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LINCOLN * MERCURY

1960 - 1961 - 1963 - 1964 - 1965 - 1966 - 1967 - 1968 - 1969 - 1970 - 1971 - 1972 - 1973 - 1974 - 1975
Wanted: Pictures of VIN plates for all model years.

1962

First Digit: Second Digit:
Code Model Year Code Assembly Plant
2 1962 E Mahwah, NJ
  F Dearborn, MI
H Lorain, OH
J Los Angeles, CA
K Kansas City, KS
R San Jose, CA
S Pilot Plant
T Metuchen, NJ
W Wayne, MI
Y Wixom, MI
Z St. Louis, MO
 
Third & Fourth Digits:
Code Body Style Code Body Style
Comet Mercury Monterey
01 2 dr. Sedan, C/P 51 2 dr. Sedan
02 4 dr. Sedan, C/P 52 4 dr. Sedan, C/P
11 2 dr. Sedan, Custom, C/P 53 2 dr. Hardtop
12 4 dr. Sedan, Custom, C/P 54 4 dr. Hardtop
17 2 dr. Sedan, Special S-22 62 4 dr. Sedan, Custom, C/P
21 2 dr. Station Wagon 63 2 dr. Hardtop, Custom
22 4 dr. Station Wagon 64 4 dr. Hardtop, Custom
23 2 dr. Station Wagon, Custom 65 2 dr. Convertible
24 4 dr. Station Wagon, Custom 67 2 dr. S-55 Hardtop
26 4 dr. Station Wagon, Villager 69 2 dr. S-55 Convertible
Meteor 72 4 dr. Commuter Wagon
31 2 dr. Sedan 76 4 dr. Colony Park Wagon, Custom
32 4 dr. Sedan Lincoln
41 2 dr. Sedan, Custom 82 4 dr. Continental Sedan
42 4 dr. Sedan, Custom 84 4 dr. Continental Hardtop
47 2 dr. Sedan S-33 86 4 dr. Continental Convertible
   
Fifth Digit: Last Six Digits:
Code Engine Production Numbers
B 8-406 4 bar. carb. Comet Lincoln Mercury
C 8-221 OHV, 2 bar. carb., Lo. Comp. 800001/^ 400001/^ 500001/^
D 6-144 OHV, 1 bar. Carb., Lo. Comp.  
E 6-170 OHV, 1 bar. Carb., Lo. Comp.
F 8-260 OHV, 2 bar. carb.
G 8-406 3-2 bar. carbs.
H 8-430 2 bar. carb.
K 8-430 2 bar. carb., Lo. Comp., 84 octane
L 8-221 OHV, 2 bar. carb.
P 8-390 4 bar. carb., Interceptor RPO
R 8-390 4 bar. carb., Lo. Comp., 84 octane
S 6-144 OHV, 1 bar. Carb.
T 8-292 2 bar. carb., Lo. Comp., 84 octane
U 6-170 OHV, 1 bar. Carb.
V 6-223 1 bar. carb.
W 8-292 2 bar. carb.
X 8-352 2 bar. carb.
Z 8-390 4 bar. carb.
 
Location: 
Comet - Stamped into the top of the left brace from the top
              of the firewall to the left wheel base.
Lincoln - Stamped into the right front inner fender apron
               under the hood.
Meteor- Stamped into the left front inner fender apron
               under the hood.
Mercury - Stamped into the top right frame side rail
                  forward of cowl under the hood.
/^ = and up  
1960 - 1961 - 1963 - 1964 - 1965 - 1966 - 1967 - 1968 - 1969 - 1970 - 1971 - 1972 - 1973 - 1974 - 1975