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Re: TQC Stats & trivia
> Is your "C" VIN ur-Q an official USA-spec model?
> Where in the VIN is the "C"? Does it denote a
> different location of manufacture?
The C denotes the date. Mine is a D, or '83 model, though it was
manufactured in Feb 82.
> Anyone know who has the lone '86 or what its VIN is?
> Does it have the (ugh) digital dash?
> I have heard from someone that knows VWs that
> there are "several" USA-spec '86 and '87 ur-Qs in the
> states that were "re-VINd" earlier model leftovers.
> Is there any truth to this assertion?
> My '85 was manufactured 1/85 and has VIN 635.
> Anyone know of a later USA-spec VIN ur-Q?
> Also, my '85 has a pair of rubber straps to secure the
> jack and toolkit behind the spare tire. It also has a
> pair of these same straps along the rear-most
> portion of the trunk (boot) floor, immediately ahead
> of the trunk latch, about 1 1/2 feet apart. What are
> these for? A Germany-only-required first aid kit?
> A snap-in spoiler for the sunroof? ???
I believe an earlier post stated they were for a reflective triangle.
Richard Funnell, OES
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