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1978 Cowl Tags
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EXAMPLE:
Cowl Tag

LINE 1: Year, GM Division, Model and Body, Assembly Plant, Sequence Number
Year GM Division Model Series Body Code Assembly Plant Sequence #
78 = 1978
1 = Chevrolet
XX = Nova
XY = Nova Custom
17 = 2 door hatchback
27 = 2 door sedan
69 = 4 door sedan
T = Tarrytown, NY
W = Willow Run, MI
Starts at 100001

LINE 2: Trim and Paint
Interior Trim Seat Type Exterior Paint (Lower/Upper)
11N = White vinyl bench
19R = Black vinyl bench
24B = Light Blue cloth bench
24D = Light Blue cloth bench
24R = Light Blue vinyl bench
44N = Dark Green vinyl bench or buckets
62B = Camel Tan cloth bench
62D = Camel Tan cloth bench
62N = Camel Tan vinyl bench or buckets
62R = Camel Tan vinyl bench
74D = Carmine cloth bench
74N = Carmine vinyl bench or buckets
74R = Carmine vinyl bench

Cloth and Vinyl Usage
B = Bordeau woven sport cloth
D = Edinburgh woven sport cloth
N = Wallaby vinyl
R = Plisse vinyl

19X = Black Big Four module
24X = Light Blue Big Four module
44X = Dark Green Big Four module
62X = Camel Tan Big Four module
74X = Carmine Big Four module

The 1XY27 requires a Big Four option in addition to
the trim combination number. The Big Four module
consists of the instrument panel, carpet, cowl kick
panel, and package shelf.
Examples:
11N 24X = White vinyl bench w/Blue Big Four
74D 74X = Carmine cloth bench w/Carmine Big Four

A51 = Bucket Seats
A52 = Bench Seat
11 11 = White
15 15 = Silver Metallic
19 19 = Black
22 22 = Light Blue Metallic
24 24 = Ultramarine Blue Metallic
44 44 = Medium Green Metallic
48 48 = Dark Blue-Green Metallic
51 51 = Bright Yellow
61 61 = Camel Beige
63 63 = Camel Tan Metallic
67 67 = Saffron Metallic
69 69 = Dark Camel Metallic
75 75 = Medium Red
77 77 = Carmine Metallic
11T = White Vinyl Roof
15T = Silver Vinyl Roof
19T = Black Vinyl Roof
22T = Light Blue Vinyl Roof
44T = Light Green Vinyl Roof
61T = Light Camel Vinyl Roof
79T = Dark Carmine Vinyl Roof

LINE 3: Build month and week
Month Week
01 = January
02 = February
03 = March
04 = April
05 = May
06 = June
07 = July
08 = August
09 = September
10 = October
11 = November
12 = December
A = First Week
B = Second Week
C = Third Week
D = Fourth Week
E = Fifth Week


Cowl Tags Copyright 1998-2002 Scott Windle Created on: 01/05/98 Updated on: 01/25/02