Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Mopar Vin Decoding


One of the most common questions we get is “how do I decode my VIN number?” In the near future we will cover several different VIN types, but in this post we will be covering 1964-74 MOPAR (Dodge and Plymouths) VIN numbers.

1964-65 Mopar VIN's







1st digit: Car make:
1 = Valiant slant-6, Barracuda slant-6

2 = Plymouth slant-6 (1964) / Dart slant-6 (1965)

3 = Plymouth V8 (1964) / Belvedere slant-6 (1965)

4 = Dodge slant-6 (1964) / Coronet slant-6 (1965)

6 = Dodge V8 (1964)

7 = Dart slant-6 (1964)

D = Dodge (1965)

L = Dart V8

R = Belvedere V8 (1965)

V = Valiant V8 / Barracuda V8

W = Coronet V8 (1965)


2nd digit: Series number:
1 = Valiant V100, Dart 170, Belvedere I (1965), Coronet Deluxe (1965), 330 (1964), Savoy (1964), Polara (1965)

2 = Belvedere (1964), 440 (1964), Coronet (1965)

3 = Valiant V200, Dart 270, Belvedere II (1965), Coronet 440 (1965), Fury (1964), Polara (1964)

4 = Valiant Signet, Barracuda (1964), Dart GT, Satellite (1965), Coronet 500 (1965), Sport Fury (1964)

5 = Valiant V100 Wagon, Dart 170 Wagon, Belvedere I Wagon (1965), Coronet Wagon (1965), Savoy Wagon (1964), 330 Wagon (1964)

6 = Belvedere Wagon (1964)

7 = Valiant V200 Wagon, Dart 270 Wagon, Belvedere II Wagon (1965), Coronet 440 Wagon (1965), Fury Wagon (1964)

8 = Barracuda (1965), Belvedere Taxi (1965), Coronet Taxi (1965)

9 = Belvedere Police (1965), Coronet Police (1965)

0 = Belvedere Super Stock (1965), Coronet Super Stock (1965)

3rd digit: Model year:
4 = 1964
5 = 1965

4th digit: Assembly plant:
1 = Lynch Road, Detroit, MI
2 = Dodge Main, Hamtramck, MI
3 = Jefferson Avenue, Detroit, MI
4 = Belvidere, IL
5 = Los Angeles, CA
6 = Newark, DE
7 = St. Louis, MO
9 = Windsor, Ont., Canada
5th through 10th digits:
Sequential production number starting with 100001

1966-67 Mopar VIN's









1st digit: Car make:
B = Barracuda (1967)
L = Dart
R = Belvedere / Satellite
V = Valiant
W = Coronet
X = Charger

2nd digit: Series number:
E = Belvedere Fleet, Coronet Fleet

L = Valiant 100, Dart 170, Belvedere I, Coronet Deluxe

H = Valiant 200 (1966), Valiant Signet, Dart 270, Belvedere II, Coronet 440, Barracuda (1967)

K = Belvedere Police, Coronet Police Belvedere II Super Stock (1967), Coronet 440 Super Stock (1967)

P = Barracuda (1966), Dart GT, Satellite, Coronet 500, Charger

S = Belvedere GTX (1967), Coronet R/T (1967)

T = Belvedere Taxi, Coronet Taxi
3rd and 4th digit: Body style
21 = 2-door sedan
23 = 2-door coupe
27 = 2-door convertible
29 = 2-door Sports coupe
41 = 4-door sedan
45 = 4-door Station Wagon (6 passenger)
46 = 4-door Station Wagon (9 passenger)


5th digit: Engine
A = 170 c.i.d./101hp (1966), or 115hp (1967) 1-bbl slant-6

B = 225 c.i.d./145hp 1-bbl slant-6

C = Special order slant-6

D = 273 c.i.d./180hp 2-bbl V8

D = 273 c.i.d./235hp or 275hp (1966) 4-bbl V8

E = 273 c.i.d./235hp 4-bbl V8 (1967)

E = 318 c.i.d./230hp 2-bbl V8 (1966)

