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View attachment 97558 View attachment 97559 Thanks Deorman for responding, here is the photo of the bike and serial number.

April of 1983, at the end of Chicago production is my guess, going by the progression of this chart:
A is January, B is February, etc. The second letter denotes the year.


1972 - AH00000...
1973 - AJ00000...
1974 - AK00000...
1975 - AL00000...
1976 - AM00000...
1977 - AN00000...
1978 - AP00000...
1979 - AQ00000...
1980 - AR00000...
1981 - AS00000...
1982 - AT00000...

It's either a fair lady or Lil Chic, they are nearly the same. They don't have either in the 83 catalog, but the 82 catalog shows them. They may have been left out as Schwinn was closing shop in Chicago. The "U" is definitely a 1983 frame. If you can remove the pink repaint from the chain guard, the name may show through. However, your chain guard looks like an earlier version and the catalog shows no fender brace on the fenders. Either it was rebuilt or sold that way. The Lil Chick shows the same chain wheel as yours. The 82 models:
1982_schwinn_fairlady.jpg

1982_schwinn_55.jpg
 
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Are you still doing this? Our bike is not vintage but we do have the serial number is there somewhere we can look this up? #P9JH22051
 

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Are you still doing this? Our bike is not vintage but we do have the serial number is there somewhere we can look this up? #P9JH22051
Hi Cindi...a picture would help to get us in the ballpark. It follows Pacific serial number format, but that could be coincidental...if so the 2nd digit is year, but there is nothing to represent decade...so it could be 2009 or 2019 (possibly but not likely 1999) which is why pics are important.
 
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Hello, my name is Patrick Sexton and I am the creator of schwinncruisers.com and I have exciting news. I have taken all the schwinn serial numbers from several databases and made a tool that automatically searches for it. This means you can enter a vintage (1948-1982) schwinn serial number and get info about when it was manufactured. It was a big job, and I am not through yet, but it currently works for most serial numbers that are 6 or 7 characters long. I entered literally thousands of entries into it to accomplish this and it has been weeks since I started.
I am wondering if some of you will try it out and let me know how it works for you so I can fix bugs in the code.

The tool is on the http://SchwinnCruisers.com homepage, top right hand side.

If you do try it and it works for your serial number, great!
If you try it and it doesn't work for your serial number, please let me know the serial number and I will check it out.
Remember, there is no such thing as complete records for Schwinn serial numbers, so not everyone's is going to work, but for a few million bikes, it will.
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Thank you,
Patrick Sexton
Hi Patrick,
I have a Schwinn Cruiser 7 speed bike with the following letters and numbers stamped on the underside of the bottom bracket:
SNTCA 07F00833
The bike has an aluminum frame with a steel fork. If you can find any information on this bike it would be much appreciated.

Thanks,
Larry
 

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Hey Larry, that was posted eight years ago...and only goes up to 1982.

Put a pic up in the bike ID forum and you'll probably get an answer. From serial number alone...sounds like a 2007.

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