help on case identification

Identifaction of VIN, case numbers and cylinder heads
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help on case identification

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Hey guys,

I picked up a basket engine for parts and it has cases with a number set I have never seen before. instead of year/model then number like harley cases (56FLXXXXXXX) the numbers on this are DRFXXXXXXX
Anyone have any info on the manufacturer of these? Thanks

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A picture would help. State issued builders title often have the state's name abbreviated, such as CO, CA, OR IL. DRF could even be somebody's initials.
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Re: help on case identification

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DRF numbers are usually California issued. DRF= Department Registry File or something along those lines. They are common on ex police bikes and home built customs, however are frowned on in many other states. If you have a good title and they do not appear otherwise odd they should be fine for a rider.

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RUBONE wrote:DRF numbers are usually California issued. DRF= Department Registry File or something along those lines. They are common on ex police bikes and home built customs, however are frowned on in many other states. If you have a good title and they do not appear otherwise odd they should be fine for a rider.
Ok that makes sense.. It's a CA ex-police bike the title is good and already switched to me with no probs was just curious about the strange VIN.

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