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FORD

VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER

 
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1970

First Digit: Second Digit:
Code
Model Year
Code
Assembly Plant
0 1970 A Atlanta, GA
  B Oakville, Ont. Canada
D Dallas, TX
E Mahwah, NJ
F Dearborn, MI
G Chicago, IL
H Lorain, OH
J Los Angeles, CA
K Kansas City, KS
L Michigan Truck
N Norfolk, VA
P Twin Cities, MN
R San Jose, CA
S Allen Park
Pilot Plant
T Metuchen, NJ
U Louisville, KY
W Wayne, MI
X St. Thomas, Ont., Canada
Y Wixom, MI
 
Third & Fourth Digits:
Code
Body Style
Code
Body Style
Mustang
Ford
01 Hardtop
Standard, 1
51 4 dr. Sedan Custom
2
02 Fastback
Standard, 1
53 4 dr. Sedan Custom 500
2
03 Convertible
Standard, 1
54 4 dr. Sedan
Galaxie 500, 2
04 Hardtop
Grande, 1
55 2 dr. Fastback Hardtop
Galaxie, 2
05 Fastback
Mach I, 1
56 4 dr. Hardtop
Galaxie, 2
Falon
58 2 dr. Formal Hardtop
Galaxie 500, 2
10 2 dr. Sedan
2
60 2 dr. Fastback Hardtop
Ford XL, 1, 2
11 4 dr. Sedan
2
61 Convertible
Ford XL, 1, 2
12 4 dr. Sta. Wagon
Standard, 2
62 2 dr. Hardtop Formal
LTD & Brougham, 2, 3
20 2 dr. Sedan
Futura, 2
64 4 dr. Sedan
LTD & Brougham, 2, 3
21 4 dr. Sedan
Futura, 2
66 4 dr. Hardtop
LTD & Brougham, 2, 3
23 4 dr. Sta. Wagon
Futura, 2
70 6-Pass. Ranch Sta. Wagon
2
Fairlane
71 6 Pass. Ranch Sta. Wagon
Custom 500, 2
28 4 dr. Sedan
2
72 Ranch Sta. Wagon
Custom 500, 2, Dual Face Rear
29 2 dr. Hardtop
2
73 6 Pass. Sta. Wagon
Country Sedan, 2
30 2 dr. Hardtop
Torino, 2
74 Sta. Wagon
Country Sedan, 2, Dual Face Rear
31 4 dr. Sedan
Torino, 2
75 Sta. Wagon
Country Squire, 2
32 4 dr. Hardtop
Torino, 2
76 Sta. Wagon
Country Squire, 2, Dual Face Rear
33 2 dr. Hardtop Formal Brougham
Torino, 2
Thunderbird
35 2 dr. Fastback Hardtop
Torino GT, 2
83 2 dr. Hardtop
2, 3
36

4 dr. Hardtop Brougham

Torino, 2
84 2 dr. Landau
1, 2
37 Convertible
Torino GT, 2
87 4 dr. Landau
2, 3
38 2 dr. Fastback Hardtop
Cobra, 2
Maverick
41 4 dr. Fairlane 500 Sta. Wagon
2
91 2 dr. Sedan
Standard
42 4 dr. Torino Sta. Wagon
2
 
43 4 dr. Torino Squire Brougham Sta. Wagon
2
 
Fifth Digit:
Code
Engine
Code
Engine
2 6-200
Low Comp., Export
L 6-250
3 6-250
Low Comp.
M 8-351
5 6-240
Low Comp.
N 8-429
6 8-302
Low Comp.
P 8-428
Police
A 8-460 Q 8-429
370 hp
B 6-240
Police
R 8-428
C 8-429 S 8-390
D 8-302
Police, Taxi
T 6-200
E 6-240
Taxi
U 6-170
F 8-302 V 6-240
G 8-302 X 8-390
H 8-351 Y 8-390
J 8-429 Z 8-429
K 8-429  
 
Last Six Digits:
Production Numbers
100001/^ (Ford) 500001/^ (Mercury)
800001/^ (Lincoln/Continental Mark)
 
Location: Top of left dash board. Visible through the windshield.

/^ = and up

1- Bucket seat

2- Bench seat

3- Split bench seat