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LINCOLN * MERCURY

VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER

 
Wanted pictures of body plates

1969

First Digit: Second Digit:
Code
Model Year
Code
Assembly Plant
9 1969 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 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
Montego Comet
Monterey Custom
01 2 dr. Hardtop
Formal roof
54 4 dr. Sedan
02 4 dr. Sedan 56 2 dr. Hardtop
Formal roof
Montego
58 4 dr. Hardtop
03 4 dr. Station Wagon
Mercury Marauder
06 4 dr. Sedan 60 2 dr. Hardtop
Tunnel roof
07 2 dr. Hardtop 61 2 dr. Hardtop
Tunnel roof
Montego MX
Montego MX
U.S.
08 4 dr. Station Wagon 63 4 dr. Hardtop Sedan
1
10 4 dr. Sedan
1
65 Convertible
11 2 dr. Hardtop
1
66 2 dr. Hardtop
1
12 Convertible 68 4 dr. Hardtop
1
Cyclone/Cyclone CJ
Monterey Wagon
15 2 dr. Hardtop 72 4 dr. Station Wagon
3
16 2 dr. Hardtop GT
2
Monterey Custom Wagon
10 4 dr. Sedan 74 4 dr. Station Wagon
3
11 2 dr. Hardtop
Marquis Colony Park
Marquis
Canada only
76 4 dr. Station Wagon
3
40 4 dr. Hardtop Sedan
Lincoln Continental
41 2 dr. Hardtop 80 2 dr. Hardtop
42 4 dr. Hardtop 82 4 dr. Sedan
Mercury Monterey
Continental Mark II
44 4 dr. Sedan 89 2 dr. Hardtop
45 2 dr. Convertible
Cougar
Standard
46 2 dr. Hardtop 91 2 dr. Hardtop
48 4 dr. Hardtop 92 Convertible
 
CougarXR-7
Luxury
93 2 dr. Hardtop
94 Convertible
 
Fifth Digit: Last Six Digits:
Code
Engine
Production Numbers
3 6-250
1 bar. carb., 5
Lincoln
Mercury
6 8-302
2 bar. carb.
848001/^ 500001/^
A 8-460
4 bar. carb.
 
F 8-302
2 bar. carb.
H 8-351
2 bar. carb.
K 8-429
2 bar. carb.
L 6-250
1 bar. carb.
M 8-351
4 Bar. Carb.
N 8-429
4 bar. carb.
P 8-428
4 bar. carb., Police, 6
Q 8-428
4 bar. carb., CJ
R 8-428
4 bar. carb.,CJ Ram Air
S 8-390
4 bar. carb.
X 8-390
2 bar. carb., 6
Y 8-390
2 bar. carb.
 
Location: On plate attached to the top left side of Dashboard. Visible through the windshield.

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1- Brougham option

2- Spoiler option

3- 2 seat or 3 seat side facing

5- Low compression

6- Premium fuel