Third-Generation F-body VIN decoder

Model Year - 1982-1984 1 G 1 A P 87 H X C N 123456
_ Origin
1. USA
2. Canada
Manufacturer
G - General Motors
Make and Type
1 - Chevrolet
2 - Pontiac
Restraint system
A - Non-Passive
B - Passive Restraint/Automatic Belts
C - Passive Restraint/Inflatable Restraint
Carline/Series
Chevrolet:
P - Sport Coupe, Z28
S = Berlinetta

Pontiac:
S = Firebird
W = Trans Am
X = Trans Am Special Edition
Body Type
87 - Coupe 2 Door Hardtop
Engine Type and Make
F - 151 ci L4 LQ8 (1982- 1983)
2 - 151 ci L4 LQ9 (1982-1984)
1 - 173 ci V6 LC1 (1982-1984)
H - 305 ci V8 LG4 (1982- 1984)
7 - 305 ci V8 LU5 (1982), L69 (1983)
S - 305 ci V8 LU5 (1983)
G - 305 ci V8 L69 (1984)
Check Digit
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Model Year
C - 1982
D - 1983
E - 1984
F - 1985
G - 1986
H - 1987
J - 1988
K - 1989
L - 1990
M - 1991
Assembly Plant
7 - Lordstown
L - Van Nuys
N - Norwood
Plant Seq #
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Model Year - 1985-1986 1 G 1 F P 87 H X F N 123456
_ Origin
1. USA
2. Canada
Manufacturer
G - General Motors
Make and Type
1 - Chevrolet
2 - Pontiac
Carline Code
F - F-Body
Carline/Series
Chevrolet:
P - Sport Coupe, Z28
S = Berlinetta

Pontiac:
S = Firebird
W = Trans Am
X = Trans Am Special Edition
Body Type
87 - Coupe 2 Door Hardtop
Engine Type and Make
2 = 151 ci L4 LQ9 (1985)
1 - 173 ci V6 LB8 (1985)
S - 173 ci V6 LB8 (1986)
F - 305 ci V8 LB9 (1985-1986)
G - 305 ci V8 L69 (1985-1986)
H - 305 ci V8 LG4 (1985-1986)
Check Digit
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Model Year
C - 1982
D - 1983
E - 1984
F - 1985
G - 1986
H - 1987
J - 1988
K - 1989
L - 1990
M - 1991
Assembly Plant
L - Van Nuys
N - Norwood
Plant Seq #
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Model Year - 1987-1992 1 G 1 F P 2 1 H X H L 123456
_ Origin
1. USA
2. Canada
Manufacturer
G - General Motors
Make and Type
1 - Chevrolet
2 - Pontiac
Carline Code
F - F-Body
Carline/Series
Chevrolet:
P = Camaro (all models)

Pontiac:
S = Firebird
W = Formula, Trans Am
Body Type
2 - 2 door coupe (hatchback)
3 - 2 door Convertible
Restraint System
1 - Manual belts
2 - Manual belts (built in safety)
3 - Manual belts (driver inflatable)
4 - Automatic belts
Engine Type and Make
S - 173 ci V6 LB8 (1987- 1989)
T - 191 ci V6 LH0 (1990-1992)
F - 305 ci V8 LB9 (1987-1992)
H - 305 ci V8 LG4 (1987)
E - 305 ci V8 L03 (1988-1992)
8 - 350 ci V8 B2L/L98 (1987-1992)
Check Digit
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Model Year
C - 1982
D - 1983
E - 1984
F - 1985
G - 1986
H - 1987
J - 1988
K - 1989
L - 1990
M - 1991
Assembly Plant
L - Van Nuys
N - Norwood
Plant Seq #
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