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Old 09/05/2002, 07:08 PM   #1
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Scheduled -vs- Actual Build Date

I was wondering what other CS owners had in scheduled versus actual build dates. My car was scheduled for 16 Feb and was actually done on 29 Feb, 13 days behind (this information was given via Marti Auto works report). Another question related to build dates is, does anyone know if the CS cars where pulled from the assemble line if they were waiting for the CS parts. I ask this because I have another '68 coupe that the VIN # is 250 behind my CS and has the same scheduled build date but the actual build date is 23 Feb, only 7 days behind. Was my CS pulled off the line? Where cars with later VIN # built ahead of lower # on the assembly line? ??? ???
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Old 09/05/2002, 08:04 PM   #2
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Re:Scheduled -vs- Actual Build Date

Mine was scheduled for March 13,was produced one day ahead of schedule March 12. :)
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Old 09/06/2002, 09:15 AM   #3
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Re:Scheduled -vs- Actual Build Date

Mine was scheduled at mars 14 but was built mars 12
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Old 09/06/2002, 09:27 AM   #4
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Re:Scheduled -vs- Actual Build Date

Mine was scheduled for May 13, but was built on April 30.... 13 days ahead of schedule.

As for the Doug' question "Where cars with later VIN # built ahead of lower # on the assembly line?"
I believe the VIN made no difference in what order the car was made, so a car with a higher vin could have been made before a car with a lower vin.

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Old 09/06/2002, 03:56 PM   #5
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Re:Scheduled -vs- Actual Build Date

John,
So how where VIN # assigned? When an order was placed?
And I can see that my CS is made during the "push" to get the first cars off the line so that will explain why my car is 13 days behind schedule.
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Old 09/06/2002, 05:07 PM   #6
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yes , the VIN's were assigned when an order was placed.
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Old 09/07/2002, 07:21 PM   #7
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Re:Scheduled -vs- Actual Build Date

my car was also one day ahead of schedule, it was scheduled to built on march 13th but was built on the 12th. the last 5 numbers of my vin are 49780, what are the last 5 of Doug57's car? ours were bulit on the same day, maybe this could tell us something.
i don't know if ford has the same system for assigning vin's now as they did in 1968, but i work for ford at the michigan truck plant and watch expeditions and navigators go by all day and from what i see, the last #'s of the vin's aren't in any type of sequential order at all.
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Old 09/08/2002, 07:26 PM   #8
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Re:Scheduled -vs- Actual Build Date

My HCS was scheduled for build on 7/17/68
It was actually built on 7/2/68 -- 15 days ahead of schedule.
Mine was ordered as dealer stock for Courtesy Ford in Denver. How about you guys?
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Old 09/10/2002, 02:01 AM   #9
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Re:Scheduled -vs- Actual Build Date

My HCS was scedule for build on 7/2/68
It was actually build on 6/20/68 twelve days ahead of scedule. My car was ordered from Courtesy Ford in Denver.
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Old 09/11/2002, 11:48 AM   #10
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Re:Scheduled -vs- Actual Build Date

Mine was produced 3/27/68--two days ahead of schedule.
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Old 09/13/2002, 02:15 PM   #11
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The last five numbers are close to Talan423 car. Mine are 49767.
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