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Thank you for visiting! This is the place to leave us a quick note and let us know you stopped by.

We reserve the right to remove posts deemed to be inappropriate without prior notification. This includes 'For Sale' or 'Wanted' posts - they don't belong here! (Please see our classifieds at http://www.bricklin.org/forum/classifieds.asp .)

You will find a list of Bricklin International Owners Club contacts at our club 'Contacts' page ( http://www.bricklin.org/BI_Contacts.htm ). Please feel free to reach out to our Club Directors personally at any time.

Want to know if we have information on your car? Stop by our 'Where are they now?' page ( http://www.bricklin.org/BI_WhereAreTheyNow.htm ) where we have a list of VINs whose owners have contacted the club at some point in time. Search the page (with CTRL-F or 'Edit'-->'Find on this page' in IE for instance) for your VIN number (4 digit). If you don't find it, or it doesn't have the correct information (present location) please take a moment to contact us and update the information. See http://www.bricklin.org/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=108 for the information we would like to have and drop the information off with John ( VINRegistry@Bricklin.org ).


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Posted by Steve Edgar - September 03 2010 : 09:35:07  Email Poster Go To Top Of Page
State: ON
Country: Canada
Age: 50
Turns out VIN #371 had undisclosed structural damage : (

So when life hands you lemons, you make lemonade. Visited with Joe De Lorenzo at Autosport and I got a MINT 1975 Safety Red, original, no paint VIN #846!!


** Webmaster **
Thanks for the information. We'll record it in our VIN information.
Posted by Steve Edgar - August 30 2010 : 00:59:45  Email Poster Go To Top Of Page
State: ON
Country: Canada
Age: 50
I just purchased SV1 VIN 371 on E-Bay!! I'm so high I could fart in a bird house.!! Can't wait to take her home to Canada!!

She's safety green and a more beautiful car you will never find!


** Webmaster **
Congratulations, Steve!!
Posted by Steve Edgar - August 26 2010 : 01:10:59  Visit Steve Edgar's Homepage  Email Poster Go To Top Of Page
State: Ontario
Country: Canada
Age: 50
Wonderful site. Great repository of all things Bricklin. Looking to acquire a 74 and looking forward to the joy of Bricklin ownership!

Oakville


** Webmaster **
Thanks! <blush>
Join us in the Forum for even more in-depth information. http://www.bricklin.org/forum/register.asp
Posted by Peter Milan - August 01 2010 : 05:27:23  Email Poster Go To Top Of Page
State: New Brunswick
Country: Canada
Age: 44
I purchased VIN 2384 about 18 months ago and brought it "home" to Saint John, N.B. I would appreciate any information you may have on the history of this vehicle.

I saw the new musical theatre production of "The Bricklin" last night in Fredericton, N.B., I would highly recommend it to anyone who can make it.


** Webmaster **
I'm sorry to tell you that we have no information on that VIN. I don't believe you have submitted your information for our records yet, either. Would you please do so?

We'd also love to have you participate in our Forum; whether as a supporting member of the Bricklin International Owner Club or as our guest. (This site is supported by club dues. No ads!)

The unfortunate truth is that not all owners know to contact our organization and register with the club. It is helpful if owners selling their VINs would ask the new owner to contact us; most don't think to do so.

For those of you reading this, if you are a Bricklin owner (or ever have been for that matter), would you please take a moment to contact VINRegistry@Bricklin.org and provide as much of the following information as you are comfortable with? We'd love for you to update us periodically on the status of the car, too. Just sending us the mileage yearly and letting us know it is still a viable car would be great. Yes - even if you tell us that the car is still in storage and hasn't moved! We especially have a hard time getting information that a car has been junked, destroyed or parted out (and been taken out of the pool of viable cars).

Contact Information:
Name, Address (at least City, State, Zip please), Phone, E-Mail Address

VIN Information:
Vehicle Identification Number (Full preferred or last 4 digits), Production date (on VIN tag), when you purchased, from whom did you purchase, when you sold, to whom id you sell, mileage, general car condition or notes, special attributes of car (was owned by, was in movie 'xxx', was in museum for xx years, etc.)
Posted by Donn DeVries - June 27 2010 : 11:53:00  Email Poster Go To Top Of Page
State: Colorado
Country: USA
Age: 57
I once owned Bricklin VIN# 2858.
Would be nice to know what happened to it.
Had good times, the most fun of any car I owned.


** Webmaster **
Thanks for visiting. The last owner of record we have in our database is you, so we don't know where the car is.

