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#659339 - Fri Jul 02 2010 09:14 PM VIN decoding for 1965
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Registered: Sat Apr 26 2008 11:37 PM
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Loc: Savannah, GA

I have been surfing the web for the past 3 hours looking for a 1965 Chevrolet pickup VIN Decoder, but all the decoders I can find decode 60-64, skip 65 and 66, then go straight to 67. What the heck?

I'm not even sure the numbers I have are my VIN. I found a steel plate stamped at the top of my drivers side door frame completely by accident (I was kneeling down on the ground looking under my seat for my Mag Lite and when I stood up I slammed my head into the cab, looked up and found it!).

The plate reads as follows:

CHEVROLET DD
C1445S186650

If anybody knows any links or can help me out at all I especially want to know what my original motor was because I know my '65 shouldnt have a 250. Thanks in advance!

Preston
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#659431 - Sat Jul 03 2010 05:00 AM Re: VIN decoding for 1965 [Re: 1965 Chevy C10]
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C 2WD, 14 1/2 TON SHORTBED, 4 PICKUP,5 1965, S BUILT IN ST.LOUIS, 6,650 UNIT BUILT
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#659498 - Sat Jul 03 2010 01:52 PM Re: VIN decoding for 1965 [Re: joek3167]
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AHHH!!! That's so cool!!! I've wanted to know where it came from since the day I got it. Thank you so very much joek, much appreciated!
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#659580 - Sat Jul 03 2010 11:50 PM Re: VIN decoding for 1965 [Re: 1965 Chevy C10]
Doug 57 Offline
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I think the unit number is actually 86,650. I read that the unit number follows the 1 after the assembly plant letter. They built a very large number of trucks in 1965.

Most of these trucks came with a 6 cylinder and three speed. The 250 was introduced in 1966.
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#1013638 - Wed Mar 12 2014 01:24 AM Re: VIN decoding for 1965 [Re: 1965 Chevy C10]
Clstill Offline
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Where can someone go to get the VIN info on a 64 C10 ?


Edited by Clstill (Wed Mar 12 2014 01:25 AM)
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#1013639 - Wed Mar 12 2014 01:47 AM Re: VIN decoding for 1965 [Re: 1965 Chevy C10]
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#1015335 - Tue Mar 18 2014 10:25 PM Re: VIN decoding for 1965 [Re: 1965 Chevy C10]
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Loc: Just east of Mowbray
Think LMC Trucks have a decoder listing in their free catalogs as well as on their website .
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#1015344 - Tue Mar 18 2014 11:12 PM Re: VIN decoding for 1965 [Re: 1965 Chevy C10]
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Very cool truck btw! Someday, I want one for myself.
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#1015375 - Wed Mar 19 2014 08:02 AM Re: VIN decoding for 1965 [Re: 1965 Chevy C10]
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vinwiz.com works most of the time here is yours.


http://www.vinwiz.com/1965-1966chevtruck.php?vin=C1445S186650
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#1015406 - Wed Mar 19 2014 10:44 AM Re: VIN decoding for 1965 [Re: 1965 Chevy C10]
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Deciphering your VIN -- Learn how to let your truck tell you all about itself! -- by Barry Weeks

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