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...Am I correct?....

I don't think you're quite there yet.

I may have missed it in the thread, but: Was the car a "post/coupe", or a "hard top"?
You're good on the "RM" being it was a Roadrunner.
Next, you need the Post or HT designation - 21 or 23 respectively. If you don't remember: Did the back windows "roll down" (hard-top/23), or did they "pop-open-outward" at the back - a couple inches (post/21)?
You're missing the engine designation in you proposed number - (383-4bbl "H").
Then the year "8".
Then the assembly plant "A" (Lynch Road per your trans number).

Here's where your number goes awry, though - pretty sure it is NOT 890051: Sequential started at 100001, and Mopar built 547,507 total B-Bodies.... Belvederes/Satellites/Roadrunners/GTX's combined account for 241,573 of that (and 44,599 of those were Roadrunners)
My thought on this is (and I have never looked closely at the '68 numbering): It looks like (by the layout) that it was done intentionally backward - 890051A8 is actually 8A150098.

I think you are either RM21H8A150098 or RM23H8A150098.

Thoughts anyone?

Thanks
Mark
 
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I don't think you're quite there yet.

I may have missed it in the thread, but: Was the car a "post/coupe", or a "hard top"?
You're good on the "RM" being it was a Roadrunner.
Next, you need the Post or HT designation - 21 or 23 respectively. If you don't remember: Did the back windows "roll down" (hard-top/23), or did they "pop-open-outward" at the back - a couple inches (post/21)?
You're missing the engine designation in you proposed number - (383-4bbl "H").
Then the year "8".
Then the assembly plant "A" (Lynch Road per your trans number).

Here's where your number goes awry, though - pretty sure it is NOT 890051: Sequential started at 100001, and Mopar built 547,507 total B-Bodies.... Belvederes/Satellites/Roadrunners/GTX's combined account for 241,573 of that (and 44,599 of those were Roadrunners)
My thought on this is (and I have never looked closely at the '68 numbering): It looks like (by the layout) that it was done intentionally backward - 890051A8 is actually 8A150098.

I think you are either RM21H8A150098 or RM23H8A150098.

Thoughts anyone?

Thanks
Mark
You are correct it stamped backwards ! It is a post. 21
So it should be RM21H8A150098
Now Where to search for it?
 
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Hi gang. From what I’ve deducted. Vin. No. Should be
RM21-8A 890051

PP8832266 0096
10/17/67.
Am I correct?
Now can someone tell me how to search for it?
Sorry but the trans build date you have decoded is incorrect.
2266 = Wednesday, 11 Oct 67
0096 = 96th trans built on that day
Remember, they started building '68 model cars in July/Aug of '67
 
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