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VIN PLATE DECODING INFORMATION
1
Country of Origin 1 = Built in U.S. by Daimler Chrysler Corporation
3 = Built in Mexico by Daimler Chrysler de Mexico
     
2
Assembler B = Dodge
D = Dodge
     
3
Vehicle Type 2 = Incomplete with Side Airbag
3 = Truck with Side Airbag
6 = Incomplete without Side Airbag
7 = Truck without Side Airbag
     
4
GVWR & Pass. Safety H = 2722-3175 kg (6001-7000 lbs)
     
5
Vehicle Line A = Ram Pickup 4x2
     
6
Series 1 = 1500 (DR1, DR6)
     
7
Body Style 6 = Conventional Cab (61, 62)
8 = Quad Cab Full Rear Doors (41, 42)
     
8
Engine

H = 8.3L 10 Cyl Viper

     
9
Check Digit 0 = Check Digit
     
10
Model Year

4 = 2004
5 = 2005
6 = 2006

     
11
Assembly Plant G = Saltillo
J = St. Louis North
S = Dodge City
     
12 thru 17
Vehicle Build Sequence Model Year Assembly Sequence
     
Born on Date / MDH

The MDH stands for Month-Day-Hour. This is the Exact month, day and hour that your RAM SRT-10 was manufactured. The MDH is located along the bottom edge of a decal which is mounted on the RAM SRT's driver's side door. RAM SRT-10's were NOT built in VIN sequence, the only way to know exactly when a RAM SRT-10 was produced is the MDH.

 

The MDH format is MMDDHH where MM is the month, DD is the day, and HH is the hour.

Month - two digit representation of the month produced
01 - January
02 - February
03 - March
04 - April
05 - May
06 - June
07 - July
08 - August
09 - September
10 - October
11 - November
12 - December

Day - two digit representation of day on month produced
01 - first day thru 31 - thirty first day

Hour - Two digit military time Viper Truck was produced
01 = 1 AM thru 24 = 12 PM

Example:
MDH 100819
decodes as:
10 = Tenth month (October)
08 = Eighth day
19 = Nineteenth hour (7 PM)
VEHICLE CERTIFICATION LABEL

A vehicle certification label is attached to every Daimler Chrysler Corporation vehicle. The label certifies that the vehicle conforms to all applicable Federal Motor Vehicle Standards. The label also lists:

Month and year of vehicle manufacture. Gross Vehicle Weight Rating GVWR). The gross front and rear axle weight ratings (GAWR’s) are based on a minimum rim size and maximum cold tire inflation pressure.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN).

Type of vehicle.

Type of rear wheels.

Bar code.

Month, Day and Hour (MDH) of final assembly.

Paint and Trim codes.

Country of origin.

The label is located on the driver-side door shut-face.