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Old 01-01-2013, 05:34 AM   #1
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Z code / Fremont, CA Assembly Plant

Found a period picture of the Fremont,CA GM Assembly Plant dated 8/72 for those that might be interested. There have been a lot of changes there since then.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:CA...A_-_544723.jpg

History link with more pictures.
http://www.ultra-high-compression.com/fremont-tour.html
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Old 01-01-2013, 08:29 AM   #2
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Re: Z code / Fremont, CA Assembly Plant

That's so beautiful!!
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Old 01-01-2013, 09:00 AM   #3
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Wish I was old enough to remember it.
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Old 01-01-2013, 11:07 AM   #4
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Re: Z code / Fremont, CA Assembly Plant

that's really cool Tim. All three of mine were built there, its neat to see what it looked like now.
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Old 01-01-2013, 11:17 AM   #5
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Re: Z code / Fremont, CA Assembly Plant

awesome period pic!!
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Old 01-01-2013, 11:30 AM   #6
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Re: Z code / Fremont, CA Assembly Plant

Great timewarp tour of the plant in the history link. Thanks for posting !
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Old 01-01-2013, 11:43 AM   #7
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Thanks for sharing SS Tim. Great info and photos. A better and simplier time in the Bay Area. Today that same stretch of freeway is 4 lanes in each direction and traffic is averaging about 75 mph ( 10 mph over speed limit).
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Old 01-01-2013, 11:57 AM   #8
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Wow! 25 trucks and 42 cars per hour. That's amazing!

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Thats a cool internet tour ! Thanks for sharing !
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That would be my 70's Mecca!
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Old 01-01-2013, 03:53 PM   #11
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Re: Z code / Fremont, CA Assembly Plant

that is cool to see my gto was built there thanks !
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Old 01-01-2013, 04:27 PM   #12
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Who's got the balls to drive a VW Beetle to a GM plant back then??
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Old 01-01-2013, 04:36 PM   #13
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Re: Z code / Fremont, CA Assembly Plant

My 66 and 68 both were built there!
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Old 01-01-2013, 05:15 PM   #14
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my 70 was bulit there, but it was redone at the Lynn Haven Plant
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Re: Z code / Fremont, CA Assembly Plant

Glad everyone like the picture and the link. Was just looking for some information, found the picture and shared it on a whim. Maybe some other period assembly plant pictures will surface as a result. If you have some post them up.
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Re: Z code / Fremont, CA Assembly Plant

Here are a few of Janesville, code J

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Re: Z code / Fremont, CA Assembly Plant

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Who's got the balls to drive a VW Beetle to a GM plant back then??
I see no fewer that 5 V Dubs in that picture. They must be the new guys

I'd love to take a trip back in time to just wander around through the parking lot.

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My 70 monte was built there also
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Thanks for the Jaynesville pics...that's where mine came from. It looks like an old high school...lol


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My 69 wa built in CA, thanks for the pics!

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The Freemont plant is the birthplace of my Suburban.
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Re: Z code / Fremont, CA Assembly Plant

Very cool! Also the birthplace of my 72...then sold through Crest Chevrolet in San Bernardino (which is still in business today)
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Re: Z code / Fremont, CA Assembly Plant

Some good info here.


http://www.gmsalariedretirees.com/GMplantHistory.html
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I was hoping to find some info from the Saint Louis Missouri plant but I had no luck with google.

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Thanks for these pictures, my 1994 Suburban was built at Janesville.
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