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1962


LINE 1: Build month and week
Month Week
01 = January
02 = February
03 = March
04 = April
05 = May
06 = June
07 = July
08 = August
09 = September
10 = October
11 = November
12 = December
A = First Week
B = Second Week
C = Third Week
D = Fourth Week
E = Fifth Week

LINE 2: Year, Model and Body, Assembly Plant, Sequence Number
Year Model Number Body Code Assembly Plant Sequence #
62 = 1962
01 = Chevy II 100, L4
02 = Chevy II 100, L6
03 = Chevy II 300, L4
04 = Chevy II 300, L6 (note 1)
04 = Chevy II Nova 400, L6 (note 2)

(note 1) if body code in (11, 45, 69)
(note 2) if body code in (35, 37, 41, 49, 67)
11 = 2 door sedan
35 = 4 door 2 row wagon
37 = 2 door coupe
41 = 2 door sedan
45 = 4 door 3 row wagon
49 = 4 door sedan
67 = 2 door convertible
69 = 4 door sedan
FR = Framingham, MA
NW = Norwood, OH
OA = Oakland, CA
WR = Willow Run, MI
Starts at 100001

LINE 3: Trim and Paint
Interior Trim Exterior Paint (Upper/Lower)
721 = Aqua Vinyl Buckets
722 = Aqua & Ivory Vinyl Buckets
738 = Blue Cloth/Vinyl Bench
739 = Blue Cloth/Vinyl Bench
740 = Blue & Ivory Vinyl Buckets
741 = Blue & Ivory Vinyl Buckets
742 = Blue Vinyl Bench
749 = Aqua Vinyl Bench
750 = Aqua Cloth/Vinyl Bench
752 = Aqua Cloth/Vinyl Bench
753 = Aqua Vinyl Bench
754 = Aqua Vinyl Bench
760 = Fawn Cloth/Vinyl Bench
761 = Fawn Vinyl Bench
762 = Fawn Cloth/Vinyl Bench
763 = Fawn Cloth/Vinyl Bench
765 = Fawn Vinyl Bench
766 = Fawn & Ivory Vinyl Bench
767 = Fawn & Ivory Vinyl Buckets
770 = Fawn & Ivory Vinyl Buckets
772 = Red & Ivory Cloth/Vinyl Bench
774 = Red & Ivory Cloth/Vinyl Bench
775 = Red & Ivory Vinyl Buckets
776 = Red Cloth/Vinyl Bench
777 = Red Vinyl Bench
778 = Red & Ivory Cloth/Vinyl Bench
786 = Red & Ivory Vinyl Buckets
787 = Gold & Ivory Cloth/Vinyl Bench
789 = Gold & Ivory Vinyl Bench
790 = Gold & Ivory Vinyl Buckets
791 = Gold & Ivory Vinyl Buckets
900 900 = Tuxedo Black
903 903 = Surf Green
905 905 = Laurel Green
912 912 = Silver Blue
914 914 = Nassau Blue
917 917 = Twilight Turquoise
918 918 = Twilight Blue
920 920 = Autumn Gold
923 923 = Roman Red
925 925 = Corona Cream
927 927 = Anniversary Gold
936 936 = Ermine White
938 938 = Abode Beige
940 940 = Satin Silver
948 948 = Honduras Maroon
950 = Ermine White/Tuxedo Black
953 = Ermine White/Surf Green
955 = Surf Green/Laurel Green
959 = Ermine White/Silver Blue
962 = Silver Blue/Nassau Blue
963 = Ermine White/Twilight Blue
965 = Twilight Turquoise/Twilight Blue
970 = Abode Beige/Autumn Gold
973 = Ermine White/Roman Red
984 = Ermine White/Satin Silver

Convertible Top Colors
White (standard)
Black
Cream
Blue

LINE 4: Selected Options
Option Codes
E = RPO-398 Tinted Glass (all)
EZW = Tinted Windshield

1963
LINE 1: Build month and week
Month Week
01 = January
02 = February
03 = March
04 = April
05 = May
06 = June
07 = July
08 = August
09 = September
10 = October
11 = November
12 = December
A = First Week
B = Second Week
C = Third Week
D = Fourth Week
E = Fifth Week

