Need help with another 56 Dodge IBM card - Greg? Igor? Anybody?
56D500boy
Posted 2019-11-03 8:03 PM (#589679)
Subject: Need help with another 56 Dodge IBM card - Greg? Igor? Anybody?



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Need a bit of help with full interpretation of a few things on an 56 Dodge IBM card that I was sent:

1. What is the code for the 56 Dodge standard transmission "2"? or "3"? I think 2 because 3 is the Powerflite

2. Anybody know of a dealer 54612 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri on the west bank of the Mississippi?

3. Anybody know what special order "257" means? I have several examples of 56 Dodge IBM cards including D500 cards and none of them had any thing in the SPL ORD box. This one has 257.

Hope somebody knows.



Edited by 56D500boy 2019-11-03 8:44 PM
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LD3 Greg
Posted 2019-11-03 11:10 PM (#589682 - in reply to #589679)
Subject: RE: Need help with another 56 Dodge IBM card - Greg? Igor? Anybody?


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I can't help with anything 56 but I have seen a number of special order numbers and I think they are just order numbers to reference a document.

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frwl
Posted 2019-11-04 1:42 AM (#589684 - in reply to #589679)
Subject: RE: Need help with another 56 Dodge IBM card - Greg? Igor? Anybody?


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Hello. I think that:

1 = 3speed Manual Transmission
2 = 3speed Manual Transmission with Overdrive
3 = 2speed Automatic Transmission Powerflite

No info about 257 and dealer.
Can I view an IBM Card? Where did you send it?
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LD3 Greg
Posted 2019-11-04 10:48 AM (#589691 - in reply to #589682)
Subject: RE: Need help with another 56 Dodge IBM card - Greg? Igor? Anybody?


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LD3 Greg - 2019-11-03 11:10 PM

I can't help with anything 56 but I have seen a number of special order numbers and I think they are just order numbers to reference a document.

Greg


And they appear to be in chronological order.

Greg
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RDP
Posted 2019-11-04 11:08 AM (#589692 - in reply to #589679)
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54612 Harris Motor Car Co.
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56D500boy
Posted 2019-11-04 11:27 AM (#589695 - in reply to #589692)
Subject: Re: Need help with another 56 Dodge IBM card - Greg? Igor? Anybody?



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RDP - 2019-11-04 8:08 AM

54612 Harris Motor Car Co.


Thanks. How did you know that? Is there a list somewhere?

Here is what I found out about the Harris Motor Car Company:

https://www.semissourian.com/blogs/flynch/entry/30773

Which makes sense in that the IBM card says: C GIRDAU (short for Cape Girardeau)



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