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1960-61 - 1962-63 - 1964 - 1965 - 1966 - 1967 - 1968 - 1969 - 1970 - 1971 - 1972 - 1974 - 1975
Wanted: Pictures of VIN plates for all model years.

1973

First Digit: Second Digit:
Code GM Division Code Series
3 Oldsmobile B Omega
  F Cutlass
G Cutlass
J Cutlass Supreme
J Vista Cruiser
L Delta 88
N Delta 88 Royale
Q Custom Cruiser
R Custom Cruiser
T Ninety-Eight
V Ninety-eight Luxury
X Ninety-eight Regency
Y Toronado
 
Third & Fourth Digits: Fifth Digit:
Code Body style Code Engine
17 2 dr. Hatchback Coupe D 6-250 1 Bar. Carb.
27 2 dr. Pillar Coupe H 8-350 2 Bar. Carb.
29 Colonnade Hardtop Sedan K 8-350 4 Bar. Carb.
35 Custom Cruiser 2-Seat M 8-350 4 Bar. Carb., Dual Exh.
37 Colonnade Hardtop Coupe T 8-455 4 Bar. Carb.
39 Hardtop Sedan U 8-455 4 Bar. Carb., Dual Exh.
45 Custom Cruiser 3-Seat V 8-455 4 Bar. Carb., Dual Exh.
51 Short Sill Cowl W 8-455 4 Bar. Carb.
57 2 dr. Hardtop Coupe  
60 Toronado CKD
67 Convertible
69 Town Sedan
 
Sixth Digit: Seventh Digit:
Code Model Year Code Assembly Plant
3 1973 E Linden, NJ
  G Framingham, MA
L Van Nuys, CA
M Lansing, MI
R Arlington, TX
W Willow Run, MI
X Fairfax, KS
 
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 - 1972 - 1974 - 1975