Powerglide

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Typical Powerglide oil pan

A - JanuaryB - FebruaryC - March D - April
E - MayH - JuneK - JulyM - August
P - SeptemberR - OctoberS - NovemberT - December

1964-1966 example: T0214D would be Toledo, February 14, day shift. Note there is no indication of the particular year. You would need to check the partial VIN for the model year.

Month dating by letter was done after the 1967 model year.

1967-1972 example: C7R25N would be Cleveland, 1967, October 25, night shift. In this example this Powerglide was built in October of 1966 for the 1967 model year.

Although the Powerglide 2-speed automatic transmission was ordered and reported under RPO M35 for all years it was available, there were many variations of the transmission depending on which engine it was being installed behind. For example, in 1966 and 1967 there were no fewer than 7 versions for each year.

Powerglide assembly plants include Cleveland, OH. (C), Toledo, OH. (T), and McKinnon Industries, St. Catharines, ON. (E) and they varied model years. See the matrix below.

1964
Cleveland, OH (C)
Toledo, OH (T)
1965
Cleveland, OH (C)
Toledo, OH (T)
1966
Cleveland, OH (C)
Toledo, OH (T)
McKinnon Industries (E)
1967
Cleveland, OH (C)
Toledo, OH (T)
McKinnon Industries (E)
1968
Cleveland, OH (C)
Toledo, OH (T)
McKinnon Industries (E)
1969
Cleveland, OH (C)
Toledo, OH (T)
McKinnon Industries (E)
1970
Cleveland, OH (C)
McKinnon Industries (E)
1971
Cleveland, OH (C)
McKinnon Industries (E)
1972
Cleveland, OH (C)
McKinnon Industries (E)
   

The transmission date was stamped into the oil pan itself on the passenger side.

10/05/2009
C - Cleveland
0820 ~ August 20 (1964)
N - Night shift

10/05/2009
T - Toledo
1129 - November 29 (1965)
N - Night shift

10/05/2009
T - Toledo
0214 - February 14 (1966)
D - Day shift

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C - Cleveland
8 - 1968
E23 - May 23
N - Night shift

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Partial VIN stamping on a 1968 Baltimore Powerglide.

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Partial VIN stamping on a 1972 05D Kansas City Powerglide.