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Pontiac Muscle Car - 1968 GTO VIN

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66 VIN Tag
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66 GTO Data Tag

1968 GTO Production Numbers
Hardtops         77,704
Convertibles       9,980
Total                 87,684
    1. 1968 VIN Plate is located on the left hand top of the instrument panel, which is visible through the windshield.
    EXAMPLE VIN NUMBER: 242378R100001
    VIN NUMBER BREAKDOWN:
    2=Division (Pontiac)
    42=Series Number(GTO)
    37=Body Style(2-dr Hardtop)
    8=Year(1968)
    R=Assembly Plant(R=Arlington,TX)
    100001=Production Numbers

    2. 1968 Data Plate or Body Tag is located on the left hand top of the cowl, near the hood hinge.
EXAMPLE DATA PLATE:
BODY BY FISHER
           01A
  ST 68-24237 PON 123456   BODY
  TR 223                             R R PAINT

GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION
CERTIFIES TO THE DEALER THAT
THIS VEHICLE CONFORMS TO ALL
FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARDS
APPLICABLE AT TIME OF MANUFACTURE
    DATA PLATE BREAKDOWN:
    01A=Time Built Code(January,1st week)
    ST=Model Year(68)-Division(2=Pontiac)-Series(42=GTO)-Body Style(37=Hardtop,2-dr)
    PON=Assembly Plant(PON=Pontiac,MI)
    BODY=Body Number(123456)
    TRIM=Trim Number(223=Black Interior)
    PAINT=Lower & Upper Body Colors(R=Solar Red)

Body Style Number

  • 37=2-dr Hardtop
  • 67=2-dr Convertible


Series Number

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

1968 VIN Codes
  • B=Baltimore,MD
  • G=Framingham,MA
  • K=Kansas City,MO
  • P=Pontiac,MI
  • R=Arlington,TX
  • Z=Fremont,CA
1968 Data Plate Codes

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

  • 219=Teal
  • 220=Turquoise
  • 221=Gold
  • 223=Black
  • 224=Parchment
  • 225=Red
  • 235=Black-Bench Seat
  • 236=Parchment-Bench Seat









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:
  • (1st Group) T = power bucket seat, etc.
  • (2nd Group) S = rear manual antenna, etc.
  • (3rd Group) N = roof reading lamps, etc.
  • (4th Group) F = remote mirror, etc.
  • (5th Group) O = decor group (Le Mans only), etc.



Paint Codes/Body Color

  • A=Starlight Black
  • C=Cameo Ivory
  • D=Alpine Blue Metallic
  • E=Aegena Blue Metallic
  • F=Nordic Blue Metallic
  • G=April Gold Metallic
  • K=Meridian Turquoise Metallic
  • L=Aleutian Blue Metallic
  • N=Flambeau Burgundy Metallic
  • P=Springmist Green Metallic
  • Q=Verdoro Green Metallic
  • R=Solar Red
  • T=Primavera Beige
  • V=Nightshade Green Metallic
  • Y=Mayfair Maize
Vinyl Top

  • 1=Ivory-White
  • 2=Black
  • 5=Teal
  • 8=Gold


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.

1968 GTO Engine Letter CodeCubic Inch DisplacementHorsepowerTransmission
WS 400 360 Man
WT 400 360 Man
WY 400 360 Man
XM 400 265 Auto
XP 400 360 Auto
XS 400 360 Man
XW 400 360 Auto
YS 400 350 Auto
YZ 400 360 Auto


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