VIN questions: RC vs Production cars

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VIN questions

I see nothing in the Tesla VIN decoder that distinguishes release candidates from production cars.
  • Are we sure that the RCs even have a VIN?
  • If they do, could production car VINs just start where the RC's left off? That is, maybe Musk's vehicle has a VIN ending in something like 000391.
 

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VIN questions

I see nothing in the Tesla VIN decoder that distinguishes release candidates from production cars.
  • Are we sure that the RCs even have a VIN?
  • If they do, could production car VINs just start where the RC's left off? That is, maybe Musk's vehicle has a VIN ending in something like 000391.
Hey, Garsh, not sure why you posted this here? o_O
 

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VIN questions

I see nothing in the Tesla VIN decoder that distinguishes release candidates from production cars.
  • Are we sure that the RCs even have a VIN?
  • If they do, could production car VINs just start where the RC's left off? That is, maybe Musk's vehicle has a VIN ending in something like 000391.
the RC do have VINs - if you go back to some of the earlier photos you can see the vin plates, but there really isn't any pix were you can make out the digits. I was actually wondering if the RCs started at #300 and went up from there. that would make the VIN #000003 and #000007 VIN numbers recently photographed make sense for the first few production cars.
 

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