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« Reply #15 on: December 13, 2013, 12:42:21 PM »

Gary, I think a phony tag in your stable will call into question all your cars originality.   VT
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« Reply #16 on: December 13, 2013, 02:09:58 PM »

I don't see a problem as long as up front; leads to a good story of a father doing something special for a child.
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« Reply #17 on: December 13, 2013, 03:21:35 PM »

  If it's a plane Jane Camaro then I don't see anything wrong with explaining that the tag was missing (that's if you even sell it) and you put a replacement on it so as to keep it looking the way it did.
If it doesn't have the codes for the more in demand models then its obvious you aren't trying anything suspicious. But for a plane Jane, who cares.
Look out on eBay for one that fits your period this way you likely will get a real one and the chances of a reproduction being recognized will be a moot point, but be forwarned that those tags are tracked and recorded in a DB at CRG  Wink

Good luck with your restoration,
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« Reply #18 on: December 14, 2013, 12:49:28 AM »

Gary,
    Thanks for the info and I do understand that the body number was not sequential.  I will never get the correct body number without the paper work but still would like to know what was around it. The 2 cars I know built 11C are 6798 cars apart and the body number is 7037 numbers apart and the oldest car or one built first had the larger number which is not in sequence.  I believe I will have a special tag made after I get the car built something like the one you described. Thanks Gary

A few years ago I was trying to correlate the body number of my 69 01C Norwood built RS to an actual build date and I had put togehter the following from various sources; i.e. this forum, online auctions, etc.  In my short, non statistical list, the 01B builds vary from 226xxx to body numbers 231xxx.  Beginning with 01C the body numbers dropped back to 220xxx and 225xxx before jumping up to 237xxx.  Close, yes - but definitely not sequential and too much variability to draw any new conclusions.

Build      Body Number

12B       208874
12C       213656
12D       218542
01B       226339
01B       229291
01B       231468
01B       231654
01C       220831
01C       225292
01C       225431
01C       237549

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« Reply #19 on: December 16, 2013, 04:18:57 PM »

Found this link on the topic from 2007 that might be of interest as well:

http://www.camaros.org/forum/index.php?topic=2609.0

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