MIN number

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  1. jaygee

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    I have read that all motorhomes since 2001 carry a unique Motorhome Identification Number.
    When we buy our new motorhome we obviously intend to do an HPI check which will include the MIN number.
    Where on the motorhome would I find the MIN number? Is it different for all vans. I read in the MMM motorhome book that there is a hidden electronic tag - how will I know?
     
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    It will have a 'hidden' electronic tag, you won't know where it is, it defeats the object of having it if they publicise where its located.:Smile: But there will be visible etching of the MIN number somewhere on the van. Or might even be on a sticker :thumb:
     
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    Motorhomes made after 2001 have A VIN and MIN Motorhome Identification Number:thumb:
     
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    The majority of UK-built motorhomes coming off the production line between 2001 and 2007 carried a unique Motorhome Identification Number (MIN) alongside their Vehicle Indentification Number (VIN) and a Vehicle Registration Mark (VRM – or numberplate). The MIN should be etched on the motorhome and a ‘hidden’ electronic tag will be inside. Since 2007 the MIN has been replaced with other unique identifiers. All the relevant information is stored in the HPI database.
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    Mine was built in Italy but I have various parts etched and 3 hidden transponders ... Basically a DataTag kit ..
    Although marketed originally for bikes you can register any vehicle ( in fact any THING ) as having it fitted
     
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    Oh I don't know.
     
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