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LINCOLN * MERCURY
1960 - 1961 - 1962 - 1963 - 1964 - 1965 - 1966 - 1967 - 1969 - 1970 - 1971 - 1972 - 1973 - 1974 - 1975
Wanted: Pictures of VIN plates for all model years.
1968
First Digit: Second Digit:
Code Model Year Code Assembly Plant
8 1968 A Atlanta, GA
  B Oakville, Canada
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
Montego Comet Montclair
01 Sports Coupe 54 4 dr. Sedan
Montego MX 57 2 dr. Hardtop
03 4 dr. Station Wagon 58 4 dr. Hardtop
08 4 dr. Station Wagon Parklane
10 4 dr. Sedan 64 4 dr. Sedan
11 2 dr. Hardtop 65 2 dr. Convertible
12 2 dr. Convertible 67 2 dr. Hardtop
Montego 68 4 dr. Hardtop
06 4 dr. Sedan Parklane Brougham
07 2 dr. Hardtop 64 4 dr. Sedan
Brougham 68 4 dr. Hardtop
10 4 dr. Sedan Marquis
11 2 dr. Hardtop 69 2 dr. Hardtop
Cyclone Commuter
15 2 dr. Hardtop 72 6 & 10 Pass. 4 dr. Station Wagon
17 2 dr. Hardtop Colony Park
Monterey 76 6 & 10 Pass. 4 dr. Station Wagon
44 4 dr. Sedan Lincoln
45 2 dr. Convertible 80 2 dr. Hardtop
47 2 dr. Hardtop 82 4 dr. Sedan
48 4 dr. Hardtop Cougar
  91 2 dr. Hardtop
93 2 dr. Hardtop XR-7
 
Fifth Digit: Last Six Digits:
Code Engine Production Numbers
1 8-460 4 bar. carb., 5 Lincoln Mercury
2 6-200 1 bar. carb., 5 800001/^ 500001/^
6 8-302 2 bar. carb., 5  
8 8-428 4 bar. carb., 5
A 8-460 4 bar. carb.
F 8-302 2 bar. carb.
G 8-462 4 bar. carb.
J 8-302 4 bar. carb.
M 8-410 4 bar. carb.
P 8-428 4 bar. carb., Police
Q 8-428 4 bar. carb.
S 8-390 4 bar. carb., GT
T 6-200 1 bar. carb.
W 8-427 4 bar. carb., Hi. perf.
X 8-390 2 bar. carb., 6
Y 8-390 2 bar. carb.
Z 8-390 4 bar. carb.
 
Location:  On plate attached to the top right side of Dashboard. 
Visible through the windshield.
/^ = and up

5- Low compression

6- Premium fuel
 
1960 - 1961 - 1962 - 1963 - 1964 - 1965 - 1966 - 1967 - 1969 - 1970 - 1971 - 1972 - 1973 - 1974 - 1975