The Official Website of The 1970 Hamtramck Registry

Last Updated: November 23, 2014


Welcome to Hamtramck-Historical.com, the Official Website of the Registries for all the 1970 models built at the Hamtramck & LA assembly plants. All are accepted regardless of condition or engine size. VIN and code information from parts cars & parted cars is appreciated as well! To register, please click on the 'REGISTER' button at left to print out the form. We are also home to the largest FOUND section of its kind, so be sure to check for your VIN in that section, it is updated as new items are found & sent in. The registries & found section are maintained by Barry Washington at:

Hamtramck Historical
4511 Spring Road
Shermans Dale, PA 17090-9403

Current 1970 Registry counts =>     Hamtramck: 11,400         Los Angeles: 2,526

Update! What a long, strange trip it's been...

I have found a new home in PA! It is over 100 years old, so getting the heat on & many other repairs taken care of before the cold weather hit was a priority for me. There is still a lot to do as well!

The 'Found' item section is back on line with 88 new items added, most of them are for 1970 LA built cars.

New Registration forms have been loaded up with my new mailing address on them.

Services are available again.

This announcement will be replacing the space normally used for the Item Of The Month which will return for 2015.

Special thanks to Rosemarie Michael, Cody & Jenesa Reich, Sean & Sharon Harbour, Peter & Sheri DeVos, the entire Drake Family, Jackie O'Brien, Jeff Bangert, Crazy Jimmy & Big Mike for their help & support with my move. I could not have done it without you guys!

Thanks go out to Mike & Doug also for adding new site content while I was out of the loop!


Barry Washington                                                                     November 22, 2014


The goal of the 1970 Hamtramck Registry is to provide an organization for the owners and admirers of these cars. Through the registry we will collect information to try and build an accurate historical record of these cars and use it to help the members when possible. This includes matching up found broadcast sheets, other paperwork or serial numbered components such as fender tags, engine blocks and transmissions. Since Chrysler Corporation chose not to keep records on these cars, creating a database to try and accurately record the information on these cars for historical purposes is one of the major functions of the Registry.

Please click the "REGISTER" link on the left, download the Registration Form in either PDF, HTML or MS Word format, fill out the form as completely as possible and mail it to me at the address above.

If you have not done so already, I urge you to search your car for broadcast sheets. Sometimes there can be as many as 5 in one car, so if you do find one, please keep looking, there could be more. They do not always match the car they are found in due to how the assembly lines at the plant were run. If you find any sheets, please let me know if they match or not. It is very common to find a sheet for a different model of the same car. I have also heard of Challenger sheets in Cuda's and vice versa.

Here are some places to look:

  • Taped to the back side / top of the glove box insert.
  • Under the front bucket seats in the springs
  • Inside the bucket seat backs
  • Under the rear seat bottom
  • In the rear seat back.
  • Under the package tray (speaker shelf)
  • Under the carpet

Please check all these locations and let me know what you find.

Thank you all,
Barry Washington at The 1970 Hamtramck Registry and The Challenger T/A Registry

Special thanks to Johan Ronkainen for hosting this site. We could not have done it without him.

 
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