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    info on my 55

    hi i started to restore my 55 when i was sanding the boot lid under the badge was stamp in the lid was s12 ...............dose anyone know whatthis means

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    Several of my body panels, especially internal ones, were stamped "H54" or something similar. I thought it was a date code, which could translate to August 5, 1954 and makes a little sense as my car was a November 1954 car (even that is off a bit). But you can't use similar logic to decipher "S12" as a date code.

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    I haven't read anything about original 'codes' on trifive sheet metal, but for the late 60's cars, the date code on FISHER sheet metal was 'Plant code followed by week#'.. ie. H 26 would be H plant and 26th week of the year. In your case, following that same logic 'S' would be the Fisher stamping plant code, and 12 would be the 12th week of the model year. These codes only show up on sheet metal installed during factory assembly. OTC replacement parts do not exhibit these codes.

    For *extremely strict judging* this sort of thing could be important, but I'm unaware of ANY trifive organization which judges even more basic things anymore. Even in the days of NNC and CCCI 1000 pt judging, the sheet metal itself was not judged for 'factory codes'.

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    cool

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    hi all
    here is some more for you to work out
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    left hand rear door has on it w1170499793_10206190826487295_3933986208283099136_n.jpg

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