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Re: A quick way to find VIN from registration no.

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bmw400e wrote: Tue Apr 13, 2021 7:20 pm Can anyone still get vin from registration?
Yes. There's a guide in post #1
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Thanks, I did try them but non seem to work for me.
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There's only one that does work, listed under "working". I've tried it several times and it definitely does provide the VIN even if the method is a little convoluted.
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Major_Sarcasm wrote: Tue Apr 13, 2021 9:14 pm There's only one that does work, listed under "working". I've tried it several times and it definitely does provide the VIN even if the method is a little convoluted.
Does it work for non bmw vehicles?
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JohnKimble wrote: Wed Mar 24, 2021 4:55 pm
dxnnyk wrote: Tue Mar 23, 2021 7:14 pm
psavva wrote: Tue Mar 23, 2021 2:08 pm Anyone find a new online service to get the VIN from the registration number?
Despite a few hours of searching, I wasn't able to find anything. Some paid ones give the last 7, but since those aren't unique anymore can't be used to find spec.

Shame, really. It made car buying a lot easier.
This is a bit technical but if its a BMW just use the service booking page https://www.bmw.co.uk/en/topics/owners/ ... oking.html

Open your browser inspector and look at the network tab - you want to look at the response to the call to /services, you'll see the full VIN listed in there. Been doing it this way for years
Hi mate. I just can't find the /services on response. Could you please post the VIN of F10YEK plate pls?
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JohnKimble wrote: Wed Mar 24, 2021 4:55 pm This is a bit technical but if its a BMW just use the service booking page https://www.bmw.co.uk/en/topics/owners/ ... oking.html
That link won't even find my Reg No.
Why is BMWs' website so sh*t :roll:
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Do you have a private plate, pje? I've found that with some sites, I need to put the car's original reg in.
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Major_Sarcasm wrote: Mon Aug 23, 2021 4:17 pm Do you have a private plate, pje? I've found that with some sites, I need to put the car's original reg in.
No the one I want, 220 BMW, is around £4K - the seller must be dreaming
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How can I find my VIN number from registration? Is it possible? Links are not working, that's why I am posting here.
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Jk321 wrote: Thu Sep 02, 2021 12:39 pm How can I find my VIN number from registration? Is it possible? Links are not working, that's why I am posting here.
Question: why would you want your own VIN? If it's your own car, look at the VIN plate ;)

1st link and method is working perfectly by the way; I just tried it with my own reg to make sure.
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thuzithanwn wrote: Mon Aug 23, 2021 10:56 am Hi mate. I just can't find the /services on response. Could you please post the VIN of F10YEK plate pls?
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