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1968 Dodge Monaco
1968 Dodge Monaco

1968 Dodge Monaco

In 1968, Dodge's upgraded medium-price lineup is headed by the top of the line Monaco 500. The 383 V8 engine still remains standard in all Monaco and Monaco 500 models. A new 4-door hardtop has been added and this would be the last year for the Monaco 500 model. The Monaco would receive a few minor styling changes this year including a redesigned grill and new taillights.

 

 

 

 

1968 Dodge Monaco Factory Specifications & Production

Model Number Body/Style Number Body Type & Seating Factory Price
Shipping Weight
Total Production
Monaco
DH 41 4-dr Sedan - 6P $3,268 3,895 lbs Note 1
DH 43 4-dr Hardtop Sedan - 6P $3,406 3,945 lbs Note 1
DH 23 2-dr Hardtop Coupe - 6P $3,343 3,885 lbs Note 1
DH 45 4-dr Station Wagon - 6P $3,676 4,425 lbs Note 2
DH 46 4-dr Station Wagon - 9P $3,809 4,475 lbs Note 2
Monaco 500
DP 23 2-dr Hardtop Coupe - 6P $3,843 3,970 lbs Note 1

Notes:

1. Total Production is rounded off to the nearest 100 and includes 21,100 Monaco's and 3,400 Monaco 500
2. 16,900 Polara & Monaco Station Wagons were produced.

Chassis Specifications

Model Wheelbase Overall Length Width Front Track Rear Track Tires
Monaco 122 in 219 in Not Available Not Available Not Available 8.25 x 14
Monaco Station Wagons 122 in 220 in Not Available Not Available Not Available 8.55 x 14

1968 Dodge Monaco VIN

VIN Decoding

Serial Numbers were on the instrument panel, visible thru the windshield, and on the bottom line of a separate plate(fender tag) under the hood.

Dodge Fender Tag
First Symbol - Car Line
D - Dodge 122" W - Dodge 117/118"
L - Dart W - Charger/Coronet
J - Challenger X - Charger
Second Symbol - Price Class
E - Economy S - Special
L - Low X - Fast Top
M - Medium K - Police
H - High O - Superstock
P - Premium T - Taxi
Third & Fourth Symbol - Body Type
21 - 2 Dr. Sedan 41 - 4 Dr. Sedan
23 - 2 Dr. Hardtop 43 - 4 Dr. Hardtop
27 - 2 Dr. Convertible 45 - Station Wagon 2-Seat
29 - 2 Dr. Sports Hardtop 46 - Station Wagon 3-Seat
Fifth Symbol - Engine
(B) 6-198 (N) 8-383
(C) 6-225 (N) 8-383
(E) 6-Special Order (R) 8-426 HEMI
(G) 8-318 (T) 8-440
(H) 8-340 (U) 8-440
(J) 8-340 (V) 8-440
(L) 8-383 (Z) 8-Special Order
Sixth Symbol - Model Year
6 - 1966 1 - 1971
7 - 1967 2 - 1972
8 - 1968 3 - 1973
9 - 1969 4 - 1974
0 - 1970 5 - 1975
Seventh Symbol - Assembly Plant
(A) Lynch Road, Michigan (E) Los Angeles, California
(B) Hamtramck, Michigan (F) Newark, Deleware
(C) Jefferson, Michigan (G) St. Louis, Missouri
(D) Belvedere, Illinois (R) Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Last Six Symbols - Production Sequence
Started at 100001

 


Interior and Exterior Paint Chips

  • 1968 Dodge Exterior Paint Codes.

    The first letter or number identifies the roof or accent color. The second letter or number identifies the body color. (For example, the combination WC on a Dodge would indicate the roof or accent area is in White and the body is finished in Medium Blue Metallic.) Paint code plates are located in the engine compartment on the left wheel housing or the left fender side shield.

Color Name / Code Color Image Color Name / Code Color Image

A - Silver Metallic
Lucite® Code - 4859L
Duco® Code - 4859
Dulux® Code - 4859D

M - Bronze #2 Metallic
Lucite® Code - 4872LM
Duco® Code - Not Available
Dulux® Code - 4872DH
B - Black
Lucite® Code - 88L
Duco® Code - 44
Dulux® Code - 93-005
P - Red
Lucite® Code - 4770LH
Duco® Code - 4770H
Dulux® Code - 93-97813M

C - Medium Blue Metallic
Lucite® Code - 4879L
Duco® Code - 4879
Dulux® Code - 4879D

Q - Bright Blue Metallic
Lucite® Code - 4861LH
Duco® Code - 4861
Dulux® Code - 4861DH

D - Pale Blue Metallic
Lucite® Code - 4860L
Duco® Code - 4860
Dulux® Code - 4860D

