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NorwegianGTE

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vin decoder factory options?
« on: 23:55, Sat 14 April 2012 »
Hi

I tried to do a forum search on this subject with no success.

Has anyone visited a renault dealer and got a list with original factory options?

I work for a bmw dealer and I daily connect to the bmw asap system. a dealer portal where I in seconds get factory options by submitting the 7 last digits of the
11 vin numbers. this 7 digit system has existed since the end of the 70s I believe. IMPRESSIVE. information includes production
date, colour, interior colour, interior upholstery. type of stereo, what kind of windows, alloy wheels, etc.

I talked with a now defunct renault dealer last year but they said i.e bmw was light years ahead. and there was no information available. but I really don't believe that.

In the US there are firms that specializes in retrieving information for cash. But that is american cars such as ford, gm etc


Anyone? :)

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Re: vin decoder factory options?
« Reply #1 on: 10:33, Sun 15 April 2012 »
Apart from the paint colour, i can't think of any other options, apart from the Raider with it's blue interior.

AFAIK they all had the same interior, choice of wheels etc. (I'm thinking of the GT Turbo) possibly differnent for the lower models.

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Re: vin decoder factory options?
« Reply #2 on: 13:52, Sun 15 April 2012 »
Was the sunroof an extra or was that just on a selected year ?

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Re: vin decoder factory options?
« Reply #3 on: 14:32, Sun 15 April 2012 »
Quote from: "dj_craig_"
Was the sunroof an extra or was that just on a selected year ?

I'm sure they were dealer options, GT Turbos didn't leave the factory with a sunroof.

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Re: vin decoder factory options?
« Reply #4 on: 19:10, Sun 15 April 2012 »
some gtts have sunroof, central locks, alarm and electric windows? so
they have to be factory options? and some had those 2 plastic vents in the luggage booth.

they werent modified by the dealership? or were they?

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« Reply #5 on: 21:44, Sun 15 April 2012 »
All GT Turbos had electric windows and central locking. I really don't think there was an options 'list' with these cars when they were new.

I think the only choice was the paint colour. Interior varys but that depends on the year of the car and there are only 2 types (3 if you count the Raider).

We need someone with the original brochure to verify.  :idea:

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