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 base of the front windshield at the driver's side.
1970 - 1971
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 B Baltimore, MD F Flint, MI K Kansas City, Mo L Los Angeles/Van Nuys, CA 1 Oshawa, ON Canada Last 6 Digits Production sequence Starting at 100001 (except Canadian production in 1971 starting at 500001)
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 1 Oshawa, ON Canada Last 6 Digits Production sequence The starting number can vary depending on what plant the vehicle was manufactured in