Construction of vehichle identification number chart..
(First three digits)- Make and type- "JH2", JH3 -Manufactured in Japan,
(next five digits)-vehicle description "SC360" means VTR1000f
(Nineth digit) is (has no bearing(per honda)
(Tenth digit) model year- V=1997, W=1998, X=1999, Y=2000, 1=2001, 2=2002
(eleventh digit) "Letter" verifies the plant in which bike was manufactured
(Last six digits) is the sequence of production number..
example- JH2 SC360 XV C 000001
Last edited by 1971allchaos; 07-29-2012 at 10:04 PM.