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Mirror Date Code
« on: March 05, 2009, 01:51:40 PM »
What would be the correct outside mirror code for a 69 with an 02 D build.  Thank you.

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Re: Mirror Date Code
« Reply #1 on: March 05, 2009, 03:59:36 PM »
I would think Dec 68 or Jan 69 would be good but could even have Feb 69 since it's 4th week IMO.

Paragon has a pretty good reproduction and they'll even date the glass!
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Re: Mirror Date Code
« Reply #2 on: March 05, 2009, 09:10:47 PM »
My 02D Norwood Z/28 has its original D33 remote mirror (including the little drain slot), and it's dated "9 DMI 8" (September, 1968).
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Re: Mirror Date Code
« Reply #3 on: March 05, 2009, 09:47:15 PM »
My 02D Norwood Z/28 has its original D33 remote mirror (including the little drain slot), and it's dated "9 DMI 8" (September, 1968).

Is it typicial for the non-remote mirrors to be dated that early?  Also, have you ever seen a mirror with DCA & a little R in a circle right after the A between the numbers?
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Re: Mirror Date Code
« Reply #4 on: March 05, 2009, 11:54:46 PM »
I have a 1968 Z28 with a build date of 07C and the mirror date is 7DMI8. That's close together!
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Re: Mirror Date Code
« Reply #5 on: March 06, 2009, 01:37:12 AM »
Read this CRG thread for the date code on my original remote mirror on my '68 RS Z/28...

http://www.camaros.org/forum/index.php?topic=1510.0

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Re: Mirror Date Code
« Reply #6 on: March 06, 2009, 03:42:18 AM »
From other thread:

Hi Ed -
   Wow!  Thanks for the detailed info and photos.  I had to go look at my mirror again after reading your post and yes there is a date code on mine (I never noticed it   :-[ ).  The code on mine is:
12-DMI-7
Based on your example above my date code translates to December 1967. Is that correct?
Paul   

Paul, your car is a 12D correct?
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Re: Mirror Date Code
« Reply #7 on: March 06, 2009, 06:16:11 AM »
Paul, your car is a 12D correct?

Incorrect, it's 02C.

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Re: Mirror Date Code
« Reply #8 on: March 06, 2009, 03:52:10 PM »
Thanks Paul, for some reason I thought yours was the same build as mine.
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Re: Mirror Date Code
« Reply #9 on: March 06, 2009, 08:36:39 PM »
So then a February date would be OK in everyone's opinion?

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Re: Mirror Date Code
« Reply #10 on: March 06, 2009, 09:33:20 PM »
So then a February date would be OK in everyone's opinion?

I can't imagine how anyone could argue with a February-dated mirror on an 02D car.
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Re: Mirror Date Code
« Reply #11 on: March 06, 2009, 09:52:46 PM »
My 02D Norwood Z/28 has its original D33 remote mirror (including the little drain slot), and it's dated "9 DMI 8" (September, 1968).

Must have made the mirrors in batches; my Oct 68 10B Z has same date; 9DMI8

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Re: Mirror Date Code
« Reply #12 on: March 06, 2009, 11:46:33 PM »
My 3E has a 10 - 68 (10 DMI 8 ) remote mirror on it, So maybe a date lag for remotes.

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Re: Mirror Date Code
« Reply #13 on: March 08, 2009, 01:38:46 AM »
My 03d car has the original 12 DMI 8 mirror.
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Re: Mirror Date Code
« Reply #14 on: March 10, 2009, 09:11:20 PM »
Thanks to everyone for the help.  I ordered one through Paragon.

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Re: Mirror Date Code
« Reply #15 on: March 17, 2009, 01:54:41 AM »
Have you ever seen a mirror with DCA & a little R in a circle right after the A between the numbers?

Any info on this?  Observed on later GM replacement mirrors.

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Re: Mirror Date Code
« Reply #16 on: March 17, 2009, 03:37:58 AM »
We believe DCA is Donnelly Corporation of America. Donnelly changed names a few times over the years and Donnelly Corp was one of them starting in 1984. The R in a circle is a "Registered" trade mark.

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Re: Mirror Date Code
« Reply #17 on: March 17, 2009, 04:12:04 AM »
Thanks Ed that makes sense as I always see it on the ones in the "newer" GM boxes.  I just always wondered if the glass had been replaced or something because the boxes were always previously opened!
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Re: Mirror Date Code
« Reply #18 on: April 09, 2009, 01:01:18 PM »
My 02D Norwood Z/28 has its original D33 remote mirror (including the little drain slot), and it's dated "9 DMI 8" (September, 1968).
FYI, My 12B Norwood X66 (Dec.68) has a 10 DMI 8   D33 mirror

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Re: Mirror Date Code
« Reply #19 on: January 10, 2013, 03:38:37 AM »
My 12B X22 Nor. has 12 DMI 8 D33 option
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