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Body Plate Identification

1960 - 1961 - 1962 - 1963 - 1964 - 1965 - 1966 - 1967 - 1968 - 1969 - 1971 - 1972 - 1973 - 1974 - 1975
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1970

Location: Attached to the rear face of the driver's door.            
SERIAL: Year, Assembly Plant, Body Series, Engine 1 1H02S
NUMBER: Production Sequence 1 800001
BODY: Body Style 59A
COLOR: Lower Body Color, Upper Body Color BA
TRIM: Trim Color and Material Used 01
TRANS: Transmission Installed 6
AXLE: Rear Axle 6
DSO: District Code, Order Location 48
 
Style
Fairlane Ford
Code Body Style Code Body Style
54B 4 dr. Fairlane 500 Sedan 4 71A Cntry Sqre Dual Face Rear
54C 4 dr. Torino Sedan 4 71B 6 Pass. Country Sedan
57C 4 dr. Torino Htop 4 71C Cntry Sedan Dual Face Rear
57E 4 dr. Torino Htop Brougham 4 71D 6 Pass. Ranch Wagon
63F 2 dr. Torino GT Htop Fstbk 2, 4 71E 6 Pass. Country Squire
63H 2 dr. Cobra Htop Fstbk 2, 4 71H 6 Pass. Cust 500 Ranch Wgn
65B 2 dr. Fairlane 500 Htop 4 71J 500 Ranch Wgn Dual Face Rear
65C 2 dr. Torino Htop 2, 4 76B 2 dr. Ford XL Convt 4, 3
65E 2 dr. Torino Brgham Htop Formal Mustang
71B 4 dr. Fairline 500 Wagon 4 63A 2 dr. Fastback Std 3
71C 4 dr. Torino Wagon 4 63C 2 dr. Mach I Fstbk 3
71E 4 dr. Torino Sqre Wgn Brgham 4 65A 2 dr. Hardtop Std 3
76F 2 dr. Torino GT Convertible 2, 4 65E 2 dr. Grande Hardtop 3
Falcon 76A 2 dr. Convertible Std 3
54A 4 dr. Std. Sedan 4 Thunderbird
54B 4 dr. Sedan Futura 4 57B 4 dr. Landau 2
62A 2 dr. Std. Sedan 4 57C 4 dr. Landau 4
62B 2 dr. Sedan Futura 4 65A 2 dr. Hardtop 3
71A 4 dr. Std. Wagon 4 65B 2 dr. Landau 3
71B 4 dr. Std. Wagon Futura 4 65C 2 dr. Hardtop 4
71D 4 dr. Std. Wagon 65D 2 dr. Landau 4
Ford Maverick
54B 4 dr. Custom 500 Sedan 4 62A 2 dr. Std. Sedan
54C 4 dr. LTD & Brgham Sdn 2, 4  
54E 4 dr. Custom Sedan 4
57B 4 dr. Galaxie 500 Hardtop 4
57F 4 dr. LTD & Brgham Htop 2, 4
63B 2 dr. Galaxie 500 Htop Fstbk 4
63C 2 dr. Ford XL Htop Fstbk 3, 4
65A 2 dr. LTD & Brham Htop Formal 4, 2
65C 2 dr. Galaxie 500 Htop Formal 4
 
Paint
Code Color Code Color
1 Calypso Coral, Vermillion, Comp Orange K Yellow/Gold Met.
2 Light Ivy Yellow L Light Gray Met.
5 Ginger Met., Med Brown Met. M White
6 Blue Met. N Platinum , Pastel Blue
7 Med Peppermint Met. O Burnt Orange Met.
8 Light Gold P Med Ivy Green Met
9 Yellow Q Medium Blue Met.
A Black R Dark Brown Met.
B Dark Maroon S Gold Met.
C Dark Ivy Green Met. T Red
D Brite Yellow U Med Aqua Met
E Light Blue W Yellow
F Dark Aqua Met. X Dark Blue
G Med Avacado Met. Y Chestnut Bronze Met.
H Light Green Z Dark Gray Met.
I Dark Orchard Met. Paint Chip Palette
J Deep Blue Met.  
 
