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Body Plate Identification

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1966 ford body plate
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1966

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 66D
COLOR: Lower Body Color, Upper Body Color T
TRIM: Trim Color and Material Used 85
DATE: Production Date 11D
DSO: Domestic Special Orders, District Code 74
TRANS: Transmission Installed 6
AXLE: Rear Axle 1
VEHICLE WARRANTY NUMBER:Year, Assembly Plant,
Body Series, Engine, Production Sequence 1
6K29C216XXX
 
Style
Fairlane FORD
Code Body Style Code Body Style
54A 4 dr. Club Coupe 63B 2 dr. Galaxie 500 Fastback
54B 4 dr. 500 63C 2 dr. Galaxie 500 XL Fastback, 3
62A 2 dr. Coupe 63D 2 dr. Galaxie 500 7.0 Fastback
62B 2 dr. 500 63F 2 dr. Galaxie 500 LTD Fastback
63B 2 dr. 500 Hardtop 71A 9 Pass. Country Squire
63C 2 dr. 500 XL Hardtop 3 71B 6 Pass. Country Sedan
63D 2 dr. 500 GT Hardtop 3 71C 9 Pass. Country Sedan
71B 4 dr. Custom Ranch Wagon 71D 6 Pass. Ranch Wagon
71D 4 dr. Ranch Wagon 71E 6 Pass. Country Squire
71E 4 dr. Squire Wagon 76A 2 dr. Galaxie 500 Convert
76B 2 dr. Convertible 500 3 76B 2 dr. Galaxie 500 XL Convert, 3
76C 2 dr. Convertible 500 XL 3 76D 2 dr. Galaxie 500 7.0 Convert
76D 2 dr. Convertible 500 GT 3 Mustang
Falcon 63A 2 dr. Fastback
54A 4 dr. Sedan Std. 63B 2 dr. Fastback
54B 4 dr. Sedan Futura, 4 65A 2 dr. Hardtop
62A 2 dr. Sedan 65B 2 dr. Hardtop
62B 2 dr. Sedan Futura, 4 65C 2 dr. Hardtop 4
62C 2 dr. Sport Coupe Futura, 3 76A 2 dr. Convertible
71A 4 dr. Station Wagon 76B 2 dr. Convertible
71B 4 dr. Deluxe Wagon 76C 2 dr. Convertible 4
Ford Thunderbird
54A 4 dr. Galaxie 500 Sedan 63A 2 dr. Hardtop Conventional roof
54B 4 dr. Custom 500 Sedan 63C 2 dr. Hardtop Blind quarter roof
54E 4 dr. Custom Sedan 63D 2 dr. Hardtop Blind roof vinyl
57B 4 dr. Galaxie 500 Fastback 76A Convertible
57F 4 dr. Galaxie 500 LTD Fastback  
62B 2 dr. Custom 500 Sedan
62E 2 dr. Custom Sedan
 
PAINT
Code Color Code Color
3 11 Poppy Red M Wimbledon White
A Raven Black N 2 Diamond Blue
B Pagoda Green P 11 Prairie Bronze
D Mint Green Q 2 Brittany Blue
D 9 Dynasty Green R Phoenician Yellow
E 2 Silver Mink S 2 Cascade Green
F 2 Arcadian Blue T Navaho Beige
F Guardsman Blue V 2 Sunlight Yellow
G Prairie Tan W 2 Rose Beige
H 2 Caspian Blue X Vintage Burgundy
J Rangoon Red Y Skylight Blue
K Silver Smoke Gray Z Chantilly Beige
L 2 Samoan Coral Z Firestone Tan
Paint Chip Palette
 
