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1975 VIN Decoder

Located on the lower driver side corner of the dash at the front windshield.

Example:


 

Series CodeEngine Code
Assembly Plant CodeNumerical Sequence of Assembly
Model Year Code 
  
 
Vehicle Identification Number (3G53H100001)
"3" 1973 Model
"G" Assembled at Chicago Plant
"53" 4 Door Pillared Hardtop
"H" 8 Cyl. Engine - 351 2/B engine
"100001" First Ford Series vehicle assembled at Chicago Plant during Model Year

 

OFFICIAL VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER: The official Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) for title and registration purposes is stamped on a metal tab that is fastened to the instrument panel close to the windshield on the driver's side of the car and is visible from outside.
 

 

Model Year Code:

This is the model year of the vehicle. For 1975 it should be "5".

 

Assembly Plant Code:

Assembly Plant Codes

Code Letter

Plant

A

Atlanta

B

Oakville (Canada)

E

Mahwah

F

Dearborn

G

Chicago

H

Lorain

J

Los Angeles

K

Kansas City

P

Twin Cities

R

San Jose

S

Allen Park (pilot)

T

Metuchen

U

Louisville

W

Wayne

X

St. Thomas

Y

Wixom

Z

St. Louis

 

Series Code:

Note that only the first two digits will be shown on the VIN (for example 65 will be shown on the VIN instead of 65D). This will tell you the body type, but not the style. To find the style (Torino, Gran Torino, etc) the full 3-digit code is show on the Door Data Plate.

Body Serial Code

Body Type & Seating

Factory Price

Shipping Weight

Production Total

Torino

27

4-dr Sed 6P

$3,957

4059

22,928

25

2-dr Cpe HT 6P

$3,954

3987

13,394

40

4-dr Sta Wgn 6P

$4,336

4412

13,291

Gran Torino

31

4-dr Sed 6P

$4,258

4090

53,161

30

2-dr Cpe HT 6P

$4,234

3990

35,324

42

4-dr Sta Wgn 6P

$4,593

4456

23,951

Gran Torino Brougham

33

4-dr Sed 6P

$4,791

4163

5,929

32

2-dr Cpe HT 6P

$4,759

4087

4,849

Gran Torino Sport

38

2-dr Spt HT Cpe 6P

$4,744

4044

5,126

Elite

21

2-dr HT Cpe 6P

$4,721

4160

123,372

 

Engine Code:

Engine Codes

Codes

No. of Cyls.

Displacement

A

8

460-4V

C

8

460-4V (Police)

H

8

351-2V

S

8

400-2V

 

Numerical Sequence of Assembly:

Sequence numbers begin with 100,001 on up for Torinos and Elites.

 

 

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