F = 318 c.i.d./230hp 2-bbl V8 (1967)

F = 361 c.i.d./265hp 2-bbl V8 (1966)

G = 383 c.i.d./270hp 2-bbl V8 (1967)

G = 383 c.i.d./325hp 4-bbl V8 (1966)

H = 383 c.i.d./325hp 4-bbl V8 (1967)

H = 426 c.i.d./425hp 2x4-bbl V8 Hemi (1966)

J = 426 c.i.d./425hp 2x4-bbl V8 Hemi (1967)

L = 440 c.i.d./375hp 4-bbl V8 (1967)
6th digit: Model year:
6 = 1966
7 = 1967

7th digit: Assembly plant:
1 = Lynch Road, Detroit, MI
2 = Dodge Main, Hamtramck, MI
3 = Jefferson Avenue, Detroit, MI
4 = Belvidere, IL
5 = Los Angeles, CA
6 = Newark, DE
7 = St. Louis, MO
8 = Export
9 = Windsor, Ont. Canada

8th through 13th digits:
Sequential production number starting with 100001









1st digit: Car make:
B = Barracuda
J = Challenger
L = Dart
R = Belvedere / Satellite
V = Valiant / Duster
W = Coronet/1971-74 Charger
X = 1966-70 Charger

2nd digit: Series number:
L = Valiant (1968-74), Duster (1970-74), Dart (1968-74), Dart Swinger (1968-70), Dart Swinger Special (1971-74), Demon (1971-72), Dart Sport (1973-74), Belvedere (1968-70), Satellite coupe (1971-74), Coronet (1968-74), Charger coupe (1971-74)

M = Dart Swinger 340 (1969-70), Demon 340 (1971-72), Dart Sport 340 (1973), Dart Sport 360 (1974), Road Runner (1968-74), Road Runner SuperBird (1970), Road Runner GTX (1972-74), Coronet SuperBee (1968-70), Charger SuperBee (1971)

H = Valiant Signet (1968-69), Barracuda (1968-69), Barracuda 'Cuda (1969), Scamp (1971-74), Dart 270 (1968), Dart Custom (1969-74), Dart Swinger (1971-74), Satellite (1968- 70), Satellite Sebring (1971-74), Satellite Custom (1971-74),Coronet 440 (1968-70), Charger (1970), Charger coupe (1971-74), Coronet Custom (1971-74), Barracuda (1970-74),Challenger (1970-74), Challenger T/A (1970)

P = Valiant Brougham (1974), Dart GT (1968-69), Dart SE (1974), Sport Satellite (1968-70), Satellite Sebring Plus (1971-74), Satellite Brougham (1971), Regent, Coronet 500, Charger (1968-69), Charger 500 (1970-71), Charger SE (1971-74), Coronet Brougham (1971), Crestwood (1971-74), Barracuda Gran Coupe (1970-71)

S = Duster 340 (1970-73), Duster 360 (1974), Dart GTS (1968-69), Dart GSS (1968), Challenger R/T (1970), GTX (1968-71), Coronet R/T (1968-70), Charger R/T (1968-71), Charger 500 (early 1969), Barracuda 'Cuda (1970-74), Barracuda AAR 'Cuda (1970), Challenger R/T (1970-71), Challenger Rallye (1972)

X = Charger 500 (late 1969), and Charger Daytona (1969)

O = Barracuda Super Stock (1968), Dart Super Stock (1968) K = Belvedere Police (1968-70), Satellite Police (1971-74), Coronet Police (1968-74)

N = Coronet New York Taxi (1970-71)

G = Coronet New York Taxi (1972-74)

T = Belvedere Taxi (1968-70), Satellite Taxi (1971-74), Coronet Taxi (1968-74)


3rd and 4th digit: Body style
21 = 2-door sedan
23 = 2-door coupe
27 = 2-door convertible
29 = 2-door Sports coupe
41 = 4-door sedan
45 = 4-door Station Wagon (6 passenger)
46 = 4-door Station Wagon (9 passenger)

