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Body Plate Identification

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

Location: Attached to the rear face of driver door. Read left to right, top down.
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
Torino Ford
Code Body Style Code Body Style
54A 4 dr. Sedan Torino 53H 4 dr. LTD Sedan Htop
54C 4 dr. Torino 500 Sedan 53K 4 dr. LTD Brgham Sedan Htop
57C 4 dr. Torino Htop 54B 4 dr. Custom Sedan
57E 4 dr. Torino Htop 17 54D 4 dr.Custom 500 Sedan
63C 2 dr. Torino 500 Htop Sprtroof 54F 4 dr. Galaxie 500 Sedan
63F 2 dr. Torino GT Htop Sprtroof 57F 4 dr. Galaxie 500 Hardtop
63H 2 dr. Cobra Htop Sprtroof 57K 4 dr. LTD Brgham Htop
65A 2 dr. Torino Htop 65F 2 dr. Galaxie 500 Htop
65C 2 dr. Torino 500 Htop 65H 2 dr. LTD Htop
65E 2 dr. Torino 17 Htop Formal 65K 2 dr. LTD Brham Htop
71C 4 dr. Torino 500 Wagon 71B 4 dr. Custom Ranch Wagon
71D 4 dr. Torino Wagon 71D 4 dr. Custom 500 Wagon
71E 4 dr. Torino Sqre Wgn 17 71F 4 dr. Country Sedan Wgn
76F 2 dr. Torino GT Convertible 71H 4 dr. Country Squire Wgn
Maverick 76H LTD Convertible
54A 4 dr. Std. Sedan Thunderbird
62A 2 dr. Std. Sedan 57B 4 dr. Landau
62D 2 dr. Sport Sedan Grabber 57C 4 dr. Landau
Pinto 8 65A 2 dr. Hardtop
64B 2 dr. Sedan 65B 2 dr. Landau
64B 3 dr. Runabout 65C 2 dr. Hardtop
Mustang 65D 2 dr. Landau
63D 2 dr. Sportroof Std  
63R 2 dr. Sportroof Mach
65D 2 dr. Hardtop Std
65F 2 dr. Grande Hardtop
76D Convertible Std
 
Paint
Code Color Code Color
1 Calypso Coral K Dark Slate Gray Met.
2 Med Tan L Light Gray Met.
3 Bright Red M White
5 Med Ginger Met. N Platinum
6 Bright Blue Met. O Light Goldrod Yellow
7 Med Peppermint Met. P Medium Green Met
8 Light Gold Q Medium Blue Met.
A Black R Dark Brown Met.
B Maroon Met. S Med Gray Gold Met.
C Green Met. T Red
D Bright Yellow U Grabber Orange
E Med. Goldrod Yellow V Light Pewter Met.
F Med. Bright Aqua Met. W Yellow
G Dark Vintage Green X Dark Blue Met.
H Light Green Y Bright Astra Blue Met.
I Bright Lime Green Z Grabber Green Met.
J Grabber Blue Paint Chip Palette
 
Glamour Paint
Code Color Code Color
39 Med Ginger Bronze Met C9 Med Red Met.
49 Med Ivy Bronze Met D9 Med Blue Met.
79 Med Ginger Bronze Met E9 Med Ivy Bronze Met.
 
