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BULLITT65

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thanks for the insight, great to have a guy on here with hands on experience from the source.
1969 garnet red Z/28 46k mile unrestored X77
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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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Sorry John, it was Kurt that posted about the 08A cars.
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thanks for the insight, great to have a guy on here with hands on experience from the source.
Bullitt....check out this link....gives a little more insight about the knowledge of the man that was there first hand.
     http://camaros.org/articles.shtml
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thanks for the insight, great to have a guy on here with hands on experience from the source.

John, please.. Write a book! I'm not being smart.. I'm being totally sincere. What an awesome asset the Camaro restoration hobby we all would have in years to come, with what you know -in a hard copy.
The other books are good, but you out-detail them by miles. :)
Restoring my RHD 69 Jane in Melbourne, Australia.
http://www.usmuscle.com.au/Forum/showthread.php?t=2840

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Re: august 1969 norwood built camaro does anybody have an original vin decal?
« Reply #19 on: September 03, 2017, 01:13:14 PM »
Has any further information come to surface on this subject? It's been 6 years. Thank you, Joe
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1969 SS396 Yellow/Yellow 08E Norwood born 8/28/1969 pnt 76E. Purchased April 1981

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Re: august 1969 norwood built camaro does anybody have an original vin decal?
« Reply #20 on: September 03, 2017, 04:33:49 PM »
The first edition of Jerry's book was compiled 1991-1992. At that time no one was quite sure when Chevrolet started applying the FMVSS label to the door. The Camaro in his book, N671208, was final-assembled on or about August 14. The body number indicates it was a 1970 model year build so that may have been a factor. The CRG db has a 1970 model year body number with an 07A body tag. Remember, cars were not built in VIN order and the body tag date had nothing to do with production scheduling. That car may have been final-assembled in August.

Another unanswered question is when the revised left door entered production. Norwood was shut down from mid-July 1969 to early August so there was plenty of time to make revisions to the door tooling. Just my opinion, I'd guess the revised door was in production for the resumption of 1969 production August 11. Did all cars built with the revised door receive the label at that time? Maybe, maybe not. Not unusual for the label to fall off over time.

The VIN range in question is N669000 through N678999, built July 11 September 2. If you have a known original car in that range wed like to know:

VIN
Body tag info
Early/late left door
Label y/n

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Re: august 1969 norwood built camaro does anybody have an original vin decal?
« Reply #21 on: September 03, 2017, 05:21:52 PM »
I had a sticker made for mine which is an 08E, finished Aug 28 1969. My plans are to get the car painted again. It would be one of the last thing to do if I install it. I would like to find positive proof before doing so. That's why I bring up the subject again. I've had this car since 1981 & it was repainted at that time so it is unknown if this car ever had one. The dates on my doors are H33 & H34 which was probably well into the stamping process by then. I believe this group has grown since that last posting & I hope somebody new will be able to shed some new light....Joe
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1968 Z/28 Corvette Bronze. Black Hounds Tooth. 02E Los Angeles born 3/13/1968 pnt OO. Purchased March 1976
1969 SS396 Yellow/Yellow 08E Norwood born 8/28/1969 pnt 76E. Purchased April 1981

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Re: august 1969 norwood built camaro does anybody have an original vin decal?
« Reply #22 on: September 03, 2017, 05:48:23 PM »
My 69 car its has original sticker albeit not an August date.

BULLITT65

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Re: august 1969 norwood built camaro does anybody have an original vin decal?
« Reply #23 on: September 08, 2017, 04:12:28 AM »
FYI, and FWIW - In the AIM it shows instructions for the sticker being affixed. The date on the page 9-3-69
1969 garnet red Z/28 46k mile unrestored X77
-Looking for 3192477 (front) spiral shocks 3192851 (rear)
-Looking for an original LOF soft ray windshield
-Looking for original Delco side post negative battery cable part # 6297651AV