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VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER

 
Wanted pictures of body plates

1973

First Digit: Second Digit:
Code
GM Division
Code
Series
3 Oldsmobile B Omega
  F Cutlass
G Cutlass
J Cutlass Supreme
J Vista Cruiser
L Delta 88
N Delta 88 Royale
Q Custom Cruiser
R Custom Cruiser
T Ninety-Eight
V

98 Luxury

X 98 Regency
Y Toronado
 
Third & Fourth Digits: Fifth Digit:
Code
Body style
Code
Engine
17 2 dr. Hatchback Coupe D 6-250
1 Bar. Carb.
27 2 dr. Pillar Coupe H 8-350
2 Bar. Carb.
29 Colonnade Hardtop Sedan K 8-350
4 Bar. Carb.
35 Custom Cruiser
2-Seat
M 8-350
4 Bar. Carb., Dual Exh.
37 Colonnade Hardtop Coupe T 8-455
4 Bar. Carb.
39 Hardtop Sedan U 8-455
4 Bar. Carb., Dual Exh.
45 Custom Cruiser
3-Seat
V 8-455
4 Bar. Carb., Dual Exh.
51 Short Sill Cowl W 8-455
4 Bar. Carb.
57 2 dr. Hardtop Coupe  
60 Toronado CKD
67 Convertible
69 Town Sedan
 
Sixth Digit: Seventh Digit:
Code
Model Year
Code
Assembly Plant
3 1973 E Linden, NJ
  G Framingham, MA
L Van Nuys, CA
M Lansing, MI
R Arlington, TX
W Willow Run, MI
X Fairfax, KS
 
Last Six Digits:  
Production Numbers
100001/^
 
Location: On plate attached to top left dash board. Visible through the windshield.
/^ = and up