Second Generation Chevy Camaro VIN Decode

Just like '67-'69 Camaro VIN's not a lot can be decoded from a '70 or '71 Camaro VIN. However, starting in '72 Camaros had the engine code in the VIN. There are 3 different types of VIN's for second generation Camaros. Also starting in '81 Camaros went to a 17 digit VIN. (See below for links to other years)

1970-71 CAMARO VIN

Vehicle Identification Number Example: 124870N500000
Third Digit Engine: 3 for 6 cylinder, 4 for V8
Sixth Digit Year: 0=1970, 1=1971
Seventh Digit Production Plant: N=Norwood,Ohio, L=Van Nuys
Last Six Digits increase by one with each car built at each plant started at 500000

1972-80 CAMARO VIN

Vehicle Identification Number Example: 1Q87L2L100000
First Digit Division: 1=General Motors
Second Digit Series: Q=Camaro (1972-9), P=Camaro (1980), S=Type LT (73-78) or Berlinetta (79-80)
Third & Fourth Digits Body Style: 87=Sport Coupe/Camaro
Fifth Digit Engine: See Engine Codes Below
Sixth Digit Year: 3=73,4=74,5=75,6=76,7=77,8=78,9=79,A=80
Seventh Digit Production Plant: N=Norwood,Ohio, L=Van Nuys
Last Six Digits increase by one with each car built at each plant

1981 CAMARO VIN

Vehicle Identification Number Example: 1G1AP87H2BN100000
First Digit Nation of Origin: 1=USA, 2=Canada
Second Digit Division: G=General Motors
Third Digit: 1=Chevrolet
Fourth Digit: A=non-passive, B=automatic belts, C=inflatable restraint
Fifth Digit Model: P=Camaro Coupe or Z28, S=Berlinetta
Six & Seven Digits Body Style: 87=Sport Coupe/Camaro
Eigth Digit Engine: See Engine Codes Below
Ninth Digit is Check digit
Tenth Digit Year: B=81
Eleventh Digit Production Plant: N=Norwood,Ohio, L=Van Nuys
Last Six Digits increase by one with each car built at each plant

Engine codes: (VIN Code | CID-hp, Z if Z28)
1972           		1973       		1974
D 250-110   		D 250-100  		D 250-100
F 307-130   		F 307-115  		H 350-145
H 350-165   		H 350-145  		L 350-160
K 350-200,SS 		K 350-175  		K 350-185
L 350-255,Z     	T 350-245,Z		T 350-245,Z
U 396-240,(402)
1975     		1976     			1977
D 250-105 D 250-105 D 250-105
H 350-145 Q 305-140 U 305-145
L 350-155 L 350-165 L 350-170
1978 1979 1980 1981
D 250-105 D 250-115 K 229-115 K 229-110
U 305-145 G 305-130 A 231-110 A 231-110
L 350-175,CA L 350-170,CA J 267-120 J 267-115
L 350-185 L 350-175 H 305-155 H 305-150,CA
H 305-165,CA Z H 305-165
L 350-190,Z L 350-175,Z

1967-69 CAMARO VIN (Example: 124377N100001 )

1982-92 CAMARO VIN (Example: 1G1AP87H4CN100000)

1993-2002 CAMARO VIN (Example: 2G1FP22P1P2100001)

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