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Wanted: Pictures of VIN plates for all model years.

1968

First Digit: Second Digit:
Code Model Year Code Assembly Plant
8 1968 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 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 Custom
01 Hardtop 50 2 dr. Sedan Bench seat
02 Fastback 51 4 dr. Sedan Bench seat
03 Convertible Bench seat Ford Custom 500
Falcon Standard 52 2 dr. Sedan Bench seat
10 2 dr. Club Coupe Bench seat 53 4 dr. Sedan Bench seat
11 4 dr. Sedan Bench seat Galaxie 500
Futura 54 4 dr. Sedan Bench seat
20 2 dr. Club Coupe Bench seat 55 2 dr. Fastback Hardtop Bench seat
21 4 dr. Sedan Bench seat 56 4 dr. Hardtop Bench seat
Sport Coupe 57 2 dr. Convertible Bench seat
22 2 dr. Bucket seat 58 2 dr. Formal Hardtop
Station Wagon Ford XL
12 4 dr. Wagon 60 4 dr. Fastback Hardtop Bucket seats
23 4 dr. Deluxe Wagon 61 2 dr. Convertible Bucket seats
Fairlane LTD
30 2 dr. Sedan Bench seat 62 2 dr. Hardtop Bench seat, formal roof
31 4 dr. Sedan Bench seat, Formal roof 64 4 dr. Sedan
Fairlane 500 Ranch Wagon
33 2 dr. Hardtop 70 6-Pass. 4 dr.
34 4 dr. Sedan Bench seat Custom Ranch Wagon
35 2 dr. Hardtop 71 6 Pass. 4 dr., Wagon
36 2 dr. Convertible 72 10 Pass. 4 dr., Wagon
Station Wagons Country Sedan
32 4 dr. Fairlane 73 6 Pass. 4 dr.
37 4 dr. Fairlane 500 74 10 Pass. 4 dr.
38 4 dr. Torino Squire Country Squire
Torino 75 6 Pass. 4 dr., Wagon
40 2 dr. Hardtop Bench seat 76 10 Pass. 4 dr., Wagon
41 4 dr. Sedan Bench seat Thunderbird
Torino GT 83 2 dr. Hardtop
42 22C, 2 dr. Fastback Hardtop Bucket seats 84 2 dr. Hardtop Landau
43 2 dr. Convertible Bucket seats 87 4 dr. Landau
44 2 dr. Formal Hardtop Bucket seats  
 
Fifth Digit:
Code Engine Code Engine
2 6-200 1 bar. carb., Low Comp. P 8-428 4 bar. carb., Police
5 6-240 1 bar. carb., Low Comp. Q 8-428 4 bar. carb.
6 8-302 2 bar. carb., Low Comp. R 8-428 4 bar. carb., CJ
8 8-428 4 bar. carb., Low Comp. S 8-390 4 bar. carb., GT
B 6-240 1 bar. carb., Police T 6-200 1 bar. carb.
C 8-289 2 bar. carb. U 6-170 1 bar. carb.
E 6-240 1 bar carb., Taxi V 6-240 1 bar. carb.
F 8-302 2 bar. carb. W 8-427 4 bar. carb., Hi. perf.
J 8-302 4 bar. carb. X 8-390 2 bar. carb., Prem. fuel
N 8-429 4 bar. carb. Y 8-390 2 bar. carb.
    Z 8-390 4 bar. carb.
 
Last Six Digits:  
Production Numbers
100001/^
 
Location: 
Stamped into an aluminum tab that is attached to the dash  
board on the passenger side , which is visible through the
windshield.
/^ = and up  
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