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Wierd Fire Wall Tag.

Discussion in 'Early Jeep Restoration and Research' started by Tomellen, Oct 5, 2018.

  1. Oct 5, 2018
    Tomellen

    Tomellen Member

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    This fire wall tag is on my 68 CJ5 V6 225 and all indications concerning the jeep say it is a V6.

    Any ideas??

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  2. Oct 5, 2018
    Howard Eisenhauer

    Howard Eisenhauer Super Moderator Staff Member Sponsor

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    Have you considered the possibility that your v6 jeep with the V6 jeep tag is, in fact, a V6 jeep?
     
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  3. Oct 5, 2018
    FinoCJ

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    I've probably missed some previous discussion about this...but is there a reason you feel its not a v6 jeep originally?
     
  4. Oct 5, 2018
    WestCoastPat

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    Maybe the "S" stands for special order?
     
  5. Oct 5, 2018
    Tomellen

    Tomellen Member

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    My error I guess I thought it coded as a 4 cylinder
     
  6. Oct 6, 2018
    ojgrsoi

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    The S is with emissions IIRC.
     
  7. Oct 7, 2018
    Tomellen

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    Emissions correct. Did some research on where I got the idea it coded a cylinder. No clue. Motor stamped number is KNH 534.
     
  8. Oct 7, 2018
    Tomellen

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    Just found where my error came from. It was in an old thread in which Howard Eisenhauer gave a code listing for serial numbers. I failed to take into account the deletion of digits 6 and 7!!!!

    11 digit vin seems correct for 67. Yours would not have the digits listed as 6th and 7th below.

    VIN Numbers

    Character
    1st & 2nd
    81 = Universal CJ-3B
    83 = Universal CJ-5
    84 = Universal CJ-6
    85 = Universal DJ-5
    86 = Universal DJ-6
    87 = Jeepster C101 Chassis Code
    3rd & 4th
    01 = Convertible (Jeepster)
    02 = Commando Convertible (Jeepster)
    04 = Fire Engine
    05 = Open Body
    10 = Open Body (Universal Diesel)
    22 = Tuxedo Park Mark IV
    23 = Fire Truck (Universal)
    34 = Open Body (Universal CJ-3B)
    54 = Open Body (Universal CJ-5)
    55 = Open Body (Universal CJ-5 Diesel)
    74 = Open Body (Universal CJ-6)
    75 = Open Body (Universal CJ-6 Diesel) Body Style
    5th
    A = V6-225
    C = Canadian Built
    F = Station Wagon (Jeepster)
    H = Pick-up (Jeepster)
    0 = Universal (Disregard)
    0 = Roadster Open Body (Jeepster)
    S = Smog (Universal)
    8 = Universal Body Style – Special Model Code
    6th
    1 = Left Hand Drive
    2 = Right Hand Drive
    3 = LDH California, Fuel Evap Control Drive Code
    7th
    4 = F4-134 without Emission
    5 = F4-134 with Emission
    6 = V6-225 without Emission
    7 = V6-225 with Emission Engine Code
    8th – 13th
    ###### SSN
    (Sequential Serial Number)
     
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