If you have information on the buyer you sold it to, please contact VINRegistry@Bricklin.org so we can update the database with that information. (When sold, who, what, where, how much, etc.; anything you can remember would be helpful.)
Posted by Carl Merritt - June 03 2010 : 09:52:30  Email Poster Go To Top Of Page
State: N, C.
Country: U.S.
Age: 64
Bought #2407 yesterday, Has 1022 miles on it. Have had two others in the late 70s. loved them. Sold them to build house.


** Webmaster **
Congratulations, Carl.

Please be sure to touch base with VINRegistry@Bricklin.org with your information so we can update the info on your car.

We'd also love to have you join us on the Forum! Register at http://www.Bricklin.org/Forum/Policy.asp (be sure to read - at LEAST - the 1st few paragraphs for important information!).
Posted by Tim Yerxa - May 28 2010 : 11:15:07  Visit Tim Yerxa's Homepage  Email Poster Go To Top Of Page
State: NB
Country: Canada
Age: 38
Hi everyone. Just a note to let you know about a new musical theatre production entitled "The Bricklin" which will open this summer in Fredericton, NB, Canada.

Check out www.bricklinmusical.ca for all the details.

FYI, VIN 1633 appears in the play.

Tim Yerxa


** Webmaster **
Thanks Tim!
Posted by Angela Bruss - May 27 2010 : 22:14:40  Email Poster Go To Top Of Page
State: WA
Country: USA
Age: 38
LOOKING FOR INFO ON 2644 BRICKLIN


** Webmaster **
We have little information on that VIN other than it was once located in Washington (state).

Tracking the cars is a challenge as some folks don't know we are attempting to track owners over time. Whether you are a member or not, if you have information on a VIN you are willing to share, please contact BI at VINRegistry@Bricklin.org . We appreciate any information on ANY VIN. This includes VINs you might find in Junk Yards.
Posted by Jim - May 04 2010 : 16:52:44  Email Poster Go To Top Of Page
State: Washington
Country: United States
Age: 40
Just dropping a note to let you guys know there is a Bricklin on Craigslist, don't know if this car belongs to one of your members, or if it is accounted for in your list of cars. As a car enthusiast myself I understand the following and as a courtesy, I guess you could call it, I'll pass the info along.

This car does not belong to me nor do I know anything about, but I saw in the "where the heck are those cars" section I saw one listed as unknown location, so is this in Newcastle that unknown, or this car unknown to even exist except by SN.


** Webmaster **
Thanks for taking the time to let us know about this. I've reached out to the advertiser for the VIN number and we'll chase it down.
** Update **
VIN is 2910 and we have record of it.
(Link removed.)
Posted by matt - May 03 2010 : 03:07:18  Email Poster Go To Top Of Page
State: hawaii
Country: usa
Age: 36
I bought 1612 today!! It is on MAUI HAWAII!! CHEE HAAA.... i love her!!!


** Webmaster **
Congratulations!
Posted by William L. Steenblock - May 02 2010 : 12:22:56  Email Poster  William L. Steenblock's ICQ Number: Bolero Go To Top Of Page
State: Il.
Country: USA
Age: 78
Does anyone have any info. on Bricklin VIN0612
Bolero


** Webmaster **
It was in CA until 12/06. We know it was sold, but the current owners have not registered with the club and we don't know where it is. Our 'Where are they now?' page is updated quarterly with information from our database. Keep checking there; you can use your browser's search function to find the 4-digit VIN. (0612 does not currently appear as we do not have current owner information. Information that is present is based on 'last known' and may not be current.)
Posted by Tim and Janet Wright - April 30 2010 : 10:32:45  Email Poster Go To Top Of Page
State: Ontario
Country: Canada
Age: 55
I am trying to find the addy and number of a dealer who has bricklin parts It is soon to be my hubby's B'day and our car needs a couple of driver side door hinges, I am hoping to get the parts have them installed and the car all polished up for him If anyone could help me it would be appreciated. I was given the name of a dealer I believe somewhere in Mich. however can't find it Thank you Janet


** Webmaster **
You'll find the links you need on our 'Links' page at http://www.bricklin.org/forum/links.asp?action=showsubcat&id=1 .
Posted by Lloyd Purcell - April 13 2010 : 22:01:30  Email Poster Go To Top Of Page
State: ks.
Country: US
Age: 64
I just heard of the Bricklin and traded for car #0083.


