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fuzzy2308

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OK so i have searched forum looking for things like these with a straight answer but had no luck. i received a pdf of a friend with the following and i thought that i would post it up.
if any one can confirm the following information to be correct or add to it when necessary




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VB - VC - VH - VK

8 - GMH.


V= V SERIES


K - Commodore SL.
L= commodore berlina
X=calais
S=ss


19= Sedan.
69=sedan
35=station wagon


n=1.9ltr 4 cyl
D= 2.85 6 cyl
L 3.3 EST
k= 3.3 EFI
t=5.0L
K-980
D - 1984
E - 1985
F - 1986


j6= australian assembily plant
h1= brisbane
h2 =brisbane
h3=brisbame
h4=brisbane
j1 to j9=melbourne
l1 to l9= adelaide
z1 to z9 =new zealend


B = VB
C=VC
H=VH
K=VK


the last six numbers are your Sequential production number.


L36 = 235
M40 = Trimatic
GU7 = 2.78:1



VL


8=GMH designation.

L=Luxury level.
K=Commodore SL.
L=Commodore Berlina.
X=Calais.

19=Body style.
19=Sedan.
35=Wagon.


6=Engine code.
6=3.0 EFI.
?=2.0 EFI.
8=3.0 EFI Turbo.
?=5.0 V8.


F=Model Year Code.
F=1986.
G=1987.
H=1988.


J6=Assembly Plant Code.
J1-J9=Melbourne.
L1-L5=Adelaide.


00025=Serial number. Sequential production number for each assembly plant.


L=Model Code, e.g. VL.




Vn vp vq vr vs



6H8: General Motors Holden (World Manufacturers Identification)


Model:
VN: VN Model
VQ: VQ model
VP: VP Model
VR: VR Model
VS: VS Model


Luxury Code:
K: Executive
L: Berlina
X: Calais
S: ss
Y:Statesman
Z:Caprice


Body Style Code:
19: Sedan
35: Wagon
80: Ute


Engine Code:
H: 3.8L V6
S: 3.8L Supercharged V6
U=5000 Injection(V8
L: 5.7L V8 VR and VS 215i only
X=2.6 Dual Ram(L6),


Model Year:
VR/VS
P=1993
R=1994
S=1995
T= 1996
L= Adelaide - Elizabeth Plant


the last 6 digits are your build number (123456 Sequential Production Serial Number)



VT - VX - VU - WH



6h8= General Motors Holden (World Manufacturers Identification)


MODEL
vt=vt
vx=vx


X=degree of luxury.
K=Executive.
L=Berlina.
X=Calais.


35=Body Style Code.
69=Sedan.
35=Wagon.


H=Engine code.
H=3800/3.8 V6.
S=3800/3.8 S/C V6.
M=5000 Injection V8.


V=Model Year Code.
V=1997.
W=1998.
?=1999
?=2000
?=2001
L123456= Holden tag number



VY - VZ - WK - WL



6G1=World Manufacturer Identifier.
6=Oceania.
G=Australia.
1=Holden.


Z=Model series.
Y-VY
Z=VZ.


K=Luxury level.
K=Executive, SV6, SV8 SS
L=Berlina.
X=Calais.


5=Body Style Code.
5=4 door sedan.
8=Wagon.
4= ute




2=Restraint Code.
1=Active seat belts.
2=Active belts with driver and passenger airbags.
3=Active belts with driver airbag.
4=Active belts with driver, passenger and side airbags.


F=Engine code.
B=Alloytec 175 V6.
7=Alloytec 190 V6.
F=GenIII V8.
A = 3.8L ecotec
R = Supercharged Ecotec (L67)


0=Security check code.


5=Model year code.
2=2002
3=2003
4=2004
5=2005.
6=2006


L=Plant build code.
L=Elizabeth.


the last six numbers are your Sequential production number.


VE - WM



6G1E
WM Statesman commences with 6G1M


K – Omega
P – SV
L – Berlina
C – CV?


5=4 door sedan
8=Wagon


7=Alloytec V6


6=2006
7=2007
8=2008
9=2009


L=Elizabeth.


the last six numbers are your Sequential production number.
 
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if any one can update any info or fill in the blanks it would be much appreciated
 

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just curious, has this thread helped any body?
 

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i founf this thread and went to look at my vin to see if it is all as it is
 

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any one know which are letter is for vs stato/caprice and which is for VT/X acclaim?
 

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For VT/VX, year, 1999 is X. Mine is a '99 and it was X and it goes 97' = v '98 = w, so '99 has to be x and '00 would pressumably be y and '01 would be z?
 
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