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Question Where to find the VIN run for '65s ?

I have 65XLCH 7697, and was looking for the VIN run form start to end of 1965 to see if mine is an early or late production bike. So far, I don't see that info in Sportsterpedia...... am I missing it somewhere?
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Look up sub documents at the top of the history page:
Sportster VIN Changes
http://sportsterpedia.com/doku.php/s...istory:99xx-01

VIN run per year is not there though although it needs to be. How would you go about finding that information and I'll work on it.
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Belly numbers tell the tale... The Legend Begins gives production numbers, which may or may not be accurate.
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I guess it's not real important, just was curious, and would look at it if here. I have experience with BSA and Triumph mid '60s bikes, and quite often the parts used on a "1967" could change mid-year. So, just wanted to be ahead of that later on if possible. Might be over thinking .......
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I guess it's not real important
It can be very important as far as ordering parts. My IH is titled as a '78, but it was at the very end of the '77 model year. Quite a few differences between the two year models.
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