The Poorman's Off Chassis Restoration.Com
Car Nose Logo
Photo Gallery
Web Cam
Specs
Cost
Links
Raffle
Pin-ups
Erudition
Contact
Store
Home
IPC
Video
Parts
Comedy
Destructive Tests
FORD
Body Plate Identification
1960 - 1961 - 1962 - 1963 - 1964 - 1966 - 1967 - 1968 - 1969 - 1970 - 1971 - 1972 - 1973 - 1974 - 1975

65 Ford body plate
Click For Larger Image
1965
Location: Attached to the left front door lock face.
              
BODY: Body Style 63B
COLOR: Lower Body Color, Upper Body Color Y
TRIM: Trim Color and Material Used 62
DATE: Production Date 30Q
DSO: Domestic Special Orders, District Code 72
TRANS: Transmission Installed 1
AXLE: Rear Axle 6
VEHICLE WARRANTY NUMBER:Year, Assembly Plant,
Body Series, Engine, Production Sequence 1
5R09A204XXX
 
Style
Fairlane Galaxie 500
Code Body Style Code Body Style
54A 4 dr. Sedan 54A 4 dr. Sedan
62A 2 dr. Sedan 57B 4 dr. Hardtop
71B Custom Ranch Wagon 2 57F 4 dr. LTD Hardtop 4
71D Ranch Wagon 63B 2 dr. Fastback 4
Falcon 63F 2 dr. LTD Fastback 4
54A 4 dr. Sedan 76A Convertible
54B 4 dr. Sedan Futura Galaxie 500 XL
54D 4 dr. Sedan 63C 2 dr. Fastback 3
59A 2 dr. Ranch Wagon 76B Convertible 3
62A 2 dr. Sedan Galaxie
62B 2 dr. Sedan Futura 71A 9 Pass. Country Squire
62D 2 dr. Sedan 71B 6 Pass. Country Sedan
63B 2 dr. Hardtop Futura, 4 71C 9 Pass. Country Sedan
63C 2 dr. Hardtop 3 71E 6 Pass. Country Squire
63H 2 dr. Hardtop Frutura, 3A Mustang
71A 4 dr. Ranch Sta. Wagon 63A 2 dr. Fastback
71B 4 dr. Squire Wagon 63B 2 dr. Fastback Luxury Trim
71C Country Squire Wagon 65A 2 dr. Hardtop
76A Convertible Futura 4 65B 2 dr. Hardtop Luxury Trim
76B Convertible Futura 3 65C 2 dr. Hardtop 4
Fairlane 500 76A 2 dr. Convertible
54B 4 dr. Sedan 76B 2 dr. Convertible Luxury Trim
62B 2 dr. Sedan 76C 2 dr. Convertible 4
65A 2 dr. Hardtop Thunderbird
65B 2 dr. Sports Coupe 3 63A 2 dr. Hardtop
Ford Custom 63B 2 dr. Landau
54B 4 dr. 500 Sedan 63D 2 dr. Landau Special
54E 4 dr. Sedan 76A Convertible
62B 2 dr. 500 Sedan    
62E 2 dr. Sedan    
       
 
PAINT
Code Color Code Color
0 Light Peacock J Rangoon Red
3 Poppy Red 11 K Silver Smoke Gray
4 Frost Blue M Wimbledon White
5 Twilight Turquoise N Diamond Blue Platinum 15
8 Springtime Yellow 11 P Prairie Bronze
A Raven Black Q Brittany Blue 15
B Pagoda Green R Charcoal Green
B Midnight Turquoise S Cascade Green 15
C White Mustang Pace Car 11 T Navaho Beige
C Honey Gold 15 U Patrican Green 15
D Dynasty Green V Sunlight Yellow
E Silver Mink 15 W Rose Beige 15
F Arcadian Blue X Vintage Burgundy
F Guardsman Blue Y Skylight Blue
G Lemontree Yellow 15 Y Sliver Blue
H Caspian Blue Z Chantilly Beige 15
I Champagne Beige  
    Paint Chip Palette
 
