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CHRYSLER * IMPERIAL

Body Plate Identification

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1968

Location: On a plate attached to the fender shield under the hood.  
Body Code: Make, Class, Body Style CH23
Engine Code: Engine installed 83
Transmission: Tranny installed 6
Tires: Size and Type 735
Shipping Order #: Scheduled Production Month/Date 301
Number: Production Sequence 00001
Axle: One Digit Code 4
Trim: Trim Color and Material Used H1Q
Paint: Lower and Upper Body Color 8 AB1
UBS: Accent Color P
 
Style
Newport New Yorker
Code Body Style Code Body Style
CE23 2 dr. Hardtop CH23 2 dr. Hardtop
CE27 2 dr. Convertible CH41 4 dr. Sedan
CE41 4 dr. Sedan CH43 4 dr. Hardtop
CE43 4 dr. Hardtop Town & Country

Newport Custom

CE45 6-Pass 4 dr. Sta. Wagon
CL23 2 dr. Hardtop CE46 9-Pass 4 dr. Sta. Wagon
CL41 4 dr. Sedan Crown Imperial
CL43 4 dr. Hardtop YM23 2 dr. Hardtop
Chrysler 300 YM27 Convertible
CM23 2 dr. Hardtop YM41 4 dr. Sedan
CM27 2 dr. Convertible YM43 4 dr. Hardtop
CM43 4 dr. Hardtop Lebaron
  YH43 4 dr. Hardtop
 
Engine
Code Engine Code Engine
61 V8-383 2 Bar Carb. 81 V8-440 4 Bar Carb.
62 V8-383 4 Bar Carb. 83 V8-440 4 Bar Carb., High Perf.
 
Transmission
Code Transmission Code Transmission
5 3-Speed Auto 9 Special
6 3-Speed Auto HD  
 
Shipping Order Number
Code Month Code Month
1 January 7 July
2 February 8 August
3 March 9 September
4 April A October
5 May B November
6 June C December
 
Trim
Newport Newport Custom
Code Color Code Color
E1B Blue 5, 6 L2B Blue 5, 6
E1Q Turquoise 5, 6 L2F Green 5, 6
E1F Green 5, 6 L2Q Turquoise 5, 6
E1T Tan 5, 6 L2X Black 5, 6
E1X Black 5, 6 L2Y Gold 5, 6
E5B,E6B Blue 6 L6B,L9B Blue 6
E5X,E6X Black 6 L6F Green 6
E5Y Gold 6 L6R Red 6
E6F Green 6 L6X,L9X Black 6
E6R Red 6 Crown Imperial
E6W White/Black 6 M1D Blue 5, 6
Town & Country Wagon M1F Green 5, 6
E5B,E9B Blue 6 M1Q Turquoise 5, 6
E5R Red 6 M1R Red 5, 6
E5T,E9T Tan 6 M1T Tan 5, 6
E5X Black 6 M1X Black 5, 6
E8X Black 5, 6 M2D,M3D Blue 5, 7
New Yorker M2F,M8F Green 5, 7
H1B,H2B,H8B Blue 5, 6 M2Q,M8Q Turquoise 5, 7
H1F Green 5, 6 M2R,M8R Red 5, 7
H1Q,H2Q Turquoise 5, 6 M2T,M8T Tan 5, 7
H1T,H2T,H8T Tan 5, 6 M2X,M8X Black 5, 7
H1X,H2X,H8X Black 5, 6 M3B,M9B,M9D Blue 7
H3X Black 7 M3E,M3Y Gold 7
H6B Blue 6 M3F,M9F Green 7
H6F Green 6 M3Q,M9Q Turquoise 7
H6R,H9R Red 6 M3R,M9R Red 7
H6W,H9W White/Black 6 M3W,M9W White 7
H6X,H9X Black 6 M3X,M9X Black 7
H9Y Gold 6 M9E,M9Y Gold 7
Imperial Lebaron 300
H8A Gray 5, 7 M2B Blue 5, 6
H8D Blue 5, 7 M2F Green 5, 6
H8T Tan 5, 7 M2X,M7X Black 5, 6
H9B,H9D Blue 7 M2Y Gold 5, 6
H9E,H9Y Gold/Black 7 M3X Black 7
H9F Green 7 M5B,M6B Blue 6
H9Q Turquoise 7 M5X,M6X Black 6
H9R Red 7 M5Y Gold 6
H9W White 7 M6F Green 6
H9X Black 7 M6R Red 6
    M6W White/Black 6
 
PAINT
Code Color Code Color
5 Charcoal Gray Metallic J Sovereign Gold Metallic
A Silver Haze Metallic K Mist Turquoise Metallic
B Formal Black M Turbine Bronze Metallic
C Consort Blue Metallic P Red Flame
D Sky Blue Metallic R Burgundy Metallic
E Military Blue Metallic T Meadow Green Metallic
F Frost Green Metallic W Polar White
G Forest Green Metallic X Sandalwood
H Antique Ivory Y Beige Mist Metallic
Paint Chip Palette
 
5- Cloth

6- Vinyl
7- Leather

8- Number indicates
    Two-tone, Sports-tone,
    Convertible top, etc..
 
 
If there are any omissions or errors please let us know. Thank you
 
1960 - 1961 - 1962 - 1963 - 1964 - 1965 - 1966 - 1967 - 1969 - 1970 - 1971 - 1972 - 1973 - 1974 - 1975