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LINCOLN * MERCURY

VEHCILE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER

 
Wanted pictures of body plates

1965

First Digit: Second Digit:
Code
Model Year
Code
Assembly Plant
5 1965 A Atlanta, GA
  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
Comet 202
Mercury Montclair
01 2 dr. Sedan 52 4 dr. Sedan
Reverse back window
02 4 dr. Sedan 57 2 dr. Hardtop
Fastback
32 4 dr. Wagon 58 4 dr. Hardtop
Fastback
Comet 404
Mercury Parklane
11 2 dr. Sedan 62 4 dr. Sedan
12 4 dr. Sedan 65 2 dr. Convertible
34 4 dr. Wagon 67 2 dr. Hardtop
Fastback
36 4 dr. Station Wagon Villager
Mercury Commuter
Comet Caliente
72 4 dr. Station Wagon
22 4 dr. Sedan
Mercury Colony Park
23 2 dr. Hardtop
Fastback
76 4 dr. Station Wagon
25 2 dr. Convertible
Lincoln Continental
Cyclone
82 4 dr. Sedan
27 2 dr. Hardtop
Fastback
86 4 dr. Convertible
Mercury Monterey
 
42 4 dr. Sedan
Reverse back window
43 2 dr. Sedan
44 4 dr. Sedan
45 2 dr. Convertible
47 2 dr. Hardtop
Fastback
68 4 dr. Hardtop
Fastback
 
Fifth Digit: Last Six Digits:
Code
Engine
Production Numbers
2 6-200
1 bar. carb., Lo. Comp.
Lincoln
Mercury
3 8-289
2 bar. carb., Lo. Comp.
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4 6-170
1 bar. carb., Lo. Comp.
 
5 8-240
1 bar. carb., Lo. Comp.
7 8-430
4 bar. carb., Lo. Comp.
9 8-390
4 bar. carb., Lo. Comp.
A 8-289
4 bar. carb., Premium fuel
C 8-289
2 bar. carb.
H 8-390
2 bar. carb. Special
K 8-289
4 bar. carb.Hi. perf.
N 8-430
4 Bar. Carb.
P 8-390
4 bar. carb., Special
R 8-427
2-4 bar. carb., Hi. perf.
T 6-200
1 bar. carb.
Y 8-390
2 bar. carb.
Z 8-390
4 bar. carb.
 

Location: Comet - Stamped into the top left front inner fender apron under the hood.

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

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

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