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AMERICAN MOTORS

VEHCILE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER

 

1960-1965 - 1966 - 1967 - 1969 - 1970 - 1971 - 1972 - 1973 - 1974 - 1975
Wanted: Pictures of VIN plates for all model years.

1968

First Digit: Second Digit:
Code Division Code Model year
A American Motors Corp. 8 1968
 
Third Digit: Fourth Digit:
Code Transmission Code Series
A Auto column shift 3 Spd. 0 American
C Auto floor shift 3 Spd. 1 Rebel
F Floor shift 4 Spd., w/console 3 AMX
M Floor shift 4 Spd., Floor mount 7 Javelin
O Overdrive column shift 3 Spd 8 Ambassador
S Standard column shift 3 Spd.  
 
Fifth Digit: Sixth Digit:
Code Body Type Code Model
5 4 Door Sedan 0 220/550
6 2 Door Sedan 2 Ambassador base
7 2 Door Convertible 5 440/770/DPL
8 4 Door Station Wagon 7 AMX, Rogue, SST
9 2 Door Hardtop  
 
Seventh Digit: Last Six Digits:
Code Engine Production Number
A 6-199 OHV, 1 Br. carb. American Canadian
B 6-232 OHV, 1 Br. carb. 100001/^ 700001/^
C 6-232 OHV, 2 Br. carb.  
M 8-290 2 Br. carb.
N 8-290 4 Br. carb.
S 8-343 2 Br. carb.
T 8-343 4 Br. carb.
W 8-390 2 Br. carb.
X 8-390 4 Br. carb.
 
Location- Stamped into a stainless steel plate welded to the right front
                 fender under the  hood.
/^ = and up
 
1960-1965 - 1966 - 1967 - 1969 - 1970 - 1971 - 1972 - 1973 - 1974 - 1975