Ford Mustang VIN DecoderLast Updated February 5, 2020
Almost everyone has at least written down or seen the VIN number to their Mustang at least once. Whether it was on the Bill of Sale or on the paperwork when you signed the title and adjoining paperwork from the dealership. However, each VIN number means something when you boil it down to each particular character. Since 1979, the Federal Government mandated how VINs should be regulated and modeled off a particular template. You’ll be able to find your 1981-2019 Mustang’s VIN info right here in CJ’s Resource Center.
Ever been at a Mustang event, whether it’s a car show or drag race and hear someone utter the term S197 or S550 or even Fox Body, perhaps? These are body codes set by Ford Motor Company in their Research & Development process for the Mustang.
The all-new 2018 Mustang is here and out in the open! Packed full with all kinds of new features, technological and engineering advances, there's no doubt that the 2018 Mustang is making just as many waves as the 2015 did just a few years back. In a joint effort between Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Ford Motor Company, the all-new 2018 Mustang was officially debuted in mid-January 2017.
There are a lot of things to look for when you’re buying a used Mustang. From combing online listings to figuring out which generation is the right one for you, there are a lot of decisions to make on the road to finding a used Mustang that you'll be happy with. Once you find your perfect pony you'll be glad you put in the work, and we're here to guide you through locations, conditions, and generations.
From the first stages of research and preparation to applying those final finishing touches, our Fox Body Mustang restoration guide walks you through the restoration process. Though you’ll have a lot of choices to make, it’s tough to go wrong with a Fox Body as long as you plan out your restoration in advance.