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LINCOLN * MERCURY

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 driver door. Read left to right, top down.
V.I.N: Year, Assembly Plant, Body Series, Engine 1 0H82S
BODY: Body Style 59A
COLOR: Lower Body Color, Upper Body Color BA
TRIM: Trim Color and Material Used 01
AXLE: Rear Axle 6
TRANS: Transmission Code 6
DSO: District Code, Order Location 12F
 
Style
Lincoln Continental Montego MX
Code Body Style Code Body Style
53A 4 dr. Sedan 71A Sta. Wagon Woodgrain Villager
65A 2 dr. Hardtop 71C Sta. Wagon
Mercury Monterey Montego MX Brougham
54A 4 dr. Sedan 54D 4 dr. Sedan
57A 4 dr. Hardtop 57D 4 dr. Hardtop
65A 2 dr. Hardtop 65D 2 dr. Hardtop
76A Convertible Cyclone
Monterey Custom 65F 2 dr. Hardtop
54C 4 dr. Sedan 65G 2 dr. Hardtop Spoiler
57B 4 dr. Hardtop 65H 2 dr. Hardtop GT
65B 2 dr. Hardtop Cougar
Marquis 65A 2 dr. Hardtop
53F 4 dr. Hardtop Sedan 65B 2 dr. Hardtop XR-7 Luxury
57F 4 dr. Hardtop 76A Convertible
65F 2 dr. Hardtop 76B Convertible XR-7 Luxury
76F Convertible 63G 2 dr. Hardtop Tunnel Roof
Brougham 63H 2 dr. Hardtop Tunnel Roof
53C 4 dr. Hardtop Sedan Monterey
57C 2 dr. Hardtop 71B 2-Seat. 4 dr. Sta. Wagon
65C 2 dr. Hardtop 71C 3-Seat. 4 dr. Sta. Wagon
Marauder Monterey Custom
63G 2 dr. Hardtop 71F 2-Seat. 4 dr. Sta. Wagon
63H 2 dr. Hardtop X100 71G

3-Seat. 4 dr. Sta. Wagon

Montego Marquis Colony Park
54A 4 dr. Sedan 71A

3-Seat. 4 dr. Sta. Wagon

65A 2 dr. Hardtop 71E 2-Seat. 4 dr. Sta. Wagon
Montego MX  
54B 4 dr. Sedan
57B 4 dr. Hardtop
65B 2 dr. Hardtop
65E 2 dr. Hardtop
 
PAINT
Code Color Code Color
1 Calypso Coral,Vermillion, Comp Orange J Brt Blue Met Astra, Deep Blue Metallic
2 Light Ivy Yellow K Yellow Met, Brt/Deep Gold Met.
5 Ginger Met, Med Brown Metallic L Light Gray Metallic
6 Med Brt Blue Met, Brt Blue Metallic M White
7 Med Peppermint Metallic N Platinum, Pastel Blue
8 Light Gold O Burnt Orange Metallic
9 Yellow, Pastel Yellow P Med Ivy Green Metallic
A Black Q Medium Blue Metallic
B Dark Maroon R Dark Brown Metallic
C Dark Ivy Green Metallic S Gold Nugget Met, Med Gold Metallic
D Brt Yellow, Competition Yellow T Red
E Light Blue U Medium Aqua Metallic
F Dark Aqua Metallic W Yellow
G Med Avocado Met, Med Lime Met X Dark Blue
H Light Green Y Chestnut Met, Bronze Met
I Dark Orchard Metallic Z Dark/Slate Gray Metallic
Paint Chip Palette Paint Chip Palette

 

Trim
Continental Montego
Code Color Code Color
1A,6A Black 5, 6 1A,5A,6A,AA,BA,4A Black 5, 6
KA,1A,7A,2A Black 6, 7 2A,6A,UA,WA,GA,KA Black 6
1B Dark Blue 5, 6 1B,4B,5B Medium Blue 5, 6
3B,KB,7B,2B Dark Blue 6, 7 2B,6B,WB,GB Medium Blue 6
1D Dark Red 5, 6 5D,TD,AD,BD Dark Red 5, 6
KD,3D,7D,2D Dark Red 6, 7 6D,2D,GD Dark Red 6
KF,3F,2F Brown 5, 6 TF Medium Brown 5, 6
1G Dark Green 5, 6 6F,2F,GF Medium Brown 6
KG,3G,7G,2G Dark Green 6, 7 1G,5G Medium Green 5, 6
KK,3K,2K Light Aqua 5, 6 6G,2G Medium Green 6
1P Medium Gray 5, 6 2W,6W,UW White 6
KP,3P,2P Medium Gray 6, 7 1Y,4Y,5Y Light Gold 5, 6
KW,3W,7W,2W White 6, 7 2Y,UY,KY Light Gold 6
1Y Light Gold 5, 6 Cougar
KY/3Y/2Y Light Gold 6, 7 3A,7A Black 5, 6
KZ/3Z/2Z Dark Brown 5, 6 2A,6A,1A,5A Black 6
Mercury 6A Black 6, 7
1A,KA,TA,5A,ZA,3A Black 5, 6 1D,5D,6D Dark Red 6
4A,VA,2A,8A,9A,6A Black 6 6D Dark Red 6, 7
KB,5B,3B,1B Med Blue 5, 6 7F Medium Brown 5, 6
2B,8B,VB,4B,6B Med Blue 6 6F,3F,GF Medium Brown 6
1D,KD,TD,5D,3D Dark Red 5, 6 6F Medium Brown 6, 7
4D,VD,2D,8D,6D Dark Red 6 1G,5G,6G Medium Green 6
4F,VF,2F,8F,6F Medium Brown 6 6G Medium Green 6, 7
1G,KG,5G,ZG,3G Medium Green 5, 6 1B,6B,5B Medium Blue 6
4G,VG,8G,2G,9G,6G,MG Medium Green 6 6B Medium Blue 6, 7
KZ,5Z,6Z Dark Brown 5, 6 6Z Drk Brown 6, 7
1Y,KY,5Y,3Y,6Y Light Gold 5, 6 6Z Drk Brown 6
2Y,4Y Light Gold 6 AA,EA,FA White/Black 6
8W,2W,6W,VW,4W White 6 FA White/Black 6, 7
Cyclone  
WA,KA,DA,RA Black 5, 6
8A,MA Black 6
WB,DB,RB Med Blue 5, 6
8B,MB Med Blue 6
WD,RD Dark Red 5, 6
8D Dark Red 6
WF,RF Medium Brown 5, 6
8F Medium Brown 6
WG,RG Medium Green 5, 6
8G Medium Green 6
KY Light Gold 5, 6
8W,RW White 6
 
Rear Axle
Regular Equa-Lock
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 Y 4.11:1
A 3.50:1  
B 3.07:1
C 3.08:1
F 2.33:1
 
Trans
Code Transmission Code Transmission
1 3-Sp. Manual W C-4 Automatic
5 4-Sp. Manual Wide Ratio U C-6 Automatic
6 4-SP Manual Close Ratio X Automatic FMX
V Semi-Automatic Stick Shift Z C-6 Automatic Special
 
District Codes
Code District Code District
11 Boston 34 Detroit
15 New York 41 Chicago
16 Philadelphia 42 St. Louis
17 Washington 46 Twin Cities
21 Atlanta 51 Denver
22 Dallas 52 Los Angeles
23 Jacksonville 53 Oakland
26 Memphis 54 Seattle
31 Buffalo 84 Home Office Reserve
32 Cincinnati 90 Export
33 Cleveland  
 
1- See 1970 V.I.N information.



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