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CHEVROLET

VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER

 
Wanted pictures of body plates

1971

First Digit: Second Digit:
Code
GM Division
Code
Series
1 Chevrolet 1 Nova
  2 Camaro
3 Chevelle, Monte Carlo
4 Vega
5 Impala, Caprice
9 Corvette
 
Third Digit: Fourth & Fifth Digits:
Code
Engine
Code
Body Style
Odd Number 4 or 6 Cyl. 11 2 dr. Notch Back Sedan
Even Number 8 Cyl. 15 2 dr. Sta. Wagon
2 Seat
  27 2 dr. Notch Back Pillar Coupe
36 4 dr. Sta. Wagon
2 Seat Dual Acting Tail Gate
37 2 dr. Notch Back Hardtop Coupe
39 4 dr. Notch Back Hardtop Sedan
4 window
46 4 dr. Sta. Wagon
3 Seat Dual Acting Tail Gate
57 2 dr. Notch Back Hardtop Coupe
67 Convertible Coupe
69 4 dr. Notch Back Pillar Sedan
4 window
77 2 dr. Plain Back Pillar Coupe
80 2 dr. Pick-Up delivery
87 2 dr. Plain Back Hardtop Coupe
 
Sixth Digit: Seventh Digit:
Code
Model Year
Code
Assembly Plant
1 1971 A Atlanta, GA
  B Baltimore, MD
C Southgate, CA
F Flint, MI
G Framingham, MA
I Oshawa, Canada
J Janesville, WI
K Kansas City, MO
L Los Angeles, CA
N Norwood, OH
R Arlington, TX
S St. Louis, MO
T Tarrytown, NY
U Lordstown, OH
W Willow Run, MI
Y Wilmington, DE
Z Fremont, CA
 
Last Six Digits:  
Production Numbers
100001/^
 

Location - On plate attached to the top left dashboard. Visible though windshield.

Corvette - On plate attached to the left windshield pillar. Visible through windshield.

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