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FORD

1960 - 1961 - 1963 - 1964 - 1965 - 1966 - 1967 - 1968 - 1969 - 1970 - 1971 - 1972 - 1973 - 1974 - 1975
Wanted: Pictures of VIN plates for all model years.

1962

First Digit: Second Digit:
Code Model Year Code Assembly Plant
2 1962 A Atlanta, GA
  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 Pilot Plant
T Metuchen, NJ
U Louisville, KY
W Wayne, MI
Y Wixom, MI
Z St. Louis, MO
 
Third & Fourth Digits:
Code Body Style Code Body Style
Falcon Galaxie
11 2 dr. 51 22C; 2 dr. Club Sedan
12 4 dr. 52 4 dr. Town Sedan
17 2 dr. Futura Galaxie 500
21 2 dr. Station Wagon 61 2 dr. Club Sedan
22 4 dr. Station Wagon 62 4 dr. Town Sedan
26 4 dr. Squire Station Wagon 63 2 dr. Club Victoria
27 Ranchero 64 4 dr. Town Victoria
29 Sedan Delivery Wagon 65 2 dr. Convertible
Fairlane Galaxie Station Wagons
31 2 dr. Club Sedan 71 4 dr. Ranch Wagon
32 4 dr. Town Sedan 72 6 Pass. 4 dr. Country Sedan
Fairlane 500 74 9 Pass. 4 dr. Country Sedan
41 2 dr. Club Sedan 76 6 Pass. 4 dr. Country Squire
42 4 dr. Town Sedan 78 9 Pass. 4 dr. Country Squire
47 Sports Coupe
  Thunderbird
83 2 dr. Hardtop
85 2 dr. Convertible
   
Fifth Digit:
Code Engine Code Engine
Fairlane Galaxie
C 8-221 Lo. Comp., Export B 8-406 4 bar. carb., Hi. perf.
E 6-170 Lo. Comp., Export G 8-406 3- 2 bar. carbs., Hi. perf.
F 8-260 M 8-390 3-2 bar. carb., Hi. perf.
L 8-221 P 8-390 4 bar. carb., Police
U 6-170 Q 8-390 4 bar. carb., Hi. perf.
Falcon R 8-390 4 bar. carb., Lo Comp. Export, 84 octane
D 6-144 OHV Lo. Comp., 84 octane T 8-292 2 bar. carb., Lo Comp. Export, 84 octane
E 6-170 Export V 6-223
S 6-144 OHV W 8-292 2 bar. carb.
U 6-170 OHV X 8-352 2 bar. carb.
  Z 8-390 4 bar. carb.
Thunderbird
M 8-390 3-2 bar. carb.
Z 8-390 4 bar. carb.
   
Last Six Digits:  
Production Numbers
100001/^
 
Location: 
Full Sized Ford - Stamped into the frames top right side-rail 
                              forward of the front suspension member.
Thunderbird - Stamped into the top front fender cross-brace
                          on the right side of the hood lock plate.
Fairlane - Stamped into the left front inner fender apron
                   near top.
Falcon - Stamped into left brace from the top of the firewall
               to the left front wheelhouse.
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