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FORD
1960 - 1961 - 1962 - 1963 - 1964 - 1965 - 1967 - 1968 - 1969 - 1970 - 1971 - 1972 - 1973 - 1974 - 1975
Wanted: Pictures of VIN plates for all model years.
1966
First Digit: Second Digit:
Code Model Year Code Assembly Plant
6 1966 A Atlanta, GA
  B Oakville, Ont. Canada
C Ontario, Canada
D Dallas, TX
E Mahwah, NJ
F Dearborn, MI
G Chicago, IL
H Lorian, OH
J Los Angeles, CA
K Kansas City, KS
L Michigan Truck
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 Ford Custom 500
01 2 dr. Sedan 51 2 dr. Sedan
02 4 dr. Sedan 52 4 dr. Sedan
Mustang Ford Custom
07 2 dr. Hardtop Std. bucket seats 53 2 dr. Sedan
08 2 dr. Convertible Std. bucket seats 54 4 dr. Sedan
09 2 dr. Fastback Std. bucket seats Galaxie 500 7.0 Liter
Falcon Futura 61 2 dr. Fastback
11 2 dr. Sedan Bench seats 63 2 dr. Convertible
12 4 dr. Sedan Bench seats Galaxie 500
14 2 dr. Sport Coupe Bucket seat 62 4 dr. Sedan
Falcon Station Wagon 64 4 dr. Fastback
06 4 dr. Wagon 65 2 dr. Convertible
16 4 dr. Deluxe Wagon 66 2 dr. Fastback
Fairlane Galaxie 500 LTD
31 2 dr. Sedan 60 4 dr. Hardtop
32 4 dr. Sedan 67 2 dr. Fastback
Fairlane 500 GT Galaxie 500XL
40 2 dr. Hardtop Bucket seat 68 2 dr. Fastback Bucket seats
44 2 dr. Convertible Bucket seats 69 2 dr. Convertible Bucket seats
Fairlane 500 Ranch Wagons
41 2 dr. Sedan 71 6-Pass. 4 dr.
42 4 dr. Sedan Country Sedan
43 2 dr. Hardtop 72 6 Pass. 4 dr., Sedan
45 2 dr. Convertible 74 9 Pass. 4 dr., Custom
Fairlane 500 XL Country Squire
46 2 dr. Convertible Bucket seats 76 6 Pass. 4 dr. Wagon
47 2 dr. Hardtop Bucket seats 78 9 Pass. 4 dr. Custom
Fairlane Wagons Thunderbird
38 2 dr. Ranch Wagon 81 2 dr. Town Hardtop Blind quarter roof-painted
48 4 dr. Custom Ranch Wagon 83 2 dr. Hardtop
49 4 dr. Squire 85 2 dr. Convertible
    87 2 dr. Town Landau Blind quarter Vinyl top
 
Fifth Digit:
Code Engine Code Engine
2 6-200 1 bar. carb., Low Comp. P 8-428 4 bar. carb., Police
3 8-289 2 bar. carb., Low Comp. Q 8-428 4 bar. carb.
4 6-170 1 bar. carb., Low Comp. R 8-427 2-4 bar. carb., Hi. perf.
5 6-240 1 bar. carb., Low Comp. S 8-390 4 bar. carb., GT
8 8-428 4 bar. carb., Low Comp. T 6-200 1 bar. carb.
A 8-289 4 bar. carb., Premium U 6-170 1 bar. carb.
B 6-240 1 bar. carb., Police V 6-240 1 bar. carb.
C 8-289 2 bar. carb. W 8-427 4 bar. carb., Hi. perf.
E 6-240 1 bar carb., Taxi X 8-352 4 bar. carb.
H 8-390 2 bar. carb., Special Y 8-390 2 bar. carb.
K 8-289 4 bar. carb., Hi. perf. Z 8-390 4 bar. carb.
   
Last Six Digits:  
Production Numbers
100001/^
 
Location: 
Full Sized Ford - Stamped into the extension tab on 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.
Falcon, Fairlane - Stamped into the left fender panel and  
                                 radiator support near top.
Mustang- Stamped into the top of left front 
                  inner fender apron.
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