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ZLP955

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BR or B-R on ignition coil can?
« on: October 30, 2013, 05:40:06 AM »
Can anyone please explain the difference in 'BR' and 'B-R' coil can stampings? I've seen both, and wonder if it changed over from one to the other at some point in production, or if both were used simultaneously on the assembly line.
If the stamps did change during production, which one would be correct for an 04A of 1969 LA-assembled car?
Tim in Australia.
1969 04A Van Nuys Z/28. Cortez Silver, Dark Blue interior, VE3 bumper, Z21, Z23, D55/U17, D80, flat hood.
Sold at Clippinger Chevrolet in Covina, CA. Ex-E/MP at Lions Dragstrip in Long Beach.

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Re: BR or B-R on ignition coil can?
« Reply #1 on: October 30, 2013, 02:36:22 PM »
I've read that the changeover from BR to B-R occurred some time in the 68 model year.  Maybe try an advanced search here for old posts.   

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Re: BR or B-R on ignition coil can?
« Reply #2 on: October 30, 2013, 04:50:26 PM »
My 1968 07C Z28 has the B-R.
Jerry G.

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Re: BR or B-R on ignition coil can?
« Reply #3 on: October 31, 2013, 01:18:09 AM »
So BR is for earlier coils, and B-R for later ones, changing some time in 1968-onwards?
Tim in Australia.
1969 04A Van Nuys Z/28. Cortez Silver, Dark Blue interior, VE3 bumper, Z21, Z23, D55/U17, D80, flat hood.
Sold at Clippinger Chevrolet in Covina, CA. Ex-E/MP at Lions Dragstrip in Long Beach.

Mike S

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Re: BR or B-R on ignition coil can?
« Reply #4 on: October 31, 2013, 01:38:44 AM »
 I checked my '67 4B L35 and it has 267  BR (no dash).

Mike
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Re: BR or B-R on ignition coil can?
« Reply #5 on: November 04, 2013, 12:22:13 PM »
I've chased this same question as well. As best as I can tell, early 68 models were br and then changed to b-r at some time during 68 calendar and certainly by the time 69's were rolling off the assembly line.
Would be good to try and narrow this one down.

b-r's are easy to find, br's are a pig! I only recently snared one off fleabay after years of hunting!!
Rob
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Re: BR or B-R on ignition coil can?
« Reply #6 on: November 04, 2013, 08:18:39 PM »
Thanks for all your replies.
Tim in Australia.
1969 04A Van Nuys Z/28. Cortez Silver, Dark Blue interior, VE3 bumper, Z21, Z23, D55/U17, D80, flat hood.
Sold at Clippinger Chevrolet in Covina, CA. Ex-E/MP at Lions Dragstrip in Long Beach.