How do you read a Mustang VIN number?

How do you decode a Ford mustang VIN number?

  1. 1-3 → Manufacturer.
  2. 4 → Safety system (restraints and airbags)
  3. 5-7 → Model.
  4. 8 → Engine.
  5. 9 → The mandatory “check digit”
  6. 10 → Model year.
  7. 11 → Manufacturing plant.
  8. 12-17 → Serial number identifying the specific vehicle.

How do I find matching numbers on my Mustang?

In its most basic form, a matching numbers Mustang has a metal door data plate (’65-’69) or Mylar vehicle certification label (’70-’73) with a VIN that matches the VIN stamped into the inner fender apron, as seen with the hood open and located in a fender cut-out on the driver’s side.

How many miles do 2011 Mustangs last?

200,000 miles
According to Motor and Wheels, an average Ford Mustang can make it to 200,000 miles. They explain that with the proper care and attention to maintenance, it can go even longer.

What is Mustang a code?

It means originally it had a 4 barrel carbureted 289.

How do I identify my Ford engine?

The tag is a series of numbers and letters etched in and used to decipher the year, make, and model of you engine. It is found underneath the bolts on the left or right side of the engine, near the front of the car. You can find the tag here on all six-cylinder engines made after 1964, and on some V8 engines.

How do I know if my numbers matching engine?

When you look at the VIN plate or stamp on your engine, the sequence of ending numbers on the Engine VIN stamp should match the Vehicle VIN stamp. If it does not, then the engine in your car is not the original engine.

What is a 64 1/2 Mustang worth?

Prices of 1964 1/2 Mustang hardtops range in price from about $6,000 to $25,000, with the average value being $18,000. Certain options such as a four-speed transmission increase its value $1,000 and if it has 289/271hp V-8, add another 30 percent.

What is the difference between a 64 and 65 Mustang and a 1/2 Mustang?

1964.5 vs 1965 Mustang Differences: Exterior ’64-and-a-half Mustangs have what’s commonly referred to as a “stiffening skirt” along the edges of their hoods. This gives it an edge that’s very different from the more rounded edges of the ’65. This skirt necessitated a matching beveling around the headlights as well.