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Post  Martinrhyl on Mon Apr 25, 2016 5:32 pm

hi I cant find the frame number on my bike ive found the engine number,,,anyone know where it will be on the francis barnett light cruiser 79
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Post  piston 197 on Mon Apr 25, 2016 5:44 pm

it should be on the l/hand side of the steering headstock in a vertical line reading from bottom to top, turn the handle bars to the right it should be clearly visible on the left.
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Post  Martinrhyl on Mon Apr 25, 2016 6:16 pm

thats mate I got it the codes are z d 1 0 2 1 4 abd engine number is 17T2258
could you tell what model exactly it is thanks
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Post  piston 197 on Mon Apr 25, 2016 6:42 pm

Z = 1958
D = light cruiser 79 ( 171cc) 17T AMC engine
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2   = unique serial number
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1958 model made between May 1958 and end of August 1958, yours is a very early serial No , They started ZD 10002 in May 1958, which would make yours the 212th one made , The letter coding changed to AD for the 1959 models in September 1958 first one being AD10417, so only 415 machines made for the 1958 model.
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Post  Martinrhyl on Mon Apr 25, 2016 7:51 pm

Your a star mate thank you so much pal,,,so pretty rare mate Smile
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Post  piston 197 on Tue Apr 26, 2016 4:46 am

No not rare, there are lots of them about, yours just happens to be an early one
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