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FORD

VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER

 
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1972

First Digit: Second Digit:
Code
Model Year
Code
Assembly Plant
2 1972 A Atlanta, GA
  B Oakville, Ont. Canada
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 Allen Park
Pilot Plant
T Metuchen, NJ
U Louisville, KY
W Wayne, MI
X St. Thomas, Ont., Canada
Y Wixom, MI
Z St. Louis, MO
 
Third & Fourth Digits:
Code
Body Style
Code
Body Style
Mustang
Ford
01 Hardtop
Standard
51 4 dr. Sedan
Custom
02 Sportsroof
Standard
53 4 dr. Sedan
Custom 500
03 Convertible
Standard
54 4 dr. Sedan
Galaxie 500
04 Hardtop
Grande
56 4 dr. Hardtop
Galaxie 500
05 Sportsroof
Mach I
58 2 dr. Hardtop
Galaxie 500
Pinto
61 Convertible
LTD
10 2 dr. Sedan Runabout 62 2 dr. Hardtop
LTD
11 3 dr. Runabout 63 4 dr. Sedan Hardtop
LTD
12 2 dr. Sta. Wagon Runabout 64 4 dr. Hardtop
LTD
Torino
66 4 dr. Hardtop Sedan
LTD Brougham
25 4 dr. Sedan 67 4 dr. Hardtop
LTD Brougham
27 2 dr. Sedan Hardtop 68 2 dr. Hardtop
LTD Brougham
30 2 dr. Hardtop
Gran Torino
70 4 dr. Sta. Wagon
Custom Ranch
31 4 dr. Sedan Hardtop
Gran Torino
72 4 dr. Sta. Wagon
Custom Ranch 500
35 2 dr. Fastback
Gran Torino Sport
74 4 dr. Sta. Wagon
Country Sedan
38 2 dr. Hardtop
Gran Torino Sport
76 Sta. Wagon
Country Squire
40 4 dr. Sta. Wagon
Thunderbird
42 4 dr. Sta. Wagon
Gran Torino
87 2 dr. Hardtop
43 4 dr. Sta. Wagon
Torino Squire
Maverick
  91 2 dr. Sedan
Standard
92 4 dr. Sedan
Standard
93 2 dr. Sport Sedan
Standard
 
Fifth Digit:
Code
Engine
Code
Engine
2 6-200
1
N 8-429
3 6-250
1
P 8-429
Police
6 8-302
1
Q 8-351
A 8-460 R 8-351
B 6-240
Police
S 8-400
D 8-302
Police, Taxi
T 6-200
E 6-240
Taxi
U 6-170
F 8-302 V 6-240
H 8-351 W 4-98
L 6-250 X 4-122
 
Last Six Digits:
Production Numbers
100001/^ (Ford) 500001/^ (Mercury)
800001/^ (Lincoln/Continental Mark)
 
Location: Top of left dash board. Visible through the windshield.

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