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Old 04-02-2005, 01:14 PM   #1
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I just checked my frame serial number after pulling the body off. The number stamped on the frame is different from the body and engine. The last 8 of the body and engine are 9S732148 and the numbers on the frame are 9S732147. Anyone ever seen this before? Someone out there has my chassis. Mine is a 350/350 car but I thought it was odd that I had a 3.08 gear.
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my best guess would be they put on the assambly line frames in wrong order moer than likely will not make any differnce
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a few years ago I met a guy who had worked at the vette assembly plant in the early 70's. He told me that sometimes guys would just mess around with the #'s because they were bored also he said that some VIN tags were totally mixed up and the guys just attached whatever they grabbed. He used an example of a 72 bb coupe having an id of a 72 base vert.
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a few years ago I met a guy who had worked at the vette assembly plant in the early 70's. He told me that sometimes guys would just mess around with the #'s because they were bored also he said that some VIN tags were totally mixed up and the guys just attached whatever they grabbed. He used an example of a 72 bb coupe having an id of a 72 base vert.
When I was in the Marines...I knew a guy who worked at the Corvette plant in St. Louis. His job was to put on voltage regulators...four bolts and washers I believe. He told me he never put on the washers....he put them in his pocket and threw them away. I don't know if it's true or not...just what I was told. Sounds like a union worker to me though.
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with all of the above! Sounds to me like you are just fine and what's better, you have a really neat story to tell people about your Vette. If the numbers were a couple hundred off than maybe you'd have a problem.

Congratulations on your great example of St. Louis Assembly Plant production history!

STW!

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Gotta go check out my car, I'm hoping the plant ran out of L81's and they stuck in a surplus ZL1

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