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LINCOLN * MERCURY

1960 - 1961 - 1962 - 1964 - 1965 - 1966 - 1967 - 1968 - 1969 - 1970 - 1971 - 1972 - 1973 - 1974 - 1975
Wanted: Pictures of VIN plates for all model years.

1963

First Digit: Second Digit:
Code Model Year Code Assembly Plant
3 1963 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
01 2 dr. Sedan 51 2 dr. Sedan
02 4 dr. Sedan 52 4 dr. Sedan, C/P
11 2 dr. Sedan, Custom 53 2 dr. Hardtop
12 4 dr. Sedan, Custom 54 4 dr. Hardtop
15 2 dr. Convertible, S-22 57 2 dr. Fastback
17 2 dr. S-22 Sedan 60 4 dr. S-55 Hardtop
17 2 dr. Hardtop 62 4 dr. Sedan, Custom, C/P
19 2 dr. S-22 Sedan 63 2 dr. Hardtop, Custom
21 2 dr. Station Wagon 64 4 dr. Hardtop, Custom
22 4 dr. Station Wagon 65 2 dr. Convertible
23 2 dr. Station Wagon, Custom 67 2 dr. S-55 Hardtop
24 4 dr. Station Wagon, Custom 68 2 dr. S-55 Fastback Hardtop
26 4 dr. Station Wagon, Villager 69 2 dr. S-55 Convertible
Meteor 76 4 dr. Colony Park Station Wagon, Custom
31 2 dr. Sedan Lincoln
32 4 dr. Sedan 82 4 dr. Continental
38 4 dr. Station Wagon 84 4 dr. Continental Hardtop
41 2 dr. Sedan, Custom 86 4 dr. Continental Convertible
42 4 dr. Sedan, Custom  
43 2 dr. Hardtop, Custom
47 2 dr. Sedan S-33
48 4 dr. Station Wagon, Custom
49 4 dr. Station Wagon, Country Cruiser
   
Fifth Digit: Last Six Digits:
Code Engine Production Numbers
2 6-144 1 bar. carb., Lo. Comp. Lincoln Mercury
3 8-221 OHV, 2 bar. carb., Lo. Comp. 400001/^ 500001/^
4 6-170 1 bar. carb., Lo. Comp.  
7 8-430 4 bar. carb., Lo. Comp.
8 8-260 2 bar. carb., Lo. Comp.
9 8-390 4 bar. carb., Lo. Comp.
B 8-406 4 bar. carb.
F 8-260 2 bar. carb.
G 8-406 3-2 bar. carbs.
L 8-221 2 bar. carb.
N 8-430 4 bar. carb.
P 8-390 4 bar. carb., Interceptor
Q 8-427 4 bar. Carb.
R 8-427 2-4 bar. carb.
S 6-144 1 bar. Carb.
T 6-200 1 bar. carb.
U 6-170 1 bar. carb.
Y 8-390 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 extension tab of top right 
                  cowl under hood.
/^ = and up  
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