break down here of what the numbers mean.
There should be a model and serial number plate or sticker located either on the frame or under the seat. The engine also has a serial number and model on he base of the engine .
3RB-012812 is not a frame number for a 250 Yamaha dirt bike; it's a motor number. To find out the model year and frame, you need the frame number.
The serial number should be located on the frame,after you open the cylinder.Look where the cylinder arm lays into the frame.
That would be a 2000 model year.
Need to know barrel length and ALL markings.
on most it should be somewhere on the frame like on a Honda is in front by the shock
Look on the frame and butt.
It's on the frame.
A Yamaha dealer should be able to help you, I don't know how to read a frame number.
klf 300-frame number LF300c-604814
You find it as a 17 digit number stamped into the frame on the left lower frame rail.
The vin number is stamped either on a plate attached to the frame or in the frame itself below the gas tank on the right hand side by the shifter lever. You will see the model/frame number "W917527" then in smaller characters you will see the vin number right below it. The breakdown for the model number is: I don't know what the "W" stands for but the "91" is the year, it is a 1991, the "75" is the frame code and the "27" is the motor code.
N frame S&W Model number.
sometimes it is on a sticker on the inside of the frame.
It is almost impossible to determine what a model number is based only on the serial number.
The serial number
Yamaha outboards presently uses the last letter in the model number to determine the year model of the engine. Each letter of the alphabet represents a particular model year run.
By the letter in the number
probably a model 17 or 18. look in the cylinder frame area for model number
81-83 time frame.
Model # is E8RCSS Serial# is E0006522 Evinrude uses the model number to determine the year model. The above model number designates an 1980 model , 8 hp.
By the serial number.
The serial number