LINE 2: Year, Model and Body, Assembly Plant, Sequence Number
Year Model Number Body Code Assembly Plant Sequence #
63 = 1963
01 = Chevy II 100, L4
02 = Chevy II 100, L6
03 = Chevy II 300, L4
04 = Chevy II 300, L6 (note 1)
04 = Chevy II Nova 400, L6 (note 2)

(note 1) if body code in (11, 45, 69)
(note 2) if body code in (35, 37, 49, 67)
11 = 2 door sedan
35 = 4 door 2 row wagon
37 = 2 door coupe
45 = 4 door 3 row wagon
49 = 4 door sedan
67 = 2 door convertible
69 = 4 door sedan
KC = Kansas City, MO
FR = Framingham, MA
NW = Norwood, OH
OA = Oakland, CA
WR = Willow Run, MI
Starts at 100001

LINE 3: Trim and Paint
Interior Trim Exterior Paint (Upper/Lower)
702 = Black Vinyl Buckets
707 = Saddle Cloth/Vinyl Bench
708 = Saddle Vinyl Buckets
709 = Saddle Vinyl Bench
710 = Saddle Vinyl Buckets
714 = Black Vinyl Buckets
721 = Aqua Vinyl Buckets
722 = Aqua Vinyl Buckets
738 = Blue Cloth/Vinyl Bench
739 = Blue Cloth/Vinyl Bench
740 = Blue Vinyl Buckets
741 = Blue Vinyl Buckets
742 = Blue Vinyl Bench
749 = Aqua Cloth/Vinyl Bench
750 = Aqua Cloth/Vinyl Bench
752 = Aqua Cloth/Vinyl Bench
753 = Aqua Vinyl Bench
754 = Aqua Vinyl Bench
760 = Fawn Cloth/Vinyl Bench
761 = Fawn Vinyl Bench
762 = Fawn Cloth/Vinyl Bench
763 = Fawn Cloth/Vinyl Bench
765 = Fawn Vinyl Bench
766 = Fawn Vinyl Bench
767 = Fawn Vinyl Buckets
770 = Fawn Vinyl Buckets
772 = Red Cloth/Vinyl Bench
774 = Red Vinyl Bench
775 = Red Vinyl Buckets
776 = Red Cloth/Vinyl Bench
777 = Red Vinyl Bench
778 = Red Cloth/Vinyl Bench
786 = Red Vinyl Buckets
900 900 = Tuxedo Black
905 905 = Laurel Green
908 908 = Ivy Green
912 912 = Silver Blue
914 914 = Monaco Blue
918 918 = Azure Aqua
919 919 = Marine Aqua
920 920 = Autumn Gold
922 922 = Ember Red
932 932 = Saddle Tan
934 934 = Cordovan Brown
936 936 = Ermine White
938 938 = Abode Beige
940 940 = Satin Silver
948 948 = Palomar Red
950 = Ermine White/Tuxedo Black
954 = Ermine White/Laurel Green
959 = Ermine White/Silver Blue
962 = Silver Blue/Monaco Blue
963 = Ermine White/Azure Aqua
967 = Azure Aqua/Marine Aqua
970 = Abode Beige/Autumn Gold
971 = Abode Beige/Saddle Tan
972 = Abode Beige/Cordovan Brown
973 = Ermine White/Ember Red
984 = Ermine White/Satin Silver

Convertible Top Colors
White (standard)
Black
Beige

LINE 4: Selected Options
1st Group 2nd Group 3rd Group 4th Group 5th Group
D = Power Top (convertible)
E = A01 Tinted Glass (all)
F = A02 Tinted Windshield
G = A33 Power Tailgate
(station wagon)
H = C48 Heater Delete
K = C60 Air Conditioning
M = M35 Powerglide Trans
P = U63 Push Button Radio
R = U80 Rear Seat Speaker
S = U73 Rear Antenna
B = C50 Rear Window
Defogger
C = B70 Padded Dash
D = Special Lighting
Group (note 1)
Z = Z03 Super Sport (note 2)
F = Z01/Z13 Comfort and
Convenience
Package (note 3)
O = Exterior Chrome
Passenger Mirror
V = Seat Belts
W = Passenger Side
Exterior Mirror
Y = Deluxe Seat Belts

(note 1) Special Lighting Group includes: trunk, under hood, floor lighting.
(note 2) The Oakland plant used X for the Super Sport Package.
(note 3) Comfort and Convenience Package includes: Back-up lamps, inside day/night mirror, outside mirror, 2-speed windshield wipers and washers, glove box light.