5th digit: Engine
A = 170 c.i.d./115hp 1-bbl slant-6 (1968-69)

B = 225 c.i.d./145hp 1-bbl slant-6 (1968-69)
B = 198 c.i.d./125hp (1970-71), 100hp (1972), or 95hp (1973-74) 1-bbl slant-6

C = Special order slant-6 (1968-69)
C = 225 c.i.d./145hp (1970-71), 110hp (1972), or 105hp (1973-74) 1-bbl slant-6

D = 273 c.i.d./190hp 2-bbl V8 (1968-69)

E = Special order slant-6 (1970-74)

F = 318 c.i.d./230hp 2-bbl V8 (1968-69)

G = 383 c.i.d./290hp 2-bbl V8 (1968-69)
G = 318 c.i.d./230hp (1970-71), 150hp (1972-74), 155hp (1972), or 170hp (1973-74 Road Runner) 2-bbl V8

H = 383 c.i.d./330hp or 335hp 4-bbl V8 (1968-69)
H = 340 c.i.d./275hp (1970-71) or 240hp (1972-73) 4-bbl V8

J = 426 c.i.d./425hp 2x4-bbl V8 Hemi (1968-69)
J = 340 c.i.d./290hp 3x2-bbl V8 (1970) (AAR & T/A)

L = 440 c.i.d./375hp 4-bbl V8 (1968-69)
L = 383 c.i.d./290hp (1970) or 275hp (1971) 2-bbl V8
L = 360 c.i.d./200hp or 245hp 4-bbl V8 (1974)

M = Special order V8 (1968-69)
M = 440 c.i.d./390hp 3x2-bbl V8 (1969) (Six Pack/6-Barrel)
M = 400 c.i.d./190hp (1972), 175hp or 185hp (1973) 2-bbl V8

N = 383 c.i.d./330hp or 335hp(1970) or 300hp (1971) 4-bbl V8
N = 400 c.i.d./205hp 4-bbl V8 (1974)

P = 340 c.i.d./275hp 4-bbl V8 (1968-69)
P = 400 c.i.d./255hp (1972), 260hp (1973), or 250hp (1974) 4-bbl V8

R = 426 c.i.d./425hp 2x4-bbl V8 Hemi (1970-71)

U = 440 c.i.d./375hp (1970), 370hp (1971), 280hp (1972-73), 290hp (1972), or 275hp (1974) 4-bbl V8

V = 1970=440 3 2bbl, 390hp
1971=440 3 2bbl. 385hp
1972=440 3 2bbl 330hp

Z = Special order V8 (1970-74)

6th digit: Model year:
8 = 1968
9 = 1969
0 = 1970
1 = 1971
2 = 1972
3 = 1973
4 = 1974

7th digit: Assembly plant:
A = Lynch Road, Detroit, MI
B = Dodge Main, Hamtramck, MI
C = Jefferson Avenue, Detroit, MI
D = Belvidere, IL
E = Los Angeles, CA
F = Newark, DE
G = St. Louis, MO
H = New Stanton, PA
P = Export
R = Windsor, Ont. Canada

8th through 13th digits: Sequential production number starting with 100001

27 comments:

  1. Have you had a look at this Mopar VIN decoder for the iPhone? http://www.vinsdecoder.com
    I've tried it and it seems pretty accurate and you can save the VINs you decode.

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  2. HELLO!! WAS LOOKING TO SEE WHAT THIS MOTOR COME OUT OF.. ITS A 7-8-69 ..340... VIN ON BLOCK. FW3IOP30170325 ..AND ANOTHER STAMP # ON THE BLOCK ..OB183731.. I TRIED TO DECODE IT.. BUT NO LUCK..

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  3. F = 1970
    W - Windsor engine plant
    310 is 340 and is displacement
    p = premium fuel
    3017 is date code for engine assy using 10k calender
    Day 3017 is Friday, October 31, 1969
    on the above day this was the 0325th engine assembled.

    0B183731 this references the car the engine was installed in

    0 = 1970
    B = car assy plant B = Hamtramck
    183731 is the last 6 of the car vin



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