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Old 01-02-2014, 02:50 PM
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Hi all and happy new year, I have a question. My 1962 thunderbird has a build date of 08 August. does this mean it was built on August 08 1962, or August 08 1961? The vin number starts 177xxxx. one reason I need to know is I am trying to find a dash pad and I understand it makes a difference what the build date is, thanks.
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Old 01-02-2014, 03:07 PM
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Joe there are two (2) areas on our site that you can research to answer your question. First on the home page is Thunderbird Technical Resource Library link that has a lot of info.

Second on the home page there is a black " search " button. Hit it / open it up and enter the words " build date " and the you can see and read the threads / posts from previous dicsussions related to your question. Good luck.
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Your car was scheduled to be built August 08, 1962. It is the 0,77x,xxx-th '62 T-bird built, but the actual build date may have been one or two days different, depending on production flow.

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