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daves87gn

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Re: Gas tank date codes
« Reply #210 on: May 19, 2016, 05:04:06 AM »
my 04C
guess my 04C was built early in the week?



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Re: Gas tank date codes
« Reply #211 on: June 07, 2016, 12:45:35 AM »
My 02A Norwood car has a tank date code 25 69 with the 5 upside down also,like one other member.I just had a chance to look for it today.
Is it the 25 day of 1969?

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Re: Gas tank date codes
« Reply #212 on: June 07, 2016, 12:52:12 AM »
no, more like 25th week of the model year.
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Re: Gas tank date codes
« Reply #213 on: June 07, 2016, 02:14:00 AM »
no, more like 25th day of the model year.
huh??  25th WEEK of model year.
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Re: Gas tank date codes
« Reply #214 on: June 07, 2016, 02:15:48 AM »
Thats what I meant. See above... ::)
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-Looking for an original LOF soft ray windshield
-Looking for original Delco side post negative battery cable part # 6297651AV

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Re: Gas tank date codes
« Reply #215 on: June 07, 2016, 02:23:50 AM »
 
Thats what I meant. See above... ::)
What he said... 8)
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1969 SS/RS 396 coupe Hugger Orange X22 712 bought in 79
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1969 307 4spd. coupe Daytona Yellow 711 bought in 85

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Re: Gas tank date codes
« Reply #216 on: June 18, 2016, 12:45:59 PM »
Here's my stamp, 02D car. Also a pic of the drain that must've been there when I bought it back in '77. Sorry the pic is so small, the stamp is "28  69"
'69 X33 02D   Since 11-29-'77

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Re: Gas tank date codes
« Reply #217 on: July 23, 2016, 12:34:14 AM »
My 03B Norwood
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Re: Gas tank date codes
« Reply #218 on: July 25, 2016, 01:36:46 AM »
My 69Z has a build date of 10D (4th week of October 1968). I looked at the gas tank code and found
"69 01". Not sure what that means. Does it mean First week of 1969. I think the tank is original but not sure. I'm the second owner.

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Re: Gas tank date codes
« Reply #219 on: July 25, 2016, 01:54:28 AM »
My 69Z has a build date of 10D (4th week of October 1968). I looked at the gas tank code and found
"69 01". Not sure what that means. Does it mean First week of 1969. I think the tank is original but not sure. I'm the second owner.
that is probably 10 69, read backwards or upside down
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Re: Gas tank date codes
« Reply #220 on: July 25, 2016, 02:47:57 PM »
how ever its read. Does the gas tank stamps mean that the gas tank is original or replaced?

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Re: Gas tank date codes
« Reply #221 on: July 25, 2016, 03:02:07 PM »
how ever its read. Does the gas tank stamps mean that the gas tank is original or replaced?
The point of this section, "Research Topics and Reports", is to get data from known original untampered with cars to determine if a pattern exists to understanding date codes and/or other information. If you go back a page, you will see a spread sheet where your tank date fits the collected data and can, therefore, be assumed as original to the car. New model cars generally would be introduced in September. Gearing up for production required parts made ahead of time. Your date, 10 69, or 10th week of production of model year is consistent with data. Production of gas tanks probably started in early or mid August (68) to meet demands of new model production. So say 1st week of August, count up 10 weeks, and that is when your tank was made or about a week before your car was made.
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1969 SS 350 coupe LeMans Blue 713 bought in 79
1969 307 4spd. coupe Daytona Yellow 711 bought in 85

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Re: Gas tank date codes
« Reply #222 on: July 25, 2016, 06:19:02 PM »
Thank you. I looked at the spread sheet. Good to know gas tank is original to vehicle.

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Re: Gas tank date codes
« Reply #223 on: July 27, 2016, 12:51:54 PM »
My 11D 68 ss/350's tank says 68 19