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MG Midget chassis number doesn't match V5

My Midget has just successfully gone through it's MoT, but the garage mentioned that the chassis number appears wrong on the system. I've tried looking online, but can't see how to check my chassis number or how to correct it. I've owned the car for over 30 years, and this is the first time they've mentioned this.

Asked on 2 June 2016 by YorkshireJumbo

Answered by Honest John
It should be on a plate riveted to the firewall in the engine compartment. You can cross refer the VIN to the VIN on your V5C registration document. They are sometimes additionally stamped into the floorpan, usually under a carpet flap next to the driver's seat. I'd guess the stamped VIN is the one with the disparity, which would be the case if the car had been rebodied with a Heritage shell.
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