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LINCOLN * MERCURY

1960 - 1961 - 1962 - 1963 - 1964 - 1965 - 1966 - 1967 - 1968 - 1969 - 1970 - 1971 - 1972 - 1974 - 1975
Wanted: Pictures of VIN plates for all model years.

1973

First Digit: Second Digit:
Code Model Year Code Assembly Plant
3 1973 A Atlanta, GA
  B Oakville, Canada
E Mahwah, NJ
F Dearborn, MI
H Lorain, OH
K Kansas City, KS
R San Jose, CA
S Allen Park Pilot Plant
T Metuchen, NJ
Y Wixom, MI
Z St. Louis, MO
 
Third & Fourth Digits:
Code Body Style Code Body Style
Montego Mercury
02 4 dr. Hardtop Sedan 64 2 dr. Hardtop 1
03 2 dr. Hardtop 66 2 dr. Hardtop Marquis
04 4 dr. Hardtop Sedan MX 67 4 dr. Hardtop 1
07 2 dr. Hardtop MX 68 4 dr. Hardtop Marquis
08 4 dr. Sta. Wagon MX Monterey Wagon
10 4 dr. Hardtop Sedan MX, 1 72 4 dr. Station Wagon
11 2 dr. Hardtop MX, 1 Marquis
16 2 dr. Fastback GT 74 4 dr. 6 Pass. Sta. Wagon
18 4 dr. Sta. Wagon MX, 2 Marquis Colony Park
Comet 76 4 dr. 6 Pass. Sta. Wagon
30 4 dr. Sedan Lincoln
31 2 dr. Sedan 81 2 dr. Hardtop
Mercury 82 4 dr. Hardtop Sedan
44 4 dr. Hardtop Pillar Monterey 89 2 dr. Hardtop Mark IV
46 2 dr. Hardtop Monterey Cougar
54 4 dr. Hardtop Pillar Monterey Custom 91 2 dr. Hardtop
56 2 dr. Hardtop Monterey Custom 92 Convertible
62 4 dr. Hardtop Pillar 1 93 2 dr. Hardtop XR-7
63 4 dr. Hardtop Pillar Marquis 94 Convertible XR-7
 
Fifth Digit: Last Six Digits:
Code Engine Production Numbers
3 6-250 1 bar. carb. 3 100001/^
A 8-460 4 bar. carb.  
C 8-460 4 bar. carb., Police  
F 8-302 2 bar. carb.
H 8-351 2 bar. carb.
L 6-250 1 bar. carb.
N 8-429 4 bar. carb.
Q 8-351 4 bar. carb., CJ
R 8-350 H.O.
S 8-400 2 bar. carb.
T 6-200 1 bar. carb.
 
Location:  On plate attached to the top left side of Dashboard. 
Visible through the windshield.
/^ = and up

1- Brougham option

2- Villager
3- Export
1960 - 1961 - 1962 - 1963 - 1964 - 1965 - 1966 - 1967 - 1968 - 1969 - 1970 - 1971 - 1972 - 1974 - 1975