Dating delco radios serial numbers
If you would like to contribute images of your radios to the Archives, please visit the Terms and Conditions page. When cabinet material or color differences are apparent or suspected in donated photos, I have included additional photos of certain model numbers.A production run of a particular model vehicle actually began in September or October of the previous year.For example: The first 1962 models vehicles actually left the assembly line in September or October of 1961.This web site includes links to photos of 13,393 radios which have known model numbers or "official" names. Due to time constraints, I must rely entirely on the accuracy of information supplied by contributors with their photographs.Some were sold at the Radio Attic, but most were contributed by friends of the Archives. | Terms & Conditions | Master List | Friends of the Archives | European Radios Japanese Radios | Communications Radios | Show Us Your Workbench! As such, no guarantee is made that the model numbers presented here are correct.Our replacement sets have an original look, and fit better on your classic or muscle car than the wires available from an auto part’s store.
This added a third letter to the code "T" so you might see "AMT" or "FMT".
Keeping this in mind, you should determine when your car was manufactured and order the date code (year and quarter) for your spark plug wires accordingly.
For Corvettes, the serial numbers shown below are the last 5 numbers of the Corvette’s serial/VIN number.
These sets are identical to the spark plug wires as they would have appeared on your vehicle when it shipped from the factory.
They look, fit, and perform exactly as original and provide the finishing touch for any original or restored vehicle. (See information below on how to order date coded wires.) For the restorer, we manufacture date coded spark plug wires. In January 1961, spark plug wire manufacturers began to print date codes on their wires for their own internal identification (quality control) purposes.
Hold down the Radio Presets 2 and 3 buttons for six seconds 3. The radio display changes to another three-digit number.