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I've got the body of a scrapped  Elise probably from around 2000, or maybe earlier, but I don't have the full VIN. Is there any possibility to get the VIN only from the serial number? What I'm getting from the old Swedish registration is .....1117YHD31861 saying as I understand it, an LHD Elise built in Hethel with production number 1861. I've been googling but can't find what year code Y means, or if that is something invented by the Swedish transportation authority? As I guess it should begin with SCC and x a motor code and (possibly y a seat-belt code) to make the VIN complete, I've tried various iterations in a VIN decoder but don't get it right.

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From the Elise service notes for 98 onwards:

SCC in pos 123 is manufacturer code
G in pos 4 is the standard 1.8 K-series engine, J if the VVC version
A in pos 5 is Restraint (Active belts)
111 in pos 678 is Elise
pos 9 is check digit
Model year is pos 10
W=98
X=99
Y=2000
plant is pos 11 (H=Hethel, B=Shah Alam)
C in pos 12 = RHD
D in pos 12 = LHD
3 in pos 13 is model (Elise)
8 in pos 13 is the Exige
14,15,16,17 is the serial number

From - http://www.elises.co.uk/miscellaneous/vin.html

88 Esprit NA, 89 Esprit Turbo SE, Evora, Evora S, Evora IPS, Evora S IPS, Evora S IPS SR, Evora 400, Elise S1, Elise S1 111s, Evora GT410 Sport

Evora NA

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