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Toady

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X77 dates
« on: November 13, 2017, 03:19:01 AM »
Hello everyone,
A question for ya's, when exactly was the x77 code used in the 69' model year? I'm looking at purchasing a 1969 z at the moment and its confusing.. the fisher body tag shows a build date of 09D. Is this possible?

william

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Re: X77 dates
« Reply #1 on: November 13, 2017, 04:27:07 AM »
1969 Camaro production spanned 16 months: August 1968 - November 1969. X codes entered production December 1968 at the Norwood, Ohio assembly plant.

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Re: X77 dates
« Reply #2 on: November 13, 2017, 01:59:16 PM »
Hello everyone,
A question for ya's, when exactly was the x77 code used in the 69' model year? I'm looking at purchasing a 1969 z at the moment and its confusing.. the fisher body tag shows a build date of 09D. Is this possible?

The VIN of the car in question will tell you approx when your car was built.. early (Sept '68) or late (Sept '69)...
Gary W / 09C 69Z28-RS, 72 B 720 cowl console rosewood tint
69 Corvette convertible, silver/black 350 hp,
60 Corvette white/red, 72 Corvette coupe, '70 Mach I 
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Re: X77 dates
« Reply #3 on: November 13, 2017, 02:16:40 PM »
Vin is late 69' 19N690704. The build date of the Motor is on the pad Boss where it should be but the Vin is absent in this location. It is in the area where the Oil filter resides.

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Re: X77 dates
« Reply #4 on: November 13, 2017, 02:45:46 PM »
Can anyone help me with this? I'm looking for anyone with experience in alternaThe Vin stamps on Dz's
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Re: X77 dates
« Reply #5 on: November 13, 2017, 02:56:49 PM »
Your question was answered by Kurt in your OTHER THREAD.

As he stated, the alternate VIN location is discussed HERE.

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Re: X77 dates
« Reply #6 on: November 13, 2017, 04:38:06 PM »
Re-stamp.

Toady

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Re: X77 dates
« Reply #7 on: November 13, 2017, 05:13:35 PM »
Can you take a look at this and see what you think?

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Re: X77 dates
« Reply #8 on: November 13, 2017, 05:42:44 PM »
Bad photo; too much paint.

Who cares? Pad stamp is all you need to know.

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Re: X77 dates
« Reply #9 on: November 13, 2017, 06:04:03 PM »
It would be significant being that the cowl tag shows x77 and the vin matches that of the block would it not?


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Re: X77 dates
« Reply #11 on: November 13, 2017, 06:14:42 PM »
It would be significant being that the cowl tag shows x77 and the vin matches that of the block would it not?

Here's a photo of the cowl tag...



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Re: X77 dates
« Reply #12 on: November 13, 2017, 06:17:38 PM »
Me thinks that rivet looks suspicious  ;)

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Re: X77 dates
« Reply #13 on: November 13, 2017, 06:56:59 PM »
I guess if the majority is in favour of a fake then it wouldn't matter even if it wasn't. Be too hard to sell down the road.. it does have a POP but these are common.
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Re: X77 dates
« Reply #14 on: November 13, 2017, 07:18:22 PM »
Was built with a green interior, now black.

Tag does look real but the non-original rivet is a concern.