does the vin code on a 1971 GTO start with 242

Asked by Aug 03, 2015 at 04:55 PM about the 1971 Pontiac GTO

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Trying to confirm my GTO IS A GTO

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coommmme onnn mannnnn.> 2 is pont. 42 is gto,39 temp.33 lamanssss >here> http://tinindianperformance.com/Pontiac%20GTO%20VIN%20decoding.ht m so.. to bad not a 70

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65 GTO VIN Tag 1st digit - Division - 2 = Pontiac 2nd & 3rd digits - Series: 33 = Tempest (1965-70) 33 = LeMans T-37 (1971) 35 = Tempest Custom (1965-70) 33 = LeMans (1971) 37 = Tempest LeMans (1965-70) 37 = LeMans Sport (1971) 39 = Tempest Safari (1967-69) 42 = GTO (1966-71) 4th & 5th digits - Body Code: 07 = 2-door sedan (post) 17 = 2-door coupe 27 = 2-door sedan (post) 35 = 4-door wagon, 2 seat 36 = 4-door wagon, 2 seat, dual action tailgate 37 = 2-door coupe 39 = 4-door coupe 46 = 4-door wagon, 3 seat, dual action tailgate 67 = 2-door convertible 69 = 4-door sedan 6th digit - Model Year: 5 = 1965 6 = 1966 7 = 1967 8 = 1968 9 = 1969 0 = 1970 1 = 1971 7th digit - Assembly plant: A = Atlanta, GA B = Baltimore, MD C = Southgate, CA D = Doraville, GA E = Linden, NJ G = Framingham, MA K = Kansas City, MO P = Pontiac, MI R= Arlington, TX U = Lordstown, OH V = Bloomfield, IL X = Kansas City, KS Z = Fremont, CA 1 = Oshava, Ontario Canada Last 6 digits - Production sequence starting at 600001 at all plants, except V8 models which started at 100001.

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According to Kelly's info, which is correct, yes. You can also contact Allied Vaughn by googling "gm media archives". For $50.00 you can get a copy of your car's specific factory to dealer invoice. HTH. -Jim

can anyone help me find 1971 gto without vin. if possible i can give alot of info. thank you scott 4178240821

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A GTO without a VIN? Do you mean a clone or a car with no VIN at all which is not legal?

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A real goat Vin # will start with 242

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Yes 242 on GTO

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Yes a real GTO is 242

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Well theres a bunch of people bidding on a lemans that the owner and bidders are sure its GTO even though the VIN is 237, its on Bring a trailer.com

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yes

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