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FORD

VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER

 
1968 Ford VIN Plate

1968

First Digit: Second Digit:
Code
Model Year
Code
Assembly Plant
8 1968 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
N Norfolk, VA
P Twin Cities, MN
R San Jose, CA
S 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 Custom
01 Hardtop 50 2 dr. Sedan
Bench seat
02 Fastback 51 4 dr. Sedan
Bench seat
03 Convertible
Bench seat
Ford Custom 500
Falcon Standard
52 2 dr. Sedan
Bench seat
10 2 dr. Club Coupe
Bench seat
53 4 dr. Sedan
Bench seat
11 4 dr. Sedan
Bench seat
Galaxie 500
Futura
54 4 dr. Sedan
Bench seat
20 2 dr. Club Coupe
Bench seat
55 2 dr. Fastback Hardtop
Bench seat
21 4 dr. Sedan
Bench seat
56 4 dr. Hardtop
Bench seat
Sport Coupe
57 2 dr. Convertible
Bench seat
22 2 dr.
Bucket seat
58 2 dr. Formal Hardtop
Station Wagon
Ford XL
12 4 dr. Wagon 60 4 dr. Fastback Hardtop
Bucket seat
23 4 dr. Deluxe Wagon 61 2 dr. Convertible
Bucket seat
Fairlane
LTD
30 2 dr. Sedan
Bench seat
62 2 dr. Hardtop
Bench seat, formal roof
31 4 dr. Sedan
Bench seat, formal roof
64 4 dr. Sedan
66 4 dr. Hardtop
Bench seat
Fairlane 500
Ranch Wagon
33 2 dr. Hardtop 70 6-Pass. 4 dr.
34 4 dr. Sedan
Bench seat
Custom Ranch Wagon
35 2 dr. Hardtop 71 6 Pass. 4 dr., Wagon
36 2 dr. Convertible 72 10 Pass. 4 dr., Wagon
Station Wagons
Country Sedan
32 4 dr. Fairlane 73 6 Pass. 4 dr.
37 4 dr. Fairlane 500 74 10 Pass. 4 dr.
38 4 dr. Torino Squire
Country Squire
Torino
75 6 Pass. 4 dr., Wagon
40 2 dr. Hardtop
Bench seat
76 10 Pass. 4 dr., Wagon
41 4 dr. Sedan
Bench seat
Thunderbird
Torino GT
83 2 dr. Hardtop
42 22C, 2 dr. Fastback Hardtop
Bucket seat
84 2 dr. Hardtop Landau
43 2 dr. Convertible
Bucket seat
87 4 dr. Landau
44 2 dr. Formal Hardtop
Bucket seat
 
 
Fifth Digit:
Code
Engine
Code
Engine
2 6-200
1 bar. carb.,Low Comp.
P 8-428
4 Bar. Carb., Police
5 6-240
1 bar. carb., Low Comp.
Q 8-428
4 Bar. Carb.
6 8-302
2 bar. carb., Low Comp.
R 8-428
4 Bar. Carb., CJ
8 8-428
4 bar. carb., Low Comp.
S 8-390
4 Bar. Carb.,GT
B 6-240
1 bar. carb., Police
T 6-200
1 Bar. Carb.
C 8-289
2 Bar. Carb.
U 6-170
1 bar. carb.
E 6-240
1 Bar. Carb., Taxi
V 6-240
1 Bar. Carb.
F 8-302
2 Bar. Carb.
W 8-427
4 Bar. Carb., Hi. perf.
J 8-302
4 bar. carb.
X 8-390
2 bar. carb., Prem. fuel
N 8-429
4 bar. carb.
Y 8-390
2 Bar. Carb.
    Z 8-390
4 Bar. Carb.
 
Last Six Digits:
Production Numbers
100001/^ (Ford) 500001/^ (Mercury)
800001/^ (Lincoln/Continental Mark)
 
Location: Stamped into an aluminum tab that is attached to the dash board on the passenger side , which is visible through the windshield.
/^ = and up