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Ok Hope you can help me out I have been watching this thread for a couple weeks with how you have all the background on Ford trucks. I need help decoding part of my vin I know most of it but can't figure out the 4th digit

U157LM68917
I know the U15 refers to early bronco wagon, what I don't get is the 7 every bronco decoding site has a letter there and I am sitting here with the glove box door and I thought it might be a T for the 6cyl but it isn't, so I am hopping you can help.
 
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Originally Posted by wepuckett View Post
Ok Hope you can help me out I have been watching this thread for a couple weeks with how you have all the background on Ford trucks. I need help decoding part of my vin I know most of it but can't figure out the 4th digit

U157LM68917
I know the U15 refers to early bronco wagon, what I don't get is the 7 every bronco decoding site has a letter there.

I am sitting here with the glove box door and I thought it might be a T for the 6cyl (T = 200, no 200's until 1973) but it isn't, so I am hoping you can help.
U15 = U100 Wagon.

7 = No such VIN engine code. It's either: F = 170 1V I-6 or G = 302 2V.

L = Michigan Truck Assembly Plant.

M68917 = 1972.
 
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Old 07-21-2014, 10:57 AM
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Originally Posted by NumberDummy View Post
U15 = U100 Wagon.

7 = No such VIN engine code. It's either: F = 170 1V I-6 or G = 302 2V.

L = Michigan Truck Assembly Plant.

M68917 = 1972.
I wish I could post a pic for you then as it must have been a mis punch because it is sitting right here. If you wanna email me wepuckett2002 at yahoo dot com I can send you a pic of the vin plate.

I believe you completely as it is the only 2 engine codes I have ever found but this one for some reason has a 7 there.
 
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Old 07-24-2014, 10:24 PM
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I will be posting the info on my VIN as soon as I get it. It is a 1980 model Dump truck.
 
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Hello, after searching the internet for hours I have finally stumbled across this thread. I'm hoping to get some help identifying this truck of mine. All I can find to identify it is a number stamped on the top of the chassis near the fuel pump. The number is AL3JJ57805K. I'm told it is an F-350. I've measured the stroke and it wold seem that it is a 351C.
 
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Can someone decode my VIN please. 1963 F100 F10CE370432

THANKS.
 
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Need Help Decoding VIN

Hello Everyone. I believe it is a 1967 or 1969 Ford F700 three ton truck and I would like some help decoding the VIN number so that I can know what size of engine it has in order for me to do repairs.
F70EUE72979
The model is F702
P.S sorry for no picture.
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Hello Everyone. I believe it is a 1967 or 1969 Ford F700 three ton truck and I would like some help decoding the VIN number so that I can know what size of engine it has in order for me to do repairs.

F70EUE72979 / MODEL code: F702
F70 = F700 (gas).

E = 361 2V FT engine.

U = Louisville KY Assembly Plant.

E72979 = 1969.

F702 = F700 (gas), 23,000 lbs. Gross Vehicle Weight Rating.
 
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Hello, after searching the internet for hours I have finally stumbled across this thread. I'm hoping to get some help identifying this truck of mine. All I can find to identify it is a number stamped on the top of the chassis near the fuel pump.

The number is AL3JJ57805K I'm told it is an F-350. I've measured the stroke and it wold seem that it is a 351C.
AFAIK, no member of FTE has the apropos year Australian Ford Truck Parts Catalog which would be required to decode this number.

It makes absolutely no sense to me, as 1961/65 (US only) & 1966/80 US/Canada F Series Trucks have an 11 digit VIN that begins with the series code (F35 for example).

351C's have 8 valve cover bolts per side, but here in the US, were only installed in misc 1970/74 Ford/Merc Passenger Cars & Ford Ranchero's.
 
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Hello all,
I am new to the large truck world. I just purchased a 1974 C-Series. I have been reading many threads here. I have learned a lot, will continue to learn a lot, and will have many questions along the way. To get started, here is the numbers from the warranty plate as well as a photo. I would appreciate knowing what this truck should be. Bill, aka "NumberDummy" can probably do this in his sleep.

Thanks in advance,
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Warranty No: C61DVV68743
WB 135
Type/GVW C617
Body 4A8
Trans: L
Axle: 64M
Max GVW: 21200
DSO: 176048

 
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Hello all,
I am new to the large truck world. I just purchased a 1975 C-Series. I have been reading many threads here. I have learned a lot, will continue to learn a lot, and will have many questions along the way. To get started, here is a photo of the warranty plate.

I would appreciate knowing what this truck should be. Bill, aka "NumberDummy" can probably do this in his sleep.

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C61 = C600 (gas).

D = 330 2V Heavy Duty FT engine.

V = Kentucky Truck Assembly Plant.

V68743 = 1975 (1975 serial number range: U80,001-X60,000).

135" Wheelbase.

COLOR: Blank*

C617 = C600 (gas), 21,200 lbs. GVWR

4A8: 4A = Black H/D Vinyl - full width seat / 8 = 91A Standard Cab.

L = Transmatic (Allison) model AT-540.

44M:

44 = Rockwell (Timken) model D-140 Single Speed Rear Axle / 6.80-1 / 13,000 lbs. Rear Axle Capacity.

M = Ford 7,000 lbs. Capacity Front Axle with Power Steering.

21,200 lbs. Gross Vehicle Weight Rating.

176048:

17 = Washington DC Ford District Sales Office, where the original selling dealer ordered the truck from.

6048 = Domestic Special Order number. Truck was ordered special by the original purchaser, not "bought off the lot."

* When there is no COLOR code stamped on the Warranty Plate, truck was painted a non standard color per the original purchasers order. This makes it a Domestic Special Order.
 
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Something wrong there. A 13,000 rear and a 7000 front only gets you to 20,000--how could the GVWR be 21,200? Other decodes I've seen here usually give a GAVW several hundred if not 1000 lower than the combined axle ratings.

My guess is this will remain a mystery.
 
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Something wrong there. A 13,000 rear and a 7000 front only gets you to 20,000--how could the GVWR be 21,200? Other decodes I've seen here usually give a GAVW several hundred if not 1000 lower than the combined axle ratings.

My guess is this will remain a mystery.
Left upper: Type/GVW C617 = 21,200 lbs. / Right upper: C Series Front axle application chart, notice that a 6,000 lb. axle was standard equipment.

Left lower: M front axle code for 1973/77: 7,000 lbs. / EDIT: Right lower: 44 axle code, 13,000 lbs. capacity.
 
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Bill,
Thank you very much. I pick this truck up tomorrow. I knew from reading these threads that you would have the answer close at hand. I will post more data after I photograph more details. The "D; engine code was the big unknown for me but I suspected the 330.

FWIW, I paid $415 for the truck as it sits. It says 102K miles on the hub. They are advertising it as a 74, so I will see what the title says. Either way, I will know what i need to order parts. I will be buying the manuals soon as well. I guess the 330 won't get me anywhere fast, but will do it for the rest of my lifetime. I am not sure what I am going to do with it yet, but a ramp truck might be its destiny. If anybody is interested in the box and/or lift gate, let me know.

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faxonautolit.com (store located in Riverside CA) may have owners/shop manuals, sales brochures, electrical and vacuum diagrams and other paper literature that silverfish love to feast on.

pics: 1973/79 Ford Heavy (600/900) Truck Parts Catalog available on a C/D from hipoparts.com / Make sure you get this .. as hipo also has the 1973/79 Ford Light (100/500) Truck Catalog on a C/D
 
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