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Old 11-10-2021, 01:36 AM
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Another example to the opposite of this is my 69Yenko car BE rear is dated after the trim tag build date - this is because the BE's were on backlog and had to get caught up with the production - thus the yenko car had to sit a week waiting for the BE rear to be finished.
Not my intention to nag, that is a common misconception. The trim tag bears the date the production order was released by Fisher body. It is only a general indicator of the cars' final assembly date as Fisher did not always observe A-B-C-D-E coding. For February '69, they did not use C or E; 02D spanned 22 calendar days. ZL-1s #3 - #39 have 02D tags; none of them were built in February.

If your Yenko is one of the 02D cars [N613xxx] with a BE0305 axle, it was probably final-assembled March 13, 1969. That's plenty of time for the 260 mile trip from the axle plant in Detroit to Norwood, OH.
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Old 11-10-2021, 02:11 AM
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It's interesting how the dating can work. My 02D car (N607xxx) has a BU0224 diff and as near as I can figure as of just last week, the car likely started down the line on Feb 28 (Friday) and would have finished up on Monday or Tuesday (Mar 1/2) and was shipped on Mar 3rd.

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It is funny, but important as we try to figure this out in retrospect...as a group, i think we do a really great job with research and polls figuring this stuff out.

Cudos to all the enthusiast we have helping out!
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Been saying it for years. Actually ive seen less 9a20s for sale than any other date 1111480
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