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Old 04-20-2008, 02:22 PM   #1
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Default How can I tell if a WS6 T/A is a real WS6 and not a clone?

I am looking at a 2001 WS6 I want to buy out of state. How can I make sure this is a real 2001 WS6 and not a clone? Thanks in advance!!
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I am looking at a 2001 WS6 I want to buy out of state. How can I make sure this is a real 2001 WS6 and not a clone? Thanks in advance!!
Check the VIN
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Old 04-20-2008, 07:23 PM   #3
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Check the VIN
What am I looking for that would indicate a WS6 in the VIN?

Anyone else have any advise?
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On the drivers door sticker you will see WS6....or not.
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Yea The Driver Door Says Ws.6 !
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look for the Ws6 code
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Window sticker or drivers door sticker will have the WS6 option code.
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is it my car? if so, its a clone
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Old 04-27-2008, 10:52 PM   #9
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Is there any way to tell in the vin number?
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tag on drivers side door, It will say WS6 as one of the RPO codes.....along with GU7 for the 3.42 rear gear. Seems easier than looking at the VIN
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car has no tag on drivers door It does have ws6 hood and wheels
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Then the door was replaced/repainted, at that point, I woudl more question the condition of the car, vs if it is a real ws6 or not.

Does it have correct exhaust? What year?

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car has no tag on drivers door It does have ws6 hood and wheels
Run the VIN through a dealer's computer to get a list of RPOs for that car, WS6 should be one of them.

I agree, missing decal on driver's door is a sure sign that door has been replaced, look for other damage too.
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Run the VIN through a dealer's computer to get a list of RPOs for that car, WS6 should be one of them.

I agree, missing decal on driver's door is a sure sign that door has been replaced, look for other damage too.
The car is for sale locally so I am not sure if my local dealer would be willing to do that.
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The service department should run the VIN for you without any trouble. I've done this at several dealerships and I've never had anyone say no.
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