1958 Buick Body Tag Codes
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The body tag (or VIN tag as it is known or later model vehicles) contains four basic pieces of information - the series, the year, the build plant, and the vehicle serial number.

The first digit indicates the series. This should agree with the more detailed information on the cowl tag.

4E2000001
4 Series 40 - Special
5 Series 40 - Super
6 Series 60 - Century
7 Series 70 - Roadmaster
8 Series 700 - Limited

The second digit indicates the year. This should agree with the more detailed information on the cowl tag.

4E2000001
E 1958
D 1957
C 1956

The third digit indicates the build plant. This should agree with the more detailed information on the cowl tag.

4E2000001
1 Flint, MI
2 South Gate, CA
3 Linden, NJ
4 Kansas City, KS
5 Wilmington, DE
6 Atlanta, GA
7 Framingham, MA
8 Arlington, TX

The remaining digits are the vehicle serial number.

4E2000001
000001 Vehicle serial number

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