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LINCOLN * MERCURY

Body Plate Identification

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

Location: Attached to the left front body pillar, between the front door hinges.
              Comet: Attached to the left front door below the door lock.
BODY: Body Style 74A
COLOR: Lower Body Color, Upper Body Color M
TRIM: Trim Color and Material Used 86
DATE: Production Date 08L
DSO: District Code  
AXLE: Rear Axle 1
TRANS: Transmission Installed 4
SERIAL: Year, Assembly Plant, Body Series, Engine 1 2Y86H
NUMBER: Production Sequence 1 400001
 
Style
Lincoln Mercury Monterey
Code Body Style Code Body Style
53A 4 dr. Sedan 54A 4 dr. Sedan
57C 4 dr. Hardtop 54B 4 dr. Sedan Custom
74A 4 dr. Convertible 62A 2 dr. Sedan
Comet 65A 2 dr. Hardtop
54A 4 dr. Sedan 65B 2 dr. Hardtop Custom
54B 4 dr. Sedan Custom 65C 2 dr. S-55 Hardtop
59A 2 dr. Sta. Wagon 71A 6 Pass. 4 dr. Commuter Wagon
59B 2 dr. Sta. Wagon Custom 71B 6 Pass. 4 dr. Colony Park Wagon
62A 2 dr. Sedan 71C 9 Pass. 4 dr. Commuter Wagon
62B 2 dr. Sedan Custom 71D 9 Pass. 4 dr. Colony Park Wagon
62C 2 dr. Sedan S-22 75A 4 dr. Hardtop
71A 4 dr. Sta. Wagon 75B 4 dr. Hardtop Custom
71B 4 dr. Sta. Wagon Custom 76A 2 dr. Convertible
71C 4 dr. Sta. Wagon Villager 76B 2 dr. S-55 Convertible
71D 4 dr. Sta. Wagon Villager 2 Meteor
  54A 4 dr. Sedan
54B 4 dr. Sedan Custom
62A 2 dr. Sedan
62B 2 dr. Sedan Custom
62C 2 dr. Sedan S-33
 
PAINT
Lincoln Mercury
Code Color Code Color
A Presidential Black A Presidential Black
B Royal Red D Ocean Turquoise Metallic
C Oxford Gray E Pacific Blue Metallic
D Riviera Turquoise F Sea Blue
E Bermuda Blue H Blue Satin Metallic
F Power Blue I Castilian Gold
G Silver Mink J Carnival Red
H Nocturne Blue K Light Aqua
I Castilian Gold L Teaberry
L Teaberry M Sultana White
M Sultana White P Scotch Green
N Platinum Q Sheffield Gray Metallic
P Scotch Green R Jamaica Yellow
R Jamaica Yellow T Champagne
S Highlander Green V Chestnut
T Champagne X Black Cherry Metallic
U Velvet Turquoise Z Desert Frost Metallic
V Chestnut Paint Chip Palette
X Black Cherry
Z Desert Frost
Paint Chip Palette
 
Trim
Mercury Comet
Code Color Code Color
12,22 Blue 5, 6 12,42 Blue 5, 6
13,23 Green 5, 6 14 Beige 5, 6
14,24 Beige 5, 6 15,45 Red/Black 5, 6
16,26 White/Black 5, 6 17,47 Turquoise 5, 6
17,27 Turquoise 5, 6 40 White/Black 5, 6
92 Blue 6 52,72,82 Blue 6
94 Beige 6 54,74,84 Beige 6
95 White/Red 6 55,85 Red 6
96 White/Black 6 56,86 Black 6
97 Turquoise 6 57 Turquoise 6
Meteor 75 White/Red 6
12,42,72 Blue 5, 6 76 White/Black 6
14,44 Beige 5, 6 Lincoln
15,45 Red/Black 5, 6 30 Blue 5
17,47 Turquoise 5, 6 34 Beige 5
52 Blue 6 60,72 Blue 5, 7
55 White/Red 6 64,74 Beige 5, 7
56 White/Black 6 71 White 5, 7
57 Turquoise 6 73 Green 5, 7
76 Black 5, 6 76 Black 5, 7
  77 Turquoise 5, 7
79 Chestnut 5, 7
82 Blue 7
83 Green 7
84 Beige 7
85 Red 7
86 Black 7
87 Turquoise 7
89 Chestnut 7
96 White/Black 7
 
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 35 Pittsburgh
12 Philadelphia 41 Chicago
13 New York 43 Kansas City
14 Washington 44 St. Louis
21 Atlanta 45 Twin Cities
22 Dallas 51 Denver
24 Jacksonville 52 Los Angeles
25 Memphis 53 Oakland
31 Buffalo 54 Seattle
32 Cincinnati 75 Phoenix
33 Cleveland 81 Ford of Canada
34 Detroit 84 Home Office Reserve
  90-99 Export
 
Rear Axle
Regular Locking
Code Axle Ratio Code Axle Ratio
1 2.89:1 A 2.89:1
1 3.00:1 A 3.00:1
3 3.20:1 B 3.80:1
4 3.25:1 F 3.56:1
5 3.50:1 H 3.89:1
6 3.56:1  
7 3.80:1
8 3.89:1
9 4.00:1
 
Trans
Code Transmission Code Transmission
1 3-Sp. Standard S/T 4 Dual Range Automatic D/R
2 Overdrive O/D 5 4-Sp. Standard 4/S
3 2 Sp. Automatic 2/S  
 
1- See 1962 V.I.N information.

2- Bucket Seats
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
 
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