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LINCOLN * MERCURY

Body Plate Identification

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

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: Body Color, Vinyl Roof Type/Color BA
TRIM: Trim Color and Material Used 01
TRANS: Transmission Code 6
AXLE: Rear Axle 6
DSO: District Code, Order Location 12F
 
Style
Lincoln Montego
Code Body Style Code Body Style
53B 4 dr. Sedan Hardtop 53B 4 dr. Sedan Hardtop
60B 2 dr. Hardtop 65B 2 dr. Hardtop
65D 2 dr. Hardtop Mark IV 71K Sta. Wagon Villager
Marquis Montego MX
53H 4 dr. Pillar Hardtop 53D 4 dr. Sedan Hardtop
65H 2 dr. Hardtop 65D 2 dr. Hardtop
71H 6-Pass 4 dr. Sta. Wagon 71D Sta. Wagon
Marquis Brougham Montego Brougham
53K 4 dr. Pillar Hardtop 53K 4 dr. Sedan Hardtop
65K 2 dr. Hardtop 65K 2 dr. Hardtop
71K 6-Pass 4 dr. Colony Park Comet
Grand Marquis 54B 4 dr. Sedan
53L 4 dr. Pillar Hardtop 62B 2 dr. Sedan
65L 2 dr. Hardtop Monarch
Cougar 54H 4 dr. Sedan
65F 2 dr. Hardtop XR-7 66H 2 dr. Sedan
Bobcat 54K 4 dr. Sedan Ghia
64H 3 dr. Runabout 66K 2 dr. Sedan Ghia
73H 2 dr. Villager  
 
PAINT
Code Color Code Color
1C Black 5J Dark Ginger Metallic
1G Silver Metallic 5M Med Chestnut Metallic
1H Med Slate Blue Metallic 5Q Dark Brown Metallic
1J Silver Metallic 5T Saddle Bronze Met
2B Bright Red 5U Tan Met
2E Red 5Y Dark Copper Met
2G Med Red Metallic 5W Orange
2M Med Red 6D Yellow
2P Med Taupe Metallic 6E Bright Yellow
2Q Maroon Metallic 6G Bright Yellow Gold Met
3E Bright Blue Metallic 6N Maize Yellow
3G Bright Dark Blue Metallic 6Q Dark Gold Metallic
3K Bright Blue Metallic 9D White
3M Silver Blue Metallic 41 Bright Lime Gold Metallic
3P Med Blue Metallic 45 Aqua Blue Metallic
3Q Pastel Blue 46 Dark Jade Met
3R Silver Blue Metallic 47 Light Green
4T Med Ivy Bronze Met 51 Ginger Bronze Met
4V Dark Yellow Green Met 52 Copper Met
4Z Light Green Gold Metallic 54 Unique Gold Met
Paint Chip Palette Paint Chip Palette
 
Vinyl Roof First Letter
Code Type Code Type
B 2 dr. Cross-Hatch Full H Odense Three-Quarter
C 4 dr. Cross-Hatch Halo J Odense Embassy Basket Handle
D Levant Full K Normande Three-Quarter
E Levant Half L Normande Half
F Normande N Odense Half
G Odense Full  
 
Vinyl Roof Second Letter
Code Color Code Color
A Black P Silver
B Blue R Jade
D Red S Silver Blue
G Green Light T Brown
J Taupe U Tan
K Copper W White
L Aqua Y Gold
M Gold Flare Z Saddle
 
