also, completely unrelated, but is there an easy way to adjust the lower foglights beam direction? mine are aimed up way too high.
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    Default Re: How do i find out when my car was made?

    Doesnt it say on the side of the door?????

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    Default Re: How do i find out when my car was made?

    It would be on a sticker inside the door jam. I forget exactly what it says but you will see a date on there that says build date or something similar. For example mine says.

    Date 6/00

    It is on the sticker below the hinge and on the top left line.

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    Default Re: How do i find out when my car was made?

    I just flipped mine upside down and looked for the "born on" date

    Actually I found the exact date of manufacture when I tore my dash apart to put the indiglo gauge cluster in. Feb. 6, 2000. It was on a sticker that looked like a grocery store price tag, stuck to some of the plastic pieces in there.
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    Default Re: How do i find out when my car was made?

    most of those stickers can be off, thats usually the date that part was mfr, doesnt mean your car was built off of parts mfr that day. Best bet is to look at the vin tag on the inside of the door it will be a month/year. One the svts they offered a build date which I believe you can purchase a certificate from svt now (not free anymore)
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    Default Re: How do i find out when my car was made?

    ax0n

    I just flipped mine upside down and looked for the "born on" date
    I just flipped mine upside down to check it's gender.

    Then I remembered that it likes the song La Femme de Argent by the French duo Air so it must be a girl. It has so much torque for it's size, though, that it doesn't always act like a lady.

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