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AMERICAN MOTORS

VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER

 
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1968

First Digit: Second Digit:
Code
Division
Code
Model year
A American Motors Corp. 8 1968
 
Third Digit: Fourth Digit:
Code
Transmission
Code
Series
A Auto column shift
3 Spd.
0 American
C Auto floor shift
3 Spd.
1 Rebel
F Floor shift
4 Spd., w/console
3 AMX
M Floor shift
4 Spd., Floor mount
7 Javelin
O Overdrive column shift
3 Spd.
8 Ambassador
S Standard column shift
3 Spd.
 
 
Fifth Digit: Sixth Digit:
Code
Body Type
Code
Model
5 4 Door Sedan 0 220/550
6 2 Door Sedan 2 Ambassador base
7 2 Door Convertible 5 440/770/DPL
8 4 Door Station Wagon 7 AMX, Rogue, SST
9 2 Door Hardtop  
 
Seventh Digit: Last Six Digits:
Code
Engine
Production Number
A 6-199
OHV 1 Brl. Carb
American Canadian
B 6-232
OHV 1 Brl. Carb
100001/^ 700001/^
C 6-232
OHV 2 Brl. Carb
 
M 8-290
2 Brl. Carb
N 8-290
4 Brl. Carb
S 8-343
2 Brl. Carb
T 8-343
4 Brl. Carb
W 8-390
2 Brl. Carb
X 8-390
4 Brl. Carb
 
Location- Stamped into a stainless steel plate welded to the right front fender under the hood.
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