Trim
Lincoln Montego
Code Color Code Color
BA,EA,FA Black 5 AA,CA,GA Black 5
DA,EA,BA Black 7 BA,DA,HA Black 6
JB Blue 4 AB,CB,GB Blue 5
BB,EB,FB Blue 5 BB,DB,HB,PB,EB Blue 6
DB,EB,KB,HB,BB Blue 7 KB Blue 5, 6
ED,BD,FD Dark Red 5 CG,GG Green 5
JD,AD Dark Red 4 DG,EG,HG,PG Green 6
DD,ED,KD,HD,BD Dark Red 7 KG Green 5, 6
JG Green 4 AU,CU,GU Tan 5
BG,FG,EG Green 5 BU,DU,HU,EU,PU Tan 6
KG,HG,BG,DG,EG Green 7 KU Tan 5, 6
JY Gold 4 CZ,GZ Saddle 5
BY,FY Gold 5 DZ,HZ,EZ Saddle 6
DY,EY,KY,HY Gold 7 DW White/Black 6
JU Tan 4 DQ,HQ White/Blue 6
EU,BU,FU Tan 5 D5,H5 White/Green 6
DU,EU,KU,HU,BU Tan 7 D9,H9 White/Saddle 6
BZ Saddle 7 Cougar
JJ Taupe 4 AA,HA Black 6
BJ,FJ Taupe 5 DA Black 7
DJ,EJ,KJ,HJ Taupe 7 ED Red 5
BP Silver 5 AD,HD Red 6
BK Aqua Blue 5 DD Red 7
FK Aqua Blue 4, 6 EG Green 5
DN,EN,BN White/Red 7 AG,HG Green 6
DW,BW,EW White/Black 7 DG Green 7
DQ,BQ,EQ White/Blue 7 ES Blue/Silver Blue 5
D3,E3 White/Taupe 7 AS,HS Blue/Silver Blue 6
D4,E4 White/Tan 7 DS Blue/Silver Blue 7
D5,B5,E5 White/Green 7 EU Tan 5
D8,E8 White/Gold 7 AU,HU Tan 6
DZ,B9 White/Saddle 7 DU Tan 7
DU Tan/Saddle 7 EZ Saddle/Tan 5
Mercury AZ,HZ Saddle/Tan 6
GA,TA Black 5 DZ Saddle/Tan 7
SA Black 6 EB Blue 5
JA Black 5, 6 HB Blue 6
FA Black 7 DB Blue 7
GB,RB,TB Blue 5 AQ,HQ White/Blue 6
HB,SB,EB,QB Blue 6 DQ White/Blue 7
JB Blue 5, 6 AW,HW White/Black 6
FB Blue 7 DW White/Black 7
GG,RG,TG Green 5 A5,H5 White/Green 6
HG,SG,EG,QG Green 6 D5 White/Green 7
JG Green 5, 6 AN,HN White/Red 6
FG Green 7 DN White/Red 7
RD,TD Dark Red 5 A9,H9 White/Saddle 6
SD,HD,ED,QD Dark Red 6 D9 White/Saddle 7
JD Dark Red 5, 6 Comet
FD Dark Red 7 MA Black 5
GU,RU,TU Tan 5 KA,PA Black 6
HU,EU,SU,QU Tan 6 MB Blue 5
JU Tan 5, 6 KB,PB Blue 6
FU Tan 7 MG Green 5
GZ,RZ,TZ Saddle 5 KG Green 6
SZ,HZ,EZ Saddle 6 MU Tan 5
SQ White/Blue 6 PU,KU Tan 6
FQ White/Blue 7 Monarch
SW White/Black 6 AA,CA Black 6
FW White/Black 7 DD Dark Red 5
S5 White/Green 6 AD,CD Dark Red 6
F5 White/Green 7 FD Dark Red 7
S9 White/Saddle 6 KB,PB Blue 6
F9 White/Saddle 7 DE Silver Blue 5
SN White/Red 6 AE,CD Silver Blue 6
FN White/Red 7 FE Silver Blue 7
    DG Green 5
AG,CG Green 6
DU Tan 5
AU,CU Tan 6
FU Tan 7
 
Rear Axle
Regular Equa-Lock
Code Axle Ratio Code Axle Ratio
2 2.75:1 K 2.75:1
3 2.79:1 O 3.00:1
5 3.07:1 R 3.25:1
6 3.00:1  
7 3.40:1
9 3.25:1
G 3.55:1
 
Trans
Code Transmission Code Transmission
1 3-Sp. Manual W C-4 Automatic XP
5 4-Sp. Manual X Automatic FMX
U C-6 Automatic XPL Z C-6 Automatic XPL
V C-3 Automatic XP  
 
District Codes
Code District Code District
00 Special 33 Cleveland
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
 
1- See 1975 V.I.N information. 
4- Velour

5- Cloth
6- Vinyl
            
7- Leather
 8- Silver luxury group

 9- Gold luxury group
If there are any omissions or errors please let us know. Thank you
 
1960 - 1961 - 1962 - 1963 - 1964 - 1965 - 1966 - 1967 - 1968 - 1969 - 1970 - 1971 - 1972 - 1973 - 1974