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i am new to this so please bear with me. i recently bought a 67 "118" ss nova. 100% numbers matching and original down to the carpet and alternator. with protect-o-plate, manuals, documentation. when i got it home i wanted to see if i could find a build sheet. pulled the back off the front of the pass. seat and right there tucked behind the springs was a build sheet. ok. here is where it gets interesting. i pulled the back seat out and there was a second build sheet there, however it does not match the cars color. all dates are within days of each other. original owner swears the interior is the way it left the factory. i have heard of a strike that took place during the build date of my car and the assembly line workers would use what they had to complete a car. i am sorry that this is so lengthy. please, i need some help.
 

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First off, welcome to the site!

Build sheets are just pieces of paper, and...on the assembly line...sometimes they got misplaced. If the one build sheet matches your car, I'd say you're set. Keep the other one as a conversation starter, but I wouldn't doubt the authenticity of the car if everything else (and the first build sheet) all agree.
 

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Welcome to the site and congrats. on your purchase. Although I have yet to post many pics of my 65.......... be warned.................. you will have to post pictures of your car:yes::D
 

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Hi rsss

Typically, the sheet inside the seat is a 'Trim Broadcast' (not sure about the terminology, it's been a while since I've seen one) and the one behind the back seat would be a 'Chassis Broadcast'. On the Chassis Broadcast, take a look at the 'Serial Number' and see if it matches the last 6 digits of your VIN. If not, then it got stuck in the wrong car....

I know that anything can happen on a production line, but I have yet to see a case where the colors on the Trim Broadcast don't match the ones on the Chassis Broadcast (but there's a first time for everything!!).
 

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As with many procedures in the mid 60's I don't think there was a protocol for what happened to the buildsheets. Some cars didn't have any, some got two, some got one, but not for that car, some were partially torn, etc. They've been found in all manner of places......in the seat springs, top of the gas tank, under the carpet, on top of the instrument cluster, etc. Seems it was more like just getting rid of them, so they stuck 'em somewhere in the car. Anybody remember a few years ago there was thread where a guy found an old styrofoam GM Willow Run coffee cup in his door?

Bob
 

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Man, i got excited and went through my seats, no luck:(
 

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As with many procedures in the mid 60's I don't think there was a protocol for what happened to the buildsheets. Some cars didn't have any, some got two, some got one, but not for that car, some were partially torn, etc. They've been found in all manner of places......in the seat springs, top of the gas tank, under the carpet, on top of the instrument cluster, etc. Seems it was more like just getting rid of them, so they stuck 'em somewhere in the car. Anybody remember a few years ago there was thread where a guy found an old styrofoam GM Willow Run coffee cup in his door?

Bob
I remember the coffee cup in the door... now that's a good conversation starter!

Welcome aboard!

Yes we need pictures!

Mark
 
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