1964
LINE 1: Build month and week
Month Week
01 = January
02 = February
03 = March
04 = April
05 = May
06 = June
07 = July
08 = August
09 = September
10 = October
11 = November
12 = December
A = First Week
B = Second Week
C = Third Week
D = Fourth Week
E = Fifth Week

LINE 2: Year, Model and Body, Assembly Plant, Sequence Number
Year Model Number Body Code Assembly Plant Sequence #
64 = 1964
01 = Chevy II 100, L4
02 = Chevy II 100, L6
04 = Chevy II Nova 400 (note 1)
04 = Chevy II Nova SS (note 2)

(note 1) if body code in (11, 35, 37, 69)
(note 2) if body code is 47
11 = 2 door sedan
35 = 4 door 2 row wagon
37 = 2 door coupe
47 = 2 door sport coupe SS
69 = 4 door sedan
NW = Norwood, OH
WR = Willow Run, MI
Starts at 100001

LINE 3: Trim and Paint
Interior Trim Exterior Paint (Upper/Lower)
701 = Saddle Standard
702 = Saddle Buckets
703 = Saddle Deluxe
713 = Black Buckets
718 = Fawn Buckets
723 = Aqua Buckets
733 = Blue Buckets
734 = Blue Standard
736 = Blue Deluxe
745 = Aqua Standard
747 = Aqua Deluxe
752 = Aqua Standard
754 = Aqua Deluxe
760 = Fawn Buckets
761 = Fawn Standard
765 = Fawn Deluxe
768 = Fawn Standard
769 = Fawn Deluxe
773 = Red Buckets
776 = Red Standard
777 = Red Deluxe
791 = Red Standard
793 = Red Deluxe
900 900 = Tuxedo Black
905 905 = Meadow Green
908 908 = Bahama Green
912 912 = Silver Blue
916 916 = Daytona Blue
918 918 = Azure Aqua
919 919 = Lagoon Aqua
920 920 = Almond Fawn
922 922 = Ember Red
932 932 = Saddle Tan
936 936 = Ermine White
938 938 = Desert Beige
940 940 = Satin Silver
943 943 = Goldwood Yellow
948 948 = Palomar Red
952 = Bahama Green/Meadow Green
954 = Ermine White/Meadow Green
959 = Ermine White/Silver Blue
960 = Daytona Blue/Silver Blue
965 = Ermine White/Lagoon Aqua
971 = Desert Beige/Saddle Tan
975 = Desert Beige/Ember Red
982 = Daytona Blue/Satin Silver
988 = Azure Aqua/Ermine White
993 = Desert Beige/Palomar Red
995 = Satin Silver/Palomar Red

LINE 4: Selected Options
1st Group 2nd Group 3rd Group 4th Group 5th Group
E = A01 Tinted Glass (all)
G = A33 Power Tailgate
(station wagon)
W = A02 Tinted Windshield
H = C48 Heater Delete
K = C60 Air Conditioning
L = M20 4 Speed Trans
M = M35 Powerglide Trans
P = U63 Push Button Radio
R = U80 Rear Seat Speaker
S = U73 Rear Antenna
B = C50 Rear Window
Defogger
C = B70 Padded Dash
D = Special Lighting
Group (note 1)
Z = J65 Metallic Brakes
F = Z01/Z13 Comfort and
Convenience
Package (note 2)
O = Exterior Chrome
Passenger Mirror
V = Seat Belts
W = Passenger Side
Exterior Mirror
Y = A49 Deluxe Seat
Belts

(note 1) Special Lighting Group includes: trunk, under hood, floor lighting.
(note 2) Comfort and Convenience Package includes: Back-up lamps, inside day/night mirror, outside mirror, 2-speed windshield wipers and washers, glove box light.


