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L78 steve

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Re: VIN Number Question
« Reply #60 on: November 03, 2011, 02:16:24 PM »
Is Burnished Brown the same color as Cappuccino on the 69 Pontiacs? I had a 69 GTO with the Cappuccino Brown and It was very nice.
69 Z/28 Dover White X33,ZL2,PS,M20,Std.int.04C
67 SS/RS Mt. Green 1W,2LGSR,3SL,4K,5BY,07C
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Re: VIN Number Question
« Reply #61 on: November 03, 2011, 03:00:59 PM »
Is Burnished Brown the same color as Cappuccino on the 69 Pontiacs? I had a 69 GTO with the Cappuccino Brown and It was very nice.

Appears to be the same as 69 Pontiac Expresso Brown.  Didn't see a standard Cappuccino color for 69 Pontiac, Buick used the Burnished Brown name and Olds used Sable.  Cadillac did not use that color in 69.

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« Reply #62 on: November 03, 2011, 03:22:03 PM »
Is Burnished Brown the same color as Cappuccino on the 69 Pontiacs? I had a 69 GTO with the Cappuccino Brown and It was very nice.

Appears to be the same as 69 Pontiac Expresso Brown.  Didn't see a standard Cappuccino color for 69 Pontiac, Buick used the Burnished Brown name and Olds used Sable.  Cadillac did not use that color in 69.


Was it called Dark Brown Metallic or Brown Metallic for the other makes of GM cars ?
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Re: VIN Number Question
« Reply #63 on: November 03, 2011, 03:41:43 PM »
You can check out colors here, enter make and year next to the red arrow and the PPG paint chip sheet with codes will be displayed.  Just look for the same code under the various makes. 

http://www.autocolorlibrary.com/default.aspx


 

L78 steve

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Re: VIN Number Question
« Reply #64 on: November 04, 2011, 02:09:08 PM »
Expresso is what I was thinking. It is a very nice color.
69 Z/28 Dover White X33,ZL2,PS,M20,Std.int.04C
67 SS/RS Mt. Green 1W,2LGSR,3SL,4K,5BY,07C
70 Nova L78 Blk. Cherry,Sandalwood,M21,02B

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« Reply #65 on: November 04, 2011, 07:52:11 PM »
Scott, I do not know how I could have missed this post.  I have a 69 van nuys SS a couple hundred car before yours, also 05A.  most of the 1000 or so VN 05A are the strike cars.  At the end of April the VN plant workers struck.  It was not settled until mid june (Kurt, keep me honest :)), then they finished up the remaining cars in the plant using the parts they had on hand. I think they finished up the remaining cars in july sometime.  And then closed the camaros out of VN.  The last Camaro VIN I heard about was 9L531163, first 05a VIN was around 9L530156.  Does not surprise me a bit that your stamps are funky.  I am missing my heater core stamp, but the cowl and dash match. no engine or trans :(

Burnished Brown looks flat in the shade, but really has something in the sunlight.  Good luck on your Z!

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« Reply #66 on: November 04, 2011, 09:01:34 PM »
Scott, I do not know how I could have missed this post.  I have a 69 van nuys SS a couple hundred car before yours, also 05A.  most of the 1000 or so VN 05A are the strike cars.  At the end of April the VN plant workers struck.  It was not settled until mid june (Kurt, keep me honest :)), then they finished up the remaining cars in the plant using the parts they had on hand. I think they finished up the remaining cars in july sometime.  And then closed the camaros out of VN.  The last Camaro VIN I heard about was 9L531163, first 05a VIN was around 9L530156.  Does not surprise me a bit that your stamps are funky.  I am missing my heater core stamp, but the cowl and dash match. no engine or trans :(

Burnished Brown looks flat in the shade, but really has something in the sunlight.  Good luck on your Z!

OK, THIS IS FASCINATING, i never heard this before, even from the people I have met that worked at the factory. but it makes total sense.

the stamps on my car have baffled me for almost 9 years until i found this group.

THANK YOU SO MUCH
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Re: VIN Number Question
« Reply #67 on: November 05, 2011, 01:21:58 AM »

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« Reply #68 on: November 05, 2011, 02:50:56 AM »
We are days away from putting the car back together, I decided to drive the car for 500 miles after all of this, before we paint it.

I went back and looked at the numbers again. It really is a interesting car, i dont think any of this makes it worth more, i only wanted to make sure it was in fact a real Z28

But this does make a great story
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Re: VIN Number Question
« Reply #69 on: January 13, 2012, 05:13:44 AM »
Hi All,

Im happy to announce to all of you that have helped me with all of my dopey questions on my Z28 restoration that we are done with everything except for paint and body work which i will do in the summer when it is too hot to drive it with no A/C.

We have restored, repaired, and rebuilt every part that could be, and replaced those parts that couldn't be used with exact period parts (thanks ebay).   we  test drove it today and to quote the mechanic, it is fast as snot :-)

I so appreciate everyone's help
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Re: VIN Number Question
« Reply #70 on: January 14, 2012, 12:23:51 AM »
congrats! cant wait to see another burnished brown beauty on the road.
buddy
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Re: VIN Number Question
« Reply #71 on: January 14, 2012, 01:59:44 AM »
Id like see yours too

we are a small group that even like the color as Ive learned.

it is super cool to me, and obviously you too

thanks Buddy
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