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Body Plate Identification

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1962 Ford Body Data Plate
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1962

Location: Attached to the left front body pillar, between the front door hinges.
              Fairlane, Falcon: Attached to the left front door below the door lock.
BODY: Body Style 62B
COLOR: Lower Body Color, Upper Body Color F
TRIM: Trim Color and Material Used 52
DATE: Production Date 02E
DSO: Domestic Special Orders, District Code 72
AXLE: Rear Axle 4
TRANS: Transmission Installed 1
VEHICLE WARRANTY NUMBER:Year, Assembly Plant,
Body Series, Engine, Production Sequence 1
2R41L17XXXX
 
Style
Fairlane Thunderbird
Code Body Style Code Body Style
54A Town Sedan 63A Hardtop
62A Club Sedan 63B Hardtop Landau
Galaxie 500 S(76A) Convertible
54A Town Sedan S(76B) Convertible
62A Club Sedan Galaxie 500 XL
65A Club Victoria 65B 2 dr. Hardtop
75A 6 Pass. Town Victoria 76B 2 dr. Convertible
76A Sports Roadster Sunliner Station Wagon
Galaxie 71A 9 Pass. Country Squire
54B Town Sedan 71B Country Sedan
62B Club Sedan 71C 9 Pass. Country Sedan
Fairlane 500 71D 4 dr. Super Deluxe Ranch Wagon
54B Town Sedan 71E Country Squire
62B Club Sedan  
62C Sports Coupe
Falcon
58A 4 dr. Sedan
58B 4 dr. Sedan Deluxe
59A 4 dr. Ranch Wagon
59B 2 dr. Sta. Wagon
62C 2 dr. Futura
64A 2 dr. Sedan
64B 2 dr. Sedan Deluxe
64C 2 dr. Sedan Futura
71A 4 dr. Ranch Wagon
71B 4 dr. Super Deluxe Wagon
71C 2 dr. Squire Sta. Wagon
 
PAINT
Code Color Code Color
A Raven Black N Diamond Blue
D Mint Green P Silver Moss
E Viking Blue Q Silver Gray
F Baffin Blue R Tucson Yellow
G Silver Mink T Sandshell Beige
H Oxford Blue U Deep Sea Turquoise
J Rangoon Red V Chestnut
K Chalfonte Blue W Garden Turquoise
L Sahara Rose X Heritage Maroon
M Corinthian White Z Firestone Tan
Paint Chip Palette
 
Trim
Falcon Thunderbird
Code Color Code Color
11,21 Gray 5, 6 50 Silver Blue 6
22 Blue 5, 6 52 Blue 6
23 Green 5, 6 54 Pearl Beige 6
24 Beige 5, 6 55 Red 6
27 Turquoise 5, 6 56 Black 6
64,74,84 Beige 6 57 Turquoise 6
75 White/Red 5, 6 59 Chestnut 6
76 White/Black 6 70 Silver Blue 5, 6
82,76 Blue 6 72 Blue 5, 6
85 Red 6 74 Pearl Beige 5, 6
86 Black 6 76 Black/Gray 5, 6
87 Turquoise 6 77 Turquoise 5, 6
Ford 80 Silver Blue 7
12,22,92 Blue 5, 6 82 Blue 7
13,23,93 Green 5, 6 84 Pearl Beige 7
14,24 Beige 5, 6 85 Red 7
15 Black/Red 5, 6 86 Black 7
16 Black 5, 6 87 Turquoise 7
17,27 Turquoise 5, 6 89 Chestnut 7
19 Chestnut 5, 6  
21 Gray 5, 6
25 White/Red 5, 6
56 Black 6
32,62,72 Blue 6
34,54,74 Beige 6
35 Red 6
37,77 Turquoise 6
39 Chestnut 6
45 Red 5, 6
72 Gray 6
73 Green 6
75,85 White/Red 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
 
District Codes
Code District Code District
11 Boston 54 Omaha
12 Buffalo 55 St. Louis
13 New York 61 Dallas
14 Pittsburgh 62 Houston
15 Newark 63 Memphis
21 Atlanta 64 New Orleans
22 Charlotte 65 Oklahoma City
23 Philadelphia 71 Los Angeles
24 Jacksonville 72 San Jose
25 Richmond 73 Salt Lake City
26 Washington 74 Seattle
31 Cincinnati 75 Phoenix
32 Cleveland 81 Ford of Canada
33 Detroit 83 Government
34 Indianapolis 84 Home Office Reserve
35 Lansing 85 American Red Cross
36 Louisville 89 Transportation Services
41 Chicago 90-99 Export
42 Fargo Ford of Canada
43 Rockford B1 Central
44 Twin Cities B2 Eastern
45 Davenport B3 Atlantic
51 Denver B4 Midwestern
52 Des Moines B6 Western
53 Kansas City B7 Pacific
 
Rear Axle
Regular Locking
Code Axle Ratio Code Axle Ratio
1 3.00:1 A 3.00:1
3 3.20:1 B 3.20:1
5 3.50:1 E 3.50:1
6 3.56:1 F 3.56:1
7 3.80:1 G 3.80:1
8 3.89:1 H 3.89:1
9 4.00:1 Falcon 9 Falcon 4.00:1
9 4.11:1 Galaxie 9 Galaxie 4.11:1
 
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
 
 
1- See 1962 V.I.N information.

2- Thunderbird only
5- Cloth

6- Vinyl
7- Leather

8- Two year code letters to be used if
    1962 models exceed 12 months.
If there are any omissions or errors please let us know. Thank you
 
1960 - 1961 - 1963 - 1964 - 1965 - 1966 - 1967 - 1968 - 1969 - 1970 - 1971 - 1972 - 1973 - 1974 - 1975