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rjprice

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Decode Help
« on: July 20, 2007, 03:06:19 AM »
I have a car I purchased about 12 years ago and I would like to get comments on the "numbers".  Does it look right?

Body tag:

ST69    12467 NOR304192 BDY

TR 720    50APNT

03E        Z11


Vin:  124679N626575

Engine:  T0409HB

The last digits of the VIN are stamped by the oil filter and under the cowl.

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Re: Decode Help
« Reply #1 on: July 20, 2007, 11:02:43 AM »
Looks fine.
Mark C.
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Re: Decode Help
« Reply #2 on: July 20, 2007, 11:51:58 PM »
Thanks.  I have heard alot of conflicting information over the years about prodution data.  I just found this forum and want to learn as much as possible about my car.  I bought it in Richmond VA in 1994 and the owner said it was numbers matching.  Before I plunk down a lot of cash to restore it, I want to know what I'm starting with.

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Re: Decode Help
« Reply #3 on: July 21, 2007, 12:01:16 AM »
1 = Chevrolet
2 = Camaro
4 = 8-cylinder engine
67 = convertible body
9 = 1969 model year
N = Norwood, OH assembly plant
626575 = vehicle serial number sequence
 
Decode for body number: 304192
 
03E = Built the Fifth week of March.
69-12467 = Convertible.
NOR = Built in Norwood Ohio.
720 = Custom Orange Houndstooth Bucket Seats.
50-A = Lower Color is Dover White and the Convertible Top Color is White.
Z11 = Indy Pace Car accents - Convertible

In case you didnt know it's a Pace Car Convertible. :)

T = Tonawanda Engine
0409 = April 9th
HB = 350/300hp with Turbo 350 trans
1967 RS-Z/28 Nantucket Blue the D-2 car

http://s191.photobucket.com/albums/z279/jones93_photos/

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Re: Decode Help
« Reply #4 on: July 21, 2007, 12:23:23 AM »
Thanks for the info.  Does it matter that the engine date is after the car build date?

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Re: Decode Help
« Reply #5 on: July 21, 2007, 02:40:49 AM »
Thanks for the info.  Does it matter that the engine date is after the car build date?

Most of what I've read says that the engine should be dated prior to the car build date.... but...maybe someone else can chime in.
If you had the protect-o-plate the engine # would have been stamped on that..
Gary 9T4Z

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Re: Decode Help
« Reply #6 on: July 21, 2007, 03:06:30 AM »
Thanks for the info.  Does it matter that the engine date is after the car build date?
Normally it does. But not in this case. The build date is inaccurate here.
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Re: Decode Help
« Reply #7 on: July 21, 2007, 03:14:41 AM »
What does that mean?

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Re: Decode Help
« Reply #8 on: July 24, 2007, 12:39:15 AM »
Is the VIN wrong for the Build date (or vice versa)?  Before I bought the car, I talked to some people at the Northern Virginia Camaro club who had seen the car and they said it was a pace car.  Is it possible the VIN was stamped on the motor to make it look numbers matching?

The car has been repainted but all of the old overspray (pre-repaint) is dover white and you can see orange under the peeling "new" paint under the cowl grill.  You can also see the old stripes under the hood edge and trunk/spoiler.

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Re: Decode Help
« Reply #9 on: July 24, 2007, 04:03:16 AM »
#'s are fine.

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Re: Decode Help
« Reply #10 on: July 24, 2007, 11:54:16 AM »
Is this VIN in the database?

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Re: Decode Help
« Reply #11 on: July 31, 2007, 03:56:51 PM »
No, it was not.

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Re: Decode Help
« Reply #12 on: August 01, 2007, 01:28:47 AM »
Kurt,  Could expand on why the #'s are fine?

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Re: Decode Help
« Reply #13 on: August 01, 2007, 04:10:14 AM »
We have data on 14,000+ cars. Comparing you car's data to other cars built at the same time, it looks fine.

I'd be curious what the axle code is. :)

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Re: Decode Help
« Reply #14 on: August 01, 2007, 10:58:24 PM »
I'll see if I can find it.  The rear is pretty rusty.