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Re: L89 at Local Car Show
« Reply #15 on: June 15, 2015, 02:37:24 AM »
12A with an X code on the trim tag?  :)
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Re: L89 at Local Car Show
« Reply #16 on: June 15, 2015, 04:09:04 AM »
That car was blue 15 years ago. NOM, guy thought it might be a BB car.
Tag has been modified - it didn't used to have an X22.
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Re: L89 at Local Car Show
« Reply #17 on: June 15, 2015, 06:34:17 AM »
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Re: L89 at Local Car Show
« Reply #18 on: June 15, 2015, 12:46:55 PM »
I would have a different guy ask about that sticker every hour.....j/k

It is getting to point where I see more finished cars with that sticker than without it. As time goes on it will be a correct item for any resto....

Very true.  I haven't seen them much on restored GM products but I see them on the Fords all the time.  Not correct on the Fords either but from the info I've gathered, as these cars were new back then and came in for service, most times those stickers were added by techs.  At least that's what I've found from researching Fords. 
   So alot of guys that know they aren't correct on Fords are putting them on during restorations and calling it a "day two" mod.  Though technically not the type of "day two" mods that us gear heads normally associate with that term.
   I don't know if this holds any weight with GM stuff or not, but very common for dealers to put them on the Fords.

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Re: L89 at Local Car Show
« Reply #19 on: June 15, 2015, 01:37:48 PM »
That's because Ford guys need to be told to keep their fingers out of the fan!!
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Re: L89 at Local Car Show
« Reply #20 on: June 15, 2015, 10:40:20 PM »
You know this is a perfect example how someone (me) got so caught up with looking at some stuff and missed the obvious. I was more interested in talking to the gentlemen and hearing the story and the x code on the trim tag and some other things did not come out at the time. Know better!  :-[   
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Re: L89 at Local Car Show
« Reply #21 on: June 15, 2015, 10:54:00 PM »
Chick do't worry, I think we all have been there.
 A while back me and another member were at a car show and spotted a 69 Z, we started making mental notes. When we got back to our cars, we compared what we saw. Long story short - we both picked up enough questionable items about the car we had to go back and look to confirm it had a new trim tag, and along with other hints it was most likely not a real Z.
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Re: L89 at Local Car Show
« Reply #22 on: June 15, 2015, 11:02:23 PM »
Chick do't worry, I think we all have been there.
 A while back me and another member were at a car show and spotted a 69 Z, we started making mental notes. When we got back to our cars, we compared what we saw. Long story short - we both picked up enough questionable items about the car we had to go back and look to confirm it had a new trim tag, and along with other hints it was most likely not a real Z.

But, if it was H.O. ,Austin, that would trump all those other minor details and make the car OK and good enough!! :P :P :P
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Re: L89 at Local Car Show
« Reply #23 on: June 15, 2015, 11:10:42 PM »
Maybe that is what the current owner is hoping....

takes a bit more than a nice paint to dazzle me.... 8)

I think if I was a fan of the original blue I would be more bummed out about the color switch.
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Re: L89 at Local Car Show
« Reply #24 on: June 16, 2015, 03:38:57 PM »
This car and discussion reminds me of a guy I work with. He once told me you can put any engine or trim you want on these old Camaros, no one can tell the difference.
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Re: L89 at Local Car Show
« Reply #25 on: June 16, 2015, 05:51:58 PM »
The counterfeiters sure can make aged looking doc's, water stains, faded text, rips, you name it. Sure glad the CRG'er keep track. :)
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Re: L89 at Local Car Show
« Reply #26 on: June 16, 2015, 05:57:13 PM »
On something really rare like an L89 or a JL8 car, it's probably best to be skeptical at first.  Rare cars don't just show up every day. 
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Re: L89 at Local Car Show
« Reply #27 on: June 16, 2015, 07:49:53 PM »
  Rare cars don't just show up every day. 
Rare cars don't just show up every day. 

Kinda prophetic Bryon, I like it. Rare does not show up every day. Almost as if it is rare, I agree.
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Re: L89 at Local Car Show
« Reply #28 on: June 16, 2015, 10:18:22 PM »
The counterfeiters sure can make aged looking doc's, water stains, faded text, rips, you name it. Sure glad the CRG'er keep track. :)

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Re: L89 at Local Car Show
« Reply #29 on: June 17, 2015, 05:45:16 AM »
Yup, concur. :) Sometimes I can provide history, but I'm a researcher at heart...

Clarification:
Tag was HO, car had a color change to blue along the way. Tag was only changed to add X22.
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