It should be noted that this information pertains to Chevelles only. Other Chevrolet lines (Camaro, Nova, etc.) and their plants may differ. For example, a 1969 full size car with a 350 V8 from Van Nuys has been reported with the partial VIN on the oil filter boss and other Chevrolet models and/or plants may exhibit the same properties. 

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Sample of Baltimore stamping on engine pad.

03/02/2011
Sample of Framingham stamping on engine pad.

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Kansas City, MO

File Photo - 06/14/2009

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Research indicates that the Atlanta & Kansas City plants used this alternate location for 396 engines. This is a partial VIN stamping from Kansas City.

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Another Kansas City plant stamp.

Atlanta, GA

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Atlanta 396 partial VIN stamping

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Atlanta 396 partial VIN stamping.

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Atlanta 396 partial VIN stamping.

Courtesy Greg Wilson
Courtesy Greg Wilson