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Hello, I need someone who has knowledge on the 65 data tag. I recently got a 65 that is gold. I tried to get the PHS, only to be told that they dont have one for mine. Said that its rare but does happen. So heres my question how do I know for sure it's a tiger gold car?? I will post a picture of the data tag. Someone please help!! Thank you!!
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65-23737:

237= 1965 LeMans
37= 2Dr Hrdtp

06E and PON45656:
Built the last week of June 1965 in Pontiac MI.

213-8 (last number an 8?)
213= Black Exterior
8= ?

5NW:

N = GTO Option
W = Retractable Seatbelts

Try this site when it comes back online (I believe your tag is design #3 ):
http://datatagdecoder.com/tag/64-67-3

Or main site:
http://datatagdecoder.com/
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Its 213-B. I'm having a hard time finding a paint code of 2-2.
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2-2 = First "2" means Special Paint. Second "2" means Black vinyl top

Below the 213-B meaning:
W= Tinted Windshield
O= Two tone paint w/chrome separator strip (vinyl top)
2=Second Group of Accessory Codes
W= 2speed automatic (with 389CI)
G= Console
P= Radio
R= Rear seat speaker
You have no Group 3 accessories
4= Fourth Group of Accessory Codes
F= Outside remote mirror
5= Fifth Group of Accessories Codes
N= GTO option
W= Custom retractable front seat belts

Special Paint will not have a specific color, even on the PHS documents. So if it is said to be Tiger Gold and you have no need to doubt it, then it was most likely the Tiger Gold as claimed.
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Typically the paint codes are letters, special paint codes are numbers, in 65 tiger gold was a special code paint used initially for the Hurst GTO promotion. I believe 2-2 would indicate a tiger gold body with a tiger gold top or a black vinyl top.

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Thank you guys for all the information. It has a gold vinyl top not black. Just trying to get as much information about this car as I can. Thank you!!
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