Trim
LTD Thunderbird Hardtop/Landau
Code Color Code Color
FA Black 4, 6 2A Black 3, 6, 8
GA Black 3, 6 4A Black 4, 6
DA Black 4, 5, 6 8A 17 Black 3, 6, 7, 8
FB Med Blue 4, 6 CA 17 Black 4, 5, 6
DB Med Blue 4, 5, 6 AA 17 Black 3, 5, 6, 8
FD Dark Red 4, 6 FA 17 Black 2, 6, 7
GD Dark Red 3, 6 EA 17 Black 4, 5, 6
DD Dark Red 4, 5, 6 8D 17 Dark Red 3, 6, 7, 8
FF Med Ginger 4, 6 CD 17 Dark Red 4, 5, 6
DF Med Ginger 4, 5, 6 AD 17 Dark Red 3, 5, 6, 8
FR Med Green 4, 6 FD 17 Dark Red 2, 6, 7
DR Med Green 4, 5, 6 ED 17 Dark Red 4, 5, 6
FW White 4, 6 8F 17 Med Ginger 3, 6, 7, 8
GW White 3, 6 AF 17 Med Ginger 3, 5, 6, 8
FY Light Gray Gold 4, 6 CF 17 Med Ginger 4, 5, 6
DY Light Gray Gold 4, 5, 6 2B Dark Blue 3, 6, 8
LTD Brougham 4B Dark Blue 4, 6
9A Black 4, 5, 6 AB 17 Dark Blue 3, 5, 6, 8
EA Black 2, 5, 6, 8 CB 17 Dark Blue 4, 5, 6
ZA Black 4, 5, 6, 8 EB 17 Dark Blue 4, 5, 6
EB Med Blue 2, 5, 6, 8 2R Dark Green 3, 6, 8
9B Med Blue 4, 5, 6 4R Dark Green 4, 6
ZB Med Blue 4, 5, 6, 8 AR 17 Dark Green 3, 5, 6, 8
ED Dark Red 2, 5, 6, 8 CR 17 Dark Green 4, 5, 6
9D Dark Red 4, 5, 6 ER 17 Dark Green 4, 5, 6
ZD Dark Red 4, 5, 6, 8 4W White 4, 6
9F Med Ginger 4, 5, 6 CY 17 Light Gray Gold 4, 5, 6
ZF Med Ginger 4, 5, 6, 8 EY 17 Light Gray Gold 4, 5, 6
ER Med Green 2, 5, 6, 8 FZ 17 Dark Tobacco 2, 6, 7
9R Med Green 4, 5, 6 EZ 17 Dark Tobacco 4, 5, 6
ZR Med Green 4, 5, 6, 8 Sedan
EY Light Gray Gold 2, 5, 6, 8 1A Black 3, 6
9Y Light Gray Gold 4, 5, 6 2A Black 3, 5, 6
ZY Light Gray Gold 4, 5, 6, 8 3A Black 3, 6, 8
LTD Country Squire 2B Med Blue 3, 6
BA Black 4, 6, 12 2B Med Blue 3, 5, 6
FA Black 4, 6 3B Med Blue 3, 6, 8
VA Black 4, 5, 6, 13 2F Med Ginger 3, 5, 6
FB Blue 4, 6 3F Med Ginger 3, 6, 8
FD Red 4, 6 1R Med Green 3, 6
VD Red 4, 5, 6, 13 2R Med Green 3, 5, 6
BF Med Ginger 4, 6, 12 3R Med Green 3, 6, 8
FF Med Ginger 4, 6 Mach I Sports Interior 6, 16
BR Med Green 4, 6, 12 5A Black
FR Med Green 4, 6 5B Med Blue
Torino Brougham 4, 5, 6 5E Vermillion
HA Black 5F Ginger
HB Blue 5R Med Green
HR Med Green 5W White
HY Light Gray Gold Convertible 6, 16, 18
Torino/Torino Wagon 4, 6 CA Black
2A Black CB Med Blue
2B Blue CE Vermillion
2Y Light Gray Gold CF Med Ginger
Torino 500 CR Med Green
7A Black 4, 5, 6 CW White
8A Black 3, 6
Mustang
Hardtop/Sportsroof 6, 16, 18
BA Black 4, 5, 6, 13 3A Black
KA/JA Black 4, 6 3W White
JA Black 4, 6
 Mustang
Hardtop/Sportsroof/Boss 351 5, 6, 18
VA Black 4, 6, 16 2B Med Blue
7B Blue 4, 5, 6 2E Vermillion
8B Blue 3, 6 2F Med Ginger
JB Blue 4, 6 2R Med Green
8E Med Vermillion 3, 6
Mustang
Hardtop/Sportsroof/
Boss 351/Mach I/Convertible
JE Med Vermillion 4, 6 1A Black 6
BE Med Vermillion 4, 5, 6, 13 2B Med Blue 6
8F Ginger 3, 6 1E Vermillion 6
JF Ginger 4, 6 1F Med Ginger 6 NA Convert
JR Ginger 4, 6 1R Med Green 6
