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« on: May 27, 2014, 11:42:16 AM »

Anyone have a Z28 with a 6K redline/7K top of scale tach in an 06a built norwood Z?  I know they should have been 6K/8K by then, trying to see if there was a shortage of the 8K versions in mid to late June, or if a tach was just swapped with an incorrect one.
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« Reply #1 on: May 27, 2014, 02:26:13 PM »

My 06A 653104 has a 6x8 tach.
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« Reply #2 on: May 28, 2014, 07:24:46 AM »

I don't have any way of determining if my 06A came from the factory this way but it had a 5500 redline with 7000 rpm limit tach when I bought the car over 30 years ago. Last year I changed it out for a 6x8 reproduction. Also last year I pulled the engine & trans to fix a rear main seal leak and to do some cleanup under the hood and documented every part & part number and found most everything to be the correct  part number and date code. So my car could very well have left the factory with an incorrect tach. No way of knowing for sure.

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« Reply #3 on: May 28, 2014, 08:15:10 AM »

My 09D [Sept 1969 late] survivor Z28  has a 6000/7000 and I have also verfied from the original owner that it was never changed. It also has a Jan 20 69 dated  1111480.
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« Reply #4 on: May 28, 2014, 09:06:51 AM »

My 09D [Sept 1969 late] survivor Z28  has a 6000/7000 and I have also verfied from the original owner that it was never changed. It also has a Jan 20 69 dated  1111480.

Doesn't your tach have a date stamped on the back??   What is that date?
(My 09C Z28 has a 6000/8000 tach and has the date on the back of it...)
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« Reply #5 on: May 28, 2014, 04:05:28 PM »

my 03 D has a 6 X 8 tach. My buddies 01 C has a 6 X 7 tach
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« Reply #6 on: May 30, 2014, 12:39:11 AM »

My Norwood 06A ( June 18) has a 6000/8000. owned the car since 74.

 Just recently restored a  02B LA Z28, and it had the same 6000/8000.
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« Reply #7 on: May 30, 2014, 10:26:16 AM »

Pics of the 6-8K I sold (stupidly) some time back. January '69 dated, it would have been perfect for my (non-gauge) X77, but monetary needs took precedence -

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« Reply #8 on: May 30, 2014, 10:30:47 AM »

My 9A has a 6000/7000 .
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« Reply #9 on: May 30, 2014, 07:03:38 PM »

Pics of the 6-8K I sold (stupidly) some time back. January '69 dated
Curious how you decode that date? Looks like '189', or is that ink stamp not the date code?
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« Reply #10 on: May 30, 2014, 07:44:18 PM »

The Julian date and the last digit of the year I think if I remember right. so the 18th day of 1969 Jan 18.
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« Reply #11 on: May 31, 2014, 12:52:03 AM »

The Julian date and the last digit of the year I think if I remember right. so the 18th day of 1969 Jan 18.
Thanks Brian, makes sense. So tach date codes would be either 3-digits (up to 2nd week in April or so), then 4-digits.
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« Reply #12 on: May 31, 2014, 08:21:38 PM »

My 9A has a 6000/7000 .

9A of 68 or 69?
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« Reply #13 on: June 01, 2014, 04:21:01 AM »

My 9A has a 6000/7000 .

9A of 68 or 69?

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« Reply #14 on: June 01, 2014, 09:25:40 AM »


Steve,

Do you know the date on the back of it?  I thought they had switched to the 6000/8000 well before Sept??
My 09C car has an 8K tach; date on the back of it is '197 69'   which corresponds to July 16, 1969.  This is consistent with most other parts on my car, except for a few dated almost immediately in front of the engine assembly...  see photos.
ps.  I also noticed there's a label on the instrument cluster itself with large NN code (any idea what this is for?).. along with a speedo pn, and tach (with hand note - illegible unless it might be '8')??

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69 Corvette convertible, silver/black 350 hp,
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90 ZR1 red/red #246, 90 ZR1 white/gray #2466
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