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Posted 01 February 2010 - 12:25 PM

Wasnt sure what options or tranny came with my 1981 Firebird, was wondering if someone can help me dissect my vin number and let me know what I have. Thanks

Vin # 1G2AW87W6BL109323
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Posted 01 February 2010 - 12:36 PM

 NYC_Bandit, on 01 February 2010 - 12:25 PM, said:

Wasnt sure what options or tranny came with my 1981 Firebird, was wondering if someone can help me dissect my vin number and let me know what I have. Thanks

Vin # 1G2AW87W6BL109323


1: USA

G: General Motors

2: Pontiac

A: Non-Passive Restraints (Manual seat belts)

W: Firebird Trans Am

87: Two door coupe

W: 301 CID V8 4BC

6: Identifies the check digit

B: 1981

L: Van Nuys

Last 6 digits represent the production numbers.
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Posted 01 February 2010 - 12:50 PM

More useful information can be gleaned from the buildsheet, usually found under one of the seats and on top of the gas tank.

The cowl tag will also list various things like original colour, but not a detailed list of options.
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Posted 01 February 2010 - 05:15 PM

welcome to FBN,and if you cant find your build sheet,you can always pay the $50 and the PHS papers,they will tell where the car was sold you and what options it came with.
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