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VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
4 C 3 0 0 1 0 0 1

Located on a plate on the left front door pillar.

FIRST DIGIT: Identifies the Series
SERIES CODE
Special (40)
Super (50)
Century (60)
Roadmaster (70)
4
5
6
7

SECOND DIGIT: identifies the model year (C = 1956)
 
THIRD DIGIT: identifies the assembly plant
ASSEMBLY PLANT CODE
Flint, MI
South Gate, CA
Linden, NJ
Kansas City, KS
Wilmington, DE
Atlanta, GA
Framingham, MA
Arlington, TX
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8

LAST SIX DIGITS: Represent the basic production sequence