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Pontiac Muscle Car - 1973 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

1973 GTO Production Numbers
Coupes                   494
Sports Coupes       4,312
Total                     4,806
    1. 1973 VIN Plate is located on the left hand top of the instrument panel, which is visible through the windshield.
    EXAMPLE VIN NUMBER: 2D37Y3P100001
    VIN NUMBER BREAKDOWN:
    2=Division(Pontiac)
    D=Series Number
    37=Body Style Code Number(Hardtop,2-door)
    Y=Engine Code
    3=Year(1973)
    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 341 for the GTO option if it is installed.

    2. 1973 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 73-2AD37   P 123456 BDY
  TR 296     A51          74 74  PNT
         09D
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(73)-Car Division(2=Pontiac)-Series(AD=Le Mans)-Body Style(37=Hardtop,2-door)
    P=Assembly Plant(P=Pontiac)
    BDY=Body Number(123456)
    TR=Trim Combination Number(296=Black Interior)
    A51=Seat Type(Bucket)
    PNT=Lower and Upper Body Colors(74=Florentine Red)
    09D=Build Code Date(September,4th week)

Body Style Number

  • 37=2-dr Hardtop
Engine Codes

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

  • D=Le Mans
  • F=Le Mans Sport

    Build Sheet Sales Code
    (341=GTO Option)
Trim Codes

  • 251=Blue-Standard Morrokide Bench Seat
  • 252=White-Standard Morrokide Bench Seat
  • 253=Saddle-Standard Morrokide Bench Seat
  • 256=Black-Standard Morrokide Bench Seat
  • 257=Burgundy-Standard Morrokide Bench Seat
  • 251=Blue-Optional Morrokide Bucket Seat
  • 252=White-Optional Morrokide Bucket Seat
  • 253=Saddle-Optional Morrokide Bucket Seat
  • 256=Black-Optional Morrokide Bucket Seat
  • 257=Burgundy-Optional Morrokide Bucket Seat
  • 258=Chamois-Optional Morrokide Bucket Seat
  • 264=Green-Standard Cloth and Vinyl Bench Seat
  • 265=Beige-Standard Cloth and Vinyl Bench Seat
  • 271=Blue-Optional Morrokide Bench Seat
  • 272=White-Optional Morrokide Bench Seat
  • 273=Saddle-Optional Morrokide Bench Seat
  • 276=Black-Optional Morrokide Bench Seat
  • 281=Blue
  • 284=Green
  • 285=Beige
  • 286=Black
  • 287=Burgundy
  • 292=White
  • 293=Saddle
  • 296=Black
  • 297=Burgundy
  • 298=Chamois

  • Seat Type Code
  • A51=Bucket
  • A52=Bench


Assembly Plants

1973 VIN Codes
  • A=Atlanta,GA
  • G=Framingham,MA
  • P=Pontiac,MI
  • Z=Fremont,CA
  • 1=Oshawa,Canada
1973 Data Plate Codes

  • A=Atlanta,GA
  • G=Framingham,MA
  • P=Pontiac,MI
  • Z=Fremont,CA
  • 1=Oshawa,Canada
Paint Codes/Body Color

  • 11=Cameo White
  • 19=Starlight Black
  • 24=Porcelain Blue Metallic
  • 26=Regatta Blue Metallic
  • 29=Admiralty Blue Metallic
  • 42=Verdant Green Metallic
  • 44=Slate Green Metallic
  • 46=Golden Olive Metallic
  • 48=Brewster Green
  • 51=Sunlight Yellow
  • 56=Desert Sand
  • 60=Valencia Gold Metallic
  • 66=Burnished Umber
  • 68=Burma Brown Metallic
  • 74=Florentine Red Metallic
  • 75=Buccaneer Red
  • 81=Mesa Tan
  • 97=Navajo Orange Metallic
Vinyl Top

  • 1=White>
  • 2=Black
  • 3=Beige
  • 4=Chamois
  • 6=Dark Burgundy
  • 7=Blue



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.

1973 GTO Engine Letter Code Cubic Inch Displacement Horsepower Transmission
WK 400 230 Man
WP 400 230 Man
WS 400 230 Man
X5 400 230 Auto
X7 455 250 Auto
XE 455 250 Auto
XK 400 230 Auto
XL 455 250 Auto
XM 455 250 Auto
XN 400 230 Auto
XX 400 230 Auto
Y3 400 230 Auto
Y6 400 230 Man
YA 455 250 Auto
YC 455 250 Auto
YD 455 250 Auto
YF 400 230 Man
YG 400 230 Man
YK 455 250 Auto
YS 400 230 Auto
YT 400 230 Auto
YY 400 230 Auto
ZA 455 250 Auto
ZC 455 250 Auto
ZS 400 230 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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