CUTLASS / 442 VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION PLATES 1964-1972

1964 MODELS

In 1964 the Serial Number identification plate was attached to the left
front body pillar directly below the upper door hinge.

1st digit - Engine - 6 = V6
                     8 = V8

2nd digit - Series Code - 0 = F85
                          1 = F85 Deluxe
                          2 = F85 Cutlass

3rd diglt - Model Year -4 = 1964

4th digit - Assembly plant code - A = Atlanta, GA
                                  B = Baltimore, MD
                                  C = Southgate, CA
                                  D = Kansas City, MO
                                  F = Fremont, CA
                                  K = Kansas City, KS
                                  L = Linden, NJ
                                  M = Lansing, MI
                                  T = Arlington, TX

Last 6 digits - Production number (sequence)

1965 THROUGH 1971 MODELS

From 1965 to 1967 the Serial Number identification plate was attached to
the left front body hinge pillar directly below the upper door hinge. From
1968 to 1971 it was attached to the top of dhe instrument panel on the
driver's side and is visible duough the windshield from outside the car.

2nd and 3rd digits - Series - 31 = F85 L6 (1968-71)
                              31 = Cutlass L6 Hardtop Coupe (1971)
                              32 = F85 V8 (1968-71)
                              32 = Cutlass V8 Hardtop Coupe (1971)
                              33 = F85 V6 or L6 (1965-67)
                              34 = F85 V8 (1965-67)
                              34 = Vista Cruiser Wagon (1966-67)
                              35 = F85 Deluxe V6 or L6 (1965-66)
                              35 = Cutlass L6 (1967-71)
                              36 = F85 Deluxe V8 (1965-66)
                              36 = Cutlass V8 (1967-71)
                              38 = F85 Deluxe Vista Cruiser (Custom) (1965-66)
                              38 = F85 Cutlass (1965-66)
                              38 = Vista Cruiser Custom V8 (1966-67)
                              38 = Cutlass Supreme V8 (1967)
                              42 = Cutlass Suprcme V8 (1968-71)
                              44 = 442 V8 (1968-71)
                              48 = Custom Vista Cruiser V8 (1968-71)

4th and 5th digits - Body code - 07 = 2d Club coupe
                                 17 = 2d Holiday coupe
                                 27 = 2d Club coupe
                                 35 = 4d Station Wagon
                                 36 = 4d Station Wagon
                                 37 = 2d Holiday coupe
                                 39 = 4d hardtop sedan
                                 55 = 4d Vista Cruiser
                                 56 = 4d Vista Cruiser
                                 57 = 2d hardtop coupe
                                 65 = 4d Vista Cruiser
                                 66 = 4d Vista Cruiser
                                 67 = 2d convertible
                                 69 = 4d sedan
                                 77 = 2d Club coupe
                                 87 = 2d Holiday coupe

6th dlglt - Model year - 5 = 1965
                         6 = 1966
                         7 = 1967
                         8 = 1968
                         9 = 1969
                         0 = 1970
                         1 = 1971

7th digit - Assembly plant - B = Baltimore, MD
                             G = Framingham, MA
                             K = Kansas City, KS
                             M = Lansing, MI
                             R = Arlington, TX
                             Z = Fremont, CA
                             1 = Oshawa, ON Canada

Last 6 digits - Production number (sequence)

1972 MODELS

1972 the Serial Number identification plate was attached to the top of
the instrument panel on the driver's side and is visible through the
windshield from outside the car.

VIN PLATE FOR 1972 MODELS

1st digit - Division -3 = Oldsmobile

2nd digit - Series - D = F85 4d sedan
                     F = F85 2d Hardtop coupe
                     G = Cutlass
                     J = Cutass Supreme
                     K = Vista Cruiser

3rd and 4th digits - Body Style - 36 = 4d Station Wagon
                                  39 = 4d hardtop sedan
                                  56 = 4d Vista Cruiser Wagon
                                  57 = 2d hardtop coupe
                                  66 = 4d Vista Cruiser Wagon
                                  67 = 2d convertible
                                  69 = 4d sedan
                                  77 = 2d Club coupe
                                  87 = 2d hardtop coupe

5th digit - Engine code - H = 350-2bbl V8 160hp
                          J = 350-2bbl V8 175 hp (dual exh.)
                          K = 350-4bbl V8 180 hp
                          M = 350-4bbl V8 200 hp (dual exh.)
                          U = 455-4bbl V8 250 hp (dual exh.)
                          V = 455-4bbl V8 270 hp (dual exh.)
                          X = 455-4bbl V8 300 hp (W30)

6th digit - Model year - 2 = 1972

7th digit - Assembly plant - G = Framingham, MA
                             M = Lansing, Ml
                             R = Arlington, TX
                             Z = Freemont, CA

Last 6 digits - Production number (sequence)