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Username Post: Broadcast sheet        (Topic#351385)
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06-01-18 03:29 PM - Post#2735626    

I just found my body broadcast build sheet under the rear seat of my 68 impala super sport fast back.How do I decipher the info.

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06-02-18 02:13 PM - Post#2735703    
    In response to Deansr

That is a hard thing to do, However since in 68, a Super Sport was an option, down at the bottom of the page (if it is like 67) will tell you the non standard options on a base model B Body would be, it is the only way to tell if your car is a true SS short of having the original bill of sale which would tell you what accessories were put on the car once it came to the dealer.
In 67 the SS was a trim level like a Caprice, Belair and so on, so you can tell by the VIN in 67 if it was a true SS.
Each "box" on the sheet tells you what came on it when it was born, (such as alternator, what voltage, what radio came in the car and so on,) the radio "box on the sheet" would have a code and that code would tell the assembly line which radio goes in the car ...

Figuring out which code deciphers what radio is another story....

You can verify what options on the car are original to the car because in 50 years alot can happen to a car! So many cars were faked

Can you post a photo of it? There are some that are into these broadcast sheets, or "build sheet" and know the RPO codes, each year they are different, I could fumble through a 67 and figure some out, I have an RPO sheet or 67 somewhere that tells what they are, but not for 68.

The build sheet is like the DNA, it would help a person decide what if they wanted to keep it original or not.

On my 67 the original code stamped on the engine is the same code as on build sheet 2 letters and same with transmission and so on...
my car was a 283 2 bbl w/ power glide, someone had put a T-400 trans in it, since in 67 283 came as a 2 bbl only, I decided to go a different direction, still have the almost complete engine but it is sitting in a crate that I bought a GM 350 from, now looking toward BB, looking to get rid of the 283 and eventually the 350, the build sheet is a resource, Don't lose it! but it harder to keep a car all original than just doing what you want, some are into the numbers game and date codes etc. having the big items like the orig engine, trans and rear make a big diff on a decision.

It can be frustrating trying to figure out each code, it would tell you down to which power steering line they put in because if it were a big block or a small block or a 6 cyl, there would be 3 different codes for that box on the build sheet, there may be more than 3 ?, if there was some other odd option that would require a different hose I am not in the know.
Post a pic, or send me a copy through personal message and I will post it if you like.

Sometimes it is hard to get the whole sheet in one pic and be able to read it, so keep that in mind.

Bill H.
67 Impala SS

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06-03-18 06:15 AM - Post#2735753    
    In response to 59fins

thanks for the info.I can read at the bottom of sheet z03 option which I believe is the super sport option

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