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Decoding the VIN

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The VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on your First Generation Monte Carlo will tell you many interesting things about your car. The VIN is located at the very bottom of the front windshield at the driver's side. Here is how to decode the numbers:

For 70-71

1st Digit Division 1 Chevrolet
2nd and 3rd Digits Series 38 Monte Carlo
4th and 5 Digits Body Style 57 2-dr hardtop coupe
6th Digit Model Year 0 1970
1 1971
7th Digit Assembly Plant A Atlanta/Lakewood, GA
B Baltimore, MD
F Flint, MI
G Framingham, MA
K Kansas City, Mo
L Los Angeles/Van Nuys, CA
R Arlington, TX
Z Fremont, CA
1 Oshawa, ON Canada
Last 6 Digits Production sequence Starting at 100001 (except 200001 at Arlington, TX) and 500001 for Canadian production in 1971

For 72

 

1st Digit Division 1 Chevrolet
2nd Digit Series H Monte Carlo
3rd and 4th Digits Body Style 57 2-dr sport coupe
5th Digit Engine Code H 350-2bbl 165 hp
J 350-4bbl 175 hp
U 402-4bbl 240 hp
W 454-4bbl 270 hp
6th Digit Model Year 2 1972
7th Digit Assembly Plant B Baltimore, MD
K Kansas City, Mo
L Los Angeles/Van Nuys, CA
R Arlington, TX
Z Fremont, CA
1 Oshawa, ON Canada
Last 6 Digits Production sequence The starting number can vary depending on what plant the vehicle was manufactured in
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