AUTOMOTIVE CONSULTING Specialty Procurement, Value Assessment, Auction Assistance, Collection Management, Expert Testimony

Authentication and Decoding

Our Research Department at Valenti will crack the codes and crunch the numbers and let you know all about your car. There are a few questions that our customers want and need the answers to. Do the #s match? Is it the original engine? Is it counterfeit or the real deal? Is it the original color? Does the VIN# match? What about the trim tag?...the fender tag?


Assembly Plant

Body Style/Model

Production Numbers

Engine Casting Number

Engine Assembly Number

Transmission Codes

Axle Codes

Carb Intake/Exhaust Manifold


Set up an appointment to have your car authenticated. When we decipher the codes and inspect your car, you'll have the peace of mind that you are getting what you are paying for and not one lug nut less!

This is best done before you buy so you can be confident in your purchase. You'll sleep better because of it. The fee for this service is $1,350. This service is available and can be bundled with our Pre-purchase Inspection.