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Do advanced design trucks have a "data plate"?
#799395 Sun Nov 20 2011 01:42 PM
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Wrench Fetcher
do 47-55 1st series chevy trucks have a vehicle data plate? Would it be on the firewall? Where to go on internet to decode it, if it is there?
thankyou for your time,
jerry whitfield
my email: wwhitfield@triad.rr.com

Re: Do advanced design trucks have a "data plate"?
jerry whitfield #799397 Sun Nov 20 2011 01:56 PM
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Shop Shark
The Data plate will be on the drivers side door post
http://chevy.oldcarmanualproject.com/shop/1948_51truck/51ctsmA2.htm

If its still there you can run the numbers here
http://www.stovebolt.com/techtips/vin/vinbuster.html


Some states used the door post data plate number as a VIN on title, other states used engines numbers for title , or assinged numbers.
Good Luck

Re: Do advanced design trucks have a "data plate"?
DADS50 #799441 Sun Nov 20 2011 05:21 PM
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They do have a data plate in the sense that there is a serial number plate that will give some limited info on the truck. If you mean is there a data plate that spells out all the options such as the original paint color, installed options etc. such as a later model car might have, then that answer is no. They do not give that detailed info.

Re: Do advanced design trucks have a "data plate"?
Greg_H #799476 Sun Nov 20 2011 07:10 PM
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Advance-Design trucks (47-55)

Options/colors information are not found anywhere on a USA Advance-Design truck.

This information might have been put on a bill of sale.


Tim
1954Advance-Design.com [1954advance-design.com]
1954 3106 Carryall Suburban [stovebolt.com] - part of the family for 49 years
1954 3104 5-window pickup w/Hydra-Matic [1954advance-design.com] - part of the family for 15 years
Z-series (54/55) GMC 350 (2-ton) COE [1954advance-design.com] - now part of Dave's family
- If you have to stomp on your foot-pedal starter, either you, or your starter, or your engine, has a problem.
- The 216 and early 235 engine are not "splash oilers" - this is a splash oiler. [chevy.oldcarmanualproject.com]

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