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LINCOLN * MERCURY

VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER

 
Wanted pictures of body plates

1960

First Digit: Second Digit:
Code
Model Year
Code
Assembly Plant
0 1960 H Lorain, OH
  J Los Angeles, CA
K Kansas City, KS
R San Jose, CA
T Metuchen, NJ
W Wayne, MI
Y Wixom, MI
Z St. Louis, MO
 
Third & Fourth Digits:
Code
Body Style
Code
Body Style
Comet
Parklane
01 2 dr. Sedan 53 2 dr. Hardtop
02 4 dr. Sedan 54 4 dr. Hardtop
06 2 dr. Station Wagon 55 2 dr. Convertible
07 4 dr. Station Wagon
Colony Park
Monterey
57 Wagon
6-8 Pass
31 2 dr. Sedan
Lincoln
32 4 dr. Sedan 62 4 dr. Sedan
33 2 dr. Hardtop 63 2 dr. Hardtop
34 4 dr. Hardtop 64 4 dr. Hardtop
35 2 dr. Convertible 72 4 dr. Premiere Sedan
37 Commuter Wagon
6-8 Pass
73 2 dr. Premiere Hardtop
Montclair
74 4 dr. Premiere Hardtop
42 4 dr. Sedan 82 4 dr. Continental Sedan
43 2 dr. Hardtop 83 2 dr. Continental Hardtop
44 4 dr. Hardtop 84 4 dr. Continental Hardtop
  85 2 dr. Continental Convertible
92 Formal Sedan
99 Limousine
 
Fifth Digit: Last Six Digits:
Code
Engine
Production Numbers
Comet
Comet
Lincoln
D 6-144
OHV, Lo. Comp., 84 octane
800001/^ 400001/^
S 6-144
OHV
Mercury
Lincoln
500001/^
H 22c: 8-430
2 Bar. Carb.
 
K 8-430
2 bar. carb., Export
Mercury
E 8-383
2 bar. carb., Lo. Comp
F 8-430
2 bar. carb., Lo. Comp
M 8-430
2 bar. carb.
N 8-383
2 bar. carb.
P 8-312
2 bar. carb.
 

Location: Comet- Stamped in the brace from the top of the firewall to the left front wheel base.

Lincoln - Stamped into the top face of the front compartment lock flange near right side

Mercury - Stamped into the top right frame side rail forward of cowl under the hood.

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