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Canadian Buick Identification

1958-64 example serial number: 54469800678
 
A 9- prefix on a Canadian engine number indicates an automatic transmission car.

On this serial number:
5= 1955 model
4= Buick
4= Special Series
69= 4 door sedan
800678= production serial number unique to that particular car

The last part resembles a US body serial number. It may be the 678th 55 Special 4-door sedan built in the Oshawa, Ont. plant.

In cases where US-built cars were imported into Canada, these used the American-style numbering formats as shown on this web site.

 

A 1957 Number example serial number: 74437808531
 

On this serial number:
7 = 1957 model
44 = 40 Series
37 = Model
8 = Number of Cylinders 08531= production serial number unique to that particular car

 

 

Canadian Series
U.S. Series
43-44
40
45
50
46
60
47
70
48
80
49
90

 

NOTE:
The information contained on this page is compiled from several undependable sources and is offered as it is probably correct. If you have a dependable source for Canadian car numbers, we would like to know!



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