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post #16 of 19 (permalink) Old Jan 26th, 19, 9:30 PM
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Re: Help with identifying 70 SS or no??

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post #17 of 19 (permalink) Old Mar 16th, 19, 11:05 PM
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I see this is an automatic. All SS cars used the THM 400 trans. The firewall does not have the factory hole for the kickdown harness that would be present if it was a real SS. Based on what I see it looks like you have a clone. Sorry for the bad news.

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Here are the follow up pics as promised along with codes found.hopefully someone can help decode. Curious about the partial vin below the blower motor? Engine, transmission, wheels are FW coded (71 Monte Carlo), and rear end are not original if I am decoding correctly. Radiator cover is 4 bolt, front signal lights are clear, kick down switch is in car, and I did not find Malibu trim holes on body or top of doors. Anything here look original? Originally a bench seat car so the automatic cutout in the floor pan is incorrect? I know I will never be able to prove anything but it has been a great learning experience so far.
Unless I'm not seeing things correctly, the partial VIN appears to be for a Flint built car yet the data you provided from your trim tag indicates Baltimore. Try to find the partial VIN stamped on the frame which should be on the top of the driver's side rear frame rail above the frame pn/mfr/date.

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Looks like car was hit on the right side and that part of the firewall was repaired. I will check the frame again, the partial vin must be hard to find because I spent some time looking for it. Also, since this is a bench car, no way the auto cutout on the floor is factory? Has to be a column shift car originally?
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