The Poorman's Off Chassis Restoration.Com
Car Nose Logo
Photo Gallery
Web Cam
Specs
Cost
Raffle
Pin-ups
Erudition
Contact
Store
Home
IPC
Video
Parts
Comedy
Destructive Tests
Back Button

FORD

1960 - 1961 - 1962 - 1963 - 1964 - 1965 - 1966 - 1967 - 1968 - 1969 - 1970 - 1972 - 1973 - 1974 - 1975
Wanted: Pictures of VIN plates for all model years.

1971

First Digit: Second Digit:
Code Model Year Code Assembly Plant
1 1971 A Atlanta, GA
  B Oakville, Ont. Canada
D Dallas, TX
E Mahwah, NJ
F Dearborn, MI
G Chicago, IL
H Lorain, OH
J Los Angeles, CA
K Kansas City, KS
N Norfolk, VA
P Twin Cities, MN
R San Jose, CA
S Allen Park, NJ
T Metuchen, NJ
U Louisville, KY
W Wayne, MI
X St. Thomas, Ont., Canada
Y Wixom, MI
Z St. Louis, MO
 
Third & Fourth Digits:
Code Body Style Code Body Style
Mustang Ford
01 Hardtop Standard 51 4 dr. Sedan Custom
02 Sportsroof Standard 53 4 dr. Sedan Custom 500
03 Convertible Standard 54 4 dr. Sedan Galaxie 500
04 Hardtop Grande 56 4 dr. Hardtop Galaxie 500
05 Sportsroof Mach I 58 2 dr. Hardtop Galaxie 500
Pinto 61 Convertible LTD
10 2 dr. Sedan 62 2 dr. Hardtop LTD
11 3 dr. Runabout 63 4 dr. Sedan LTD
Torino 64 4 dr. Hardtop LTD
25 4 dr. Sedan 66 4 dr. Hardtop Sedan LTD Brougham
27 2 dr. Hardtop 67 4 dr. Hardtop LTD Brougham
30 2 dr. Hardtop Torino 500 68 2 dr. Hardtop LTD Brougham
31 4 dr. Sedan Torino 500 70 4 dr. Sta. Wagon Custom Ranch
32 4 dr. Hardtop 72 4 dr. Sta. Wagon Custom Ranch 500
33 2 dr. Hardtop Formal Brougham 74 4 dr. Sta. Wagon Country Sedan
35 2 dr. Sportsroof Hardtop Torino GT 76 Sta. Wagon Country Squire
36 4 dr. Hardtop Brougham Thunderbird
37 Convertible Torino GT 83 2 dr. Hardtop
38 2 dr. Sportsroof Hardtop Cobra 84 2 dr. Landau
40 4 dr. Sta. Wagon 87 4 dr. Landau
42 4 dr. Sta. Wagon Torino 500 Maverick
43 4 dr. Sta. Wagon Torino Squire Brougham 91 2 dr. Sedan Standard
  92 4 dr. Sedan Standard
93 2 dr. Sport Sedan Standard
 
Fifth Digit:
Code Engine Code Engine
2 6-200 L 6-250
3 6-250 M 8-351
5 6-240 N 8-429
6 8-302 P 8-429
B 6-240 Police Q 8-351
C 8-429 R 8-351 Boss
D 8-302 H.O. S 8-400
E 6-240 T 6-200
F 8-302 U 6-170
G 8-302 V 6-240
H 8-351 W 4-98
J 8-429 X 4-122
K 8-429 Y 8-390
 
Last Six Digits:  
Production Numbers
100001/^
 
Location: 
Top of left dash board. Visible through the windshield.
/^ = and up

 
1960 - 1961 - 1962 - 1963 - 1964 - 1965 - 1966 - 1967 - 1968 - 1969 - 1970 - 1972 - 1973 - 1974 - 1975