Trim
Fairlane Falcon
Code Color Code Color
4 Beige 6 12,22 Blue 5, 6
12,22 Blue 5, 6 15,25 Red 5, 6
15,25 Red 5, 6 17 Turquoise 5, 6
19,29 Palomino 5, 6 19,29 Palomino 6
27 Turquoise 5, 6 27,67 Turquoise 5, 6
28 Gold 5, 6 28 Gold 5, 6
32,36,42 Blue 6 32,52 Blue 6
35,55,85 Red 6 35,55 Red 6
39,49 Palomino 6 36,56 Black 6
52,82 Blue 6 37 Turquoise 6
56,86 Black 6 38,58,88 Gold 6
59,89 Palomino 6 39,49,59 Palomino 6
79,99 Palomino 5, 6 57,87 Turquoise 6
88 Gold 6 62,82 Blue 6
96 Black 5, 6 65,85 Red 6
C2,H2 White/Blue 6 66,86 Black 6
C5,H5 White/Red 6 69,89 Palomino 6
C6,H6 White/Black 6 Thunderbird
C7,H7 White/Turqoise 6 12 Blue 6
C8,H8 White/Gold 6 16 Black 5
C9,H9 White/Palomino 6 19 Palomino 5
Ford 21 Silver 6
1 Green 6 22 Blue 6
4 Beige 6 23 Burgundy 6
12,62 Blue 6 24 Beige 6
15,35,55 Red 5, 6 25 Red 6
19,29,99 Palomino 5, 6 26 Black 6
32,52 Blue 5, 6 27 Turquoise 6
37,57,97 Turquoise 5, 6 28 Gold 6
39,59 Palomino 5, 6 29 Palomino 6
56,96 Black 5, 6 32 Blue 7
58,98 Gold 5, 6 33 Burgundy 7
65,75,85 Red 6 35 Red 7
66,76,Z6 Black 6 36 Black 7
67,77,87 Turquoise 6 39 Palomino 7
68,78 Gold 6 G-2 White/Blue 6
69,79 Palomino 6 G-3 White/Burgundy 6
72,N2 Blue 6 G-4 White/Beige 6
92,82 Blue 5, 6 G-5 White/Red 6
93 Burgundy 5, 6 G-6 White/Black 6
G2,K2 White/Blue 6 G-7 White/Turqoise 6
G5,K5 White/Red 6 G-8 White/Gold 6
G6,Z6 White/Black 6 G-9 White/Palomino 6
G7,K7,L7 White/Turqoise 6 H-2 White/Blue 7
G8,K8,L8 White/Gold 6 H-3 White/Burgundy 7
G9,K9,N9 White/Palomino 6 H-4 White/Beige 7
K9,N9 Palomino 6 H-5 White/Red 7
L2,N2 White/Blue 6 H-6 White/Black 7
L5,Y5,N5 White/Red 6 H-7 White/Turqoise 7
L6,K6 White/Black 6 H-8 White/Gold 7
L9,Z9,Y9 White/Palomino 6 H-9 White/Palomino 7
N5,Y5 Red 6 Mustang
P9,Y9,Z9 Palomino 6 22,62 Blue 6
    25,65 Red 6
  26,66 Black 6
28 Gold 6
29,69 Palomino 6
32 Blue 5, 6
35 Red 5, 6
36,76 Black 5, 6
39,79 Palomino 5, 6
42,D2,F2 White/Blue 6
45,D5,F5 White/Red 6
46,D6,F6 White/Black 6
49,D9,F9 White/Palomino 6
68,D8,F8 White/Gold 6
67,F7 White/Turquoise 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 51 Denver
12 Buffalo 52 Des Moines
13 New York 53 Kansas City
14 Pittsburgh 54 Omaha
15 Newark 55 St. Louis
21 Atlanta 61 Dallas
22 Charlotte 62 Houston
23 Philadelphia 63 Memphis
24 Jacksonville 64 New Orleans
25 Richmond 65 Oklahoma City
26 Washington 71 Los Angeles
31 Cincinnati 72 San Jose
32 Cleveland 73 Salt Lake City
33 Detroit 74 Seattle
34 Indianapolis 75 Phoenix
35 Lansing 81 Ford of Canada
36 Louisville 83 Government
41 Chicago 84 Home Office Reserve
42 Fargo 85 American Red Cross
43 Rockford 89 Transportation Services
44 Twin Cities 90-99 Export
45 Davenport    
 
Rear Axle
Regular Locking
Code Axle Ratio Code Axle Ratio
1 3.00:1 A 3.00:1
2 2.83:1 B 2.83:1
3 3.20:1 C 3.20:1
4 3.25:1 D 3.25:1
5 3.50:1 E 3.50:1
6 2.80:1 F 2.80:1
7 3.80:1 G 3.80:1
8 3.89:1 H 3.89:1
9 14 4.11:1 I 4.11:1
 
Trans
Code Transmission Code Transmission
1 Standard 5 4 Sp. Manual
2 Overdrive 6 C4 Dual Range Automatic
4 Cruise-O-Matic    
 
1- See 1965 V.I.N information.

2- 8 passenger

3- Bucket seats

3A- Bucket seats No Console
4- Bench Seat

5- Cloth

6- Vinyl

7- Leather
8- Two year code letters to 
    be used if 1965 models 
    exceed 12 months.

11- Mustang
14- Ford, Fairlane, Mustang

15- Thunderbird
If there are any omissions or errors please let us know. Thank you
 
1960 - 1961 - 1962 - 1963 - 1964 - 1966 - 1967 - 1968 - 1969 - 1970 - 1971 - 1972 - 1973 - 1974 - 1975