Glamour Paint
Code Color Code Color
09 Olive: Bronze, Fire, Stardust 59 Med Red Met.,Burgundy Fire, Red Stardust
19 Ivy Bronze, Green Fire, Green Stardust 89 Bronze: Fall Met.,Fire, Stardust
 
 
Trim
Ford LTD 4, 5, 6, 12 Thunderbird 4 Dr. Landau
Code Color Code Color
5A Black 5A Black 2, 5, 6
5B Blue 5B Blue 2, 5, 6
5D Red 5D Red 2, 5, 6
5G Ivy 5G Ivy 2, 5, 6
DK Aqua 5Y Nugget 2, 5, 6
3Y Nugget Gold 6Z Tobacco 2, 5, 6
Futura 6A Black 2, 7
3A Black 5, 6 6D Red 2, 7
3B Blue 5, 6 6Z Tobacco 2, 7
3Y Nugget Gold 5, 6 Thunderbird Hardtop/Landau
4A Black 6 1A Black 3, 5, 6
4B Blue 6 2A Black 3, 6
4D Red 6 3A Black 4, 5, 6
4Y Nugget Gold 6 4A Black 4, 6
Falcon 8A Black 3, 7
1A Black 6 1B Blue 3, 5, 6
1B Blue 6 2B Blue 3, 6
1Y Nugget Gold 6 3B Blue 4, 5, 6
2A Black 6 4B Blue 4, 6
2B Blue 6 1G Ivy 3, 5, 6
2F Medium Ginger 6 2G Ivy 3, 6
2Y Nugget Gold 6 3G Ivy 4, 5, 6
Torino Brougham Wagon 4G Ivy Gold 4, 6
9A Black 4, 6 2W White 3, 6
AA Black 4, 5, 6, 13 4W White 4, 6
NA Black 4, 6, 9 1D Red 3, 5, 6
9B Blue 4, 6 3D Red 4, 5, 6
9D Red 4, 6 8D Red 3, 7
AD Red 4, 5, 6, 13 1F Ginger 3, 5, 6
9F Ginger 4, 6 3F Ginger 4, 5, 6
NF Ginger 4, 6, 9 8F Ginger 3, 7
9G Ivy 4, 6 3Y Nugget Gold 4, 5, 6
Torino Brougham Hardtop 4, 5, 6 Mustang Mach I Sportsroof 6, 9
HA Black 3A Black
HB Blue 3B Blue
HD Red 3E Vermillion
HG Ivy 3F Ginger
HY Nugget Gold 3G Ivy
Torino Wagon 3W White
BA Black 4, 5, 6, 13 Mustang Grande Hardtop 5, 6, 10
GA Black 4, 6 AA Black
VA Black 4, 6, 9 AB Blue
GB Blue 4, 6 AE Vermillion
GD Red 4, 6 AF Ginger
BD Red 4, 5, 6, 13 AG Ivy
GF Ginger 4, 6 Mustang Hardtop/Sportsroof
VF Ginger 4, 6, 9 TA Black 6, 9
Torino 2Dr. Formal Hardtop TB Blue 6, 9
8A Black 3, 6, 9 TG Ivy 6, 9
8B Blue 3, 6, 9 TW White 6, 9
8D Red 3, 6, 9 UE Vermillion 5, 6, 11
DD Red 4, 11 UF Ginger 5, 6, 11
8F Ginger 3, 6, 9 Mustang Convertible
DF Ginger 4, 11 EA Black 6, 9
8G Ivy 3, 6, 9 EB Blue 6, 9
8W White 3, 6, 9 EG Ivy 6, 9
Torino Sedan/Hardtop CE Vermillion 5, 6, 11
7A Black 4, 5, 6 CF Ginger 5, 6, 11
JA Black 4, 6 Mustang Hardtop/Sportsroof/Convertible
KA Black 4, 6, 9 BA Black 6
7B Blue 4, 5, 6 BB Blue 6
JB Blue 4, 6 BE Vermillion 6
JD Red 4, 6 BF Ginger 6
JF Ginger 4, 6 BG Ivy 6
7G Ivy 4, 5, 6 BW White 6
JG Ivy 4, 6 Maverick
JW White 4, 6 1A Black 6
KW White 4, 6, 9 2A Black 5, 6
7Y Nugget 4, 5, 6 2B Blue 5, 6
JY Nugget 4, 6 1D Red 6
KY Nugget 4, 6, 9 2D Red 5, 6
Torino GT Sportsroof FD Red 5, 6, 11
ED Red 4, 11 1Y Nugget Gold 6
6G Ivy 4, 6 FY Nugget Gold 5, 6, 11
EF Ginger 4, 11 Cobra Sportsroof
YF Ginger 3, 6, 9 3A Black 4, 5, 6
YG Ivy 3, 6, 9 CA Black 3, 6, 9
6W White 4, 6 RA Black 4, 6
Torino Convertible 3B Blue 4, 5, 6
6A Black 4, 6 CB Blue 3, 6, 9
WA Black 4, 6, 9 RB Blue 4, 6
YA Black 3, 6, 9 3Y Nugget 4, 5, 6
6B Blue 4, 6 CD Red 3, 6, 9
YB Blue 3, 6, 9 RD Red 4, 6
6D Red 4, 6 PD Red 4, 11
YD Red 3, 6, 9 CF Ginger 3, 6, 9
6F Ginger 4, 6 RF Ginger 4, 6
WW White 4, 6 PF Ginger 4, 11
YW White 3, 6, 9 Custom/Ranch Wagon 4, 6
Fairline 500 4Dr. Wagon 4, 6 NA Black
5A Black NB Blue
5B Blue NY Nugget
5F Ginger Custom 500 4, 5, 6
Fairline 500 Sedan/Hardtop 4, 5, 6 3A Black
3A Black 3B Blue
3B Blue 3G Ivy
3Y Nugget 3Y Nugget Gold
Custom 500 Ranch Wagon 4, 6 Galaxie 500, LTD, XL
7A Black 5A/6A Black 4, 5, 6
7B Blue 6A Black 4, 6
7F Ginger 5B/6B Blue 4, 5, 6
7G Ivy 6B Blue 4, 6
Galaxie 500/Ford XL 15, 3, 6, 9 5G/6G Ivy 4, 5, 6
8A Black 6G Ivy 4, 6
8B Blue 5K Aqua 4, 5, 6
8D Red 5Y/6Y Nugget 4, 5, 6
8G Ivy 14 6Y Nugget 4, 6
8F Ginger 6D Red 4, 5, 6
8W White 6F/6G Ginger 4, 5, 6
Galaxie 500 Country Sedan 6W White 4, 6
WA Black 4, 6, 9 JA Black 4, 6, 9, 14
WY Nugget 4, 6, 9 JW White 4, 6, 9, 14
MA/SA Black 4, 5,6, 13 Galaxie 500 Luxury Country Sedan 4, 6, 9
MD/SD Red 4, 5, 6,13 KA/HA Black
LTD Country Squire KY/HY Nugget
FA/KA Black 4, 6 LTD Brougham 4, 5, 6
HA Black 4, 6 9A/YA Black
RA/TA Black 4, 5, 6,13 EA Black
FB Blue 4, 6 9B Blue
FD Red 4, 6 9D Red 6
RD/TD Red4, 5, 6,13 9G/YG Ivy
FF Ginger 4, 6 EG Ivy Gold
FG Ivy 4, 6 9K Aqua
KY Nugget 4, 6 9Y/YY Nugget
HY Nugget 4, 6 EY Nugget Gold
 
