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1967-02 Camaro VIN Decoder & Information

 

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When you're tackling a Camaro restoration project, it's essential to know the original specifications of the vehicle you're restoring. If you don't know how your car rolled off the factory floor, it's much more difficult to return it to that condition. This is especially true due to the tendency of classic cars to be rebuilt and/or modified over the years. So, what's the best way to learn your vehicle's factory specs? The answer is simple: the VIN. Read on as we show you how to use our Camaro VIN decoder to learn more about your classic Chevy.

A vehicle's VIN, or Vehicle Identification Number, is a unique identifier often used in the title transfer, registration, and insurance processes. In addition to identifying the car for these purposes, it can also be decoded to reveal details about when, where, and how your car was originally built.

Camaro VIN Decoder

To simplify this process, Classic Industries has created a Camaro VIN Decoder that will help you understand more about your 1967-2002 first, second, third, or fourth-generation Camaro. Check out the video below for a detailed explanation from our tech department, or scroll down to the appropriate section below and follow the guide to decode your VIN digit by digit.

VIN Plate Location for Camaro Models

 

1967 Models have the Vehicle Identification Number located on a steel plate riveted to the left door jamb on the hinge pillar.

1968-2002 Models have the Vehicle Identification Number located on a steel plate riveted to the upper dash panel, visible through the driver’s side lower corner of the windshield from the outside of the vehicle.


1967-1971 Camaro VIN Decoder

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First Digit
Series Origin:
1=General Motors

Second Digit
Series Model: 
2=Camaro

Third Digit
Engine: 
3=6 Cyl., 4=8 Cyl.

Fourth & Fifth Digits
Body Style:
For 1967-69 models, 37=Coupe and 67=Convertible; for 1970-71 models, 87=Coupe

Sixth Digit
Year: (see codes below)

Seventh Digit
Production Plant:
N=Norwood, Ohio, L=Van Nuys, California

1967-71 VIN 5th digit

1967-71 VIN 6th digit 1967-71 VIN 7th digit

1971 Camaro front and rear


1972-1980 Camaro VIN Decoder

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First Digit
Series Origin:
1=General Motors

Second Digit
Series Model:
Q=Camaro (1972-79), P=Camaro (1980), S=Type LT (73-78) or Berlinetta (79-80)

Third & Fourth Digits
Body Style: 87=Coupe

Fifth Digit
Engine:
(see codes below)

Sixth Digit
Year:
(see codes below)

Seventh Digit
Production Plant:
N=Norwood, Ohio, L=Van Nuys, California

1972-80 1st to 4th digits

1972-80 5th digit

1972-80 6th digit

1972-80 7th digit


1981-1986 Camaro VIN Decoder

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third_gen_Camaro_VIN

First Digit
Origin:
1=USA, 2=Canada

Second Digit
Division:
G=General Motors

Third Digit
Sub-Division:
1=Chevrolet, 7=GM of Canada

Fourth Digit
Restraint:
A=manual belts, B=automatic belts, C=automatic belts with airbag

Fifth Digit
Model:
P=Camaro Coupe or Z28, S=Berlinetta

Sixth & Seventh Digits
Body Style:
87=Coupe

Eighth Digit
Engine:
(see codes below)

Ninth Digit
Check digit 
used for internal GM records

Tenth Digit
Year:
B=81, C=82, D=83, E=84, F=85, G=86

Eleventh Digit
Production Plant:
N=Norwood, Ohio, L=Van Nuys, California

1981-86 VIN 1st to 7th digits

1981-86 VIN 8th digit

1981-86 VIN 9th digit

1981-86 VIN 10th digit

1981-86 VIN 11th digit


1987-2002 Camaro VIN Decoder

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First Digit
Origin:
1=USA, 2=Canada

Second Digit
Division:
G=General Motors

Third Digit
Sub-Division:
1=Chevrolet, 7=GM of Canada

Fourth Digit
Series Platform:
F=F-Body Platform

Fifth Digit
Series Model:
P=Camaro

Sixth Digit
Body Style:
2=Coupe 3=Convertible

Seventh Digit
Restraint:
1=manual belts, 2=manual belts with built-in safety, 3=manual belts with driver's side airbag, 4=automatic belts

Eighth Digit
Engine:
(see codes below)

Ninth Digit
Check digit used for internal GM records

Tenth Digit
Year:
(see codes below)

Eleventh Digit
Production Plant:
N=Norwood, Ohio, L=Van Nuys, California, 2=St. Therese, Quebec, Canada

1987-02 VIN 1st to 6th digits

1987-02 VIN 7th digit

1987-02 VIN 8th digit

1987-02 VIN 9th digit

1987-02 VIN 10th digit

1987-02 VIN 11th digit

 


Camaro Trim Tag Decoder

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In addition to the VIN, every 1967-1985 Camaro also came with a trim tag that provided more information about its interior trim, exterior paint, and other specifications. Check out our Camaro trim tag decoder article to learn how to interpret the stamped steel tag found under the hood of your Camaro.

Looking for Camaro Restoration Parts?

Now that you've decoded your Camaro VIN, you know how your vehicle rolled off the assembly line. If you need parts to restore it to that factory-fresh condition, click the button below for a FREE full-color parts catalog from Classic Industries. It has all the parts you need to make your Camaro good as new — or even better!

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