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V.I.N. Plate Decoding - 1964-65 MODELS

1964-65 models have the Vehicle Identification Number located on a stainless-steel plate riveted to the left front door hinge pillar post.
1st digit: Car make:
1 = Valiant slant-6, Barracuda slant-6
2 = Plymouth slant-6 (1964) / Dart slant-6 (1965)
3 = Plymouth V8 (1964) / Belvedere slant-6 (1965)
4 = Dodge slant-6 (1964) / Coronet slant-6 (1965)
6 = Dodge V8 (1964)
7 = Dart slant-6 (1964)
D = Dodge (1965)
L = Dart V8
R = Belvedere V8 (1965)
V = Valiant V8 / Barracuda V8
W = Coronet V8 (1965)
2nd digit: Series number:
1 = Valiant V100, Dart 170, Belvedere I (1965), Coronet Deluxe (1965), 330(1964), Savoy (1964), Polara (1965)
2 = Belvedere (1964), 440 (1964), Coronet (1965)
3 = Valiant V200, Dart 270, Belvedere II (1965), Coronet 440 (1965), Fury (1964), Polara (1964)
4 = Valiant Signet, Barracuda (1964), Dart GT, Satellite (1965), Coronet 500 (1965), Sport Fury (1964)
5 = Valiant V100 Wagon, Dart 170 Wagon, Belvedere I Wagon (1965), Coronet Wagon (1965), Savoy Wagon (1964), 330 Wagon (1964)
6 = Belvedere Wagon (1964)
7 = Valiant V200 Wagon, Dart 270 Wagon, Belvedere II Wagon (1965), Coronet 440 Wagon (1965), Fury Wagon (1964)
8 = Barracuda (1965), Belvedere Taxi (1965), Coronet Taxi (1965)
9 = Belvedere Police (1965), Coronet Police (1965)
0 = Belvedere Super Stock (1965), Coronet Super Stock (1965)
3rd digit: Model year:
4 = 1964
5 = 1965
4th digit: Assembly plant:
1 = Lynch Road, Detroit, MI
2 = Dodge Main, Hamtramck, MI
3 = Jefferson Avenue, Detroit, MI
4 = Belvidere, IL
5 = Los Angeles, CA
6 = Newark, DE
7 = St. Louis, MO
9 = Windsor, Ont., Canada
5th through 10th digits:
Sequential production number starting with 100001