Frame numbers

Identification information of frames and transmissions
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Frame numbers

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Post by hydra74 »

I have a frame with the following numbers on it (see pictures). It appears to be a genuine frame, but does anybody have an idea what the 'BK' means?

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Re: Frame numbers

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I believe the 'BK' is forging hallmark. The 4 I on the motor mount
is a date code 4 = 1954, I = September. The other numbers are casting numbers.
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Re: Frame numbers

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Post by panz4ever »

When I took my 49 frame down to bare metal I documented all the numbers I could find and their location, although I do not recall there being a number above the top motor mount. Most of my numbers are pretty close/ and a couple are the same as the ones in the pics tho.

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Re: Frame numbers

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I don't think a 49 frame will have the date code on the motor mount, this started about 52 with the bigger top motor mount. A 54 frame will have the date code, though.
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