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crownroyal58
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« on: March 16, 2010, 11:32:35 AM »

I have a 69 Camaro and am not sure of the build date. The cowl tag and VIN read as follows:

ST6912437   NOR184530BDY
TR 713           7272 PNT
11C              X22D80

VIN: 124379N711675


Was the car built in November 68 or November 69 ?

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montgomg
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« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2010, 11:48:59 AM »

You have a November 1969 build car. Production ended at the Norwood plant at about  #711700 for the Camaros.
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« Reply #2 on: March 16, 2010, 12:02:50 PM »

x code would not have been on a nov 68 build
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« Reply #3 on: March 16, 2010, 12:06:16 PM »

Are you certain of the 11C date?
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« Reply #4 on: March 16, 2010, 12:24:30 PM »

Yes, the 11C is very clear on the cowl tag.
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« Reply #5 on: March 16, 2010, 12:34:28 PM »

It's a little out of range according to Jerry's book but it is Nov. 69. He has the VIN's ending with 711600 so it would be 75 over the end run. 
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« Reply #6 on: March 16, 2010, 02:03:58 PM »

I'll  check the VIN again to be sure i am correct.
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« Reply #7 on: March 16, 2010, 02:27:09 PM »

Last 69 Norwood VIN was 711922.
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« Reply #8 on: March 16, 2010, 02:47:30 PM »

On page 199 of Jerry's book he does state 711600 as the end of production at Norwood. But on page 201 of the same book he states production ended at Norwood " around 711700".  I was surprised also on the 11C date but the serial number seems to put it in the last day or so of production.
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« Reply #9 on: March 16, 2010, 08:09:34 PM »

An 11C build date did not exist for November of '69.

I'll bet you can figure out the rest.
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« Reply #10 on: March 17, 2010, 07:11:44 AM »

cowl tag not real !!
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« Reply #11 on: March 17, 2010, 07:16:53 AM »

Unfortunately correct. Whoever had it made used data for an 11C of '68 build. The highest body numbers at the end of '69 production were in the mid-16xxxx range.

Had good taste in color and equipment though!
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« Reply #12 on: March 17, 2010, 07:41:22 AM »

Is it legal to alter the trim tag on a car to influence the value ?
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« Reply #13 on: March 17, 2010, 07:51:33 AM »

Don't know about legality of altering a trim tag, no regs I'm aware of. Fraud however is illegal, and I would expect altering anything to sell it for more than it's actual value would be considered fraud. Just my opinion.
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« Reply #14 on: March 17, 2010, 07:56:42 AM »

Has anyone in this forum experienced this, and if so does anyone no of an attorney that would give advise on something like this ? Unfortunatley the engine was also a restamp!
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