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would my 1969 Nova SS have a valve cover decal from the factory?
If YES, what decal would it be?
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BB would have a Tonawanda Number 1 Team decal.
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Mr. 70 ... Would that have been on my 1969 Nova SS 350 ?
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Was your engine built at Flint "V" or Tonawanda "T". If I'm not mistaken, I've seen that decal on the RH valve cover of Tonawanda built small blocks also...Joe
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According to a longtime GM employee, they didn't start using those Tonawanda The #1 stickers until 1967.
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He's asking about a 1969 Nova SS,so think that decal would still apply,being after '67.
Here's a small block LM-1 camaro with the same decal.
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Engines slated for Chevy's SS model line up in the 69-70 model years were exclusively built at the Tonawanda, NY plant. And not just those years, IIR?
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He's asking about a 1969 Nova SS,so think that decal would still apply,being after '67.
Here's a small block LM-1 camaro with the same decal.
Yes, I did know he was talking about a '69. I can't tell you how many cars I've seen built before '67 with the stickers on the valve covers. I just wanted to get that bit of information out there before people start to think that all Tonawanda built engines came with them. 1967 and later only.
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I believe my car was built in Flint.
Would it have had a sticker on the valve cover?
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