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1960-61 - 1962-63 - 1964 - 1965 - 1966 - 1967 - 1968 - 1969 - 1970 - 1971 - 1973 - 1974 - 1975
Wanted: Pictures of VIN plates for all model years.

1972

First Digit: Second Digit:
Code GM Division Code Series
3 Oldsmobile D F-85
  F Cutlass Standard
G Cutlass
J Cutlass Supreme
K Vista Cruiser
L Delta 88
N Delta 88 Royale
R Custom Cruiser
T Special Sill Cowl Chassis
U Ninety-Eight
V Ninety-Eight Luxury
X Toronado CKD Chassis
Y Toronado
 
Third & Fourth Digits: Fifth Digit:
Code Body style Code Engine
35 Sta. Wagon 2-Seat (CC) H 8-350 2 Bar. Carb.
36 Sta. Wagon 2-Seat J 8-350 2 Bar. Carb.
37 Hardtop Coupe K 8-350 2 Bar. Carb., Dual Exh.
39 Hardtop Sedan K 8-350 4 Bar. Carb.
45 Sta. Wagon 3-Seat (CC) M 8-350 4 Bar. Carb., Dual Exh.
51 Short Sill Cowl T 8-455 4 Bar. Carb.
56 Sta. Wagon 2-Seat U 8-455 4 Bar. Carb., Dual Exh.
57 Hardtop Coupe V 8-455 4 Bar. Carb., Dual Exh.
66 Sta. Wagon 3-Seat W 8-455 4 Bar. Carb.
67 Convertible X 8-455 4 Bar. Carb.
69 Town Sedan  
77 Sports Coupe
87 Hardtop Coupe
 
Sixth Digit: Seventh Digit:
Code Model Year Code Assembly Plant
2 1972 E Linden, NJ
  G Framingham, MA
M Lansing, MI
R Arlington, TX
X Fairfax, KS
Z Fremont, CA
 
Last Six Digits:  
Production Numbers
100001/^
 
Location: On plate attached to top left dash board. Visible through the
                 windshield. 
/^ = and up  
1960-61 - 1962-63 - 1964 - 1965 - 1966 - 1967 - 1968 - 1969 - 1970 - 1971 - 1973 - 1974 - 1975