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LINCOLN * MERCURY

1960 - 1961 - 1962 - 1963 - 1964 - 1965 - 1966 - 1967 - 1968 - 1970 - 1971 - 1972 - 1973 - 1974 - 1975
Wanted: Pictures of VIN plates for all model years.

1969

First Digit: Second Digit:
Code Model Year Code Assembly Plant
9 1969 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 Allen Park Pilot Plant
T Metuchen, NJ
U Louisville, KY
W Wayne, MI
X St. Thomas, Ont., Canada
Y Wixom, MI
Z St. Louis, MO
 
Third & Fourth Digits:
Code Body Style Code Body Style
Montego Comet Monterey Custom
01 2 dr. Hardtop Formal roof 54 4 dr. Sedan
02 4 dr. Sedan 56 2 dr. Hardtop Formal roof
Montego 58 4 dr. Hardtop
03 4 dr. Station Wagon Mercury Marauder
06 4 dr. Sedan 60 2 dr. Hardtop Tunnel roof
07 2 dr. Hardtop 61 2 dr. Hardtop Tunnel roof
Montego MX Marquis U.S.
08 4 dr. Station Wagon 63 4 dr. Hardtop Sedan 1
10 4 dr. Sedan 1 65 Convertible
11 2 dr. Hardtop 1 66 2 dr. Hardtop 1
12 Convertible 68 4 dr. Hardtop 1
Cyclone/Cyclone CJ Monterey Wagon
15 2 dr. Hardtop 72 4 dr. Station Wagon 3
16 2 dr. Hardtop GT 2 Monterey Custom Wagon
10 4 dr. Sedan 74 4 dr. Station Wagon 3
11 2 dr. Hardtop Marquis Colony Park
Marquis Canada only 76 4 dr. Station Wagon 3
40 4 dr. Hardtop Sedan Lincoln Continental
41 2 dr. Hardtop 80 2 dr. Hardtop
42 4 dr. Hardtop 82 4 dr. Sedan
Mercury Monterey Continental Mark II
44 4 dr. Sedan 89 2 dr. Hardtop
45 2 dr. Convertible Cougar Standard
46 2 dr. Hardtop 91 2 dr. Hardtop
48 4 dr. Hardtop 92 Convertible
  Cougar XR-7 Luxury
93 2 dr. Hardtop
94 Convertible
 
Fifth Digit: Last Six Digits:
Code Engine Production Numbers
3 6-250 1 bar. carb., 5 Lincoln Mercury
6 8-302 2 bar. carb. 848001/^ 500001/^
A 8-460 4 bar. carb.  
F 8-302 2 bar. carb.
H 8-351 2 bar. carb.
K 8-429 2 bar. carb.
L 6-250 1 bar. carb.
M 8-351 4 bar. carb.
N 8-429 4 bar. carb.
P 8-428 4 bar. carb., Police, 6
Q 8-428 4 bar. carb., CJ
R 8-428 4 bar. carb., CJ Ram Air
S 8-390 4 bar. carb.
X 8-390 2 bar. carb., 6
Y 8-390 2 bar. carb.
 
Location:  On plate attached to the top left side of Dashboard. 
Visible through the windshield.
/^ = and up

1- Brougham option

2- Spoiler option
3- 2 seat or 3 seat side facing

5- Low compression

6- Premium fuel
1960 - 1961 - 1962 - 1963 - 1964 - 1965 - 1966 - 1967 - 1968 - 1970 - 1971 - 1972 - 1973 - 1974 - 1975