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barnfind

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What is the first 1979 Y84 car?
« on: April 13, 2019, 09:16:12 PM »
Does anybody know what is the first 1979 Y84 se that rolled out of Norwood?   I would like to know which vin is the first 1979 y84, and any estimate of how many special editions were built the first week.  I have car #885 and I am just trying to estimate what number y84 it is.  I have seen car #883 posted as a y84, so I can account for 2 early y84 cars so far. 

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Re: What is the first 1979 Y84 car?
« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2019, 06:37:47 AM »
What is the build date?
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barnfind

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Re: What is the first 1979 Y84 car?
« Reply #2 on: April 14, 2019, 07:38:16 AM »
I am getting ready to order the phs documents, but have not yet.  The cowl tag is 79 09A 2FS87 N 000681, and the body time-date code is 040506.  The  date on the door tag is difficult to read due to moisture that set in between the tag and door.    Unfortunately, I did not find any build sheet. 

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Re: What is the first 1979 Y84 car?
« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2019, 12:12:48 PM »
I saved a bunch of build sheet pictures.  I went through the 79's and found VIN number 2348 on September 13th is my earliest Firebird of any kind.   I don't know how many they built per day, but if you divided all of 1979 production in two to account for Van Nuys, that would be around 300 firebirds a day.
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Re: What is the first 1979 Y84 car?
« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2019, 12:12:48 PM »
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