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LINCOLN * MERCURY

VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER

 
Wanted pictures of body plates

1968

First Digit: Second Digit:
Code
Model Year
Code
Assembly Plant
8 1968 A Atlanta, GA
  B Oakville, Canada
C Ontario Truck
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
Montego Comet
Montclair
01 Sports Coupe 54 4 dr. Sedan
Montego MX
57 2 dr. Hardtop
03 4 dr. Station Wagon 58 4 dr. Hardtop
08 4 dr. Station Wagon
Parklane
10 4 dr. Sedan 64 4 dr. Sedan
11 2 dr. Hardtop 65 2 dr. Convertible
12 2 dr. Convertible 67 2 dr. Hardtop
Montego
68 4 dr. Hardtop
06 4 dr. Sedan
Parklane Brougham
07 2 dr. Hardtop 64 4 dr. Sedan
Brougham
68 4 dr. Hardtop
10 4 dr. Sedan
Marquis
11 2 dr. Hardtop 69 2 dr. Hardtop
Cyclone
Commuter
15 2 dr. Hardtop 72 4 dr. Station Wagon
6 & 10 Pass.
17 2 dr. Hardtop
Colony Park
Monterey
76 4 dr. Station Wagon
6 & 10 Pass.
44 4 dr. Sedan
Lincoln
45 2 dr. Convertible 80 2 dr. Hardtop
47 2 dr. Hardtop 82 4 dr. Sedan
48 4 dr. Hardtop
Cougar
  91 2 dr. Hardtop
93 2 dr. Hardtop
XR-7
 
Fifth Digit: Last Six Digits:
Code
Engine
Production Numbers
1 8-460
4 bar. carb., 5
Lincoln
Mercury
2 6-200
1 bar. carb., 5
800001/^ 500001/^
6 8-302
2 bar. carb., 5
 
8 8-428
4 bar. carb., 5
A 8-460
4 bar. carb.
F 8-302
2 bar. carb.
G 8-462
4 bar. carb.
J 8-302
4 bar. carb.
M 8-410
4 Bar. Carb.
P 8-428
4 bar. carb., Police
Q 8-428
4 bar. carb.
S 8-390
4 bar. carb., GT
T 6-200
1 bar. carb.
W 8-427
4 bar. carb., Hi. perf.
X 8-390
2 bar. carb., 6
Y 8-390
2 bar. carb.
Z 8-390
4 bar. carb.
 
Location: On plate attached to the top right side of Dashboard. Visible through the windshield.

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5- Low compression

6-Premium fuel