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VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER

 
1972 Oldsmobile VIN Plate

1972

First Digit: Second Digit:
Code
GM Division
Code
Series
3 Oldsmobile D F-85
  F Cutlass Standard
G Cutlass
J Cutlass Supreme
K Vista Cruiser
L Delta 88
N Delta 88 Royale
R Custom Cruiser
T Special Sill Cowl Chassis
U Ninety-Eight
V Ninety-Eight Luxury
X Toronado CKD Chassis
Y Toronado
 
Third & Fourth Digits: Fifth Digit:
Code
Body style
Code
Engine
35 Sta. Wagon
2-Seat, (CC)
H 8-350
2 Bar. Carb.
36 Sta. Wagon
2-Seat
J 8-350
2 Bar. Carb.
37 Hardtop Coupe K 8-350
2 Bar. Carb., Dual Exh.
39 Hardtop Sedan K 8-350
4 Bar. Carb.
45 Sta. Wagon
3-Seat,(CC)
M 8-350
4 Bar. Carb., Dual Exh.
51 Short Sill Cowl T 8-455
4 Bar. Carb.
56 Sta. Wagon
2-Seat
U 8-455
4 Bar. Carb., Dual Exh.
57 Hardtop Coupe V 8-455
4 Bar. Carb., Dual Exh.
66 Sta. Wagon
3-Seat
W 8-455
4 Bar. Carb.
67 Convertible X 8-455
4 Bar. Carb.
69 Town Sedan  
77 Sports Coupe
87 Hardtop Coupe
 
Sixth Digit: Seventh Digit:
Code
Model Year
Code
Assembly Plant
2 1972 E Linden, NJ
  G Framingham, MA
M Lansing, MI
R Arlington, TX
X Fairfax, KS
Z Fremont, CA
 
Last Six Digits:  
Production Numbers
100001/^
 
Location: On plate attached to top left dash board. Visible through the windshield.
/^ = and up