1967 models have the Vehicle Identification Number located on a stainless-steel plate riveted to the left door jamb on the hinge post facing. 1968-71 models have a plate visible through the windshield on the driver’s side dash panel.

 

6th digit: Last digit of the model year:
7=1967
8=1968
9=1969
0=1970
1=1971 

 

 

 

7th digit: Letter indicating assembly plant:
L=Van Nuys, California
N=Norwood, Ohio
U=Lordstown, Ohio 

8th through 12th digits:Sequential production number starting with 600001 for 6-cylinder models and 100001 for V8 models.

 

 

1st digit: GM line number:
Pontiac=2 

2nd digit: Series number:
Firebird=2

3rd digit: Model/Engine number:
3=All 1967-69 models
3=Standard models(1970-71)
4=Esprit V8(1970-71)
6=Formula V8 (1970-71)
8=Trans Am V8 (1970-71)

4th and 5th digit: Body type number:
37=Sport Coupe (1967-69)
67=Convertible (1967-69)
87=Sport Coupe (all 1970-81)

 

 


This V.I.N. plate is visible through the windshield on the driver’s side dash panel.

 

1st digit: GM line number:
Pontiac=2 

2nd digit: Series number:
S=Base Firebird
T=Esprits
U=Formula
V=Trans Am (1972-74)
W=Trans Am (1975-1980)
X=10th Anniversary Trans Am (1979)
X=Turbo Indy Trans Am (1980)

3rd and 4th digit: Body type number:
87=Sport Coupe

5th digit: Engine code:
A=231 c.i.d. 2-bbl V6 (1978-80)
C=231 c.i.d. 2-bbl V6 (1977)
D=250 c.i.d. 1-bbl L6 (1972-76)
G=305 c.i.d. 2-bbl V8 (1979)

 

 

H=305 c.i.d. 4-bbl V8 (1975)
H=305 c.i.d. 4-bbl V8 (1980)
J=350 c.i.d. 4-bbl V8 (1976)
K=403 c.i.d. 4-bbl V8 (1977-79)
L=350 c.i.d. 4-bbl V8 (1978)
M=350 c.i.d. 2-bbl V8, single exh. (1972-76)
N=350 c.i.d. 2-bbl V8, dual exh. (1972-74)
R=400 c.i.d. 2-bbl V8, single exh. (1972-74)
P=400 c.i.d. 2-bbl V8, dual exh. (1973-74)
P=350 c.i.d. 4-bbl V8 (1977)
R=350 c.i.d. 4-bbl V8 (1977)
S=400 c.i.d. 4-bbl V8 (1975-76)
S=265 c.i.d. 2-bbl V8 (1980)
T=400 c.i.d. 4-bbl V8, dual exh. (1972-74)
T=301 c.i.d. TC 4-bbl V8 (Turbo) (1980)
U=305 c.i.d. 2-bbl V8 (1978)
W=455 c.i.d. 4-bbl V8 (1975-76)
W=301 c.i.d. 4-bbl V8 (1979-80)
X=455 c.i.d. 300 hp 4-bbl V8 H.O. (1972)
X=455 c.i.d. 4-bbl V8 S.D. (1973-74)
Y=455 c.i.d. 4-bbl V8 (1973-74)
Y=301 c.i.d. 2-bbl V8 (1977, 1979)
Y=301 c.i.d. 4-bbl V8 T/A 4.9 (1980)
Z=400 c.i.d. 4-bbl V8 (1977-79) 

6th digit: Last digit of the model year:
2=1972
3=1973
4=1974
5=1975
6=1976
7=1977
8=1978
9=1979
A=1980

7th digit: Assembly plant location:
L=Van Nuys, California
N=Norwood, Ohio

8th through 13th digits:Sequential
production number starting with 500001
for all 1972 models and 100001 for all
1973-80 models.

 

 


The V.I.N. plate for this year is visible through the windshield on the driver’s side dash panel.

 

1st digit: Country of Origin:
1=U.S.A.
2=Canada

2nd digit:
G=General Motors 

3rd digit: Division:
2=Pontiac

 

 

4th digit: Restaint system:
A=Non-passive
B=Automatic belts
C=Inflatable restraint 

5th digit: Series:
S=Base Firebird
T=Esprit
V=Formula
W=Trans Am
X=Trans Am Special Edition
Y=NASCAR Turbo Trans Am Pace Car

6th and 7th digits: Body style:
87=Sport Coupe 

8th digit: Engine:
A=231 c.i.d. 110 hp 2-bbl V6
H=305 c.i.d. 145 hp 4-bbl V8
S=265 c.i.d. 120 hp 2-bbl V8
T=301 c.i.d. 200 hp TC 4-bbl V8 (Turbo)
W=301 c.i.d. 135 hp 4-bbl V8
W=301 c.i.d. 150 hp T/A 4.9 V8
L=350 c.i.d. 175 hp 4-bbl V8

9th digit: Check digit

10th digit: Year:
B=1981

11th digit: Assembly plant:
L=Van Nuys, California
N=Norwood, Ohio

12th through 17th digits:Sequential
production number starting with 100001
for all models.

 

 

 

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