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CHEVROLET

VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER

 
Wanted pictures of body plates

1972

First Digit: Second Digit:
Code
GM Division
Code
Series
1 Chevrolet B Nomad
  C Chevelle, El Camino, Greenbrier
D Malibu, Custom El Camino, Concours
H Monte Carlo, Concours Estate
K Biscayne, Brookwood
L Bel Air, Townsman
M Impala, Kingswood
N Caprice, Kingswood Estate
Q Camaro
V Vega
X Nova
Z Corvette
 
Third & Fourth Digits: Fifth Digit:
Code
Body Style
Code
Engine
23 4 dr. Limo
W/Aux. Seat
B 4-140
1 & 2 Bar. Carb.
27 2 dr. Notch Back Pillar Coupe D 6-250
1 Bar. Carb.
33 4 dr. Limo
W/Aux. Seat center Partition Window
F 8-307
2 Bar. Carb.
35 4 dr. Sta. Wagon
2 Seat
H 8-350
2 Bar. Carb.
36 4 dr. Sta. Wagon
2 Seat Dual Acting Tail Gate
J 8-350
4 Bar. Carb., RPO L48
37 2 dr. Notch Back Hardtop Coupe K 8-350
4 Bar. Carb., Base Corvette
39 4 dr. Notch Back Hardtop Sedan
4 window
L 8-350
4 Bar. Carb., RPO Z-28
45 4 dr. Sta. Wagon
3 Seat
R 8-400
2 Bar. Carb., RPO LF6
46 4 dr. Sta. Wagon
3 Seat Dual Acting Tail Gate
S 8-402
4 Bar. Carb., RPO LS3, Single Exhaust
47 2 dr. Notch Back Hardtop Coupe U 8-402
4 Bar. Carb., RPO LS3, Dual Exhaust
49 4 dr. Notch Back Hardtop Sedan
4 window
V 8-454
4 Bar. Carb., RPO LS5, Single Exhaust
56 4 dr. Sta. Wagon
2 Seat Dual Acting Tail Gate
W 8-454
4 Bar. Carb., RPO LS5, Dual Exhaust
57 2 dr. Notch Back Hardtop Coupe  
66 4 dr. Sta. Wagon
3 Seat Dual Acting Tail Gate
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
2 1972 1 Oshawa, Canada
  2 St. Therese, Canada
A Lakewood
B Baltimore, MD
C Southgate, CA
D Doraville
F Flint, MI
J Janesville, WI
K Leeds
L Van Nuys, CA
N Norwood, OH
R Arlington, TX
S St. Louis, MO
T Tarrytown, NY
U Lordstown, OH
V Pontiac
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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