1968 Dodge D100 Door TAG decode

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1968 Dodge D100 Door TAG decode

Postby JacRod68 » Tue Aug 29, 2017 7:26 am

I just picked up this truck last night and was trying to decode the TAG I found on the driver side door jam (see pic), any info? Also, is there other TAGs on the tuck? This is my first Dodge Truck so this is all new to me. The Ohio title was clean and clear, no issued at the DMV.

Thanks in advance for any info
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Re: 1968 Dodge D100 Door TAG decode

Postby PwrWgnDrvr » Tue Aug 29, 2017 9:36 am

Some dumbass acetoned all the lettering paint off the tag. Enter the SN at the registry to decode, then look at pics of the tag that haven't been destroyed to know what everything is.
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Re: 1968 Dodge D100 Door TAG decode

Postby Hobcobble » Tue Aug 29, 2017 10:20 am

Originally a Slant 6 / A745 3spd column shift with a 3.55 axle gear ratio.
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Re: 1968 Dodge D100 Door TAG decode

Postby sledgehammer » Wed Aug 30, 2017 8:23 pm

Looks great! What size wheels?
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Re: 1968 Dodge D100 Door TAG decode

Postby JacRod68 » Thu Aug 31, 2017 11:08 am

sledgehammer wrote:Looks great! What size wheels?


THANKS!!!!

22", but I don't care for them so I will be changing to steel wheels over the winter, I hope I can sell these. Previous owner has a little over $2K into these wheels!

Truck is nice, has power seats and all the factory gauges work as well as the heat, windshield wipers and Keenwood stereo. Super nice 318 small block, runs strong and drives smooth. Chassie is powder coated black, paint and body nice, but not perfect. Has upgraded power disc breaks and power steering.
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Re: 1968 Dodge D100 Door TAG decode

Postby Conrad » Thu Aug 31, 2017 11:19 am

Nice truck! :Thumbsup I'm not a big fan of the oversized wheel look, but those really cool. You should be able to sell them for at least half his 'investment'.

And boy, that's some plush carpet! :lol:
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Re: 1968 Dodge D100 Door TAG decode

Postby JacRod68 » Thu Aug 31, 2017 12:09 pm

Conrad wrote:Nice truck! :Thumbsup I'm not a big fan of the oversized wheel look, but those really cool. You should be able to sell them for at least half his 'investment'.

And boy, that's some plush carpet! :lol:


Yeah, I agree on the carpet...all will be changed this winter. I also have the origial bench seat that I will probally put back into it as well.
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Re: 1968 Dodge D100 Door TAG decode

Postby Jake68 » Mon Sep 11, 2017 10:00 pm

I too have a 68. I have been trying to figure out what rear end is in the truck. Can someone please help me out? I'm new to the sweptline family. The axle code says "spec" "RR/axle 8". Any ideas?
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Re: 1968 Dodge D100 Door TAG decode

Postby Hobcobble » Tue Sep 12, 2017 10:18 am

Jake68 wrote:I too have a 68. I have been trying to figure out what rear end is in the truck. Can someone please help me out? I'm new to the sweptline family. The axle code says "spec" "RR/axle 8". Any ideas?


There should be another box on your VIN tag indicating the gear ratio.
Do you see a "3.55", "3.91", "3.23" anywhere on the tag? :study

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Re: 1968 Dodge D100 Door TAG decode

Postby soopernaut » Tue Sep 12, 2017 11:20 am

Jake68 wrote:I too have a 68. I have been trying to figure out what rear end is in the truck. Can someone please help me out? I'm new to the sweptline family. The axle code says "spec" "RR/axle 8". Any ideas?



It sounds like it was a special order. At the bottom of the tag where it lists SERT items, what does it say? The box labeled rear axle should have the ratio. The box next to it marked make should have Chry on a D100. The box next to that that is marked model should be RA36 or RF36 on a D100.
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Re: 1968 Dodge D100 Door TAG decode

Postby PwrWgnDrvr » Tue Sep 12, 2017 1:49 pm

soopernaut wrote:
Jake68 wrote:I too have a 68. I have been trying to figure out what rear end is in the truck. Can someone please help me out? I'm new to the sweptline family. The axle code says "spec" "RR/axle 8". Any ideas?



The box next to it marked make should have Chry on a D100. The box next to that that is marked model should be RA36 or RF36 on a D100.

If it is a special order, with a SERT listed, those boxes would have "SPEC" marked in them and the additional info listed in the SERT section
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Re: 1968 Dodge D100 Door TAG decode

Postby Jake68 » Tue Sep 12, 2017 4:42 pm

In the "sert" box it says 06686
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Re: 1968 Dodge D100 Door TAG decode

Postby soopernaut » Wed Sep 13, 2017 12:06 pm

Jake68 wrote:In the "sert" box it says 06686


Is there a description or is it the one you listed above? "RR/axle 8"
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Re: 1968 Dodge D100 Door TAG decode

Postby Jake68 » Wed Sep 13, 2017 1:28 pm

That's all it says.
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Re: 1968 Dodge D100 Door TAG decode

Postby soopernaut » Thu Sep 14, 2017 6:12 am

It's probably an 8 3/4 Chrysler with something non standard. There is no 8" Chrysler. You could post a picture of the differential to be sure.
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Re: 1968 Dodge D100 Door TAG decode

Postby marklein » Thu Sep 14, 2017 12:40 pm

From my understanding, unless it has been changed, there was 1 diff for D100. 8 3/4, most common gears that I have seen are 3.91 and 3.55, with 4.10 in the mix as well.
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Re: 1968 Dodge D100 Door TAG decode

Postby PwrWgnDrvr » Thu Sep 14, 2017 12:55 pm

marklein wrote:From my understanding, unless it has been changed, there was 1 diff for D100. 8 3/4, most common gears that I have seen are 3.91 and 3.55, with 4.10 in the mix as well.

Yes, but with a SERT and SPEC on the tag from the factory, it is not stock and could be anything.
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Re: 1968 Dodge D100 Door TAG decode

Postby soopernaut » Fri Sep 15, 2017 6:40 am

PwrWgnDrvr wrote:If it is a special order, with a SERT listed, those boxes would have "SPEC" marked in them and the additional info listed in the SERT section


Sometimes they have all the info in the boxes and have a SERT for RA Lmtd (limited slip) and I recall one with a SERT for Hypoid (gears).
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