7R Med Green 4, 5, 6 1W White 6
8R Med Green 3, 6 Grande Hardtop 5, 6
JR Med Green 4, 6 4A Black
7Y Light Gray Gold 4, 5, 6 4B Med Blue
KY/JY Light Gray Gold 4, 6 4E Vermillion
JY Light Gray Gold 4, 6 4F Med Ginger
8W White 3, 6 4R Med Green
KW/JW White 4, 6 Maverick
JW White 4, 6 1A Black 4, 6
Torino GT 2A Black 4, 5, 6
6A Black 4, 6 3A Black 4, 5, 6 Deluxe
WA Black 4, 6, 16 5A Black 4, 6 Del. woven
YA Black 3, 6, 16 8A Black 3, 6 Del. woven
6B Blue 4, 6 2B Med Blue 4, 5, 6
YB Blue 3, 6, 16 3B Med Blue 4, 5, 6 Deluxe
6E Med Vermillion 4, 6 5B Med Blue 4, 6 Del. woven
YE Med Vermillion 3, 6, 16 8B Med Blue 3, 6 Del. woven
6F Ginger 4, 6 3E Vermillion 4, 5, 6 Deluxe
YF Ginger 3, 6, 16 5E Vermillion 4, 6 Del. woven
6R Med Green 4, 6 9E Vermillion 3, 5, 6
YR Med Green 3, 6, 16 8E Vermillion 3, 6 Del. woven
WW White 4, 6, 16 1Y Gray Gold 4, 6
YW White 3, 6, 16 2Y Gray Gold 4, 5, 6
6W White 4, 6 3Y Gray Gold 4, 5, 6 Deluxe
Torino Squire Sta. Wagon 5Y Gray Gold 4, 6 Del. woven
9A Black 4, 6 9Y Gray Gold 3, 5, 6
AA Black 4, 5, 6 8Y Gray Gold 3, 6 Del. woven
NA Black 4, 6, 16 Cobra
9B Blue 4, 6 CA Black 3, 6, 8
9E Med Vermillion 4, 6 RA Black 4, 6
AE Med Vermillion 4, 5, 6 CB Med Blue 3, 6, 8
9F Ginger 4, 6 RB Med Blue 4, 6
9R Med Green 4, 6 CE Med Vermillion 3, 6, 8
Galaxie 500 RE Med Vermillion 4, 6
5A Black 4, 5, 6 CF Ginger 3, 6, 8
WA Black 4, 6 RF Ginger 4, 6
8A Black 3, 6 Custom/Ranch Wagon 4, 6
5B Med Blue 4, 5, 6 NA Black
WB Med Blue 4, 6 NB Med Blue
WD Dark Red 4, 6 NR Med Green
8D Dark Red 3, 6 NY Light Gray Gold
5F Med Ginger 4, 5, 6 Custom 500 4, 5, 6
WF Med Ginger 4, 6 3A Black
5R Med Green 4, 5, 6 3B Med Blue
WR Med Green 4, 6 3R Med Green
5Y Light Gray Gold 4, 5, 6 3Y Light Gray Gold
WY Light Gray Gold 4, 6 Custom 500 Ranch Wagon 4, 6
WW White 4, 6 7A Black
8W White 3, 6 7B Med Blue
Galaxie 500 Country Sedan 7F Ginger
WA Black 4, 6 7R Med Green
RA Black 4, 5, 6, 13  
WB Med Blue 4, 6
WD Dark Red 4, 6
RD Dark Red 4, 5, 6, 13
WF Med Ginger 4, 6
WR Med Ginger 4, 6
 
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 12 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 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 V 3.91:1
9 3.25:1 W 4.30:1
A 3.50:1 X 2.33:1
B 3.07:1 Y 4.11:1
 
1- See 1971 V.I.N information.
            
2- Split bench seat
            
3- Bucket seats
            
4- Bench Seat

5- Cloth
 6- Vinyl 

7- Leather 

8- Hi-back

9- Comfortweave

10- Hoodstooth
11- Blazer stripe

12- Luxury 

13- Plaid

14- NA on convertibles
15- 2Dr. and convertible onlY

16- Knitted 17- Brougham

18- Decor group option availible
          
If there are any omissions or errors please let us know. Thank you
 
1960 - 1961 - 1962 - 1963 - 1964 - 1965 - 1966 - 1967 - 1968 - 1969 - 1970 - 1972 - 1973 - 1974 - 1975