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LINCOLN * MERCURY

1960 - 1961 - 1962 - 1963 - 1964 - 1965 - 1967 - 1968 - 1969 - 1970 - 1971 - 1972 - 1973 - 1974 - 1975
Wanted: Pictures of VIN plates for all model years.

1966

First Digit: Second Digit:
Code Model Year Code Assembly Plant
6 1966 A Atlanta, GA
  B Oakville Passenger
C Ontario Truck
D Dallas, TX
E Mahwah, NJ
F Dearborn, MI
G Chicago, IL
H Lorain, OH
J Los Angeles, CA
K Kansas City, KS
L Michigan Truck
N Norfolk,VA
P Twin Cities MN
R San Jose, CA
S Pilot Plant
T Metuchen, NJ
U Louisville, KY
W Wayne, MI
Y Wixom, MI
Z St. Louis, MO
 
Third & Fourth Digits:
Code Body Style Code Body Style
Comet 202 Mercury S-55
01 2 dr. Sedan 1 45 2 dr. Convertible
02 4 dr. Sedan 1 47 2 dr. Hardtop Fastback
06 4 dr. Wagon 1 Mercury Montclair
Capri 52 4 dr. Sedan 4
12 2 dr. Sedan 1 54 4 dr. Sedan
13 2 dr. Hardtop 1 57 2 dr. Hardtop Fastback
Comet Caliente 58 4 dr. Hardtop Fastback
16 4 dr. Wagon, Villager Mercury Parklane
22 4 dr. Sedan 1 62 4 dr. Sedan 1
23 2 dr. Hardtop 1, 2 65 2 dr. Convertible
25 2 dr. Convertible 1, 2 65 2 dr. Convertible 2
Cyclone 67 2 dr. Hardtop, Fastback
27 2 dr. Hardtop, GT 2 67 2 dr. Hardtop, Fastback 2
29 2 dr. Convertible, GT 3 68 4 dr. Hardtop, Fastback
Mercury Monterey Mercury Commuter
42 4 dr. Sedan 4 72 6 & 9 Pass. 4 dr. Station Wagon
43 2 dr. Sedan Mercury Colony Park
44 4 dr. Sedan 76 6 & 9 Pass. 4 dr. Station Wagon
45 2 dr. Convertible 2 Lincoln Continental
47 2 dr. Hardtop Fastback 2 82 4 dr. Sedan
48 4 dr. Hardtop Fastback 86 4 dr. Convertible
  89 2 dr. Hardtop
 
Fifth Digit: Last Six Digits:
Code Engine Production Numbers
2 6-200 1 bar. carb., 5 Lincoln Mercury
3 8-289 2 bar. carb., 5 400001/^ 500001/^
8 8-428 4 bar. carb., 5  
A 8-289 4 bar. carb., 6
C 8-289 2 bar. carb.
G 8-462 4 bar. carb.
H 8-390 2 bar. carb., Special
M 8-410 4 bar. carb.
P 8-428 4 bar. carb., Police
Q 8-428 4 bar. carb.
R 8-427 2-4 bar. carb., Hi. perf.
T 6-200 1 bar. carb.
Y 8-390 2 bar. carb.
Z 8-390 4 bar. carb.
 
Location: 
Comet - Stamped into the top left front inner fender panel and
               radiator support under the hood.
Lincoln - Stamped into the right front inner fender apron
               under the hood.
Mercury - Stamped into the extension tab of top right 
                  cowl under the hood.
/^ = and up

1- Standard bench seat

2- Luxury bucket seat

3- Luxury bucket in GT only
4- Reverse back window

5- Low compression

6- Premium fuel
1960 - 1961 - 1962 - 1963 - 1964 - 1965 - 1967 - 1968 - 1969 - 1970 - 1971 - 1972 - 1973 - 1974 - 1975