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VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER

 
1974 Buick VIN Plate

1974

First Digit: Second Digit:
Code
GM Division
Code
Series
4 Buick B Apollo
  D Century
H Century Luxus
J Regal
F Century Wagon
K Century Luxus Wagon
N LeSabre
P LeSabre Luxus
R Estate Wagon
T Electra 225
V Electra 225 Custom
X Electra Limited
Y Riviera
 
Third & Fourth Digits: Fifth Digit:
Code
Body Style
Code
Engine
17 2 dr. Hatchback D 6-250
27 2 dr. Coupe G 8-350
2 Bar. Carb., Dual exh.
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 K 8-350
4 Bar. Carb., Dual exh.
39 4 dr. Hardtop P 8-455
2 Bar. Carb.
45 3-seat Sta. Wagon R 8-455
2 Bar. Carb., Dual exh.
57 2 dr. Hardtop or Coupe T 8-455
4 Bar. Carb.
67 Convertible U 8-455
4 Bar. Carb., Dual exh.
69 4 dr. Sedan V 8-455
4 Bar. Carb., Stage I
87 2 dr. Hardtop W 8-455
4 Bar. Carb., Stage I
   
Sixth Digit: Seventh Digit:
Code
Model Year
Code
Assembly Plant
4 1974 C South Gate, CA
  G Framingham, MA
H Flint, MI
K Leeds, MO
L Van Nuys, CA
N Norwood, OH
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
/^ = and up