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Old 20th-January-2009, 07:55 PM   #2
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1965
LINE 1: Build month and week / Interior Sheetmetal Color
Month Week Sheetmetal Color
01 = January
02 = February
03 = March
04 = April
05 = May
06 = June
07 = July
08 = August
09 = September
10 = October
11 = November
12 = December
A = First Week
B = Second Week
C = Third Week
D = Fourth Week
E = Fifth Week
A = Aqua
B = Blue
C = Saddle
D = Red
E = Black
F = Fawn

LINE 2: Year, Model and Body, Assembly Plant, Sequence Number
Year GM Division Model Series Body Code Assembly Plant Sequence #
65 = 1965
1 = Chevrolet
11 = Chevy II 100, L4
13 = Chevy II 100, L6
14 = Chevy II 100, V8
15 = Chevy II 400, Nova, L6
16 = Chevy II 400, Nova, V8
17 = Chevy II Nova SS, L6
18 = Chevy II Nova SS, V8
11 = 2 door sedan
35 = 4 door wagon
37 = 2 door coupe
69 = 4 door sedan
NOR = Norwood, OH
OSH = Oshawa, ON Canada
WRN = Willow Run, MI
Starts at 100001

LINE 3: Trim and Paint
Interior Trim Exterior Paint (Upper/Lower)
701 = Saddle Standard
702 = Saddle Buckets (vinyl)
703 = Saddle Deluxe
710 = Saddle Standard
712 = Black Buckets (vinyl)
718 = Fawn Buckets (vinyl)
732 = Blue Buckets (vinyl)
734 = Blue Standard (cloth)
736 = Blue Deluxe (vinyl)
744 = Aqua Buckets (vinyl)
745 = Aqua Standard (cloth)
747 = Aqua Deluxe (vinyl)
752 = Aqua Standard (cloth)
754 = Aqua Deluxe (vinyl)
758 = Fawn Deluxe (vinyl)
760 = Fawn Standard (cloth)
761 = Fawn Deluxe (vinyl)
768 = Fawn Standard
769 = Fawn Deluxe (vinyl)
773 = Red Buckets
776 = Red Standard (cloth)
777 = Red Deluxe (vinyl)
787 = Red Buckets (vinyl)
791 = Red Standard (cloth)
793 = Red Deluxe (vinyl)
A A = Tuxedo Black
C C = Ermine White
D D = Mist Blue
E E = Danube Blue
H H = Willow Green
J J = Cypress Green
K K = Artesian Turquoise
L L = Tahitian Turquoise
N N = Madeira Maroon
P P = Evening Orchid
Rr R = Regal Red
S S = Sierra Tan
V V = Cameo Beige
W W = Glacier Grey
Y Y = Crocus Yellow
1 = Parchment Vinyl Roof
2 = Black Vinyl Roof

LINE 4: Selected Options
1st Group 2nd Group 3rd Group 4th Group 5th Group
E = A01 Tinted Glass (all)
G = A33 Power Tailgate
(station wagon)
W = A02 Tinted Windshield
H = C48 Heater Delete
K = C60 Air Conditioning
L = M20 4 Speed Trans
M = M35 Powerglide Trans
P = U63 Push Button Radio
R = U80 Rear Seat Speaker
S = U73 Rear Antenna
B = C50 Rear Window
Defogger
C = B70 Padded Dash
D = Special Lighting
Group (note 1)
Z = J65 Metallic Brakes
F = Z01/Z13 Comfort and
Convenience
Package (note 2)
L = Seat Belts
O = Exterior Chrome
Passenger Mirror
W = Passenger Side
Exterior Mirror
Y = A49 Deluxe Seat
Belts

(note 1) Special Lighting Group includes: trunk, under hood, floor lighting.
(note 2) Comfort and Convenience Package includes: Back-up lamps, inside day/night mirror, outside mirror, 2-speed windshield wipers and washers, glove box light.


