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#2413077 - 12/04/17 11:44 AM Engine assembly date vs. vehicle scheduled production date
1970RT Offline
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Registered: 03/03/05
Posts: 900
Loc: MI
Just out of curiosity I'd like to ask, on cars that still have their original engines in them, what is the longest time span you have seen between the engine's assembly date and the cars scheduled production date?

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#2413149 - 12/04/17 02:04 PM Re: Engine assembly date vs. vehicle scheduled production date [Re: 1970RT]
VCODE Offline


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Posts: 1910
Loc: New York
My 70 Cuda SPD 418 April 18 1970 engine assy End of Jan 1970
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#2413157 - 12/04/17 02:36 PM Re: Engine assembly date vs. vehicle scheduled production date [Re: 1970RT]
ScottSmith_Harms Offline
Mr Wizzard

Registered: 01/20/03
Posts: 42123
Loc: Spokane Washington
Couple 71 340 Demons, Nov 1970 engine assemblies, installed in May 71

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#2413662 - 12/05/17 02:06 PM Re: Engine assembly date vs. vehicle scheduled production date [Re: ScottSmith_Harms]
1970RT Offline
super stock

Registered: 03/03/05
Posts: 900
Loc: MI
Originally Posted By ScottSmith_Harms
Couple 71 340 Demons, Nov 1970 engine assemblies, installed in May 71


Six months, that's interesting. I read in a previous thread here that there couldn't be a difference of that many months.

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#2413675 - 12/05/17 02:28 PM Re: Engine assembly date vs. vehicle scheduled production date [Re: 1970RT]
Alaskan_TA Offline
Fluffy Balladeer

Registered: 01/20/03
Posts: 27250
Loc: Moredoor, PA
My T/A had a scheduled production date of April 17, but the final assembly date on the original engine was April, 22.

So for some reason, this car was built later than 'hoped for'.

The oldest date codes on it were some of the glass, June of 1969.

For anyone into dates on original or near original cars, a spread sheet to track the dates you find is a fun study.

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#2413828 - 12/05/17 06:11 PM Re: Engine assembly date vs. vehicle scheduled production date [Re: 1970RT]
ek3 Offline
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Registered: 06/04/12
Posts: 778
Loc: MYRTLE BEACH SOUTH CAROLINA
whats the latest date on a 71 6 pack engine ? anyone seen a block casting date for a 6 pk. after june 70 ??

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