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curtw

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My #850 was built on Jan27 1969 (scheduled for the 31st). Were the 70s rebadged with new build dates (if so, maybe that's the reason they got the chin spoiler & hood stripes)?

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Re: does anybody know approx build dates for the 1st & last 69s?
« Reply #1 on: May 31, 2022, 08:26:08 PM »
No "new" build dates For 1970 cars.
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Re: does anybody know approx build dates for the 1st & last 69s?
« Reply #2 on: May 31, 2022, 08:55:54 PM »
They got stripes and chin spoilers because it's a sin for American car companies to sell the same car 2 years in a row. A lot of places in Europe you'll see the first year sold as being the year of the car not the build date.
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Re: does anybody know approx build dates for the 1st & last 69s?
« Reply #3 on: June 01, 2022, 12:05:12 PM »
June of 1969 is the last builds for the Shelbys. My 1970 was one of them-0F02R483129.
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Re: does anybody know approx build dates for the 1st & last 69s?
« Reply #4 on: June 01, 2022, 01:06:23 PM »
#0361 built on January 8th (my birthday), 5 days ahead of schedule.

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Re: does anybody know approx build dates for the 1st & last 69s?
« Reply #5 on: June 01, 2022, 04:39:25 PM »
It would be interesting to see a chart/graph of builds per month (maybe not just 69-70s). Looks like Ford cranked out 500-600 in January 69. Was that a good month or an average month or........

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Re: does anybody know approx build dates for the 1st & last 69s?
« Reply #6 on: June 01, 2022, 08:16:29 PM »
I think last built is yellow 350 fastback

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Re: does anybody know approx build dates for the 1st & last 69s?
« Reply #7 on: June 02, 2022, 01:14:09 PM »
The last shelby was a  yellow 70 gt500. scj 4-speed from gotham ford and back years ago i thought i found the car having a color change but wrong serial #.  I found. 2.  70 yellow gt500 scj 4 speeds that both never ended up being 3295 and they  both came from gotham ford . We had the last gt350  in our shop doing some improvements before it sold to john atzbach  collection  and it was a yellow car also.
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