1966
LINE 1: Build month and week / Interior Sheetmetal Color
Month Week Sheetmetal Color
01 = January
02 = February
03 = March
04 = April
05 = May
06 = June
07 = July
08 = August
09 = September
10 = October
11 = November
12 = December
A = First Week
B = Second Week
C = Third Week
D = Fourth Week
E = Fifth Week
B = Blue
D = Red
E = Black
F = Fawn
R = Bright Blue
T = Turquoise

LINE 2: Year, Model and Body, Assembly Plant, Sequence Number
Year GM Division Model Series Body Code Assembly Plant Sequence #
66 = 1966
1 = Chevrolet
11 = Chevy II 100, L4
13 = Chevy II 100, L6
14 = Chevy II 100, V8
15 = Chevy II 400, Nova, L6
16 = Chevy II 400, Nova, V8
17 = Chevy II Nova SS, L6
18 = Chevy II Nova SS, V8
11 = 2 door sedan
35 = 4 door wagon
37 = 2 door coupe
69 = 4 door sedan
NOR = Norwood, OH
OSH = Oshawa, ON Canada
WRN = Willow Run, MI
Starts at 100001

LINE 3: Trim and Paint
Interior Trim Exterior Paint (Upper/Lower)
714 = Medium Fawn Standard
715 = Medium Fawn Deluxe
716 = Light Fawn Standard
717 = Light Fawn Deluxe
718 = Light Fawn Buckets
733 = Blue Standard
734 = Blue Deluxe
735 = Blue Standard
736 = Blue Deluxe
737 = Blue Buckets
752 = Red Standard
753 = Red Deluxe
754 = Red Standard
755 = Red Deluxe
756 = Red Buckets
765 = Black Buckets
779 = Turquoise Standard
780 = Turquoise Deluxe
781 = Turquoise Buckets
A A = Tuxedo Black
C C = Ermine White
D D = Mist Blue
E E = Danube Blue
F F = Marina Blue
H H = Willow Green
K K = Artesian Turquoise
L L = Tropic Turquoise
M M = Azetc Bronze
N N = Madeira Maroon
R R = Regal Red
T T = Sandalwood Tan
V V = Cameo Beige
W W = Chateau Slate
Y Y = Lemonwood Yellow
1 = Parchment Vinyl Roof
2 = Black Vinyl Roof

LINE 4: Selected Options
1st Group 2nd Group 3rd Group 4th Group 5th Group
E = A01 Tinted Glass (all)
G = A33 Power Tailgate
(station wagon)
W = A02 Tinted Windshield
H = C48 Heater Delete
K = C60 Air Conditioning
L = 4 Speed Trans
M = M35 Powerglide Trans
P = U63 Push Button Radio
R = U80 Rear Seat Speaker
S = U73 Rear Antenna
B = C50 Rear Window
Defogger
C = B70 Padded Dash
D = Special Lighting
Group (note 1)
Z = J65 Metallic Brakes
F = Z01/Z13 Comfort and
Convenience
Package (note 2)
L = Seat Belts
O = Exterior Chrome
Passenger Mirror
W = Passenger Side
Exterior Mirror
Y = A49 Deluxe Seat
Belts
Z = Shoulder Belts

(note 1) Special Lighting Group includes: trunk, under hood, floor lighting.
(note 2) Comfort and Convenience Package includes: Back-up lamps, inside day/night mirror, outside mirror, 2-speed windshield wipers and washers, glove box light.

1967
LINE 1: Build month and week / Interior Sheetmetal Color
Month Week Sheetmetal Color
01 = January
02 = February
03 = March
04 = April
05 = May
06 = June
07 = July
08 = August
09 = September
10 = October
11 = November
12 = December
A = First Week
B = Second Week
C = Third Week
D = Fourth Week
E = Fifth Week
1 = Blue
3 = Red
4 = Black
5 = Fawn
6 = Bright Blue
7 = Gold
8 = Maroon

LINE 2: Year, Model and Body, Assembly Plant, Sequence Number
Year GM Division Model Series Body Code Assembly Plant Sequence #
67 = 1967
1 = Chevrolet
11 = Chevy II 100, L4
13 = Chevy II 100, L6
14 = Chevy II 100, V8
15 = Chevy II 400, Nova, L6
16 = Chevy II 400, Nova, V8
17 = Chevy II Nova SS, L6
18 = Chevy II Nova SS, V8
11 = 2 door sedan
35 = 4 door wagon
37 = 2 door coupe
69 = 4 door sedan
WRN = Willow Run, MI
Starts at 100001

