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LINCOLN * MERCURY

VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER

 
Wanted pictures of body plates

1963

First Digit: Second Digit:
Code
Model Year
Code
Assembly Plant
3 1963 E Mahwah, NJ
  F Dearborn, MI
H Lorain, OH
J Los Angeles, CA
K Kansas City, KS
R San Jose, CA
S Pilot Plant
T Metuchen, NJ
W Wayne, MI
Y Wixom, MI
Z St. Louis, MO
 
Third & Fourth Digits:
Code
Body Style
Code
Body Style
Comet
Mercury
01 2 dr. Sedan 51 2 dr. Sedan
02 4 dr. Sedan 52 4 dr. Sedan, C/P
11 2 dr. Sedan, Custom 53 2 dr. Hardtop
12 4 dr. Sedan, Custom 54 4 dr. Hardtop
15 2 dr. Convertible, S-22 57 2 dr. Fastback
17 2 dr. S-22 Sedan 60 4 dr. S-55 Hardtop
17 2 dr. Hardtop 62 4 dr. Sedan, Custom, C/P
19 2 dr. S-22 Sedan 63 2 dr. Hardtop, Custom
21 2 dr. Station Wagon 64 4 dr. Hardtop, Custom
22 4 dr. Station Wagon 65 2 dr. Convertible
23 2 dr. Station Wagon, Custom 67 2 dr. S-55 Hardtop
24 4 dr. Station Wagon, Custom 68 2 dr. S-55 Fastback Hardtop
26 4 dr. Station Wagon, Villager 69 2 dr. S-55 Convertible
Meteor
76 4 dr. Colony Park Station Wagon, Custom
31 2 dr. Sedan
Lincoln
32 4 dr. Sedan 82 4 dr. Continental
38 4 dr. Station Wagon 84 4 dr. Continental Hardtop
41 2 dr. Sedan, Custom 86 4 dr. Continental Convertible
42 4 dr. Sedan, Custom  
43 2 dr. Hardtop, Custom
47 2 dr. Sedan
S-33
48 4 dr. Station Wagon, Custom
49 4 dr. Station Wagon, Country Cruiser
   
Fifth Digit: Last Six Digits:
Code
Engine
Production Numbers
2 6-144
1 bar. carb., Lo. Comp.
Lincoln
Mercury
3 8-221
OHV, 2 bar. carb., Lo. Comp.
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4 6-170
1 bar. carb., Lo. Comp.
 
7 8-430
4 bar. carb., Lo. Comp.
8 8-260
2 bar. carb., Lo. Comp.
9 8-390
4 bar. carb., Lo. Comp.
B 8-406
4 bar. carb.
F 8-260
2 bar. carb.
G 8-406
3-2 bar. carb.
L 8-221
2 bar. carb.
N 8-430
4 Bar. Carb.
P 8-390
4 bar. carb., Interceptor
Q 8-427
4 bar. carb.
R 8-427
2-4 bar. carb.
S 6-144
1 bar. carb.
T 6-200
1 bar. carb.
U 6-170
1 bar. carb.
Y 8-390
2 bar. carb.
Z 8-390
4 bar. carb.
 

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

Lincoln - Stamped into the right front inner fender apron under the hood.

Meteor - Stamped into the left front inner fender apron under the hood.

Mercury - Stamped into the extension tab of top right cowl under hood.

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