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Body Plate Identification

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61 ford body plate
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1961

Location: Attached to the left front body pillar, between the front door hinges.
              Falcon: Attached to the left front door below the door lock.
SERIAL: Year, Assembly Plant, Body Series, Engine 1 1A17U
NUMBER: Production Sequence 1 173XXX
BODY: Body Style 64A
COLOR: Lower Body Color, Upper Body Color  
TRIM: Trim Color and Material Used 84
DATE: Production Date 03V
TRANS: Transmission Installed 3
AXLE: Rear Axle J
 
Style
Galaxie Fairlane
Code Body Style Code Body Style
54A Town Sedan 58E Town Sedan
62A Club Sedan 64F Club Sedan
63A Club Victoria Starliner Station Wagon
65A Club Victoria 59C 2 dr. Ranch Wagon
75A Town Victoria 59E 2 dr. Courier Ranch Wagon
76B Convertible Sunliner 71E 9 Pass. Country Sedan
Fairlane 500 71F 6 Pass. Country Sedan
58A Town Sedan 71G Country Squire
64A Club Sedan 71H 4 dr. Ranch Wagon
Falcon 71J 6 Pass. Country Squire
58A 4 dr. Sedan Thunderbird
59A 2 dr. Ranch Wagon 63A Hardtop
64A 2 dr. Sedan 76A Convertible
64A 2 dr. Futura Sedan  
71A 4 dr. Ranch Wagon
71B 4 dr. Country Squire Wagon
78A Sedan Delivery
 
PAINT
Code Color Code Color
A Raven Black P 2 Nautilis Gray
C Aquamarine Q Silver Gray
D Starlight Blue R Cambridge Blue
E Laurel Green S Mint Green
F Desert Gold T 2 Honey Beige
H Chesapeake Blue V 2 Palm Springs Rose
J Monte Carlo Red W Garden Turquoise
K Algiers Bronze X 2 Heritage Burgundy
M Corinthian White Y 2 Mahogany
N 2 Diamond Blue Z 2 Firestone Tan
Paint Chip Palette
 
Trim
Ford Thunderbird
Code Color Code Color
4,84,94 Brown 6 52 Blue 6
11,21 Gray 5, 6 53 Green 6
12,22 Blue 5, 6 54 White 6
13,23 Green 5, 6 55 Red 6
24,34 Brown 5, 6 56 Black 6
27,37,77 Turquoise 5, 6 57 Turquoise 6
30,96 White/Black 6 72 Blue 5, 6
32,72 Blue 5, 6 73 Green 5, 6
33,73 Green 5, 6 74 Beige 5, 6
35 White/Red 5, 6 76 Black/Gray 5, 6
38,98 Yellow/Black 6 77 Turquoise 5, 6
51 Black/Gray 6 82 Blue 7
62,92 Blue 6 84 Beige 7
63 Green 6 85 Red 7
85,95 White/Red 6 86 Black 7
96 Black 6 87 Turquoise 7
97 Turquoise 5, 6  
Falcon
11,41 Gray 5, 6
21 Gray 6
23,33,43 Green 5, 6
24 Brown 5, 6
30 Silver/Gray 5, 6
42 Blue 5, 6
47 Turquoise 5, 6
54 Beige 6
54 Beige/Brown 6
55,75 White/Red 6
56,76 White/Black 6
72 Blue 6
 
Date
Code Month Code Month
A January N 8 January
B February P 8 February
C March Q 8 March
D April R 8 April
E May S 8 May
F June T 8 June
G July U 8 July
H August V 8 August
J September W 8 September
K October X 8 October
L November Y 8 November
M December Z 8 December
 
Trans
Code Transmission Code Transmission
1 3 Sp. Manual 4 Cruise-O-Matic
2 Overdrive 5 4 Sp. Manual
3 2 Sp. Fordomatic 6 3 Sp. Fordomatic
 
Rear Axle
Regular Locking
Code Axle Ratio Code Axle Ratio
1 3.56:1 A 3.56:1
2 3.89:1 B 3.89:1
3 3.10:1 C 3.10:1
4 4.00:1 J 3.50:1
6 3.00:1 H 2.91:1
8 2.91:1  
 
1- See 1961 V.I.N information.

2- Thunderbird only
5- Cloth

6- Vinyl
7- Leather

8- Two year code letters to be used if
    1961 models exceed 12 months.
If there are any omissions or errors please let us know. Thank you
 
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