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FORD

VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER

 
Wanted pictures of body plates

1960

First Digit: Second Digit:
Code
Model Year
Code
Assembly Plant
0 1960 A Atlanta, GA
  C Chester, PA
D Dallas, TX
E Mahwah, NJ
F Dearborn, MI
G Chicago, IL
H Lorain, OH
J Los Angeles, CA
K Kansas City, KS
N Norfolk, VA
P Twin Cities, MN
R San Jose, CA
S Pilot Plant
T Metuchen, NJ
U Louisville, KY
Y Wixom, MI
 
Third & Fourth Digits:
Code
Body Style
Code
Body Style
Falon
Galaxie
11 2 dr. Sedan 51 2 dr. Club Sedan
12 4 dr. Sedan 52 4 dr. Town Sedan
21 Station Wagon 53 2 dr. Starliner Club Victoria
22 4 dr. Station Wagon 54 4 dr. Town Victoria
27 Ranchero 55 2 dr. Sunliner Convertible
Custom 300
Station Wagons
31 2 dr. Sedan 61 2 dr. Ranch Wagon
32 4 dr. Sedan 62 4 dr. Ranch Wagon
Fairlane
64 6 Pass. 4 dr. Country Sedan
31 2 dr. Club Sedan 66 9 Pass. 4 dr. Country Sedan
32 4 dr. Town Sedan 68 9 Pass. 4 dr. Country Squire
33 Business Sedan 69 2 dr. Courier
Commercial Ranch Wagon
Fairlane 500
Thunderbird
41 2 dr. Club Sedan 71 2 dr. Hardtop
42 4 dr. Town Sedan 73 2 dr. Convertible
   
Fifth Digit: Last Six Digits:
Code
Engine
Production Numbers
G 8-352
4 Bar. Carb., Lo Comp. Export, 84 octane
100001/^ (Ford)
T 8-292
2 Bar. Carb., Lo Comp. Export, 84 octane
500001/^ (Mercury)
V 6-223

800001/^

(Lincoln/Continental Mark)

W 8-292
2 Bar. Carb.
 
X 8-352
2 Bar. Carb.
 
Y 8-352
4 Bar. Carb.
 
Falon
 
D 6-144
OHV lo. Comp. 84 octane
 
S 6-144
OHV
 
Thunderbird
 
J 8-430  
Y 8-352  
 

Location: Full Sized Ford - Stamped into the frames top right side-rail forward of the front suspension member.

Thunderbird - Stamped into the top front fender cross-brace on the right side of the hood lock plate.

Falcon - Stamped from the top of the firewall to the left front wheelhouse.

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