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LINCOLN * MERCURY

1961 - 1962 - 1963 - 1964 - 1965 - 1966 - 1967 - 1968 - 1969 - 1970 - 1971 - 1972 - 1973 - 1974 - 1975
Wanted: Pictures of VIN plates for all model years.

1960

First Digit: Second Digit:
Code Model Year Code Assembly Plant
0 1960 H Lorain, OH
  J Los Angeles, CA
K Kansas City, KS
R San Jose, CA
T Metuchen, NJ
W Wayne, MI
Y Wixom, MI
Z St. Louis, MO
 
Third & Fourth Digits:
Code Body Style Code Body Style
Comet Parklane
01 2 dr. Sedan 53 2 dr. Hardtop
02 4 dr. Sedan 54 4 dr. Hardtop
06 2 dr. Station Wagon 55 2 dr. Convertible
07 4 dr. Station Wagon Colony Park
Monterey 57 6-8 Pass Wagon
31 2 dr. Sedan Lincoln
32 4 dr. Sedan 62 4 dr. Sedan
33 2 dr. Hardtop 63 2 dr. Hardtop
34 4 dr. Hardtop 64 4 dr. Hardtop
35 2 dr. Convertible 72 4 dr. Premiere Sedan
37 6-8 Pass Commuter Wagon 73 2 dr. Premiere Hardtop
Montclair 74 4 dr. Premiere Hardtop
42 4 dr. Sedan 82 4 dr. Continental Sedan
43 2 dr. Hardtop 83 2 dr. Continental Hardtop
44 4 dr. Hardtop 84 4 dr. Continental Hardtop
  85 2 dr. Continental Convertible
92 Formal Sedan
99 Limousine
 
Fifth Digit: Last Six Digits:
Code Engine Production Numbers
Comet Comet Lincoln Mercury
D 6-144 OHV, Lo. Comp., 84 octane 800001/^ 400001/^ 500001/^
S 6-144 OHV  
Lincoln
H 22c: 8-430 2 bar. carb.
K 8-430 2 bar. carb., Export
Mercury
E 8-383 2 bar. carb., Lo. Comp.
F 8-430 2 bar. carb., Lo. Comp.
M 8-430 2 bar. carb.
N 8-383 2 bar. carb.
P 8-312 2 bar. carb.
 
Location: 
Comet - Stamped in the brace from the top of the firewall
               to the left front wheel base.
Lincoln - Stamped into the top face of the front compartment 
                lock flange near right side 
Mercury - Stamped into the top right frame side rail
                  forward of cowl under the hood.
/^ = and up  
1961 - 1962 - 1963 - 1964 - 1965 - 1966 - 1967 - 1968 - 1969 - 1970 - 1971 - 1972 - 1973 - 1974 - 1975