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VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER

 
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1969

First Digit: Second Digit:
Code
Model Year
Code
Assembly Plant
9 1969 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 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 Custom
01 Hardtop 50 2 dr. Sedan
Bench seat
02 Fastback 51 4 dr. Sedan
Bench seat
03 Convertible
Ford Custom 500
Falcon Standard
52 2 dr. Sedan
Bench seat
10 2 dr. Sedan
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. Sedan
Bench seat
55 2 dr. Fastback Hardtop
Bench seat
21 4 dr. Sedan
Bench seat
56 4 dr. Hardtop
Bench seat
22 2 dr. Sport Coupe
Bucket seat
57 2 dr. Convertible
Bench seat
Station Wagon
58 2 dr. Formal Hardtop
12 4 dr. Standard
Bench seat
Ford XL
23 4 dr. Futura
Bench seat
60 2 dr. Fastback Hardtop
Fairlane
61 2 dr. Convertible
30 2 dr. Formal Hardtop
Bench seat
LTD
31 4 dr. Sedan
Bench seat
62 2 dr. Hardtop
Fairlane 500
64 4 dr. Sedan
33 2 dr. Hardtop 66 4 dr. Hardtop
34 4 dr. Sedan
Ranch Wagon
35 2 dr. Hardtop 70 6-Pass. 4 dr.
36 2 dr. Convertible
Custom Ranch Wagon
Station Wagons
71 6 Pass. 4 dr., Wagon
32 4 dr. Fairlane
Bench seat
72 4 dr. Dual Face Rear
37 4 dr. Fairlane 500
Bench seat
Country Sedan
38 4 dr. Torino Squire
Bench seat
73 6 Pass. 4 dr.
Torino
74 4 dr. Dual Face Rear
40 2 dr. Formal Hardtop
Bench seat
Country Squire
41 4 dr. Sedan
Bench seat
75 6 Pass. 4 dr., Wagon
Torino GT
76 4 dr. Dual Face Rear
42 2 dr. Fastback Hardtop
Thunderbird
43 2 dr. Convertible 83 2 dr. Hardtop
44 2 dr. Formal Hardtop 84 2 dr. Landau
Blind quarter
Cobra
87 4 dr. Landau
45 2 dr. Formal Hardtop  
46 2 dr. Fastback Hardtop
 
Fifth Digit:
Code
Engine
Code
Engine
2 6-200
1 bar. carb., Low Comp.
L 6-250
1 bar. carb.
3 6-250
1 bar. carb., Low Comp.
M 8-351
4 bar. carb.
5 6-240
1 bar. carb., Low Comp.
N 8-429
4 bar. carb.
6 8-302
4 bar. carb., Low Comp.
P 8-428
4 bar. carb., Police, Prem. fuel
B 6-240
1 bar. carb., Police
Q 8-428
4 bar. carb., CJ
D 8-302
2 bar. carb., Police, Taxi
R 8-428
4 bar. carb., R.A.I, CJ
E 6-240
1 Bar. Carb., Taxi
S 8-390
4 bar. carb., Improved perf.
F 8-302
2 Bar. Carb.
T 6-200
1 Bar. Carb.
G 8-302
4 bar. carb., Boss
U 6-170
1 bar. carb.
H 8-351
2 Bar. Carb.
V 6-240
1 Bar. Carb.
K 8-429
2 Bar. Carb.
Y 8-390
2 Bar. Carb.
  Z 8-429
4 bar. carb., Boss
 
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

R.A.I. - Ram air induction