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Fuji 12 Speed - Identification help

Old 10-26-15, 06:48 PM
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Fuji 12 Speed - Identification help

Hello All,

I recently purchased a Fuji 12 speed bike to use as a commuter so I'm not too concerned with the value of the bike. I do not plan on restoring it or anything like that. However, I would like to find out some information on it. It does not have a model sticker anywhere and it does not appear to have been erased. I am asking help with identifying the model and the year of manufacture if possible. I've tried to make sense of the serial number using classicfuji.com, but I could not figure it out.

SN# 7E91901
Front Sprocket = Sugino 52 Japan
Rear Derailleur = Suntour V-GT
Handlebars = Fuji NItto Olympaid (DIC 9)
Brake caliper = Del Compe
Wheels = Rigida 27 x 1/4 Alloy
Frame = Hi-Tension 661 Tubin


Thanks for the information.

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Old 10-26-15, 09:04 PM
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Originally Posted by Almaguer4 View Post
. . . I am asking help with identifying the model and the year of manufacture if possible. I've tried to make sense of the serial number using classicfuji.com, but I could not figure it out.

SN# 7E91901 . . .
Hello Almaguer4,

The serial number is 77E91901. This makes the manufacture year (and probable model year) as 1977.

You should be able to figure out the model from the catalogs.
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Old 10-27-15, 06:56 AM
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Dynamic 12 is a pretty good guess, looking at the catalog for 1977. Too bad it's missing its original Fujita saddle, though. : (
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Old 10-27-15, 11:09 AM
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Originally Posted by Phil_gretz View Post
Dynamic 12 is a pretty good guess, looking at the catalog for 1977. Too bad it's missing its original Fujita saddle, though. : (
Phil,

I agree. It closely resembles the Dynamic 12 with the exception of the Fujita Saddle. This bike will serve as my daily commuter and should be a nice ride on weekend trips.

Thanks for the information.
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The Suntour VGTluxe rear derailleur came out in 77. So the prior post re. the serial number states 77 is correct.
Nice find.

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