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Title: Original X33 trimtag?
Post by: 68 Ragtop on August 24, 2017, 06:37:41 PM
I saw this tag on a car for sale by a very well informed seller. It looks like a reproduction to me.

Opinions please?

NOR154686 12B X33

(https://images.craigslist.org/00U0U_33h0QP8mOF9_1200x900.jpg)
Title: Re: Original X33 trimtag?
Post by: Z28Project on August 24, 2017, 07:36:41 PM
I own a 12B X33 and I do see some differences. 

I'm sure the experts will chime in.

John
Title: Re: Original X33 trimtag?
Post by: BULLITT65 on August 25, 2017, 11:35:39 PM
Looks like a reproduction. What is he representing the car as.?

link?
Title: Re: Original X33 trimtag?
Post by: KurtS on August 26, 2017, 01:27:13 AM
http://www.ebay.com/itm/232453820654?rmvSB=true
http://www.yenko.net/forum/showthread.php?t=144079

I'd like the full VIN before I state an opinion.
Title: Re: Original X33 trimtag?
Post by: Z28Project on August 26, 2017, 02:25:07 AM
I just thought the 6 and the 9 of ST69 looked different than mine.  But I haven't looked at them long enough to judge one way or the other.
Title: Re: Original X33 trimtag?
Post by: BULLITT65 on August 26, 2017, 03:04:33 AM
Interesting. The lighting on your pic makes it look a little different than the ebay ad.
Hard for me to say it is a reproduction from the ebay pic. BUT I thought it was interesting it had the vin stamp by the filter for that early of a car, (* if that is the original block?)
Also the rear end dated 12 18 wouldn't that be past a 12B car? Wouldn't that be a thursday of the 3rd week (12C)?
Title: Re: Original X33 trimtag?
Post by: X33RS on August 26, 2017, 12:42:05 PM
Norwood vin stamps at the oil filter started around this time frame (Jerry's book needs updated)  My car came shortly after this one and the vin is at the oil filter.   Another Z block I've seen even earlier than mine with a 12/18 build date also has it's vin at the oil filter, as well as a 12/26 built DZ I've seen.  The one in question here has a 12/12 build date if I'm seeing that correctly, so it wouldn't surprise me to see the vin at the oil filter.
 
Title: Re: Original X33 trimtag?
Post by: Stingr69 on August 26, 2017, 12:48:56 PM
Auction has ended.  Might have sold outside Ebay?  Maybe no interest.  Asking a lot of money for a core.
Title: Re: Original X33 trimtag?
Post by: X33RS on August 26, 2017, 12:53:57 PM
I've seen stuff all over the place but a "real" Z in the $20k range that doesn't run, missing some parts,  and needs a complete restoration seems to be the norm.   I came across an RS Z a couple years back, missing engine but had a date correct DZ with the deal.  Otherwise solid AZ car, didn't run, needed complete restoration.  Guy wanted $25k for it.  It sold rather quickly.
Title: Re: Original X33 trimtag?
Post by: BULLITT65 on August 26, 2017, 01:59:27 PM
What about that rear end date? isn't that to late for a 12B car?
Title: Re: Original X33 trimtag?
Post by: KurtS on August 27, 2017, 01:36:35 AM
I agree the axle is too late for that car.
Pad is OK, but still too late for that car - that's about when it shipped.
My opinion - I don't like that tag. Thanks James for the better pic.
Title: Re: Original X33 trimtag?
Post by: paceme on August 27, 2017, 01:44:05 AM
Tag has issues...
Title: Re: Original X33 trimtag?
Post by: 69 Zee on September 10, 2017, 12:27:30 AM
No reserve, no sale at $29K  Sept 9, 2017