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I'm wondering if anyone knows if there is a real definition for their order number? I have seen some with all letters, and some with both letters & numbers.

Mine is SBBW24 - now I am NOT claiming that this is true or not but I was told by someone from Chevy that the number at the end was what sequence your vehicle would be on the production line - if that is true, that would be awesome!!

So if anyone knows or has had prior experience please comment!
 

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I'm wondering if anyone knows if there is a real definition for their order number? I have seen some with all letters, and some with both letters & numbers.

Mine is SBBW24 - now I am NOT claiming that this is true or not but I was told by someone from Chevy that the number at the end was what sequence your vehicle would be on the production line - if that is true, that would be awesome!!

So if anyone knows or has had prior experience please comment!
Sequence on the production line is not determined primarily by order number. Many other factors affect the actual production sequencing including what is ordered on your Stingray, when your dealer gets an allocation, when your dealer gives you an allocation, whether any of it is on constraint, etc. The order number is exactly what it sounds like, the unique identifier of your order as it was put into the GMWorkbench.
 

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Oh no, not this again!
 

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Seconding above posts, that there are no secret codes nor meanings to order numbers, nor do they have anything to do with production order.
 

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I was just wondering if GM uses old school accounting 101 and there is rhyme & reason behind the order numbers - or are they using random unique identifiers for generating our order numbers? Just wondering if anyone knew for sure or not - not trying to annoy anyone, just wondering. Looking back at some old order numbers for 2003 Bonneville productions they were all numbers with no letters...just trying to think outside the box
thanks for the replies though - love Z06 Hopeful's response! And Fdxpilot, this is a good question because it is information gathering, sometimes if someone dismisses a question because they think they know, can ruin a whole project. As an example, a truck got stuck under a bridge the clearance was very low, as everyone sat around for hours trying to figure out how to get the truck out and everyone telling each other that their ideas were stupid or there's no way that would work replies. A kid walked up and said "why don't you let the air out of the tires?"
Maybe I was wording the question incorrectly or the answers weren't coming across as the answer I was looking for i.e. unique identifier generator for order #'s - I guess that's the answer I was looking for - but I didn't want to assume - because we all know what assume means.....
 

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The numbers aren't random. They're sequential.
 

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I was just wondering if GM uses old school accounting 101 and there is rhyme & reason behind the order numbers - or are they using random unique identifiers for generating our order numbers? Just wondering if anyone knew for sure or not - not trying to annoy anyone, just wondering. Looking back at some old order numbers for 2003 Bonneville productions they were all numbers with no letters...just trying to think outside the box
thanks for the replies though - love Z06 Hopeful's response! And Fdxpilot, this is a good question because it is information gathering, sometimes if someone dismisses a question because they think they know, can ruin a whole project. As an example, a truck got stuck under a bridge the clearance was very low, as everyone sat around for hours trying to figure out how to get the truck out and everyone telling each other that their ideas were stupid or there's no way that would work replies. A kid walked up and said "why don't you let the air out of the tires?"
Maybe I was wording the question incorrectly or the answers weren't coming across as the answer I was looking for i.e. unique identifier generator for order #'s - I guess that's the answer I was looking for - but I didn't want to assume - because we all know what assume means.....
Perhaps it is a good question, but it was answered thoroughly, although not with the answer you desired, on the other forum you posted on. The last digits have nothing to do with your place on the production line, or with the option packages you order. The number is simply a sequential 6 place alpha-numeric number.

As for assuming, apparently you assume your source at GM knows what they are talking about, despite all evidence to the contrary.
 

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Perhaps it is a good question, but it was answered thoroughly, although not with the answer you desired, on the other forum you posted on. The last digits have nothing to do with your place on the production line, or with the option packages you order. The number is simply a sequential 6 place alpha-numeric number.

As for assuming, apparently you assume your source at GM knows what they are talking about, despite all evidence to the contrary.
I'm sorry that I did pose the question again but obviously there is a definition for the order number, you just said it was it was sequential -- so does that mean it is sequential for all of GM orders or just Chevy, or for the particular model? Thank you for your comments once again!
 
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