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Tips from Bill:
Basically, you could find a build sheet whenever an assembly/part is installed in a vehicle:
In springs of rear seat back and/or cushion
In springs of front seat(s)
Attached to top of glove box (instrument panel assembly)
Under trunk floor lining
There is no exact location for any particular build sheet, as the sheet may have been tossed or placed in the car. The sheets under the carpet or under the trunk lining landed wherever the sheet was attached to the carpet/lining.
There have been many cases where no build sheets have been located in a car, and while others have found three or four. I found three in my 1972 Dodge Dart while my 1978 Dodge Monaco Brougham had two (one in the trunk) plus the IBM computer card in the glove box.
Tips from Teddy:
The Chrysler Historical Foundation has a lot of information on historic and vintage vehicles, as well as other historic information available.
For a fee, they will provide:
- Build records on 1967 and older cars
- Service manuals for vehicles built from 1932 forward
- Copies of most owner's manuals
- Stock photos of most vehicles
- And Much more
Send your request to:
Chrysler Historical Foundation
One Chrysler Drive East
Auburn Hills, MI
Question from Marty:
I think I need to research my build codes also to find the info I'm looking for. My question now is how do I find my build codes?
We found them in the engine compartment. I don't know what the part is called, it was to the left, kind of by the radiator. It's three lines, the first line being the VIN. Mel has been helping us decode ours. He's on the IML, I hope he contacts you, too! I'll ask my husband to email you tonight with the exact location of the build codes.
Go to the Chrysler Corp Historical site. You can e-mail them or call them. You give them your VIN and they will pull your build sheet and sent it to you. I believe it was $35.00 or $40.00 last time I checked..
Here is the address:
Daimler Chrysler Historical Collection
1 Chrysler Drive
Auburn Hills, Michigan
In the past they send you a form and you fill it out with your vehicle info.
I don't know if there is a website. I got info for my Imperial by writing to them at:
Chrysler Historical Collection
12501 Chrysler Freeway
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