1956 300B Decode
The Chrysler Kid
Posted 2023-04-03 6:48 PM (#628714)
Subject: 1956 300B Decode



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Recently purchased this car. It’s had some modifications for racing in the past. Wondering if anyone can share anything with the body tag that might be interesting



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56D500boy
Posted 2023-04-04 10:45 AM (#628728 - in reply to #628714)
Subject: RE: 1956 300B Decode



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I don't know if this is better or not. What will be helpful is a photo of the the VIN number. Should start 3N56 nnnn





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frwl
Posted 2023-04-04 12:35 PM (#628732 - in reply to #628714)
Subject: RE: 1956 300B Decode


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MODEL 44 = Chrysler 300B 2 Door Hardtop
PAINT 41 = Cloud White
TRIM 50 = Tan Cowhide Genuine Leather
SCHED 081 = Scheduled on December 12, 1955 approximately (055 – Nov 16, 1955, 069 – Nov 30, 1955)
ITEM 1904 = 4th 300B built that day

A1 = Manual Antenna
C4 = Power Seat 4 Way
D1 = Radio Elector Touch Tuner and Rear Seat Speaker
E2 = Power Windows – All
F4 = Heater with Defroster
G1 = Solex Tinted Glass – All Windows
S = blank; it means the car has a standard 2-Speed Powerflite Transmission (S6 decoding a rare 3-Speed Torqueflite)

BODY NO. 1005 (is it fifth 300B ever built?)
What the serial number your car does have? Could you post the door jamb tag (Vehicle No. plate), please?

Here the thread on the forum about Detroit-built 1955-56 Chryslers deciphering:

http://www.forwardlook.net/forums/forums/thread-view.asp?tid=74258&...
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The Chrysler Kid
Posted 2023-04-04 8:21 PM (#628744 - in reply to #628714)
Subject: Re: 1956 300B Decode



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Wow very interesting. I appreciate your response, I’ll add an image of the serial.



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56D500boy
Posted 2023-04-04 8:30 PM (#628745 - in reply to #628744)
Subject: Re: 1956 300B Decode



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The Chrysler Kid - 2023-04-04 5:21 PM
Wow very interesting. I appreciate your response, I’ll add an image of the serial.


This (slightly manipulated) seems to be a fairly early build, i.e. - 1013 after starting at - 1001, 3N56 = legit 300B.





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