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California Check digit in VIN

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I was in a Harley shop yesterday and noticed every bike on the floor has a `3` in the 8th position in the VIN number. The current myth is if the 8th digit is a `3` or a `C` the California DMV will not issue a green sticker or license plate.

If this is true how can Harley's get plated in CA???

Does anyone have the inside line on the DMV rules in CA? I thought I was up to speed on current rules but this has me wondering what's up.

Dan Yuknavage,

Slightly Pissed at the DMV.

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The red sticker progam is only for off road bikes,street bikes are not part of it, think about it, doesn't make any sence street bike are on the the roads a lot more then drit bikes.

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