LINE 3: Trim and Paint
Interior Trim Exterior Paint (Upper/Lower)
733 = Blue Standard
734 = Blue Deluxe
735 = Blue Standard
736 = Blue Deluxe
737 = Blue Buckets
749 = Red Buckets
754 = Maroon Standard
771 = Fawn Standard
772 = Fawn Deluxe
773 = Fawn Standard
774 = Fawn Deluxe
780 = Black Buckets
781 = Gold Buckets
785 = Black Deluxe
786 = Black Standard
791 = Black Deluxe
A A = Tuxedo Black
C C = Ermine White
D D = Nantucket Blue
E E = Deep Water Blue
F F = Marina Blue
G G = Granada Gold
H H = Mountain Green
K K = Emerald Turquoise
L L = Tahoe Turquoise
M M = Royal Plum
N N = Madeira Maroon
R R = Bolero Red
S S = Sierra Fawn
T T = Capri Cream
Y Y = Butternut Yellow
1 = Parchment Vinyl Roof
2 = Black Vinyl Roof

LINE 4: Selected Options
1st Group 2nd Group 3rd Group 4th Group 5th Group
E = A01 Tinted Glass (all)
G = A33 Power Tailgate
(station wagon)
W = A02 Tinted Windshield
H = C48 Heater Delete
K = C60 Air Conditioning
L = 4 Speed Trans
M = M35 Powerglide Trans
P = U63 Push Button Radio
R = U80 Rear Seat Speaker
S = U73 Rear Antenna
B = C50 Rear Window
Defogger
C = B70 Padded Dash
D = Special Lighting
Group (note 1)
Z = J65 Metallic Brakes
F = Z01/Z13 Comfort and
Convenience
Package (note 2)
L = Seat Belts
O = Exterior Chrome
Passenger Mirror
W = Passenger Side
Exterior Mirror
Y = A49 Deluxe Seat
Belts
Z = Shoulder Belts

(note 1) Special Lighting Group includes: trunk, under hood, floor lighting.
(note 2) Comfort and Convenience Package includes: Back-up lamps, inside day/night mirror, outside mirror, 2-speed windshield wipers and washers, glove box light.






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1962
Digit 1
Model Year Digits 2 and 3
Model Series Digits 4 and 5
Body Style Digit 6
Assembly Plant Digits 7 thru 12
Production Sequence #
2 = 1962
01 = Chevy II 100, L4
02 = Chevy II 100, L6
03 = Chevy II 300, L4
04 = Chevy II 300, L6 (note 1)
04 = Chevy II Nova 400, L6 (note 2)

(note 1) if body code in (11, 45, 69)
(note 2) if body code in (35, 37, 41, 49, 67)
11 = 2 door sedan
35 = 4 door 2 row wagon
37 = 2 door coupe
41 = 2 door sedan
45 = 4 door 3 row wagon
49 = 4 door sedan
67 = 2 door convertible
69 = 4 door sedan
G = Framingham, MA
N = Norwood, OH
O = Oakland, CA
W = Willow Run, MI
Starts at 100001

1963
Digit 1
Model Year Digits 2 and 3
Model Series Digits 4 and 5
Body Style Digit 6
Assembly Plant Digits 7 thru 12
Production Sequence #
3 = 1963

01 = Chevy II 100, L4
02 = Chevy II 100, L6
03 = Chevy II 300, L4
04 = Chevy II 300, L6 (note 1)
04 = Chevy II Nova 400, L6 (note 2)

(note 1) if body code in (11, 45, 69)
(note 2) if body code in (35, 37, 49, 67)
11 = 2 door sedan
35 = 4 door 2 row wagon
37 = 2 door coupe
45 = 4 door 3 row wagon
49 = 4 door sedan
67 = 2 door convertible
69 = 4 door sedan
G = Framingham, MA
K = Kansas City, MO
N = Norwood, OH
O = Oakland, CA
W = Willow Run, MI
Starts at 100001

1964
Digit 1
Model Year Digits 2 and 3
Model Series Digits 4 and 5
Body Style Digit 6
Assembly Plant Digits 7 thru 12
Production Sequence #
4 = 1964
01 = Chevy II 100, L4
02 = Chevy II 100, L6
04 = Chevy II Nova 400 (note 1)
04 = Chevy II Nova SS (note 2)

