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FORD
1960 - 1961 - 1962 - 1964 - 1965 - 1966 - 1967 - 1968 - 1969 - 1970 - 1971 - 1972 - 1973 - 1974 - 1975
Wanted: Pictures of VIN plates for all model years.
1963
First Digit: Second Digit:
Code Model Year Code Assembly Plant
3 1963 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 Standard Galaxie 500
01 2 dr. Sedan 61 2 dr. Club Sedan
02 4 dr. Sedan 62 4 dr. Town Sedan
Falcon Futura 63 2 dr. Club Victoria
15 2 dr. Convertible 64 4 dr. Town Victoria
16 4 dr. Sedan 65 2 dr. Convertible
17 2 dr. Hardtop 66 2 dr. Hardtop Fastback
19 Sedan Galaxie 500XL
Falcon Station Wagon 60 4 dr. hardtop
21 2 dr. Wagon 67 2 dr. Hardtop
22 4 dr. Wagon 68 2 dr. Hardtop Fastback
23 2 dr. Deluxe Wagon 69 2 dr. Convertible
24 2 dr. Club Sedan Galaxie Station Wagons
26 4 dr. Country Squire 38 6 Pass. 4 dr.
Fairlane 48 6-Pass. 4 dr. Custom
31 2 dr. Sedan 49 4 dr. Country Squire
32 4 dr. Sedan 72 6-Pass. 4 dr. Wagon
Fairlane 500 74 9 Pass. 4 dr. Wagon
41 2 dr. Sedan 76 6 Pass. 4 dr. Wagon
42 4 dr. Sedan 78 9 Pass. 4 dr. Wagon
43 2 dr. Hardtop Thunderbird
47 Sports Coupe 83 2 dr. Hardtop
Galaxie 85 2 dr. Convertible
51 2 dr. Sedan 87 2 dr. Landau
52 4 dr. Sedan 89 Convertible Sports Roadster
Ford 300  
53 2 dr. Sedan
54 4 dr. Sedan
   
Fifth Digit:
Code Engine Code Engine
2 6-144 OHV Lo. Comp., 84 octane L 8-221
3 8-221 Low Comp. M 8-390 3-2 bar. carb., Hi. perf.
4 6-170 Low Comp. P 8-390 4 bar. carb., Interceptor
5 8-223 Low Comp. Q 8-427 4 bar. carb., Hi. perf.
8 8-260 Low Comp. R 8-427 2-4 bar. carb., Hi. perf.
9 8-390 4 bar. carb., Low Comp. S 6-144 OHV
B 8-406 4 bar. carb., Hi. perf. T 6-200 1 bar. carb.
C 8-289 2 bar. carb. U 6-170 OHV
E 6-223 Taxi V 6-223
F 8-260 2 bar. carb. X 8-352 2 bar. carb.
G 8-406 3- 2 bar. carbs., Hi. perf. Z 8-390 4 bar. carb.
K 8-289 4 bar. carb.  
 
Last Six Digits:  
Production Numbers
100001/^
 
Location: 
Full Sized Ford - Stamped into the right side top of cowl 
                              under hood.
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.
/^ = and up  
1960 - 1961 - 1962 - 1964 - 1965 - 1966 - 1967 - 1968 - 1969 - 1970 - 1971 - 1972 - 1973 - 1974 - 1975