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Body tag decode

Unread post by Krfjkm » Thu Mar 30, 2017 5:44 pm

Been reading this forum for a while---You guys are a great source of information---

Could you decode the attached body tag and let me know why you think?
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Re: Body tag decode

Unread post by bbodie52 » Thu Mar 30, 2017 6:24 pm

:wave: :welcome2: Welcome to the Corvair Forum!
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Here is a breakdown of the information on the body tag you provided...
BODY TAG INFO:

01A
Body Build Date: 01 = January, A = First Week
The first two digits are numbers 01 through 12, indicating the month of manufacture. The letter is A-E, indicating the week of the month. If the letter is an "A" it indicates the first week of the month.

65-10767 WRN 2535 BODY
Style: 65 = 1965 10767: 1 = Chevrolet, 07 = Corsa, 67 = 2-Door Convertible,
WRN = Willow Run, Michigan, Production Sequence No: 2535

1965 Chevrolet Corvair Corsa 2-Door Convertible - 4 Passenger, Total Production: 8,353


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TRim: 713- = BLACK
This 3 digit codes represents the interior color and seat type.

Paint: N-2 = MAROON "Madeira Maroon Poly." Top color code: 2 = BLACK
Lucite No. 4624LH, Rinshed-Mason No. A1711M, Ditzler No. DDL 50700

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ACC = Accessory line
When decoding ACC line on the Fisher body tags, be aware that body tags do not include any options that did not require any body modification be done by Fisher. Fisher was only concerned with items that required modifications during the assembly of the body. A good example is that you won’t find Telescopic column listed on the body tag. Although this is a major option, it did not require any special consideration during body assembly.

W 2LS 3C 4PUO 5W-

GROUP 1
W = RPO A02 — Tinted Windshield only

GROUP 2
L = RPO M20 — 4 Speed Manual Transmission
S = RPO U73 — Rear antenna

GROUP 3
C = RPO B70 — Padded Dash

GROUP 4
P = RPO Z01 — COMFORT AND CONVENIENCE GROUP (2 Speed Wipers, Washers, Day/Night Inside Mirror)
U = RPO P19 — Spare Wheel Lock
O = RPO L87 — Turbocharged Engine

GROUP 5
W = RPO A49 — Custom Deluxe Front Seat Belts (Chrome Buckles, with Retractors)

This guide will show you how to decode the VIN tag...
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I have attached a copy of the 1965 Chevrolet Corvair GM Heritage Center Specs for your model year Corvair.
1965 Chevrolet Corvair GM Heritage Center Specs.pdf
1965 Chevrolet Corvair GM Heritage Center Specs
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Re: Body tag decode

Unread post by Krfjkm » Thu Mar 30, 2017 6:43 pm

Thanks Brad--- you are a wealth of knowledge--- would love to meet you one day-- I am in Charlotte which is about 250 miles from you--- will you be at Helen?

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Re: Body tag decode

Unread post by 1966-Corsa-GT-180 » Fri Mar 31, 2017 7:19 am

Welcome to the Corvair Forum.
Your Corsa convertible is the top of the line with the optional turbo-charged engine. An estimated number of 2100 of the Corsa convertibles with the Turbo-Charged engine were made in 1965 - a very low production number for Chevrolet.
Danny Davis driving "air cooled" since the 1960s...
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