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FORD

VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER

 
1966 Ford VIN Plate

1966

First Digit: Second Digit:
Code
Model Year
Code
Assembly Plant
6 1966 A Atlanta, GA
  B Oakville, Ont. Canada
C Ontario, 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 Pilot Plant
T Metuchen, NJ
U Louisville, KY
W Wayne, MI
Y Wixom, MI
Z St. Louis, MO
 
Third & Fourth Digits:
Code
Body Style
Code
Body Style
Falcon Standard
Ford Custom 500
01 2 dr. Sedan 51 2 dr. Sedan
02 4 dr. Sedan 52 4 dr. Sedan
Mustang
Ford Custom
07 2 dr. Hardtop
Std. bucket seats
53 2 dr. Sedan
08 2 dr. Convertible
Std. bucket seats
54 4 dr. Sedan
09 2 dr. Fastback
Std. bucket seats
Galaxie 500 7.0 Liter
Falcon Futura
61 2 dr. Fastback
11 2 dr. Sedan
Bench seats
63 2 dr. Convertible
12 4 dr. Sedan
Bench seats
Galaxie 500
13 2 dr. Sport Coupe
Bucket seats
62 4 dr. Sedan
Falcon Station Wagon
64 4 dr. Fastback
06 4 dr. Wagon 65 2 dr. Convertible
16 4 dr. Deluxe Wagon 66 2 dr. Fastback
Fairlane
Galaxie 500 LTD
31 2 dr. Sedan 60 4 dr. Hardtop
32 4 dr. Sedan 67 2 dr. Fastback
Fairlane 500 GT
Galaxie 500XL
40 2 dr. Hardtop
Bucket seat
68 2 dr. Fastback
Bucket seat
44 2 dr. Convertible
Bucket seat
69 2 dr. Convertible
Bucket seat
Fairlane 500
Ranch Wagons
41 2 dr. Sedan 71 6-Pass. 4 dr.
42 4 dr. Sedan
Country Sedan
43 2 dr. Hardtop 72 6 Pass. 4 dr., Sedan
45 2 dr. Convertible 74 9 Pass. 4 dr., Custom
Fairlane 500 XL
Country Squire
46 2 dr. Convertible
Bucket seat
76 6 Pass. 4 dr. Wagon
47 2 dr. Hardtop
Bucket seat
78 9 Pass. 4 dr. Custom
Fairlane Wagons
Thunderbird
38 2 dr. Ranch Wagon 81 2 dr. Town Hardtop
Blind quarter roof-painted
48 4 dr. Custom Ranch Wagon 83 2 dr. Hardtop
49 4 dr. Squire 85 2 dr. Convertible
    87 2 dr. Town Landau
Blind quarter Vinyl top
 
Fifth Digit:
Code
Engine
Code
Engine
2 6-200
1 bar. carb.,Low Comp.
P 8-428
4 Bar. Carb., Police
3 8-289
2 Bar. Carb.,Low Comp.
Q 8-428
4 Bar. Carb.
4 6-170
1 bar. carb., Low Comp.
R 8-427
2 -4Bar. Carb., Hi. perf.
5 6-240
1 bar. carb., Low Comp.
S 8-390
4 Bar. Carb.,GT
8 8-428
4 bar. carb., Low Comp.
T 6-200
1 Bar. Carb.
A 8-289
4 Bar. Carb., Premium
U 6-170
1 bar. carb.
B 6-240
1 bar. carb., Police
V 6-240
1 Bar. Carb.
C 8-289
2 Bar. Carb.
W 8-427
4 Bar. Carb., Hi. perf.
E 6-240
1 Bar. Carb., Taxi
X 8-352
4 Bar. Carb.
H 8-390
2 Bar. Carb.,Special
Y 8-390
2 Bar. Carb.
K 8-289
4 Bar. Carb., Hi. perf.
Z 8-390
4 Bar. Carb.
   
Last Six Digits:
Production Numbers
100001/^ (Ford) 500001/^ (Mercury)
800001/^ (Lincoln/Continental Mark)
 

Location: Full Sized Ford - Stamped into the extension tab on the right side top of cowl under hood.

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

Falcon, Fairlane - Stamped into the left fender panel and radiator support near top.

Mustang- Stamped into the top of left front inner fender apron.

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