Dodge and Plymouth VIN Identification 1968-74 Models

Dodge and Plymouth VIN Identification

1968-74 Models

On 1968 - 74 models, the Vehicle Identification Number is located on a stainless steel plate rivited on the left side of the instrument panel, visible through the windshield.

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 Super Bee (1968-70), Charger Super Bee (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(1968l, ChallengerR/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 SuperStock (1968)
K = Belvedere Police (1968-70), Satellite Police (1971-74), Coronet Police (1968-74)
N = Coronet New York Taxi (1970-71)
6 = 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 cid/115 hp 1-bbl Slant-6 (196869)
B = 225 cid/145 hp 1-bbl Slant-6 (1968-69)
B = 198 cid/125 hp (1970—71), 100 hp (1972), or 95 hp (1973-74) 1-bbl Slant-6
C = Special order Slant-6 (1968-69)
C = 225 cid/145 hp (1970-71), 110 hp (1972), or 105 hp (1973-74) 1-bbl S|ant—6
D = 273 cid/190 hp 2-bbl V8 (1968-69)
E = Special Order S|ant·6 (1970-74)
F = 318 cid/230 hp 2-bbl V8 (1968-69)
G = 383 cid/290 hp 2-bbl V8 (1968-69)
G = 318 cid/230 hp (1970-71), 150 hp (1972-74), 155 hp (1972), or 170 hp (1973-74 Road Runner) 2-bbl V8
H = 383 cid/330 hp or 335 hp 4-bbl V8 (1968-69)
H = 340 cid/275 hp (1970-71) or 240 hp (1972-73) 4~bbl V8
J = 426 cid/425 hp 2x4-bbl V8 Hemi (1968-69)
J = 340 cid/290 hp 3x2-bbl V8 (1970) (AAR & T/A)
L = 440 cid/375 hp 4-bbl V8 (1%8-69)
L = 383 cid/290 hp (1970) or 275 hp (1971) 2-bbl V8
L = 360 cid/200 hp or 245 hp 4·bb| V8 (1974)
M = Special order V8 (1968-69)
M = 440 cid/390 hp 3x2—bbl V8 (1969) (Six Pack/6—bb|)
M = 400 cid/190 hp (1972), 175 hp or 185 hp (1973) Z—bbl V8
N = 383 cid/330 hp or 335 hp (1970) or 300 hp (1971)4·bbl V8
N = 400 cid/205 hp 4-bbl V8 (1974)
P = 340 cid/275 hp 4-bbl V8 (1968-69)
P = 400 cid/255 hp (1972), 260 hp (1973), or 250 hp (1974) 4-bbl V8
R = 426 cid/425 hp 2x4—bbl V8 Hemi (1970-71)
U = 440 cid/375 hp (1970), 370 hp (1971), 280 hp (197273), 290 hp (1972), or 275 hp (1974) 4·bbl V8
V = 440 cid/385 hp (1971) or 330 hp (1972) 3xZ-bbl V8 ·
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

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, Ontario

 

 

8th Through 13th Digits:

Sequential Production number starting with 100001