** Webmaster **
Thanks for stopping by! I'll have John T. Blair follow-up with you and get your particulars!
Posted by derek eason - March 12 2010 : 00:25:30  Email Poster Go To Top Of Page
State: california
Country: usa
Age: 23
hi my name is derek... i have a, well i think a 1975 bricklin... it was my dads car, but he passed away... and i didnt even no bricklin had their own website... i hope 2 here from you guys... i would love to fix my dad bricklin up but i dont no where 2 get parts from anymore... and i think his id 4 the car is 2786... please write back... sincearly, just tryin 2 give my dad his wishies... thanks


** Webmaster **
Greets Derek and thanks for stopping by.

Derek, would you verify your VIN number and send contact information to The Bricklin VIN Registry please? The information we have on that VIN may not be correct / current. You'll find the Vehicle Identification Number on the bottom of the driver's door (when open, it's at eye level) or by looking at the dash through the windshield - driver's side where the dashboard and windshield meet.

Your question is typical for a new Bricklin Owner. How do I fix / maintain the car?

If you are a DIY'er (Do-It-Yourself) and want to learn more / connect to the Bricklin Community, you can join the Bricklin International Owners Club, get quarterly magazines and have access to some additional Member-only resources on our website. If you are interested in participating and supporting the club see our Membership Information page. Regardless of your Member status, you can register for the Forum (top of this page) and have access to a wealth of information and assistance from other owners.

Those Bricklin Owners that are not as handy can still find assistance. Most local repair shops can handle the bulk of the work on a Bricklin. For those issues your favorite shop cannot or will not address, we have several Bricklin specific vendors you can call on. See our links at Vendors / Parts Suppliers: Bricklin Parts Suppliers. Bob's Brickyard, Bricklin Parts and Services & Corvette Restoration AZ will all do Bricklin repairs. Given your stated location (California), your best bet would be Corvette Restoration AZ.
Posted by Gary & Darla Fox - March 09 2010 : 13:58:46  Email Poster Go To Top Of Page
State: Kansas
Country: United States
Age: 50
We have owned the Bricklin SV-1 for about 8 or 9 years an didn't know there was a site until now. Ours is white and the VIN # is 1399.


** Webmaster **
Great to hear from you! Please join us on the Forum! Be sure to send a note to VINRegistry@Bricklin.org with your VIN information as we do not have you car registered.
Posted by Frank Libby - March 06 2010 : 10:17:02  Email Poster Go To Top Of Page
State: Ohio
Country: USA
Age: 53
I just purchased VIN 528 off Ebay. Car was stored since 1977 and has 20,224 original miles. Color changed from Safety Red to Orange between 1974 and present. No title (of course), but once it arrives here in Ohio, a trip to the fiberglass shop to fix some glass issues, and back on the road for the first time since 1977! Looking forward to meeting other brick owners.


** Webmaster **
Congratulations on becoming a Bricklin Owner. I am close by and looking forward to seeing this car 'in person'.
Posted by Peter Wilson - March 04 2010 : 14:19:48  Email Poster Go To Top Of Page
State: N.B.
Country: Canada
Age: 47
love the site , I grew up in Saint John ,N.B. and remember seeing the truckloads of Bricklins heading through town on their way to the states . I still run across NOS parts at local swap meets . and know of a couple local original owners of Bricklins that still have their cars under wraps . I remember seeing a Blue one being driven locally when the plant was still operating . a local bodyshop owner told me that he painted it for Bricklin Canada as part of a prototype program early in 75 . that car looked awesome ( like Ford grabber blue ) I always wanted one as a kid and still do . I know of a guy who lugged stuff to the local dump for the bankruptcy trustees and watched truckload after truckload of parts being run over and buried by bulldozers . He owned a bricklin himself and was able to get a few parts and pieces . funny his downstairs bar has 6 Bricklin seats mounted all around it too


** Webmaster **
Wow. Great memories / stories. Thanks for taking the time to share!
Posted by mitchell phillips - February 22 2010 : 18:11:21  Email Poster Go To Top Of Page
State: Georgia
Country: United States
Age: 51
I have VIN862 75 model with 35,000miles. I just found the website.


** Webmaster **
Thanks for stopping by. Be sure to register your car with the club (send a note to VINRegistry@Bricklin.org), Register for the forum (it's free) and attend the up-coming meet in June!
Posted by Marc Chauvette - February 08 2010 : 09:41:38  Email Poster Go To Top Of Page
State: New Hampshire
Country: USA
Age: 54
A few years ago, I drove 2 hours to buy my 1975 Bricklin #1154 and rescued it from being stored in bushes for years! Sent the car to Terry Tanner for complete fibreglass body. I look forward to restoring this beauty to all her glory!


