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What do GM VIN numbers mean?

What do GM VIN numbers mean?

Verify that the first two numbers of the VIN, known as the World Manufacturer Identification (WMI) is 1G, meaning a GM vehicle manufactured in the United States. The third number of the VIN identifies the division of GM (1=Chevrolet; 2=Pontiac; 3=Oldsmobile; 4=Buick; 6=Cadillac; 8=Saturn).

How do I find my GM part number?

Cars manufactured by GM have a VIN stamped onto a plate found on the left side of the dashboard. It’s easier to view this from the outside of your car: look through your front window and you’ll see the plate with the VIN. You can also find the VIN of Fords, Chevys, and other GM cars on the driver’s side door jamb.

What is the VIN number on a GMC?

A VIN number is a 17 character alpha/numeric serial number unique to each vehicle, by manufacturer, make, model and year. Each character in the VIN number can be decoded to determine where the car was built, what year, which automotive features are included and more. Together, all the VIN numbers create a history about your GMC General Motors.

What kind of VIN does a 1955 Chevy have?

CHEVROLET VIN DECODER 1955-2002 Chevrolet 1955 – 1957 1stdigit – Engine. (V) V8, 6 cylinders did not have a letter 2nd digit – Model. (A) 150, (B) 210, (C) Bel Air, (D) Sedan Delivery. 3rd and 4th digits – Year. (55) 1955, (56) 1956, (57) 1957. 5th digit – Assembly Plant.

When did GM stop using 10 bolt rearends?

After 1972, General Motors was only installing its 10-bolt rearend in cars, but the 12-bolt remained an option for trucks until 1987. When looking at a 12-bolt rearend, it is important to know that 12-bolt axle assemblies use different components for cars and trucks.

What are the different types of GM rearends?

When looking at a swap meet or salvage yard rearend, keep in mind that GM made three “types” of 12-bolt carriers (Type 2, Type 3, and Type 4). Each was designed for use with a limited range of ring-and-pinion gears. Changing gears between carrier types is possible, but will require the use of gear shims or thicker-than-stock ring gears.

How big is a GM front end differential?

General Motors has a wide range of front and rear ends! We carry everything from the 7.25″ IFS front end parts, to the large 11.5″ rear end parts for 1-ton trucks. We make it easy to verify your exact rear end by providing specs and year, make, and model applications for each differential listed.

When did GM stop using parts per million?

June 2006 3.8 PPM Parts per Million PPM clarified: PPM for a GM supply organization is impacted when both of the following conditions exist: 1. Quality PRR is written with © 2015, General Motors Company – All rights reserved. 9 Date Section Revision quantity discrepant and

How big is the rear end of a GM Truck?

Please select a rear end that matches your vehicle below. General Motors has a wide range of front and rear ends! We carry everything from the 7.25″ IFS front end parts, to the large 11.5″ rear end parts for 1-ton trucks.

What are the ISO requirements for General Motors?

General Motors Customer Specific Requirements – ISO/TS16949 Including GM Specific Instructions for PPAP 4th Ed. (see Section 5) NOTE: A revision history to the November 2014 Edition is also provided. However, it is the organization’sresponsibility to review and apply the requirements of this document.

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