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1950 Plymouth Special DeLuxe Series P20Know your VIN?
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Original Base Price $1,540.00
No. Produced 234,084
Body Maker Plymouth
No. Doors 4
Model Number
Weight 3,072lbs
Wheelbase 118.5 inches
Length 192.625 inches
Width 73.625 inches
Height 65.375 inches
Front Tread 55 7/16 inches
Rear Tread 58 7/16 inches
Type In line L-head
Displacement 217.8 cu. in.
Cylinders 6
Bore & Stroke 3 1/4 & 4 3/8 inches
Compression Ratio-Std 7.0 to 1
Compression Ratio-Opt
Brake Horsepower 97@3600
Rated Horsepower 25.3
Torque 175@1200
Main Bearings 4
Valve Lifters Mechanical
Block Material
Engine Numbers Starting P-20-1001
Engine No. Location Near front, upper left side of block & left front side of block between no. 1 & no. 2 cylinders.
Lubrication Pressure to all bearings excluding wrist pin
Type Single downdraft
Make Carter
Type Helical
Drive Rear wheel drive
No. Of Gears 3
Gear Ratios
1st 2.57 to 1
2nd 1.83 to 1
3rd 1 to 1
4th Not applicable
5th Not applicable
Reverse 3.48 to 1
Single dry plate
Clutch Size 9.25 inches
Differential Ratio 3.90
Front Independent coil springs
Rear Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Worm & roller
Service 4 wheel hydraulic drum
Front Size 10 inches
Rear Size 10 inches
Emergency External on the transmission
Size 6 inches
Exhaust System Single
Ignition System Distributor and coil
Battery 6
Cooling System Centrifugal water pump
Radiator Cellular
Fuel Type
Wheel Type
Wheel Mfr
Wheel Size 15 x 4.5
Tire Type 4 ply
Tire Size 6.7 x 15
Spare Location Trunk
Fuel 17 Gallons
Oil 5 Quarts
Transmission 2.75 Pints
Cooling System 15 Quarts
Rear Differential 3.25 Pints
Front Differential Not Applicable
Transfer Case Not Applicable
Not Rated
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VIN Description
VIN Location On left front door hinge post.
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Serial Nos.: P-2012384501 to P-2012626867 & P-2020367001 to P-2020428448 & P-2025097501 to P-2025110385 & P-2025511001 to P-2025527262

Preview of P19 & P20 (1950)Detroit Public Library (Nat'l Auto. Hist. Collctn)
5201 Woodward
Detroit MI 48202
(313) 833-1456
Serial No. Book for US Cars 1900-1975 G. BrighamHorseless Carriage Foundation
8186 Center St. Suite F P.O. Box 4119
La Mesa CA 91944-4119
(619) 464-0301
Motor Age December 1945Los Angeles Public Library
630 West Fifth Street
Los Angeles CA 90071
(213) 228-7000
Motor Age November 1949Horseless Carriage Foundation
Automotive Industries March 15 1950Los Angeles Public Library
Paint Type
Colors Salvador Blue
Rio Maroon
Peru Gray
New Brunswick Blue
Trinidad Brown
Mexico Red
Malibu Brown
Plymouth Cream
Shore Green
Gaynor Gray
Palm Beige
Standard/Optional Equipment
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