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I have gone back through old posts but could not find an answer so please bear with me if this question has been asked and answered before.

I have 2 FXRP's both windscreen versions one being an 86 and the other a 89.
The VIN Number is fine and in all the right places on both.

On the 89 the engine number matches the VIN and is near the base of the cylinders.

On the 86 the engine number is on the side of the front of the case near the engine mount area.
It is nothing like the VIN number and is only numbers no letters, stars, hashes or anything else.
10 Numbers - sequenced XXXX XXX XXX

These numbers do not match anything in the VIN number.
I did a search on the big boyz headporting site.
The VIN number came back with the correct year and model etc
The Engine number came back correct type and year.

Am I missing something here, was there something different for the FXRP ??

Only reason I ask is I want to do some work on the engine and trying to make sure I have correct year etc.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
 

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My engine numbers on both my 86’s start with two letters first is the year and second is the manufacturing plant followed be 6 numbers. All of this matches the 10 th thru 17 th digits on the frame. Later on they put all 17 digits on the engine I’m not sure when that started.
 
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