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Old 10th January 2017, 08:48 PM
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Hi,
I have my VIN number from the DVLA so now want to stamp it on some plate and welding it to my chassis.
Two questions.
1. I have use of some metal stamps at work however they are quite big they are about 10mm high letters do you think that's going to be to big? I have read there is a minimum size but not a maximum.

2. Where is best to put it so it can be seen easily? I was thinking of having two, one in the passenger compartment and one in the engine bay
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Old 12th January 2017, 11:58 PM
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Size is not an issue (despite what some may say ;-) ) . It has to be able to be read from the front offside of the car. I stamped the number into two places, the top offside rail and the engine mount area. Then I fitted the car sides and the top rail number was covered - next I fitted an MX5 engine where I had previously had a Pinto engine. The new engine mount covered the stamped in number. I gave up. I stamped up a piece of 25 x 3 mm steel with 20 mm high numbers and waited until the end of the build and then welded it in a prominent position by the brake master cylinder - sorted!
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Old 13th January 2017, 05:57 PM
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There was a guy on eBay doing them I got from him and welded to the top of br9 and iva happy with that
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Old 15th January 2017, 10:36 AM
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I was looking for the same.
Found this guy on flea bay

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Engine-Pla...AOSwB09YLF9 u

I recall someone on here made them but i cant find the post.
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Old 17th January 2017, 03:08 PM
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Thank you for the advice.
I have downloaded the IVA manual but I was slightly confused ( not difficult with me )

Thanks for the eBay link think I will order a couple of those.
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