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Old 04-03-2012, 07:08 PM   #1
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Rusted ID Tag..?

Was crawling under my new to me TJ this evening and saw this rusted piece of metal screwed to a metal flange sticking out under the grill/bumper area. It was a bunch of numbers/codes on it but I can't read it fully for the rust. Is this a build tag of some sort denoting the model, trim, options, etc.?
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Old 04-03-2012, 07:19 PM   #2
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mine has one too but i've forgotten what it said.

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Old 04-03-2012, 08:15 PM   #3
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Was crawling under my new to me TJ this evening and saw this rusted piece of metal screwed to a metal flange sticking out under the grill/bumper area. It was a bunch of numbers/codes on it but I can't read it fully for the rust. Is this a build tag of some sort denoting the model, trim, options, etc.?
Yes, this is what Chrysler calls a fendertag. There should also be one riveted to the floor of the tub between the driver's seat and the door--look under your carpet. In the case of the TJ, the fendertag on the tub is the "full" tag; the one on the cross member doesn't have quite as much information.

The fendertag is used on the assembly line to indicate some of the major features and options of the vehicle. For example, your fendertag tells me your Jeep is black (PX8) with the 4.0L engine (ERH) and has air conditioning (HAA). It tells me even more than this, but it is difficult to read due to all the rust.
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Pretty cool. So it sounds like it was mainly used during production. So, removing it doesn't remove anything pertinent. All that same info I got from Chrysler when I asked them for the build sheet for my TJ.

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All that same info I got from Chrysler when I asked them for the build sheet for my TJ.
Right. A build sheet is much more thorough than a fendertag. The fendertag merely lists certain "highlights" of your overall equipment.
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