<VV> Production date question: When was my '65 built?
ral1963 at comcast.net
Tue May 21 23:18:49 EDT 2019
Send me a picture of your Fisher Trim tag located in your engine bay and I will give you a detailed breakdown of everything I can. Send it to me at my email ral1963 at comcast.net
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On May 21, 2019 1:58 PM, "Steve Hammatt, Mount Vernon WA USA via VirtualVairs" <virtualvairs at corvair.org> wrote:
> Rick or anyone.......
> Sorry to hijack this topic, but my request really fits in with it.
> My Corvair (actually I assisted my mother, as I was only a
> Junior in college at the time) to custom order from Don
> Steve's Chevrolet in Laguna Beach, Calif. It was ordered at
> the time of the intro of the '65 model year cars.
> The VIN is
> I'd be interested in knowing everything that this info can
> tell us. I'm putting together a file for the eventual transfer to
> our third generation family owner of the Corsa!
> Super thanks.
> Steve Hammatt
> Mount Vernon WA USA
> From: Rick Loving via VirtualVairs
> Sent: Tuesday, May 14, 2019 12:28 PM
> To: virtualvairs at corvair.org
> Subject: Re: Production date question: When was my '65 built?
> Your Body was built on Sept 15th 1964. The "normal" dater code for the
> Fisher Tag was 2 number month and 1 letter for week. The week of Sept 13th
> a "new" operator was running the tag machine (presumably for 2 weeks to
> cover a vacation) and miss-stamped the tags for 2 weeks. I have numerous
> examples of 914, 915, 922, 923, up to 924 where the "error" was corrected.
> I have error or miss-stamped tags from various plant and various
> years....there was little effort to make corrections as the assembly line
> used the broadcast sheets to complete the car.
> Your car is the 972 Monza coupe BODY built at LOS, each model was tracked
> Your car is the 1,553 Corvair assembled at LOS (of all models)...each plant
> tracked their bodies and production separately.
> Rick Loving
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