Re: How to trace motor VIN number
The first part of the VIN/engine number tells you the model and engine size - the 929 is SC44 and the 954 is SC50. If it's a californian model there should be a 1 after the model code in the VIN only. Or 0 if it's a 49'er.
If the first two digits of the the engine number are 20 then it's an '02 954. If 21 then it's an '03' engine.
I don't think you can narrow it down further than that without the original registration papers unless Honda make notes of VIN/engine numbers during importation.
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