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Re: Gas tank date codes
« Reply #180 on: July 15, 2015, 06:48:50 AM »
Lots of consistent data.
Here's the updated compilation. 67 has a calendar week code. 16 D 7 would be the 16th week of 67, day shift. 40 6N would be 40th week of 66, night shift.
The format changed in 68 and 69 to have the week counted from the beginning of the model year. The extended 69 model year used tanks dated for the 70 model year.
LOS and NOR data is intermixed and shows the same pattern.

11A  42 6D  (stamped 42 9D)
11A  40 6N
??    52 N 6
02A   5 N 7
02C   5 D 7
02E   6 D 7  (stamped 7D6)
03B   9 D 7
03C 11 N 7
03C 11 N 7
04B   4 N 7
04D   5 D
05C  16 D 7

10E  7 5 N  (7 may be a 2 and 5 is upside down)
11B  68 15
11C  68 17
12D  68 20
01C  68 19
02C  68 27
02D  68 32
02E  68 32
03C  68 34
04A  68 37
04D  68 41
05C  68 42
05C  68 43
05D  68 44
07C  68 52
07D  68 52
07D  68 53

09B   1 69
09B   1 69
10A   6 69
10C   4 69
10D  10 69
10D  10 69
11A  12 69
11C  11 69
11D  14 69
11D  15 69  (stamped 69 51)
11D  16 69
11D  17 69
12A  16 69
12B  17 69
12B  17 69
12C  16 69
12C  16 69
01B  21 69
01B  21 69
01C  21 69
01C  22 69
02A  25 69  (upside down 5)
02C  26 69
02D  28 69
02D  29 69
02D  29 69
02D  29 69
02D  29 69
03B  29 69
03D  45 69 - replaced?
03D  33 69
03D  33 69
03E  33 69
04A  33 69
04B  33 69
04C  37 69
04C  37 69
04C  37 69
04C  37 69
05A  37 69
05E  41 69
06A  41 69
06A  42 69
06A  45 69
07A  48 69
08A   1 70
08A   1 70
08C   2 70
08C   2 70
09A   5 70
09C   5 70
10A   9 70
10E  12 70

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Re: Gas tank date codes
« Reply #181 on: July 17, 2015, 02:19:44 AM »
Kurt- if you want to add clarification to my tank 06A 45 69 - the vehicle is a third week 06A
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Re: Gas tank date codes
« Reply #182 on: July 17, 2015, 03:30:44 AM »
Good point, but since we don't know where the other 06A cars fit in, I'll just leave it as-is. :)
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Re: Gas tank date codes
« Reply #183 on: August 26, 2015, 06:55:33 AM »
Was doing a tank date info search and found this thread. My car is Norwood / 05E / 68  46 ...  46th week of production starting august 1st of '67. Which would be the 4th week of April 1968. Between the 21st and the 27th.  Danny

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Re: Gas tank date codes
« Reply #184 on: August 26, 2015, 07:59:33 AM »
I was planing to buy a new tank, but if I can find a date code I will try to save it of course. I have a big dent on it, around three inches in diameter and one inch deep.
What's the best way to fix that dent? A little fuel in it and a match, or?

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Re: Gas tank date codes
« Reply #185 on: August 26, 2015, 11:52:31 AM »
Here's mine:

08D (69)
2 70


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Re: Gas tank date codes
« Reply #186 on: August 26, 2015, 10:01:47 PM »
Same date as mine. Which makes sense since your car built soon after mine.
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Re: Gas tank date codes
« Reply #187 on: August 27, 2015, 01:08:51 AM »
Same date as mine. Which makes sense since your car built soon after mine.
Nice. They just had a birthday. Mine should have been 8/21.
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Re: Gas tank date codes
« Reply #188 on: August 27, 2015, 02:07:47 AM »
Thats intersting. According to the 1969 calendar and NCRS mine was built (finished?) 8/19 which was a Tuesday and the tag reads 08C. Your car was built the same week according to the calendar, on 8/21 a Thursday, but then dated 08D?

Maybe my car was waiting on parts?
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Looking for 3192477 (front) spiral shocks 3192851 (rear) please
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Looking for original Delco side post negative battery cable part # 6297651AV

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Re: Gas tank date codes
« Reply #189 on: August 27, 2015, 04:07:01 AM »
Compare your body numbers to see when each order was entered into the system...  Austin:  Sounded to me like yours got built a bit sooner than initially expected...
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Re: Gas tank date codes
« Reply #190 on: August 27, 2015, 04:33:21 AM »
Well if I remember correctly our vin numbers are close, I don't think we compared body numbers, (yet).
1969 garnet red Z/28 46k mile unrestored X77
Looking for 3192477 (front) spiral shocks 3192851 (rear) please
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 #191 on: August 27, 2015, 11:48:25 AM »
Well if I remember correctly our vin numbers are close, I don't think we compared body numbers, (yet).
I'm going off what someone told me from CRG a few years ago. They said either 8/21 or 8/22, but more than likely 8/21. My body number is: Norwood 106672. What's yours? Let me know if I'm the one that's off... I don't have the NCRS sheet.
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Re: Gas tank date codes
« Reply #192 on: August 27, 2015, 03:23:29 PM »
I purchased the sheet, but don't have it with me I had to dig back in an email to Gary. My body number is 101272
1969 garnet red Z/28 46k mile unrestored X77
Looking for 3192477 (front) spiral shocks 3192851 (rear) please
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 #193 on: August 27, 2015, 04:44:57 PM »
Mine is 5,400 cars later. That seems like quite a few. I can't remember, how many did they average per day? I'd have to say that someone gave me a bad date way back when.
Just realized we're hijacking this one... I'll bow out for now. Sorry gents.
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