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Username Post: 1966 chevelle malibu        (Topic#355424)
55handy 
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Reg: 06-07-06
02-28-19 04:22 PM - Post#2761006    

hello everybody, again.
please, help me help me to determine what the v.i.n. means and if I need more info, please let me know. st 66-13617 bf13413
tr 763 yy paint
thanks 1955 handyman



 


elcamino 
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elcamino
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Reg: 03-30-00
03-02-19 08:42 AM - Post#2761113    
    In response to 55handy

This is not a VIN, its the Fisher Body Data Plate aka the cowl/trim tag. VIN Is riveted to A pillar, at drivers door hinge.

st 66-13617 bf13413
ST is short STyle
66 - 1966 Model
13617 - Chevelle Malibu 2 dr Hardtop (SS would be 13817)
BF - Plant code for Fremont CA GMAD
13413 - Body Sequence number

tr 763 yy paint
TR is short for TRim
763 - Interior trim code = Black Vinyl Bucket Seats
YY - Paint color is Lemonwood Yellow, upper & lower color same, not a 2-tone

GMAD - General Motors Assembly Division.


One of the most dramatic points in the automobile assembly process at the new General Motors plant in Fremont, Calif., is the "body drop" station on the final assembly line - onto their matching chassis which have been assembled in another area of the plant. Linking together all production departments throughout the two-million square foot facility, an electronic "broadcasting" system assures that the correct parts and accessories for a given car will arrive at the proper place at exactly the right time.

Mike
2017 GMC Sierra Denali Ultimate 6.2L(420hp)/8-sp Z95
2018 Polaris RZR S 900 EPS


 


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