VIN Decoder

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VIN Decoder

Postby marco_polo » Wed Nov 27, 2013 11:22 am

Ever wondered what options your car was originally spec'd with?

Here's the best Vin Decoder I can find: http://www.bimmer.work/

Works with old BMWs, and cars yet to be built alike. :)
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Re: VIN Decoder

Postby sprog1033 » Wed Nov 27, 2013 9:26 pm

Same info but with an English frontend...

http://www.bmwarchive.org/vin/bmw-vin-decoder.html

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Re: VIN Decoder

Postby Ben GT » Wed Nov 27, 2013 9:37 pm

Feel like I should find a French one :lol:
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Re: VIN Decoder

Postby Tommo » Wed Nov 27, 2013 10:33 pm

Nice to see. Mine says it has Brake Energy Regeneration. Is this standard or is it an expensive extra. I mentioned it to my dad and he said, 'no it doesn't it would have cost thousands'. Any ideas?
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Re: VIN Decoder

Postby sprog1033 » Wed Nov 27, 2013 10:37 pm

Brake Energy Regeneration as defined by BMW... Make use of every watt: by charging the battery only when your BMW is braking, coasting or decelerating, Brake Energy Regeneration improves fuel efficiency by up to three percent and ensures that the full power of your engine is available for acceleration. So it's nothing like KERs, just when it charges the battery.

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Re: VIN Decoder

Postby TT300 » Mon Feb 10, 2014 9:00 pm

Good find! :D
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VIN Decoder

Postby Mr Kirk » Thu Jun 12, 2014 11:31 am

Is there a way if finding a vin from the number plate?

Edit: found it www.bmw-warranty.co.uk/login/index

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Re: VIN Decoder

Postby Andykg » Thu Jun 19, 2014 10:44 pm

Any idea why my VIN doesn't work?

Works on a different one so I'm relieved
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Re: VIN Decoder

Postby marco_polo » Fri Jun 20, 2014 10:51 am

Too new possibly?
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Re: VIN Decoder

Postby Andykg » Sun Jun 22, 2014 10:13 am

marco_polo wrote:Too new possibly?


It's a 2010 model so cant be too new. Anyone else found some sites don't work?
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Re: VIN Decoder

Postby marco_polo » Sun Jun 22, 2014 5:37 pm

:? Mixing 0's and O's?
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Re: VIN Decoder

Postby ferraris » Fri Nov 07, 2014 11:21 pm

Good find, I see my F21 has a production date of today so not long now!
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Re: VIN Decoder

Postby Steve120dSEmarch2015 » Sun May 15, 2016 7:15 pm

There is a VIN decoder on the BMW web site. To use it you have to make an account. But when you have it saves it as your car. You can also make your DREAM car.


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