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AMERICAN MOTORS

VEHCILE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER

 

1960-1965 - 1967 - 1968 - 1969 - 1970 - 1971 - 1972 - 1973 - 1974 - 1975
Wanted: Pictures of VIN plates for all model years.

1966

First Digit: Second Digit:
Code Division Code Model year
A American Motors Corp. 6 1966
 
Third Digit: Fourth Digit:
Code Assembly Plant Code Transmission
B Brampton, Ont. Canada A Auto column shift 3 Spd.
K Kenosha, WI. C Auto floor shift 3 Spd.
  F Floor shift 4 Spd.
O Overdrive column shift 3 Spd.
S Standard column shift 3 Spd.
 
Fifth Digit: Sixth Digit:
Code Body Type Code Model
4 2 Door Wagon 0 220/550
5 4 Door Sedan 2 880
6 2 Door Sedan 5 440/770/990
7 2 Door Convertible 7 Rebel, Marlin, DPL, Rogue
8 4 Door Wagon  
9 2 Door Hardtop
 
Seventh Digit:
AMERICAN Series AMBASSADOR Series
Code Engine Code Engine
A 6-199 OHV, 1 Br. carb. M 6-232 OHV, 2 Br. carb.
B 6-232 OHV, 2 Br. carb. N 8-287 2 Br. carb.
C 8-290 2 Br. carb. P 8-327 2 Br. carb.
D 8-290 4 Br. carb. Q 8-327 4 Br. carb., Hi. comp.
 
CLASSIC Series MARLIN Series
E 6-199 OHV S 6-232 OHV, 2 Br. carb.
F 6-232 OHV T 8-287 2 Br. carb.
G 6-232 OHV U 8-327 4 Br. carb., Hi. comp.
H 8-287 V 6-232 OHV, 1 Br. carb.
J 8-327 W 8-327 2 Br. carb., Lo. Comp.
K 8-327 4 Br. carb.  
 
Last Six Digits:
Location- Stamped into a stainless steel plate welded to the right front
                 fender under the  hood.

/^ = and up
Production Number
100001/^  
 
1960-1965 - 1967 - 1968 - 1969 - 1970 - 1971 - 1972 - 1973 - 1974 - 1975