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crobjones2

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69 vin by oil filter
« on: August 25, 2012, 11:44:17 PM »
Was it common practice to grind the rough area by the oil filter prior to stamping the vin?
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Re: 69 vin by oil filter
« Reply #1 on: August 26, 2012, 12:29:26 AM »
Nope. It's left rough.

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Re: 69 vin by oil filter
« Reply #2 on: August 26, 2012, 01:00:12 AM »
makes me a little suspiciuos of this stamp :-\
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Re: 69 vin by oil filter
« Reply #3 on: August 26, 2012, 01:52:51 AM »
I'm no expert but I'd call foul on that. Restamp "I" Think.
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Re: 69 vin by oil filter
« Reply #4 on: August 26, 2012, 09:19:36 PM »
i will leave it to the experts, but it looks like they ground the paint off. could have left those marks.
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Re: 69 vin by oil filter
« Reply #5 on: August 28, 2012, 08:09:54 AM »
Do you have a pic of the general area?
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Re: 69 vin by oil filter
« Reply #6 on: August 29, 2012, 02:41:18 AM »
Here is the original pic, if you need a better shot let me know (keep in mind the block is still in the car)
- I read some where that if they mis-stamped a block at the factory they ground it off and re-stamped it - if this is the case, is there any way to possibly see the previous VIN?
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Re: 69 vin by oil filter
« Reply #7 on: August 29, 2012, 02:46:04 AM »
and here is the transmission VIN stamp for comparison
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Re: 69 vin by oil filter
« Reply #8 on: September 05, 2012, 04:31:17 AM »
I think it's original. Looks like the casting might have had some flash that was removed.
Do you have a pic of the engine pad?
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Re: 69 vin by oil filter
« Reply #9 on: September 08, 2012, 02:40:00 AM »
here you go
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Re: 69 vin by oil filter
« Reply #10 on: September 08, 2012, 02:42:28 AM »
and the full size pic
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Re: 69 vin by oil filter
« Reply #11 on: September 09, 2012, 03:11:44 AM »
Thanks! No question, that's the original pad stamping.
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Re: 69 vin by oil filter
« Reply #12 on: September 11, 2012, 01:48:54 AM »
its nice to be right every once in a while!
69 x77 burnished brown, 711 int 05A bought in 78
67 rs/ss 350 butternut yellow 4 speed 2nd owner
70 Z28 forrest green, green int, M40, bk vinyl roof PROJECT
99 SS hugger orange 6spd NO TTOPS bought new 1 of 54
11 cts-v blk diamond  edition wagon 556hp sick!