(note 1) if body code in (11, 35, 37, 69)
(note 2) if body code is 47
11 = 2 door sedan
35 = 4 door 2 row wagon
37 = 2 door coupe
47 = 2 door sport coupe SS
69 = 4 door sedan
N = Norwood, OH
W = Willow Run, MI
Starts at 100001

1965
Digit 1
GM Division Digits 2 and 3
Model Series Digits 4 and 5
Body Style Digit 6
Model Year Digit 7
Assembly Plant Digits 8 thru 13
Production Sequence #
1 = Chevrolet
11 = Chevy II 100, L4
13 = Chevy II 100, L6
14 = Chevy II 100, V8
15 = Chevy II 400, Nova, L6
16 = Chevy II 400, Nova, V8
17 = Chevy II Nova SS, L6
18 = Chevy II Nova SS, V8
11 = 2 door sedan
35 = 4 door wagon
37 = 2 door coupe
69 = 4 door sedan
5 = 1965
N = Norwood, OH
O = Oshawa, ON, Canada
W = Willow Run, MI
Starts at 100001

1966
Digit 1
GM Division Digits 2 and 3
Model Series Digits 4 and 5
Body Style Digit 6
Model Year Digit 7
Assembly Plant Digits 8 thru 13
Production Sequence #
1 = Chevrolet
11 = Chevy II 100, L4
13 = Chevy II 100, L6
14 = Chevy II 100, V8
15 = Chevy II 400, Nova, L6
16 = Chevy II 400, Nova, V8
17 = Chevy II Nova SS, L6
18 = Chevy II Nova SS, V8
11 = 2 door sedan
35 = 4 door wagon
37 = 2 door coupe
69 = 4 door sedan
6 = 1966
N = Norwood, OH
O = Oshawa, ON, Canada
W = Willow Run, MI
Starts at 100001

1967
Digit 1
GM Division Digits 2 and 3
Model Series Digits 4 and 5
Body Style Digit 6
Model Year Digit 7
Assembly Plant Digits 8 thru 13
Production Sequence #
1 = Chevrolet
11 = Chevy II 100, L4
13 = Chevy II 100, L6
14 = Chevy II 100, V8
15 = Chevy II 400, Nova, L6
16 = Chevy II 400, Nova, V8
17 = Chevy II Nova SS, L6
18 = Chevy II Nova SS, V8
11 = 2 door sedan
35 = 4 door wagon
37 = 2 door coupe
69 = 4 door sedan
7 = 1967
W = Willow Run, MI
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Copyright 1998 Scott Windle Created on: 01/05/98 Updated on: 02/02/98

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Old 21st-January-2009, 08:58 PM   #4
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Spoke with Scott and he's fine with the information being copied over to here. Just in case anyone was wondering.
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Spoke with Scott and he's fine with the information being copied over to here. Just in case anyone was wondering.
That's good to know, I was wondering about whether he was OK with this or not.

I can move/copy this thread into the Best Of Forum and make it a sticky if you think this info would be useful to have easily accessible permanently here.
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Old 21st-January-2009, 11:06 PM   #6
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That's good to know, I was wondering about whether he was OK with this or not.

I can move/copy this thread into the Best Of Forum and make it a sticky if you think this info would be useful to have easily accessible permanently here.
Well with almost 200x the post count as mine and nearly five years on my residency, I think the decision lies upon you. I tagged it for searching but I think all the tags are "too short" for search parameters. I also wouldn't mind being a junior member with a sticky though
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Awesome! thanks I was able to decode my vin.
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My '62 Vert Cowl Tag....
What the heck does "EJL-2" mean...I know the "E" is for Tinited Glass but "JL-2"
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The 1962 cowl tag accessory codes are a mystery. Even the folks at National Nostaligic Nova haven't been able to decode them accurately.
Fortunately, they changed them in 1963.
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Old 10th-June-2011, 01:37 PM   #10
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thanks for the post. helped me out
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Did the 63 SS ever have Z03? Or should it only be "Z"?
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Did the 63 SS ever have Z03? Or should it only be "Z"?
On the 63 SS I've seen Z, X and Z03 on cowl tags. The actual RPO numbers for options frequently appear on Kansas City cowl tags and cowl tags of cars built in Oshawa, Ontario.

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