R - Burgundy Metallic
Lucite® Code - 4885LM
Duco® Code - 4885H
Dulux® Code - 4885DM

E - Dark Blue Metallic
Lucite® Code - 4880LH
Duco® Code - 4880H
Dulux® Code - 4880DH

S - Yellow
Lucite® Code - 4887L
Duco® Code - 4887
Dulux® Code - 4887D

F - Light Green Metallic
Lucite® Code - 4881L
Duco® Code - 4881
Dulux® Code - 4881D

T - Medium Green Metallic
Lucite® Code - 4882L
Duco® Code - 4882
Dulux® Code - 4882D

G - Racing Green Metallic
Lucite® Code - 4883L
Duco® Code - 4883H
Dulux® Code - 4883DH

U - Light Blue Metallic
Lucite® Code - 4890L
Duco® Code - 4890
Dulux® Code - 4890D

H - Light Gold
Lucite® Code - 4888L
Duco® Code - 4880
Dulux® Code - 4880D

W - White
Lucite® Code - 4886L
Duco® Code - 4886
Dulux® Code - 4886D

J - Medium Gold Metallic
Lucite® Code - 4889L
Duco® Code - 4889
Dulux® Code - 4889D

X - Beige
Lucite® Code - 4953L
Duco® Code - 4953
Dulux® Code - 4953D
K - Light Turquoise Metallic
Lucite® Code - 4799L
Duco® Code - 4799
Dulux® Code - 4799D
Y - Medium Tan Metallic
Lucite® Code - 4891L
Duco® Code - 4891
Dulux® Code - 4891D
L - Medium Dark Turquoise
Lucite® Code - 4884LH
Duco® Code - 4884H
Dulux® Code - 4884DH
 

  • 1968 Dodge Interior Paint Codes

    1. Low Gloss Colors require 2 ounces of DuPont 4528S Flattening Compound to a pint of unreduced color.
    2. Gloss Colors Usage - Quarter Panel Upper Garnish Moulding, Quarter Garnish Extension & Lock Pillar Upper, "A & B" Pillars and "B" Pillar Cap, Door & Quarter Upper Inner Frame and Upper & Lower Garnish, Miscellaneous Suburban Parts. * Suburban Bow Clips ONLY.
    3. Low Gloss Colors Usage - Roof Rails, Backlite Mouldings, "A" Pillar Cover, Console, Manual Seat Adjuster, Windshield Garnish Mouldings, Convertible Top Mechanism, and Miscellaneous Suburban Parts.

Color Name / Code Color Image Color Name / Code Color Image
GLOSS COLORS (note 2)
Arctic White
See Code W Catawba Green Metallic
See Code G
*Aspen White Not Available Cobalt Blue Metallic See Code U
Saber Gold Metallic See Code J Aztec Maroon Metallic See Code R
Partridge Tan Metallic See Code Y Jewel Black See Code B
LOW GLOSS COLORS (note 3)
Dove White
Lucite® Code - 9608L
Not Available / See Note 1 Saber Silver Metallic
Lucite® Code - 9641L
Not Available / See Note 1
Ivory
Lucite® Code - 9070L
Not Available / See Note 1 Everglade Green Metallic (Light)
Lucite® Code - 9646L
Not Available / See Note 1
Amarillo Gold (Yellow)
Lucite® Code - 9609L
Not Available / See Note 1 Bayou Green Metallic (Medium)
Lucite® Code - 9601L
Not Available / See Note 1
Saturn Beige
Lucite® Code - 9602L
Not Available / See Note 1 Sierra Blue Metallic (Light)
Lucite® Code - 9642L
Not Available / See Note 1
Desert Tan (Light)
Lucite® Code - 9605L
Not Available / See Note 1 Baltic Blue Metallic (Medium)
Lucite® Code - 9643LH
Not Available / See Note 1
Oasis Tan (Medium)
Lucite® Code - 9606L
Not Available / See Note 1 Rally Red
Lucite® Code - 9604LH
Not Available / See Note 1
Buckskin Tan (Dark)
Lucite® Code - 9607LH
Not Available / See Note 1 Jewel Black
Lucite® Code - 88L
Not Available / See Note 1
FLAT COLORS
Majesty Gold Metallic
Lucite® Code - 9508L
Bahama Blue Metallic
Lucite® Code - 9505LH
Pampas Tan Metallic
Lucite® Code - 9509L
Aztec Maroon Metallic
Lucite® Code - 9511LM
Catawba Green Metallic
Lucite® Code - 9507LH
Jewel Black
Lucite® Code - 4428L
Navajo Turquoise Metallic
Lucite® Code - 9506LH
 

Trunk Colors (spatter finish)

Three-Tone Black & Gray = 389-2076

 

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