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FORD

1960 - 1961 - 1962 - 1963 - 1964 - 1965 - 1966 - 1967 - 1968 - 1969 - 1970 - 1971 - 1973 - 1974 - 1975
Wanted: Pictures of VIN plates for all model years.

1972

First Digit: Second Digit:
Code Model Year Code Assembly Plant
2 1972 A Atlanta, GA
  B Oakville, Ont. Canada
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 Pilot plant
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 Runabout 62 2 dr. Hardtop LTD
11 3 dr. Runabout 63 4 dr. Sedan Hardtop LTD
12 2 dr. Sta. Wagon Runabout 64 4 dr. Hardtop LTD
Torino 66 4 dr. Hardtop Sedan LTD Brougham
25 4 dr. Sedan 67 4 dr. Hardtop LTD Brougham
27 2 dr. Sedan Hardtop 68 2 dr. Hardtop LTD Brougham
30 2 dr. Hardtop Gran Torino 70 4 dr. Sta. Wagon Custom Ranch
31 4 dr. Sedan Hardtop Gran Torino 72 4 dr. Sta. Wagon Custom Ranch 500
35 2 dr. Fastback Gran Torino Sport 74 4 dr. Sta. Wagon Country Sedan
38 2 dr. Hardtop Gran Torino Sport 76 Sta. Wagon Country Squire
40 4 dr. Sta. Wagon Thunderbird
42 4 dr. Sta. Wagon Gran Torino 87 2 dr. Hardtop
43 4 dr. Sta. Wagon Torino Squire Maverick
  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 1 N 8-429
3 6-250 1 P 8-429 Police
6 8-302 1 Q 8-351
A 8-460 R 8-351
B 6-240 Police S 8-400
D 8-302 Police, Taxi T 6-200
E 6-240 Taxi U 6-170
F 8-302 V 6-240
H 8-351 W 4-98
L 6-250 X 4-122
 
Last Six Digits:  
Production Numbers
100001/^
 
Location: 
Top of left dash board. Visible through the windshield.
/^ = and up

1- Low Compression export
 
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