** Webmaster **
We look forward to seeing the results! Thanks for stopping by!!
Posted by TOM BRUCKMAN - February 07 2010 : 21:11:52  Email Poster Go To Top Of Page
State: AZ
Country: USA
Age: 64
I owned # 1444 when I lived in Chicago and sold it in 1978 to a man who worked with a food company ( Libby I think) I sold it to buy a house on the near north of Chicago. Often wondered where the car is and the history that it enjoyed.\

** Webmaster **
You'll find that VIN on our Where Are They Now? page.

I can tell you I personally saw that VIN in Cleveland in 2001. It was a truly impressive black Custom at that time. Here's a few pics of it:






Posted by Tony Dagostino - January 05 2010 : 01:22:16  Email Poster Go To Top Of Page
State: A.Z.
Country: USA
Age: 62
I have a 1975 Brick vin 1436
I have had this car since 1987
I drove this car for a short while after purchase and put it away for what i thought was going to be a short time!
Well guess what !! the time has come!
That's wright some 23years later the BRICK vin 1436 lives and drives!!!!!!
Happy Motoring

** Webmaster **
Nice to hear from you. Feel free to sign up for our Forum and join other Bricklin owners and enthusiasts!
Posted by james m laforge - December 24 2009 : 13:01:32  Email Poster Go To Top Of Page
State: south carolina
Country: usa
Age: 63
I am once again working on vin# 2329. I have retired from Pfizer and look forward to driving the Brick this year to local car club functions. I have owned this car since 5/1992 and like some owners, drive it rarely.

Thanks,
Jim Laforge

** Webmaster **
Great to hear you are working on your Bricklin. Thanks for touching base with us!
Posted by David A. Corcoran - December 09 2009 : 20:33:19  Email Poster Go To Top Of Page
State: Alberta
Country: Canada
Age: 46
Hi all,

I have enjoyed reading this site with envy for the last couple of years. I am the president of an oil company in Calgary, Alberta and will be in the market to buy either a green or red Bricklin this spring so anyone who has either is welcome to email me. My email reflects the fact I have had a kidney transplant for 12 years and much like our beloved Bricklin it takes a lot to put me out of action. I remember with great sadness the day they shut the plant in New Brunswick and have decided 2010 will be the year I get mine.

Best Regards to everyone,

David A. Corcoran

** Webmaster **
Greetings David!

I get a sense that you already know a lot about the Bricklin but I have a suggestion for you.

Register for the BI Forum at http://www.Bricklin.org/Forum. Being a member of the Forum is free and open to anyone interested in the Bricklin. We have a number of Bricklin owners & enthusiasts that frequent the site and are available for information and advice.

For even more information, to get copies of our Quarterly magazine (The Brickline) and to help support our efforts to keep the Bricklin marque alive consider becoming a member of the Bricklin International Owners Club. Membership information is at http://www.bricklin.org/BI_ClubMembershipInfo.htm.

Posted by Dave Stadel - November 09 2009 : 22:13:57  Email Poster Go To Top Of Page
State: Pa
Country: USA
Age: 45
Our family was a Bricklin dealer in Lancaster, Pa. The first car we received from the factory was #000092. We keep this car until 1986, than sold it. I can't find any history on this car. I spent many summers trying to keep the door skin attached to the frames. If anybody knows of it's wear abouts I would love to know. Got the Bricklin bug again, just bought #000708.

** Webmaster **
Congratulations on purchase of VIN0708. We hope you register and join us here on the BI Forum. I'm sure there are many folks that would love to hear from you.

When last we heard of VIN0092, it was in Baltimore, MD.

Posted by Nick Nasarenko - October 25 2009 : 22:49:26  Email Poster Go To Top Of Page
State: New Jersey
Country: USA
Age: 63
Just getting involved again have owned my white 1974 Bricklin vin 506 since 1974 have 16000 original miles and the original tires on it.

I have decided to take car out again and having it serviced--thinking of taking to 2010 Lead East show in NJ

Also looking for parts and accessories, we use to have a place in Whippany NJ that was the factory for Bricklin repairs

** Webmaster **
Thanks for stopping by. I see you have registered for the BI Forum. You'll find answers to questions there you didn't know you would have!

Also, please be sure to touch base with John T. Blair. We have limited information about your VIN in the Registry and would like to update it. (VINRegistry AT Bricklin DOT org).
 
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