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Old 10-22-18, 07:44 AM
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Thats a Giant date code = October 1985, so likely a 1986 model. Shop may have had a time machine?

"Some Taiwanese (built by Giant) Schwinns have a date code (on the right rear axle hanger or on the bottom bracket shell) in the format 'Gmmyy'. The letter "G" followed by a two-digit month code (01 = January etc.) and two more digits for the production year (81 = 1981 etc.)."

If you don't trust that information, then look up component codes on original parts. Most will have date codes, and the codes are going to much later than 3/15/1984. So either the receipt is wrong, or someone had a time machine.

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