Alternative Motorcycle Repair

PO Box 820
Sahuarita, AZ  85629

E-mail: mail@amr-tucson.com

Serial or V.I.N. Numbers

(Vehicle Identification Numbers)


BSA Norton Triumph

250cc B25, C25

1967  From C25-101
1968  From B25-101
1969  From KC06301-B25S
1970  From JD00101-B25S
1971  From JE00101-B25SS

441cc B44 Victor Special

1966 B44E-101
1967 B44EA-101
1968 B44B-101
1969 PC07723-B44VS
1970 HD00101-B44VS

441cc B44 Shooting Star

1967 B44R-101
1968 B44B-101
1969 PC07793-B44SS
1970 JC00101-B44SS

500cc B50 Single

1971 JE00101
1972 JG00101
1973

500cc Twins - A50

1962 - 1965 Not Published
1966 A50* 101
1967 A50*A 101
1968 A50*B 101
1969 A50*C 101
1970 A50*HD00101

* Indicates Model Letter - Example:  'R' would stand for Royal Star'

650cc Twins - A65

1962 - 65 Not Published
1966 A65* 101
1967 A65* A101
1968 A65* B101
1969 A65* C101
1970 A65* HD00101
1971 A65* JE00101
1972 A65* JG00101

* Indicates Model Letter - Example:  'L' would stand for Lightening

 

750cc Twins

1963 From 104001
1964 From 108000
1965 - 68 From 114870
1969 - 70 From 138973
1971 From 142151
1972 From 200004
1973 From 301000

850cc Twins

1973 - 74 From 301000
1975 From 330000



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Additional Triumph Number Information

Late 1969  and all following models used a two letter combination along with the serial number to indicate the full VIN number. 

Example:  T120R GD44562  would be a 1970 Bonneville.  The T120 being the designation for a Bonneville.

Some general model designations, these vary from year to year...

TR6R - 650cc single carb, low pipe model
TR6C - 650cc single carb, high pipe model
T120 - 650cc dual carb

TR7 - 750cc single carb
T140 - 750cc dual carb

Pre-Unit 500cc & 650cc

1952  15809 & Up
1953  32303 & Up
1954  44135 & Up
1955  56700 & Up
1956  70930 & Up
1957  0945 & Up
1958  011116 & Up
1959  020076 & Up

500cc Unit Twins

1960  H11512 & Up
1961 - 63 H18612 & Up
1964  H32465  & Up
1965  H35987 & Up
1966  H40528 & Up
1967  H49833 & Up
1968  H57083  & Up
1969  H65573 & Up
1970 KD27850 & Up
1971
1972
1973
1974

650cc Twins

1960  029364 & Up
1961 - 62  D101
1963  DU101 & Up
1964  DU5825 & Up
1965  DU13375 & Up
1966  DU24875 & Up
1967  DU44394 & Up
1968  DU66246 & Up
1969  DU85904 & Up

1970 - 1980 650cc/750cc Twins

Month Year
January        A 1969     C
February      B 1970     D
March          C 1971     E
April             D 1972     G
May              E 1973     H
June              G 1974      J
July               H 1975     K
August           J 1976     N
September     K 1977     P
October       N 1978    X
November     P 1979    A
December     X 1980    B