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Pacecar

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Late 1969 Door VIN Tag
« on: March 09, 2021, 11:28:23 PM »
What is the earliest known car that received the Door VIN tag ? And did the door have the provision for it? thanks

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Re: Late 1969 Door VIN Tag
« Reply #1 on: March 10, 2021, 12:27:04 AM »
Earliest car in db is 08A N6712xx. Might be an outlier; seems to become more common 08E. Think it was required by September 1.
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Re: Late 1969 Door VIN Tag
« Reply #2 on: March 10, 2021, 02:40:41 AM »
Thanks

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Re: Late 1969 Door VIN Tag
« Reply #3 on: March 10, 2021, 04:39:15 AM »
Just to put closure on this, here's the notification sent to dealers. Literal interpretation, starting with VIN N678254 all cars had them.

The labels were supposed to self-adhere but quickly fell off. Chevy added the Mylar overlay, solving the problem.

There is no way to pinpoint exactly when the labels entered production. Cars were not built in VIN order; 08E spans Aug 26-Sep 3. Some or all cars built during that span had one.

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Re: Late 1969 Door VIN Tag
« Reply #4 on: March 10, 2021, 10:16:34 AM »
Was that mylar overlay something added immediately or did that happen after a month or so of having them fall off?  Curious if I should addd an overlay on my 09D car.  If my car should have it, does anyone know what it looked like - how much larger than VIN sticker, radiuses corners, etc?
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Re: Late 1969 Door VIN Tag
« Reply #5 on: March 10, 2021, 12:06:13 PM »
ESC Concepts is who I got mine from. Real nice except I won't be using it. Here's a link...Joe

https://ecs-automotive-concepts.myshopify.com/products/vin-data-decal-1969-72-gm-vehicles
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Re: Late 1969 Door VIN Tag
« Reply #6 on: March 10, 2021, 12:35:29 PM »
It was immediately after implementation.

That bit of history was provided by John Z, who worked for Chevy back in the day.

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Re: Late 1969 Door VIN Tag
« Reply #7 on: March 10, 2021, 12:44:56 PM »
Just curious, why won,t you be using it Joe?
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Re: Late 1969 Door VIN Tag
« Reply #8 on: March 10, 2021, 01:12:19 PM »
Just curious, why won,t you be using it Joe?
It looks like my car was built about 3 days prior to when the decals started....Joe
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Re: Late 1969 Door VIN Tag
« Reply #9 on: April 26, 2021, 12:38:43 AM »
My 08A car did not have one.

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Re: Late 1969 Door VIN Tag
« Reply #10 on: April 26, 2021, 09:55:12 AM »
Were the two horizontal ribs on the door shell always there or was that a design change for this label?  I.e. if the latter, then if your door has the ribs, it should have the VIN sticker?
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Re: Late 1969 Door VIN Tag
« Reply #11 on: April 26, 2021, 11:10:19 AM »
Were the two horizontal ribs on the door shell always there or was that a design change for this label?  I.e. if the latter, then if your door has the ribs, it should have the VIN sticker?
The ribbed door was introduced prior to the requirement of the blue VIN decal...Joe
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Re: Late 1969 Door VIN Tag
« Reply #12 on: April 26, 2021, 02:34:55 PM »
Have seen ribs on a June car.