VIN and door tag decode????

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  1. kbmwrs

    kbmwrs New Member

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    Again I'm new to this newer Mustang (to me) so please bare with me.

    Is there a website which I could use to decipher the VIN and door tags?

    Thanks.
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    This is from my Haynes Repair Manual for '94-'03 'Stangs

    Counting from the left the 8th (eighth) digit is the engine code:

    4 = 3.8L V6
    W = 4.6L SOHC V8
    V = 4.6L DOHC V8
    T = 5.0L H.O. V8
    D = 5.0L Cobra V8


    The 10th (Tenth) digit (from left) is the year of the car:

    R = 1994
    S = 1995
    T = 1996
    V = 1997
    W = 1998
    X = 1999
    Y = 2000
    1 = 2001
    2 = 2002
    3 = 2003


    And that's all it says.
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    In the example of 1FABP38331W100036 (not mine)
    1 Nation of Origin
    F Manufacturer
    A Vehicle type
    B restraint type
    P designation
    38 body type
    3 engine
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    kbmwrs New Member

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    Thanks guys that helped....but now for more...??????

    In the VIM what does the 9th digit represent?

    And I found out some of the definitions for the coding on the door tag but still curious about the following:

    Region Code.....72 ???
    BRK code....1 ??
    Radio code....R ??
    Transmission code...G ???
    Springs code...G ???
    Powertrain code...2ZE2M F05 ?????


    Any help would be appreciated.
    Thanks.:SNSign:
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  5. 98CobraClone

    98CobraClone New Member

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    Can't help you with the 9th digit...........must be a NAZI secret.

    I also can't find anything on the door tag data
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    The book I have said the 9th digit is called check digit (internal usage). I don't know what that means. Here is a picture of the page, I hope you can read it...This book is only good for 1980-1995.

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