Thread: r100 help!!
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Old 09-29-2012, 08:23 PM   #5
R100RT Mark
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Originally Posted by trodgers View Post
......The vin number matches the engine vin (YAY). In my Clymer it notes the VIN to be a 79-80. Since its in the earlier of the VIN numbers mentioned, I believe its truely a 79.
Quickest/simplest way to cross check VIN model/year etc. is to plug it into one of the online parts fiche. MAX BMW gets a lot of credit for having a comprehensive system:

Originally Posted by trodgers View Post
......Does the Hayes (sic) do a better job than Clymer? I would hate to waste my money on another manual if its not of much help -Tom
Haynes better job? NO. Different and oftentimes a highly valuable different perspective. YES. Buy both.

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