BUILD DATE/ order number question

1968 -1970 Mopars

  1. Moparwedge

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    Is there a way to figure out build date from last 7 digits of VIN? My 70 Runner is missing fender tag and no build sheet. It is a ST. Louis built car. thx in advance.
     
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    Not reliably....actually, not at all.

    You need more information to get a build date....can you trace the car to a dealership where it was sold new?
     
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    The hard way is to find a car with vin close to yours from the St Louis plant. I found vin from a Belvedere II within 550 cars of mine. It was made the week after mine.
     
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    As cars may or may not have been assembled on the actual Scheduled Production Date (SPD) the correct answer is “no”. A car in question may have been built early or delayed a week or two.

    However, you can, usually, determine the scheduled date by the last 7 of the VIN if you know how to properly bracket known VINs around a car in question.
     
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