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AMERICAN MOTORS

VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER

 
Wanted pictures of body plates

1970

First Digit: Second Digit:
Code
Division
Code
Model year
A American Motors Corp. 0 1970
 
Third Digit: Fourth Digit:
Code
Transmission
Code
Series
A Auto column shift
3 Spd.
0 Hornet
C Auto floor shift
3 Spd.
1 Rebel
M Floor shift
4 Spd., Floor mount
3 AMX
S Standard column shift
3 Spd.
4 Gremlin
  7 Javelin
8 Ambassador
 
Fifth Digit: Sixth Digit:
Code
Body Type
Code
Body Class
5 4 Door Sedan 0 Basic-Gremlin, Hornet, Rebel
6 2 Door Sedan 2 Ambassador base
8 4 Door Station Wagon 5 4 Pass. Gremlin, Javelin, DPL
9 2 Door Hardtop 7 AMX, SST
 
Seventh Digit: Last Six Digits:
Code
Engine
Assembly Plant & Production Number
A 6-199
OHV 1 Brl. Carb
American Canadian
B 6-199
OHV 1 Brl. Carb, Low Comp.
000001
thru
6------
700001
thru
9------
E 6-232
OHV 1 Brl. Carb

Assembly Plants

Kneosha, WI

Brampton Ont., Canada

F 6-232
OHV 1 Brl. Carb, Low Comp.
G 6-232
OHV 2 Brl. Carb
H 8-304
2 Brl. Carb
I 8-304
OHV 2 Brl. Carb, Low Comp.
N 8-360
2 Brl. Carb
P 8-360
4 Brl. Carb
Q 6-232
OHV 2 Brl. Carb, Low Comp.
S 8-390
2 Brl. Carb
X 8-390
4 Brl. Carb 325 hp
Y 8-390
2 Brl. Carb 340 hp
 
Location- Top of dash board on drivers side. Visible through windshield. Also attached to left front door adjacent to door latch
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