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    Posted: 16-October-2018 at 1:30PM
Can anyone here decode my vin, I have tried looking it up but when I enter the number there are not enough digits, her is the number:
3A31H125824

It is a 73 Gran Torino sedan with 75000 original miles.
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http://grantorinosport.org/resourcesvin.htm

Welcome and don't be shy about posting pictures. We all love pics. 👍

Edited by handsofstone - 16-October-2018 at 2:26PM

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Assembled in Atlanta. 351 2V

Mine is an S and has a 400. I am just guessing based on what is on this site and on the web.

2A35S

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Welcome Mark.  Like John said it's assembled in Atlanta, and has an H-code 351-2V (either a 351C or 351W).  The 31 decodes to a Gran Torino Sedan.
 
See more info here, specific to 1973 Torinos.
 
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the decoders for the newer VIN's with 96 bit encryption don't work for old cars


FYI the H engine code can be either a Windsor or a Cleveland style 2bbl carb engine


Edited by Rockatansky - 16-October-2018 at 2:49PM
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Thanks for the heads up. I will post some photos. I plan to upgrade the carb and exhaust and the rear end. Save some money, buy a part. I am pretty good at turning wrenches but this project car I plan to learn a lot of new skills. The electronic ignition has done wonders for the engine.
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