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Pontiac Muscle Car - 1972 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

1972 GTO Production Numbers
Coupes               134
Hardtops           5,673
Total                 5,807
    1. 1972 VIN Plate is located on the left hand top of the instrument panel, which is visible through the windshield.
    EXAMPLE VIN NUMBER: 2D37T2P100001
    VIN NUMBER BREAKDOWN:
    2=Division(Pontiac)
    D=Series Number
    37=Body Style Code Number(Hardtop,2-door)
    T=Engine Code
    2=Year(1972)
    P=Assembly Plant
    100001=Serial Numbers

    Since there is no designator for the GTO option in the VIN, one way to verify that you have a GTO is check the factory build sheet, it will show option code RPO 334 for the GTO option if it is installed.

    2. 1972 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 72-23537 P 123456 BDY
  TR 256     A51    75 75    PNT
         07C
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(72)-Car Division(2=Pontiac)-Series(35=LeMans)-Body Style(37=Hardtop,2-door)
    P=Assembly Plant
    BDY=Body Number(123456)
    TR=Trim Combination Number(256=Black Interior)
    A51=Seat Type(Bucket)
    PNT=Lower Body Color(75=Cardinal Red)-Upper Body Color or Fabric Color(75=Cardinal Red)
    07C=Build Date(July,3rd week)

Body Style Number

  • 27=2-dr Coupe(post)
  • 37=2-dr Hardtop
  • 67=2-dr Convertible
Engine Codes

  • T=400-4 barrel     230hp
  • Y=455-4 barrel     250hp
  • X=455-4 barrel     300hp
Series Number

  • D=Le Mans

    Build Sheet Sales Code
    (334=GTO Option)





Assembly Plants

1972 VIN Codes

  • A=Atlanta,GA
  • B=Baltimore,MD
  • G=Framingham,MA
  • P=Pontiac,MI
  • Z=Fremont,CA
    1972 Data Plate Codes

  • A=Atlanta,GA
  • B=Baltimore,MD
  • G=Framingham,MA
  • P=Pontiac,MI
  • Z=Fremont,CA


Trim Codes

  • 241=Blue-Cloth and Vinyl Bench Seat
  • 244=Green-Cloth and Vinyl Bench Seat
  • 245=Beige-Cloth and Vinyl Bench Seat
  • 252=Ivory-Morrokide Bench Seat
  • 253=Saddle-Morrokide Bench Seat
  • 254=Green-Morrokide Bench Seat
  • 256=Black-Morrokide Bench Seat
  • 270=Pewter-Morrokide Strato Bucket Seat
  • 272=Ivory-Morrokide Strato Bucket Seat
  • 273=Saddle-Morrokide Strato Bucket Seat
  • 274=Black-Morrokide Strato Bucket Seat
  • 276=Sandalwood-Morrokide Strato Bucket Seat
  • Seat Type Code
  • A51=Bucket
  • A52=Bench
Paint Codes/Body Color

  • 11=Cameo White
  • 14=Revere Silver Metallic
  • 24=Adriatic Blue Metallic
  • 26=Lucerne Blue Metallic
  • 43=Springfield Green Metallic
  • 48=Wilderness Green Metallic
  • 50=Brittany Beige
  • 53=Quezal Gold Metallic
  • 55=Shadow Gold Metallic
  • 56=Monarch Gold
  • 57=Brasila Gold Metallic
  • 63=Anaconda Gold Metallic
  • 65=Sundance Orange Metallic
  • 75=Cardinal Red
Vinyl Top

  • 1=White
  • 2=Black
  • 4=Pewter
  • 6=Beige
  • 7=Tan
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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.

1972 GTO Engine Letter Code Cubic Inch Displacement Horsepower Transmission
WK 400 250 Man
WM 455 300 Man
WS 400 250 Man
YB 455 300 Auto
YC 455 250 Auto
YS 400 250 Auto
YT 400 250 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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