1969 Chevelle Production Numbers by Individual Plant

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Month Atlanta-A (3)(4) Baltimore-B Framingham-G (3)(4)
August (1968 *) n/a n/a n/a
September 300001-302597 300001-308846 300001-304912
October 302598-306613 308847-318059 304913-311621
November 306614-310620 318060-326003 311622-317607
December 310621-313846 326004-333025 317608-322570
January (1969) 313847-322002 333026-344660 322571-329012
February 322003-329430 344651-355330 329013-333080
March 329431-337539 355331-367113 333081-338712
April 337540-344438 367114-378593 05A - #346029
338713-348045
May no production reported 378594-381442 348046-352264
June no production reported 381443-396474 352265-360909
July 344439-346616 396475-413729 360910-367942
August 346617-356386 413730-414385 no production reported
Total
522,761(1)(2)
56,386
10.79%
114,385
21.88%
67,942
13.00%

Month Fremont-Z Kansas City-K Oshawa-1 (2)
August (1968 *) n/a n/a n/a
September 300001-304595 300001-316556 no production reported
October 304596-311759 10E - #339517
316557-339096
no production reported
November 311760-319029 339097-358979 no production reported
December 319030-323994 358980-374064 no production reported
January (1969) 323995-330138 374065-393881 300001-305317
February 330139-335464 393882-409027 305318-310442
March 335465-341235 409027-425254 310443-315261
April 341236-347446 425255-439077 315262-320566
May 347447-353627 439078-442908 320567-327938
June 353628-360184 442909-461711 327939-334650
July 360185-368119 461711-480619 335651-334765
August no production reported 480619-481164 no production reported
Total
522,761(1)(2)
68,119
13.03%
181,164
34.66%
34,765
6.65%

* 1969 appears to have built Chevelles in both August of 1968 and August of 1969 as evident of body dates and VIN sequence numbers. Note first tag below with body date of 08D from Fremont with very low sequence number (just over 300500) and second example from Atlanta with a body date of 08C and high sequence number of 353686.

File Photo - 06/15/2009

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(1) The total production according to the reported last VIN of each assembly plant totals 522,761 but does not match the total figure listed for individual series & body styles sold of 503,352. Of the 503,352 figure reported by GM, 15,356 were counted as imported from Canada (a common occurrence of the time). This leaves (522,761 - 503,352) 19,409 of the Oshawa production for Canada consumption.

(2) It's been confirmed that GM of Canada did produce 1969 model year Chevelles before January 1969 and those used sequence numbers starting with 100001 instead of the more common 300001. So far the highest sequence found is 110851. These were Chevelles built in Canada for sale in Canada. Whether these account for the 19,409 unit discrepancy noted above isn't for certain but it is known via GM of Canada docs that 9,612 Malibu sport coupes (13637) were built and of these 903 were ordered with RPO Z25 and only 136 came with the base L35 for the entier 1969 model year so it's not known how many may have VINS beginning with 1xxxxx and how many with 3xxxxx.  Canadian Classic Chevelles reports there were 46,854 1969 Chevelles assembled in Canada. Of the 787 13667 Malibu convertibles built at Oshawa for Canadian sales, 26 are documented as being delivered with the L35 396 engine.

A respected collector and frequent donor of 1969 Chevelle information to ChevelleStuff states he has some data on 13 Oshawa Chevelles with VINs beginning with 1xxxxx ranging from September 3rd week to October 5th week and that at least 10,851 were built with this type of VIN sequence. There are 2 of these documented early Chevelles here on ChevelleStuff on the 1969 VIN page.

This photo was submitted by a reader on 11/26/2012 and shows a 1969 LM1 350/255 engine dated September 27 with a 102916 sequence number and from a 1969 Beaumont.

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(3)(4) Neither Atlanta nor Framingham built convertibles nor station wagons in 1969.

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Caveats and Disclaimers:

The numbers shown are reported last VINs from each plant per month. The numbers above those in red are instances of matching VIN and Fisher Body plates to show VINs/body dates outside the published numbers. The Fisher Body Number plate build week not match the calendar week; meaning an example body date of 04A may not be the first physical or even calendar week of April. Productions are scheduled well in advance of actual build date and given it takes 3 to 4 days to physically build the car once it is scheduled, you can see where the body date will not always match up with the VIN sequence. Obviously the body plates, and the associated information, are stamped when the cars are scheduled, not as they roll by a particular station. Cars with 04A body dates may run into week 04B of production. GM wouldn't just toss out the existing body number plates with 04A just because the car didn't physically get completed until the following week.

In reality, don't place too much emphasis on the body date as opposed to the last reported VIN for a given month. The anomalies shown are shown for that very reason. It does happen and that should not be a basis for worry that your car may have had the body plate (trim tag) and/or VIN altered.

If you have trim tags/VINs plates with dates and sequence numbers that don't fall into the range of those shown below, please email me the trim tag and sequence number and I'll post the oddity. Email it to me via my contact page.