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Title: vin help
Post by: patransam on January 06, 2008, 10:19:24 AM
hello all, im new here, my name is clint. i have a 79 firebird with an olds 403. im trying to get as much info on that car as possible. for instance, is it a trans am? etc.

also, the vin is confusing me. i have the haynes manual for the car and it doesn't match up. my vin is 2w87w9n196477. any help would be greatly appreciated. thanks in advance.


clint
Title: Re: vin help
Post by: 78tahitman on January 14, 2008, 06:06:27 PM
Clint,

From your VIN number, here is what I get:
2w87w9n196477
2 = Pontiac
W = Trans Am
87 = 2 Door Coupe
W = Pontiac 301 engine
9 = 1979
N = Built in Norwood, Ohio
196477 = Pontiac Production Number.

Hope this helps.

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