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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old Sep 3rd, 19, 6:48 PM Thread Starter
 
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69 Frame Decode/Identify

Having trouble with decode of my frame. I know is a smith frame but can anyone verify build date and year by these numbers?

943331 S 191
18N1XK

Read alot of posts and also looked at frame decode on Chevelle stuff website.......Thanks
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Re: 69 Frame Decode/Identify

Jan 8

943331 S 191
18N1XK

943331 - Part Number
S - Smith
191 - Smith Number ??
18 - Jan 8
N1 - Line and Shift
XK - Frame Code

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Thank you for info. Are frames not year specific?
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Or is only way to tell by vin? I looked top of frame and other specified frame areas but could not find.
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Re: 69 Frame Decode/Identify

VIN is almost impossible to see unless body is off the frame and sometimes not always there.

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Re: 69 Frame Decode/Identify

S = AO Smith, the vendor that manufactured the frame. Likely has a O around the S!

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