After Dec 68, these cars would be coded X11 and X44. The first Camaro off the Los Angeles line in 1968 would be 12xx78L300001. The table also show that the addition of Z22 which eliminates the bright taillamp and headlamp trim, since the Rally Sport lamps are different has the same effect on the X-codes as Z21. Note that when faced with an axle of uncertain vintage, the year of manufacture must be derived from the axle center section calendar year casting date. In 68, if any of the four colors A, E, H, T that were deleted mid-year see in the Exterior Color table were ordered in the latter part of the year, the cowl tag was coded as special paint on Norwood cars though Los Angeles cars normally used the cancelled color code. Generally, most date-coded components on the car were built between 2 and 8 weeks before the build date of the car. Some years, two characters were shown, the first for upper body color the second for lower body color.
In previous years there was no plant designation on the cowl tag. Almost every panel on the body will have a run number. See the for other details on the Norwood interior paint code. Hopefully what you see is agreeing with the tag itself. It is to denote the Flint plant and is not for the interior color. All aspects of the Corvette are Chevrolets responsibility. To find out your sequence number, you can subtract 100,000 from it.
What you see is what you get and that trumps the tag too. Batch codes - Very few people know how to decode these. Knowingly affix a counterfeit trim tag plate to a motor vehicle; 3. Seat Type Code — Beginning in 1972, this code identifies the type of seat installed in the vehicle. These codes were an aid for Fisher body assembly workers to identify body trim and paint changes required for different Camaro models.
After they're done with it, it gets the Division specific goodies. Not many people want to meticulously restore a lime green car with tan interior. In 69, the body number was assigned when the order was accepted, not when the body when built. In 69, the location changed from the top line to under the interior code. But it's nice to know what the tag is saying. I know they built all the mid-size, not sure if they built full-size. In 1986 the body tag is no longer used, replaced with just the Service Parts Identification Label which is useless if you replace the console lid.
The stripe code corresponds with the year paint code. Due to scheduling requirements, this progression was not absolute and vehicles chould be built out of tag sequence. However, your option codes L confirm M-20 4spd. You won't accidentally fix and alter or obliterate the confidential vin during the repair process - so these numbers will always match up. The 33800 series is a Cutlass F-85 with a V-8 engine, and the 17 is the body code, in this case, identifying a Hardtop Coupe Holiday Coupe.
In Canada, General Motors of Canada manufactured vehicles that have slight differences from U. Thank you very much for the hard work. For additional tag info including Los Angeles Build codes: Norwood built cowl tag decoding. The cowl tags for 1967 Camaros were stamped with a style code of 12x37 or 12x67, where the x was set to 4 for standard interior or 6 for custom interior. Several options and their permutations could be recorded with a single digit. My question still stands: Is the painting of the plate plant or model specific? For some reason, Fisher decided to code this for Corvairs built there too even though it was redundant with 4F and 4P. The Corvette is totally built by Chevrolet.
Jan 01, Feb 02 etc. The tag was on a clipboard hung on the bodies as they where prepped and installed after being painted. It's been reported this leading number is a shift number for the Oshawa plant. A two part code indicates bottom and top colors respectively on a 2 tone paint option, or what color an optional stripe, convertible top or vinyl top was ordered. Next Steps—Decoding Other Years When looking at Corvairs produced before 1965, the Fisher Body codes for 1964 are reasonably similar to 1965 and later. Number 2 would be 100002, etc. These discussions apply only to U.
This way if the plant is building 3 different vehicles, each vehicle line will be in a unique sequential range - Camaros at 100001, Novas at 300001, Impalas at 700001, etc. The dealer-installed accessory brochures for each year provide the list of such items. I note your location is in the Linden distribution area. By this we mean that Camaros and full-size passenger cars both incremented the same sequence counter. I have my 32 Chevy registered in Connecticut with the body build sequence number from the cowl tag. Generally, most date-coded components were built 2-8 weeks before the build date of the car, although there are exceptions.