Dating motorcycle parts

dating motorcycle parts

How do I find out what frame my motorcycle is?

There is now an online frame dating service available which allows you to search the database for the fare number of your AJS or Matchless motorcycle. If your frame number is found, you then have the option to pay a small fee (only £5 via PayPal) to gain immediate access to the basic information about your frame as it left the factory.

What do you need to date a motorcycle number plate?

Documentary evidence that the number plate was originally issued to your motorcycle will be needed such as the original log book or old tax discs. The Owner’s Club dating service can also help with this procedure and provide the required inspection of the motorcycle.

How do I get a dating certificate for my Machine?

Link to the machine dating page of the AJS and Matchless Owner’s Club website. An example of a dating certificate is shown at the top of this page (click to view a larger version).

What do the factory records contain about my bike?

The original factory records contain a lot of information about the bike including all the basic details such as frame, engine and gearboxes numbers, the exact model of the bike and when it was manufactured. The factory records also contain lots of additional information which may be of interest to the current owner.

How do I find the frame number of my bike?

Find a Frame Number. All bikes have unique frame numbers… Well okay maybe there are a few bikes without them but these are rare and typically hand made or really old bikes. The frame number of your bike could be located in one of the following locations: Under the bottom bracket.

How do you determine the submodel of a motorcycle?

To determine the submodel of a particular motorcycle, first youll have to get the vehicle identification number (VIN). The VIN is usually stamped on the neck of the motorcycles frame or on a VIN plate attached to the neck. Youll also find the VIN on your motorcycles title, registration and insurance documents.

Where can I find the serial number on my bike?

However, typically, the number will be found in one of the following locations: 1 Headstock (the most common location) 2 Frame down tubes 3 Lower frame rails (at the side) 4 Stamped onto the plate that carries the swingarm pivot 5 Under the gas tank on the frames top tube 6 Engine mounting plate (front or rear)

Where do you find the VIN number on a motorcycle?

New motorcycles tend to have the VIN No stamped on the steering neck where the fork goes through the frame near the headlight. A few manufacturers such as Harley Davidson will stamp the VIN on the side of the engine and nowhere on the frame.

How to record a motorcycle frame number?

Once you have located the frame number, the next thing you need to do is memorize it. You can record it by taking a picture of the ID code. Remember to clarify the bike serial number before shooting. This way, you will have a backup option to give to the police if you lose your bike.

Do bikes have serial numbers?

Most (but not all) bicycles have a serial number. They’re usually referred to as a bicycle serial number, but also at times called a “frame number.” They are stamped onto the frame of a bike and range from 6 to 10 digits long. Some bike manufacturers also include a barcoded serial number on a sticker that is placed onto the bike.

What is Factory Records?

Factory Records used a creative team (most notably record producer Martin Hannett and graphic designer Peter Saville) which gave the label and the artists recording for it a particular sound and image.

How to find out what kind of bike I have?

You can use the bicycle serial number decoder tool on the internet to look up more closely at your bike. Just insert the bike serial number into the search bar. The tool will help you track down your bicycle information in minutes. The importance of the serial number

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