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Pontiac Muscle Car - 1966 GTO VIN

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66 VIN Tag
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66 GTO Data Tag

1966 GTO Production Numbers
Coupes           10,363
Hardtops         73,785
Convertibles     12,798
Total               96,946
    1. 1966 VIN Plate is located on the left front door hinge pillar. It is between the upper and lower hinge.
    EXAMPLE VIN NUMBER: 242076G100001
    VIN NUMBER BREAKDOWN:
      2=Division(Pontiac)
      42=Series Number(GTO)
      07=Body Style(2-dr Sedan-Post)
      6=Year(1966)
      G=Assembly Plant(G=Framingham,MA)
      100001=Production Numbers

    2. 1966 Data Plate or Body Tag is located on the left hand front of the firewall, in the engine compartment.
EXAMPLE DATA PLATE:
GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
            09D
  STYLE 66-24217 PON 1234 BODY
  TRIM 223                       V V PAINT
            0-0-00-00
BODY BY FISHER
    DATA PLATE BREAKDOWN:
    09D=Time Built Code(September,4th week)
    STYLE=Model Year(66)-Division(2=Pontiac)-Series(42=GTO)-Body Style(17=Hardtop,2-dr)
    PON=Assembly Plant(P=Pontiac,MI)
    BODY=Body Number(1234)
    TRIM=Trim Code(223=Black Interior)
    PAINT=V V(Lower & Upper Body Colors,V=Mission Beige)
    0-0-00-00=Accessories Code

Body Style Number

  • 07=2-dr Sedan(post)
  • 17=2-dr Hardtop
  • 67=2-dr Convertible

Series Number
  • 33=Tempest
  • 35=Tempest Custom
  • 37=Tempest Le Mans
  • 42=GTO
Assembly Plants

1966 VIN Codes
  • B=Baltimore,MD
  • G=Framingham,MA
  • K=Kansas City,MO
  • P=Pontiac,MI
  • Z=Fremont,CA
1966 Data Plate Codes

  • BAL=Baltimore,MD
  • BF=Fremont,CA
  • FRA=Framingham,MA
  • KAN=Kansas City,MO
  • PON=Pontiac,MI
Trim Codes

  • 219=Dark Blue
  • 220=Dark Turquoise
  • 221=Fawn
  • 222=Medium Red
  • 223=Black
  • 224=Parchment









Accessory Codes

  • If there are accessory codes on the data plate, these codes primarily identified equipment or options installed. Some codes only identify option and not specific equipment.
  • The accessory codes are made up of a number (except 1) and followed by one or more letters. The number in front of the code identifies which group the accessory belongs to.
  • 5 groups make up the codes for example:
  • (1st Group) W = tinted glass/windshield, etc.
  • (2nd Group) L = 4-speed floor shift, etc.
  • (3rd Group) B = rear window defogger, etc.
  • (4th Group) F = remote mirror, etc.
  • (5th Group) Y = custom seat belts (1966-1967), etc.


Paint Codes/Body Color

  • A=Starlight Black-w/pinstripe colors
  • B=Blue Charcoal
  • C=Cameo Ivory-w/pinstripe colors
  • D=Fontaine Blue Metallic
  • E=Nightwatch Blue
  • H=Palmetto Green Metallic
  • K=Reef Turquoise Metallic
  • L=Marina Turquoise Metallic
  • N=Burgundy
  • P=Barrier Blue
  • R=Montero Red-w/pinstripe colors
  • T=Martinique Bronze Metallic
  • V=Mission Beige
  • W=Platinum
  • Y=Candlelite Cream
Vinyl Top

  • 1=Ivory
  • 2=Black
  • 6=Beige


Engine Identification:

Identify the engine installed by the two letter engine code stamped
on the front of the block, on the surface below the right cylinder head.

1966 GTO Engine Letter CodeCubic Inch DisplacementHorsepowerTransmission
WS 389 360 Man
WT 389 335 Man
WV 389 360 Man
WW 389 335 Man
XE 389 335 Auto
XS 389 360 Man
YR 389 360 Auto
YS 389 335 Auto


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