05-22-2012, 12:04:55 AM
Im trying to help a friend who has purchased a 71 camero and dont use computers how can we find out what dealership the car was sold when it was new the vin is 123871n527809 so i know it was a 6cyl,built in norwark,27809 car built no cowl tag so we have no clue on trim,ect.Any help or idea would be appreciated we bought the car in pottstown pa.will try to put up pics,thanks mike
05-22-2012, 12:06:45 AM
The dealer name is on the build sheet but most Norwood cars didn't get one. :(
05-22-2012, 12:22:34 AM
yea i know no sheet in the car
05-22-2012, 12:44:54 PM
GM doesn't have records for 1971 models, so unless you are lucky enough to find some documentation still in the car, you won't be able to trace it back to the dealer. Dealer numbers were only on the paperwork, not on the car.
05-22-2012, 09:26:31 PM
Was it sold in Canada originally? If so, GM Canada would have complete records, including the selling dealer.
05-23-2012, 11:42:25 AM
It would be a Norwood Ohio built car. I'm not sure if it's possible, but i was told one time you can take the vin down to the dmv and have them do a previous title search. If you had them give you the name of the first person who titled it, can't you take the name onto one of those background check sites and get his phone number then call and ask for some details?
05-23-2012, 12:05:34 PM
Not in michigan. Privacy laws, I've tried on a car and have gotten nowhere.
05-23-2012, 11:12:14 PM
seems like the best chance you would have is to try to start working backwards on the owner history. If you get hold of the people they usually like to talk about the car. Documenting the history is fun. I have done that on two of my cars and found the original owner who had great stories, some paperwork (in one case) and even some original parts (in both cases). Good luck.