1968 to 1974 Dodge - Plymouth


First digit: car makes

B = Barracuda

J = Challenger

L = Dart

R = Belvedere / Satellite

V = Valiant / Duster

W = Coronet / 1971-74 Charger

X = 1966-70 Charger


Second digit: series number

L = Belvedere (68-70), Charger coupe (71-74), Coronet (68-74), Dart (68-74), Dart swinger (68-70), Dart swinger special (71-74), Dart sport (73-74), Demon (71-72), Duster (70-74), Satellite coupe (71-74), Valiant (68-74)

M = Coronet Superbee (68-70), Dart swinger 340(69-70), Demon 340(71-72), Dart sport 340(1973), Dart sport 360(1974), Road Runner (68-74), Road Runner Superbird (1970), Road Runner GTX (72-74),

H = Barracuda (68-69), Barracuda 'Cuda (1969), Barracuda (1970-74), Challenger (1970-74), Challenger T/A (1970), Charger (1970), Charger hardtop (71-74), Coronet Custom (71-74), Coronet 440(68-70), Dart 270(1968), Dart custom (69-70), Dart swinger (71-74), Satellite (68-70), Satellite Sebring (71-74), Satellite Custom (71-74), Scamp (71-74), Valiant Signet (68-69)

P = Barracuda Gran Coupe (70-71), Charger (68-69), Charger 500(70-71), Charger SE (71-74), Coronet 500(68-69), Coronet Brougham (1971), Crestwood (71-74), Dart GT (68-69), Dart SE (1974), Regent (68-69), Satellite Sport (68-70), Satellite Sebring Plus (71-74), Satellite Brougham (1971), Valiant Brougham (1974)

S = Barracuda 'Cuda (70-74), Barracuda 'Cuda AAR (1970), Challenger R/T (70-71), Challenger Rallye R/T (1972), Charger R/T (68-71), Charger 500(early 1969), Coronet R/T (68-70), Dart GTS (68-69), Dart GSS (1968), Duster 340(70-73), Duster 360(1974), GTX (68-71)

X = Charger 500(late 1969), Charger Daytona (1969)

O = Barracuda Super Stock (1968) and Dart Super Stock (1968)

K = Belvedere Police (68-70), Coronet Police (68-74), Satellite Police (71-74)

N = Coronet New York Taxi (1970-71)

G = Coronet New York Taxi (1972-74)

T = Belvedere Taxi (68-70), Coronet Taxi (68-74), Satellite Taxi (71-74)


Third and Fourth digit: body style

21 = 2-door sedan

23 = 2-door hardtop

27 = 2-door convertible

29 = 2-door sports hardtop

41 = 4-door sedan

45 = 4-door station wagon (6 passenger)

46 = 4-door station wagon (9 passenger)


Fifth digit: engine

A = 170ci/115hp 1-bbl L6 (1968-69)

B = 225ci/145hp 1-bbl L6 (1968-69)

B = 198ci/125hp(1970-71), 100hp(1972) or 95hp(1973-74) all with 1-bbl L6

C = special order L6 (1968-69)

C = 225ci/145hp(1970-71), 110hp(1972) or 105hp(1973-74) all with 1-bbl L6

D = 273ci/190hp 2-bbl V8 (1968-69)

E = special order L6 (1970-74)

F = 318ci/230hp 2-bbl V8 (1968-69)

G = 383ci/290hp 2-bbl V8 (1968-69)

G = 318ci/230hp(1970-71), 150hp(1972-74), 155hp(1972) or 170hp(1973-74 Road Runner) all with 2-bbl V8

H = 383ci/330hp or 335hp 4-bbl V8 (1968-69)

H = 340ci/275hp(1970-71) or 240hp(1972-73) both with 4-bbl V8

J = 426ci/425hp 2 x 4-bbl V8 HEMI (1968-69)

J = 340ci/290hp 3 x 2-bbl V8 (1970) (AAR and T/A)

L = 440ci/375hp 4-bbl V8 (1968-69)

L = 383ci/290hp(1970) or 275hp(1971) both with 2-bbl V8

L = 360ci/200hp or 245hp 4-bbl V8 (1974)

M = special order V8 (1968-69)

M = 440ci/390hp 3 x 2-bbl V8 (1969)

M = 400ci/190hp(1972), 175hp(1973) or 185hp(1973) all with 2-bbl V8

N = 383ci/330hp(1970), 335hp(1970) or 300hp(1971) all with 4-bbl V8

N = 400ci/205hp 4-bbl V8 (1974)

P = 340ci/275hp 4-bbl V8 (1968-69)

P = 400ci/255hp(1972), 260hp(1973) or 250hp(1974) all with 4-bbl V8

R = 426ci/425hp 2 x 4-bbl V8 HEMI (1970-71)

U = 440ci/375hp(1970), 370hp(1971), 290hp(1972), 280hp(1972-73) or 275hp(1974) all with 4-bbl V8

V = 440ci/390hp 3 x 2 bbl (1970), 440ci/385hp(1971) or 330hp(1972) 3 x 2-bbl V8

Z = special order V8 (1970-74)


Sixth digit: model year

8 = 1968 9 = 1969 0 = 1970 1 = 1971 2 = 1972 3 = 1973 4 = 1974


Seventh Digit: assembly plant

A = Lynch Road, Detroit, MI

B = Dodge Main, Hamtramck, MI

C = Jefferson Avenue, Detroit, MI

D = Belvedere, IL

E = Los Angeles, CA

F = Newark, NJ

G = ST. Louis, MO

H = New Stanton, PA

P = Export

R = Windsor, ONT. Canada


Eighth through thirteenth digits: seq. production number

Sequential numbering system starting with 100001