Truck and 4runner VIN Information

How to decode Truck and 4runner Vehicle Identification Numbers (VIN)

Vehicles come from the factory with a unique VIN. However, only the last few digits are unique. The rest of the numbers are specific to that vehicles options, and can provide information on what the truck came with from the factory. Wondered what type of transmission or what differential gear ratio you have? See if you can decode your vehicle identification number and find out!

Keep in mind that previous owners may have replaced stock items with different types...

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