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« Reply #15 on: September 12, 2017, 07:22:24 AM »

#181

Ordered  8/7/67
Serialized  11/9/67
Bucked  11/20/67
Scheduled  12/8/67
Actually Built 11/25/67
Released 11/25/67

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« Reply #16 on: September 12, 2017, 07:52:23 AM »



                         #31
                               
                           order received      08/07/67
                          serialized              11/09/67
                          bucked                 11/25/67
                          scheduled build     12/06/67
                          actually build        11/28/67
                          released               11/28/67
                          sold                      00/00/00
                          DSO                      2503

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« Reply #17 on: September 12, 2017, 08:03:19 AM »

Ah, you are all post strike built cars!

But, I continue to look for those pre-strike cars



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« Reply #18 on: September 12, 2017, 08:07:36 AM »

 

           PETE can you help, I cant find it.
    The MARTI says #31 is one of two cars.  Does the snake know the other one.
                                                  Thanks BOB

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« Reply #19 on: September 12, 2017, 10:01:13 AM »

You will have to post or email the report to see what you are looking at "1 of 2" is what I would call a misleading Marti stat. He wants everyone to be special, I don't subscribe to that theory.

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« Reply #20 on: September 12, 2017, 05:58:12 PM »


                      Rodster 500 my Marti says order received 08/07/67.
                                                
                                                               BOB

Thanks BOB, feel free to post a picture of your car over in the 68 Picture thread.  Looks like you have a vintage picture.  Wink


I think 8/7 was the first day orders were actually put into the system. 56 shows the car as actually being built 9/5. I think only a handful of Mustangs made it out of NJ before the strike on September 7. The strike will end on November 11.

I think the cars were all order by Shelby, not the dealers.

Would make sense and most likely will see cars order in lots?   Seeing the same order date on both of my cars was too coincidental.

You will have to post or email the report to see what you are looking at "1 of 2" is what I would call a misleading Marti stat. He wants everyone to be special, I don't subscribe to that theory.

Every car is 1 of 1, (well most of the time  Grin) just look at the VIN.  

Interesting to see #31 and #181 built ahead of schedule!

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« Reply #21 on: September 12, 2017, 06:07:14 PM »

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Would make sense and most likely will see cars order in lots?   Seeing the same order date on both of my cars was too coincidental.

Yes, and the lots share specific features...DSO 8D2501....8D2502.....etc

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« Reply #22 on: September 12, 2017, 06:08:27 PM »

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Order Received      09/07/67
Car Serialized      12/01/67
Bucked              12/09/67
Scheduled For Build 12/20/67
Actually Built      12/13/67
Released            12/13/67
Sold                03/20/69

*Sold date is not a typo!


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« Reply #23 on: September 12, 2017, 06:40:45 PM »

3206 had a sold date in January 1970!

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« Reply #24 on: September 12, 2017, 07:42:39 PM »

3206 had a sold date in January 1970!

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Wow, hard to imagine these cars sitting that long.


Guess this topic will go on until 2020 when you post that it's 50 yrs since your car was first sold.  Grin

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