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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old May 2nd, 10, 9:39 PM Thread Starter
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Just bought a 68 Chevelle and Im hoping some experts here can help de-code it, as Im a novice in this area. I've attached pics of the the VIN and plate. Also, is this a true SS?

Many thanks.
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old May 2nd, 10, 10:39 PM
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Bill check these links. Yes VIN starting with 138 in 1968 = SS.

http://www.chevellestuff.com/1968/trim_tag.htm

http://www.chevellestuff.com/1968/vin.htm

http://www.chevellestuff.com/1968/68ss.htm

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Just bought a 68 Chevelle and Im hoping some experts here can help de-code it, as Im a novice in this area. I've attached pics of the the VIN and plate. Also, is this a true SS?

Many thanks.
Bill
Welcome, Bill!

VIN:
1- Chevrolet
38- SS396
37- 2-Door Sport Coupe
8- 1968
Z- Fremont, California (Assembly Plant)
125961- Sequential Production Number

TRIM TAG:
01A- January, 1st Week
135301- Data Processing Number
161947- Data Processing Number(s)
68- 1968
13837- SS396 2-Door Sport Coupe
BF- Fremont, California
10824- Fisher Body Data Processing Number
766- Black Imitation Leather (Bucket Seats)
AA- Tuxedo Black (Upper/Lower) Body Color

As said above, 138 equals an SS.

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Many thanks Ethan!
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