Author Topic: Body Date Codes for August - November of 68 and 69 Calendar Years  (Read 1855 times)

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I see build dates freely thrown around all the time in discussions but what about these the four months of 68 and 69?  I know you can refer to the VIN to determine which calendar year we are talking about.

But when someone mentions only 09B, for instance, I start to scratch my head and wonder what year are we talking about here??  I guess I have to determine the context of the actual subject I suppose.

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Re: Body Date Codes for August - November of 68 and 69 Calendar Years
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2020, 12:18:03 PM »
VIN number is the easiest to determine which year.  This site lists VIN sequence by month.  Presence of an "X-code" is another possible option for Norwood cars, though I am not sure exactly when they started using X-codes in late 68.  For example...an 09B with an X-code would point to a 1969 calendar year car.  Others with way more knowledge than I can chime in on this topic.
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Re: Body Date Codes for August - November of 68 and 69 Calendar Years
« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2020, 07:11:38 PM »
Sometimes you will see 09B early or 09B late in reference to Norwood.
If talking about a Van Nuys car - 09B will always means EARLY as they did not produce cars past July of 69 for the 69 MY. 
 
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