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AMERICAN MOTORS

VEHCILE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER

 

1960-1965 - 1966 - 1967 - 1968 - 1969 - 1971 - 1972 - 1973 - 1974 - 1975
Wanted: Pictures of VIN plates for all model years.

1970

First Digit: Second Digit:
Code Division Code Model year
A American Motors Corp. 0 1970
 
Third Digit: Fourth Digit:
Code Transmission Code Series
A Auto column shift 3 Spd. 0 Hornet
C Auto floor shift 3 Spd. 1 Rebel
M Floor shift 4 Spd., Floor mount 3 AMX
S Standard column shift 3 Spd. 4 Gremlin
  7 Javelin
8 Ambassador
 
Fifth Digit: Sixth Digit:
Code Body Type Code Body Class
5 4 Door Sedan 0 Basic-Gremlin, Hornet, Rebel
6 2 Door Sedan 2 Ambassador base
8 4 Door Station Wagon 5 4 Pass. Gremlin, Javelin, DPL
9 2 Door Hardtop 7 AMX, SST
 
Seventh Digit: Last Six Digits:
Code Engine Assembly Plant & Production Number
A 6-199 OHV, 1 Br. carb. American Canadian
B 6-199 OHV, 1 Br. carb., Low Comp. 000001 thru 6------ 700001 thru 9------
E 6-232 OHV, 1 Br. carb.
Assembly Plants 

Kneosha, WI
Brampton Ont., Canada
F 6-232 OHV, 1 Br. carb., Low Comp.
G 6-232 OHV, 2 Br. carb.
H 8-304 2 Br. carb.
I 8-304 2 Br. carb., Low Comp.
N 8-360 2 Br. carb.
P 8-360 4 Br. carb.
Q 6-232 OHV, 2 Br. carb., Low Comp.
S 8-390 2 Br. carb.
X 8-390 4 Br. carb. 325 hp
Y 8-390 2 Br. carb. 340 hp
 
Location- Top of dash board on drivers side. Visible through windshield.
Also attached to left front door adjacent to door latch
/^ = and up
 
1960-1965 - 1966 - 1967 - 1968 - 1969 - 1971 - 1972 - 1973 - 1974 - 1975