I purchased a scuttle panel last month for a customers car and was a little taken back to find the
chassis number stamped in the bottom of the rain water channel as opposed to every other e30's
chassis number on the side wall of the channel.
I had the dealer attempt to send it back to be rectified only to be informed that this is the way all
scuttle panels will be stamped from now on as new equipment will not allow the stamping of chassis
numbers in the original location. Rather than have the panel go NLA they are offering this as a next
May not bother you at all if you intend to just use outer sections of the scuttle panel for repairs rather
than replace the whole lot but I thought it was worth mentioning.