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VEHCILE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER

 
Wanted pictures of body plates

1975

First Digit: Second Digit:
Code
GM Division
Code
Series
4 Buick B Apollo or Skylark
  C Apollo or Skylark SR
D Century
E Century Special
F Century Wagon
H Century Custom
J Regal
K Century Custom Wagon
N LeSabre
P LeSabre Custom
R Estate Wagon
S Skyhawk
V Electra 225
X Electra Limited
Z Riviera
 
Third & Fourth Digits: Fifth Digit:
Code
Body Style
Code
Engine
07 2 dr. Hatchback C 6-231
2 Bar. Carb.
17 2 dr. Hatchback D 6-250
1 Bar. Carb.
27 2 dr. Coupe F 8-260
2 Bar. Carb.
29 4 dr. Sedan H 8-350
2 Bar. Carb.
35 2-Seat Sta. Wagon J 8-350
4 Bar. Carb.
37 2 dr. Coupe T 8-455
4 Bar. Carb.
39 4 dr. Hardtop  
45 3-seat Sta. Wagon
57 2 dr. Hardtop or Coupe
67 Convertible
69 4 dr. Sedan
87 2 dr. Hardtop
 
Sixth Digit: Seventh Digit:
Code
Model Year
Code
Assembly Plant
5 1975 2 St. Therese, Canada
  G Framingham, MA
H Flint, MI
K Leeds, MO
L Van Nuys, CA
X Fairfax, KS
Y Wilmington, DE
Z Fremont, CA
 
Last Six Digits:  
Production Numbers
100001/^
 
Location - On plate attached to top left dashboard. Visible through windshield
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