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Sj500?

Post by SlimGrim » Wed Mar 08, 2017 2:12 pm

Odd question that probably has a very simple answer, but why does the metal plaque under my bonnet say "SJ500" not sj413? :screwy:
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Re: Sj500?

Post by ROBBIE » Thu Mar 09, 2017 11:36 am

Different parts of the world different names, think that is Spanish, that's what the language looked like on the Wikipedia page :D
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Re: Sj500?

Post by SlimGrim » Thu Mar 09, 2017 2:43 pm

Odd haha, all other badges on t say 413 or samurai and the vin would make it a jap haha
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Re: Sj500?

Post by ScottieJ » Thu Mar 09, 2017 3:28 pm

SlimGrim wrote:Odd haha, all other badges on t say 413 or samurai and the vin would make it a jap haha
In your sig it says VSA? so it's Spanish.

Should normally be VSE for Spain and JSA for Japan though but it's just the first letter that identifies the country of manufacture.
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Re: Sj500?

Post by ScottieJ » Thu Mar 09, 2017 5:19 pm

Think they just called the early samurai's, before they were technically samurai's the sj500. In Japan they used different codes for the vehicles than they did elsewhere.
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Re: Sj500?

Post by SlimGrim » Fri Mar 10, 2017 12:50 am

Ahh fair enough! Yeah did cause a little confusion haha, vin is definitely jsa not vsa, cheers for spotting my sig would have never noticed! :shock:
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Re: Sj500?

Post by Rhinoman » Tue Apr 11, 2017 10:32 pm

Isn't it an SJ50 rather than an SJ500?
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Re: Sj500?

Post by dirk02 » Wed Apr 12, 2017 4:37 am

Rhinoman wrote:Isn't it an SJ50 rather than an SJ500?
Thought they were always two letter and three number pattern.

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Re: Sj500?

Post by Anton » Wed Apr 12, 2017 12:19 pm

Nope. Mine says SJ50V...
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