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CHEVROLET

1960-61 - 1962-63 - 1964-65 - 1966-67 - 1968-69 - 1970 - 1971 - 1973 - 1974 - 1975
Wanted: Pictures of VIN plates for all model years.

1972

First Digit: Second Digit:
Code GM Division Code Series
1 Chevrolet B Nomad
  C Chevelle, El Camino, Greenbrier
D Malibu, Custom El Camino, Concours
H Monte Carlo, Concours Estate
K Biscayne, Brookwood
L Bel Air, Townsman
M Impala, Kingswood
N Caprice, Kingswood Estate
Q Camaro
V Vega
X Nova
Z Corvette
 
Third & Fourth Digits: Fifth Digit:
Code Body Style Code Engine
23 4 dr. Limo W/Aux. Seat B 4-140 1 & 2 Bar. Carb.
27 2 dr. Notch Back Pillar Coupe D 6-250 1 Bar. Carb.
33 4 dr. Limo W/Aux. Seat, center Partition Window F 8-307 2 Bar. Carb.
35 4 dr. Sta. Wagon 2 Seat H 8-350 2 Bar. Carb.
36 4 dr. Sta. Wagon 2 Seat Dual Acting Tail Gate J 8-350 4 Bar. Carb., RPO L48
37 2 dr. Notch Back Hardtop Coupe K 8-350 4 Bar. Carb. Base Corvette
39 4 dr. Notch Back Hardtop Sedan 4 window L 8-350 4 Bar. Carb. RPO Z-28
45 4 dr. Sta. Wagon 3 Seat R 8-400 2 Bar. Carb., RPO LF6
46 4 dr. Sta. Wagon 3 Seat Dual Acting Tail Gate S 8-402 4 Bar. Carb., RPO LS3, Single Exhaust
47 2 dr. Notch Back Hardtop Coupe U 8-402 4 Bar. Carb., RPO LS3, Dual Exhaust
49 4 dr. Notch Back Hardtop Sedan 4 window V 8-454 4 Bar. Carb., RPO LS5, Single Exhaust
56 4 dr. Sta. Wagon 2 Seat Dual Acting Tail Gate W 8-454 4 Bar. Carb., RPO LS5, Dual Exhaust
57 2 dr. Notch Back Hardtop Coupe  
66 4 dr. Sta. Wagon 3 Seat Dual Acting Tail Gate
67 Convertible Coupe
69 4 dr. Notch Back Pillar Sedan 4 window
77 2 dr. Plain Back Pillar Coupe
80 2 dr. Pick-Up delivery
87 2 dr. Plain Back Hardtop Coupe
 
Sixth Digit: Seventh Digit:
Code Model Year Code Assembly Plant
2 1972 1 Oshawa, Canada
  2 St. Therese, Canada
A Lakewood
B Baltimore, MD
C Southgate, CA
D Doraville
F Flint, MI
J Janesville, WI
K Leeds
L Van Nuys, CA
N Norwood, OH
R Arlington, TX
S St. Louis, MO
T Tarrytown, NY
U Lordstown, OH
V Pontiac
W Willow Run, MI
Y Wilmington, DE
Z Fremont, CA
 
Last Six Digits:  
Production Numbers
100001/^
 
Location - On plate attached to the top left dashboard. Visible
                   though windshield.
   Corvette - On plate attached to the left windshield pillar.
                     Visible through windshield.

/^ = and up

 
1960-61 - 1962-63 - 1964-65 - 1966-67 - 1968-69 - 1970 - 1971 - 1973 - 1974 - 1975