GMH Body Id Plate, Chassis & engine No ..... Please post.

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In the Shed wrote: Thu Jan 20, 2022 11:53 am Cool, nice to have the cars history and even better when it is a family member. Is there a thread with pics/details of the car?
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Dr Terry wrote: Fri Jun 20, 2008 1:08 pm
THOMMO wrote:Hi Steve
The answer in that thread tells me,
that:-PO. 478.B, is to denote the fitting of a hydromatic.

The parts car I had in my possession had
- serial number:- EK225AUT - 2354A
The AUT being for the hydromatic!

What gives :?
Hi THOMMO.

Holden used several different methods of denoting the Hydramatic on the body ID plate.

I've seen EK225A, EK225H & EK225AUT on the MODEL line.

The other method is RPO 478. This can appear on the INSERT or TOP line. Sometimes this appears as just 478, but more commonly it has an A, B, C or D after it. This letter is different for the 4 different models that the Hydra could be optioned on.

Special sedans had RPO 478A, Special wagons, had RPO 478B, Standard wagons RPO 478C & Standard sedans RPO 478D.

I'm not sure with this differed from factory to factory or it changed over time, but the only way we will learn is by posting & recording as many ID plates as possible.

Dr Terry.
Thank you for this explanation of the INSERT code, which helps to verify a car that I am evaluating for purchase.
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Hi there
Came across this trying do find some pictures of Ute's in mines original colour but seems it appears to be a rare one

1962 EK ute in cottesloe cream .
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Sneezy1211 wrote: Sun Feb 04, 2024 10:27 pm Hi there
Came across this trying do find some pictures of Ute's in mines original colour but seems it appears to be a rare one

1962 EK ute in cottesloe cream .
did it come from NSW got a picture i had one that colour a mate had it after me for a while but had to sell it and since then it's disappeared
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Hi mate it did around Moree but this one has been in the family since new
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