Vinyl Roof
Code Color Code Color
A Black C Brown
B White D Blue
 
Convertible Roof
Code Color Code Color
1 Black 4 Blue
2 White  
 
Trim
Fairlane Falcon Mustang Ford
Code Color Code Color
11 Silver 5, 6 B7 Aqua/Parchment 6
12,32,52 Blue 5, 6 B8 Gold/Parchment 6
15,35,55 Red 5, 6 B9 Palomino/Parchment 6
17,37,57 Aqua 5, 6 D6,E6 White/Black 6
22,42 Blue 6 F2,G2 Blue/White 6
25,45 Red 6 F3,G3 Burgundy/White 6
26,36,46 Black 6 F4,G4 Emberglo/White 6
27,47 Aqua 6 F6,G6 Black/White 6
38,48 Gold 6 F7,G7 Aqua/White 6
44,64,84 Emberglo 6 F8,G8 Gold/White 6
62,82 Blue 6 F9,G9 Palomino/White 6
65,85 Red 6 K6,Z6 Black 6
66,86 Black 6 N2,72 Blue 6
67,87 Aqua 6 N5,X5,Y5 Red 6
68,88 Gold 6 O3 Green 6
1D,3D,5D Parchment 5, 6 O4 Beige 6
2D,4D,0D Parchment 6 XD,ZD Parchment 6
B1 Parchment/Silver 6 Thunderbird
B2,C2 Parchment/Blue 6 12,42 Blue 5, 6
B4,C4 Parchment/Emberglo 6 22,52 Blue 6
B5 Parchment/Red 6 62 Blue 7
B6,C6 Parchment/Black 6 16,46 Black 5, 6
B7,C7 Parchment/Aqua 6 26,56 Black 6
B8,C8 Parchment/Gold 6 66 Black 7
B9/C9 Parchment/Palomino 6 21,51 Silver 6
C3,D3,F3 Parchment/Burgundy 6 23,53 Burgundy 6
D2,F2 Parchment/Blue 6 24,54 Emberglo 6
D4,F4 Parchment/Emberglo 6 25,55 Red 6
D6,F6 Parchment/Black 6 65 Red 7
D7,F7 Parchment/Aqua 6 89 Palomino 7
D8,F8 Parchment/Gold 6 27,57 Aqua 6
D9/F9 Parchment/Palomino 6 28,58 Gold 6
H1 White/Silver 6 1D,4D Parchment 5, 6
H2 White/Blue 6 B2,K2 Blue/Parchment 6
H4 White/Emberglo 6 LB2 Blue/Parchment 7
Ford B3,K3 Burgundy/Parchment 6
12,32,52 Blue 5, 6 L3 Burgundy/Parchment 7
15,35,55 Red 5, 6 B4,K4 Emberglo/Parchment 6
16,36,56 Black 5, 6 L4 Emberglo/Parchment 7
17,37,57 Aqua 5, 6 B6/K6 Black/Parchment 6
19,39 Palomino 5, 6 L6 Black/Parchment 7
22,42,62 Blue 6 B7/K7 Turquoise/Parchment 6
25,45,65 Red 6 L7 Turquoise/Parchment 7
26,46,66 Black 6 B8/K8 Gold/Parchment 6
31,51 Silver 5, 6 L8 Gold/Parchment 7
38,58 Gold 5, 6 B9/K9 Palomino/Parchment 6
47,67,77 Aqua 6 L9 Palomino/Parchment 7
48,68 Gold 6 G1,P1 Silver/White 6
53,93 Burgundy 6 G2,P2 Blue/White 6
64,84,94 Emberglo 6 G3,P3 Burgundy/White 6
75,85,95 Red 6 G4,P4 Emberglo/White 6
76,86,96 Black 6 G6,P6 Black/White 6
82,92,K2 Blue 6 G7,P7 Turquoise/White 6
A3 Burgundy 7 G8,P8 Gold/White 6
B2,S2 Blue/Parchment 6 G9,P9 Palomino/White 6
B6 Black/Parchment 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 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 Export
41 Chicago  
42 Fargo
43 Rockford
44 Twin Cities
45 Davenport
51 Denver
52 Des Moines
53 Kansas City
54 Omaha
 
Rear Axle
Regular Locking
Code Axle Ratio Code Axle Ratio
1 3.00:1 A 3.00:1
2 2.83:1 C 3.20:1
3 3.20:1 D 3.25:1
4 3.25:1 D 14 3.25:1
5 3.50:1 E 3.25:1
6 2.80:1 F 3.50:1
8 3.89:1 F 14 2.80:1
9 4.11:1 H 3.89:1
  I 4.11:1
L 2.83:1
 
Trans
Code Transmission Code Transmission
1 3 Sp. Manual 2.77 5 4 Sp. Manual
2 Overdrive 6 C4 Automatic XP
3 3 Sp. Manual 3.03 7 Cruise-o-matic FX
4 C6 Automatic XPL 8 Cruise-o-matic MX
 
1- See 1966 V.I.N information.

2- Thunderbird only

3- Bucket seats

4- Bench Seat
5- Cloth

6- Vinyl

7- Leather
8- Two year code letters to 
    be used if 1964 models 
    exceed 12 months.

9- Falcon only

10- Fairlane & Galaxie 
11- Mustang

12- Automatic trans

13- 4 Speed manual trans

14- Fairlane, Falcon, Mustang
If there are any omissions or errors please let us know. Thank you
 
1960 - 1961 - 1962 - 1963 - 1964 - 1965 - 1967 - 1968 - 1969 - 1970 - 1971 - 1972 - 1973 - 1974 - 1975