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Pontiac Muscle Car - 1971 GTO VIN

GTO VIN 64   GTO VIN 65   GTO VIN 66   GTO VIN 67
GTO VIN 68   GTO VIN 69   GTO VIN 70   GTO VIN 71

66 VIN Tag
GTO VIN 72   GTO VIN 73   GTO VIN 74   GTO VIN 04-06

66 GTO Data Tag

1971 GTO Production Numbers
Hardtops                   9,497
Convertibles                 661
Judge Hardtops             357
Judge Convertibles         17
Total                        10,532
In 1971 the factory build sheet will show Judge option RPO 332.
    1. 1971 VIN Plate is located on the left hand top of the instrument panel, which is visible through the windshield.
    EXAMPLE VIN NUMBER: 242671A100001
    VIN NUMBER BREAKDOWN:
    2=Division(Pontiac)
    42=Series Number(GTO)
    67=Body Style(Convertible,2-door)
    1=Year(1971)
    A=Assembly Plant(A=Atlanta,GA)
    100001=Serial Numbers

    2. 1971 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
  ST 71-24237 PON 123456 BDY
  TR 269       07C        61 61  PNT
         000    000
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:
    ST=Model Year(71)-Car Division(2=Pontiac)-Series(42=GTO)-Body Style(37=Hardtop,2-door)
    PON=Assembly Plant
    BDY=Body Number(123456)
    TR=Trim Combination Number(269=Black Interior)
    07C=Build Date(July,3rd week)
    PNT=Lower Body Color(61=Sandalwood)-Upper Body Color or Fabric Color(61=Sandalwood)
    000 000=Accessories Code

Body Style Number

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



Series Number

  • 33=Tempest T-37
  • 35=Le Mans
  • 37=Le Mans Sport
  • 42=GTO

Assembly Plants

1971 VIN Codes
  • A=Atlanta,GA
  • B=Baltimore,MD
  • G=Framingham,MA
  • P=Pontiac,MI
  • R=Arlington,TX
  • Z=Fremont,CA
1971 Data Plate Codes

  • A=Atlanta,GA
  • B=Baltimore,MD
  • BZ=Fremont,CA
  • G=Framingham,MA
  • R=Arlington,TX
  • PON=Pontiac,MI
Trim Codes

  • 261=Blue
  • 262=Ivory
  • 263=Saddle
  • 264=Sienna
  • 266=Jade
  • 267=Sandalwood
  • 269=Black
  • 277=Sandalwood-Bench Seat
  • 279=Black-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) D = power top/convertible, etc.
  • (2nd Group) G = console, etc.
  • (3rd Group) B = rear window defogger, etc.
  • (4th Group) F = remote mirror, etc.
  • (5th Group) O = decor group (Le Mans only), etc.


Paint Codes/Body Color

  • 11=Cameo White
  • 13=Nordic Silver Metallic
  • 19=Starlight Black
  • 24=Adriatic Blue Metallic
  • 26=Lucerne Blue Metallic
  • 42=Limekist Green Metallic
  • 43=Tropical Lime Metallic
  • 49=Laurentian Green Metallic
  • 53=Quezal Gold Metallic
  • 59=Aztec Gold Metallic
  • 61=Sandalwood
  • 62=Canyon Copper Metallic
  • 67=Castillian Bronze Metallic
  • 75=Cardinal Red
Vinyl Top

  • 1=White
  • 2=Black
  • 5=Sandalwood
  • 7=Dark Brown
  • 9=Dark Green


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.

1971 GTO Engine Letter Code Cubic Inch Displacement Horsepower Transmission
WC 455 335 Man
WK 400 300 Man
WL 455 335 Man
WT 400 300 Man
YC 455 325 Auto
YE 455 335 Auto
YS 400 300 Auto

GTO VIN 64   GTO VIN 65   GTO VIN 66   GTO VIN 67
GTO VIN 68   GTO VIN 69   GTO VIN 70   GTO VIN 71
GTO VIN 72   GTO VIN 73   GTO VIN 74   GTO VIN 04-06



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