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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old Jul 12th, 06, 8:55 AM Thread Starter
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Question 1968 Chevelle 300 Deluxe

Hi i have a 1968 Chevelle 300 Deluxe and was wondering if any one could decode it and tell me how many were made with the Ash Gold option with, a black interior, no power brakes and with power steering and no air conditioning, automatic on the column, it has a straight 6 in it the

Vin Number is 133378 G 137518

The Body by Fisher Plate is
07D
ST 68-13437 FRA107044 Body
TR 762- G-G Paint

Could someone one please decode it and try to find out where it was made and where it was sold and how many with this code are still left????? thanks
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Re: 1968 Chevelle 300 Deluxe

07D=4th week July 1968 production
FRA and G =Framingham, Mass assembly plant
TR 762=Black vinyl bench seat
G-G=Ash gold, top & bottom

There's no way to know how many cars were built with a certain color or options, and there's absolutely no way to know how many of them survived.
Someone can tell you how many 300 Deluxes were built (I can't access my info right now), but there's no breakdown for colors or options.

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Re: 1968 Chevelle 300 Deluxe

There were 5,661 `68 300 Deluxe 2-door sedan Chevelles built that had the 6 cylinder engine (133278). There were 4,534 `68 Chevelle 300 Deluxe 6 cylinder 2-door sport coupes (133378) built, which yours is one of.

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Re: 1968 Chevelle 300 Deluxe

The information provided by the previous posters is probably is about as specific as you are likely to find.

Base strictly on imperical observation there were many cars with manual drum brakes & power steering. Power steering is a bit obscure on a six-cylinder car though. Countless sixes have been yanked in favor of V8s for decades.

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