1970 Newark "F" Assembly Plant Cars

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Curious if the Newark Assembly plant ever produced a fleet/cop car in 1970?

If you have ANY and all 1970 Newark VINs (0Fxxxxxx) please share them along with what model car they go to if not the full VIN. I'm trying to put together an informal registry for least known C-body assembly plant. Everything from a 4dr New Yorker to a 6bbl SFGT was produced here in 1970. With enough VINs we should be able to determine what batches of cars were produced & when like the B & E body guys can do these days.

Thanks!

Heres:

CH43T0F116653 (New Yorker with a 910 SPD)

PH23G0F160858 (Sport Fury S/23)
 
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@69CoronetRT

I have the following VINs, which you can probably search through FCBO -- AFAIK, none of them is/was a police car:

PH23L0F100735
PH23T0F143308
PP23T0F197549
PM43G0F230564
PM23G0F235741
PM43G0F245410

CL23L0F112249
CE41L0F156229
CE23L0F165427
CE27L0Fxxxxxx 70 red Newport convertible for sale in RI 04-2022

DH41N0F192984
DL23L0F238871
DL41L0F254178
DM23L0F249668
DM23L0F265948
 
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Curious if the Newark Assembly plant ever produced a fleet/cop car in 1970?
Yes.

I don't have a lot of 0F cars, but I'm happy to exchange info.

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With enough VINs we should be able to determine what batches of cars were produced & when like the B & E body guys can do these days.

I have over 9,200 1969 B bodies on file across all four plants and I have data bases for all plants covering the 1969 model year. So, I'm one of those 'guys' that can offer insight into data bases.

Accumulating enough data to be valid is incredibly time consuming. I've spent 20+ years doing what I do and have not even reached 10,000 cars on a year that included 80K+ Road Runners alone, plus Chargers, plus other muscle cars, plus garden variety four doors and wagons, etc.

I grab data from all A, B and C bodies for most years. 1970 Newark cars are some of the hardest to find. The highest '70 Newark VIN I've seen is 266XXX meaning there were only ~166K cars assigned that year. That's relatively low number of cars. Production numbers were similar to the LA plant but LA cars have a much higher survivability rate possibly due to where they were sent (the south and south west) plus they were mostly more desirable B and E bodies (for 1970) that kept better. C bodies sent to the NE probably didn't have the likelihood of surviving the weather and desirability factor.

A data base helps call out bad tags as one can see what is coded and when during the year. Bad tags on C bodies is not as prevalent as on B and E bodies.
A data base helps bracket engine and transmission assemblies when they are separated out of a car. A data base will give you some guidance if the assembly is out of a Dodge, Chrysler, or Plymouth.
With enough data, one can begin to see the relative distribution of colors and options once the data base reaches a level of stability and factory records do not exist.
A data base tells you what VINs were assigned to which makes and, usually, the related SPDs. One can see scheduling consistency, or inconsistencies, during a model year. You'll find interesting glitches in scheduling.
A data base does not tell you ANYTHING about production other than relative position within a model year. (there's plenty of info out there on the lack of correlation of VIN to production)

I think what you are doing is incredibly noble and necessary within the hobby. I applaud and encourage you. Someone should be accumulating data on C bodies like the B & E body guys do. It's needed but it will not be as easy for you as as it is for them.
 
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I have a '71 A38 Fury III that was built at the Newark plant.
 
Hi, yes the Newark plant did make cop cars. My police Fury 1 was produced at the Newark plant and is PK41TOF241662. Its a 4 door sedan-440.
mk
 
Hi, yes the Newark plant did make cop cars. My police Fury 1 was produced at the Newark plant and is PK41TOF241662. Its a 4 door sedan-440.
mk
Thank you. Now I wonder if any U-code fleet cars came out of there? 1970 was a pretty rare year for the HP 440 cop cars. Only a handful of departments from what I've seen actually got the E86 engine that year.
 
Thank you for posting the tag of PM43G0F266666 -- is this FK3 "all orange" car (SBD of 7/24/1970) still around?
 
Interestingly enough, the "Great Pumpkin" (aka PM43G0F245410 ) is also FK3 with painted FK3 top and M4K4 interior. Both are Newark builds. Here is the tag, courtesy of @SportFury70 (the owner):

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Thank you for mentioning me here Ayilar, I’m just now seeing this post. Is the first tag that FC7 plumcrazy posted in post 13 the other all orange 70 Fury like our Pumpkin?
 
Since we’re on the topic, here is the fender tag of our 1970 Sport Fury S/23. Also an F code assembly plant car…..

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