District Codes
Code District Code District
11 Boston 55 St. Louis
12 Buffalo 61 Dallas
13 New York 62 Houston
14 Pittsburgh 63 Memphis
15 Newark 64 New Orleans
21 Atlanta 65 Oklahoma City
22 Charlotte 71 Los Angeles
23 Philadelphia 72 San Jose
24 Jacksonville 73 Salt Lake City
25 Richmond 74 Seattle
26 Washington 75 Phoenix
31 Cincinnati 81 Ford of Canada
32 Cleveland 83 Government
33 Detroit 84 Home Office Reserve
34 Indianapolis 85 American Red Cross
35 Lansing 89 Transportation Services
36 Louisville 90-99 Export
41 Chicago Canada
42 Fargo B1 Central
43 Rockford B2 Eastern
44 Twin Cities B3 Atlantic
45 Davenport B4 Midwest
51 Denver B6 Western
52 Des Moines B7 Pacific
53 Kansas City l1-l7 Export
54 Omaha  
 
Trans
Code Transmission Code Transmission
1 3 Spd. Manual W C4 Automatic
5 4 Spd. Wide Ratio U C6 Automatic
6 4 Spd. Close Ratio X FMX Automatic
V Semi-Automatic Stick Shift Z Special Automatic C6
 
Rear Axle
Regular Locking
Code Axle Ratio Code Axle Ratio
0 2.50:1 K 2.75:1
2 2.75:1 M 2.80:1
3 2.79:1 O 3.00:1
4 2.80:1 R 3.25:1
5 2.83:1 S 3.50:1
6 3.00:1 X 2.33:1
7 3.10:1 V 3.91:1
8 3.20:1 W 4.30:1
9 3.25:1  
A 3.50:1
B 3.07:1
C 3.08:1
F 2.33:1
 
1- See 1970 V.I.N information.

2- Split bench seat
            
3- Bucket seats
            
4- Bench Seat
5- Cloth

6- Vinyl

7- Leather 

9- Comfortweave

10- Hoodstooth
 
11- Blazer stripe

12- Luxury 
13- Plaid
    
14- NA on convertibles

15- 2Dr. and convertible only
If there are any omissions or errors please let us know. Thank you
 
1960 - 1961 - 1962 - 1963 - 1964 - 1965 - 1966 - 1967 - 1968 - 1969 - 1971 - 1972 - 1973 - 1974 - 1975