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LINCOLN * MERCURY

Body Plate Identification

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1966 Lincoln Body Plate
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1966

Location: Attached to the left front door below the door lock.
BODY: Body Style 53A
COLOR: Lower Body Color, Upper Body Color Z
TRIM: Trim Color and Material Used 88
DATE: Production Date 3C
DSO: District Code, Order Location 21
AXLE: Rear Axle 6
TRANS: Transmission Installed 4
SERIAL: Year, Assembly Plant, Body Series, Engine 1 6Y82G
NUMBER: Production Sequence 1 440XXX
 
Style
Lincoln Continental Mercury Monterey
Code Body Style Code Body Style
53A 4 dr. Sedan 50A 4 dr. Sedan Reverse Back Window
65A 2 dr. Hardtop 54A 4 dr. Sedan
74A 4 dr. Convertible 57A 4 dr. Hardtop Fastback
Comet 202 62A 2 dr. Sedan
54A 4 dr. Sedan 63G 2 dr. Hardtop Fastback 2
62A 2 dr. Sedan 76G 2 dr. Convertible 2
71A 4 dr. Wagon Mercury Montclair
Capri 50B 4 dr. Sedan Reverse Back Window
54B 4 dr. Sedan 54B 4 dr. Sedan
63B 2 dr. Hardtop 57B 4 dr. Hardtop Fastback
Comet Caliente 63B 2 dr. Hardtop Fastback
54D 4 dr. Sedan Mercury S-55
63C 2 dr. Hardtop 2 63A 2 dr. Hardtop Fastback
63D 2 dr. Hardtop 76A 2 dr. Convertible
71C 4 dr. Wagon Villager Mercury Parklane
76B 2 dr. Convertible 2 50F 4 dr. Sedan Reverse Back Window
76D 2 dr. Convertible 57F 4 dr. Hardtop Fastback
Cyclone 63C 2 dr. Hardtop Fastback 2
63E 2 dr. Hardtop 2 63F 2 dr. Hardtop Fastback
63H 2 dr. Hardtop GT 2 76C 2 dr. Convertible 2
76C 2 dr. Convertible 76F 2 dr. Convertible
76H 2 dr. Convertible GT 2 Mercury Colony Park
  71A 6-Pass. 4 dr. Sta. Wagon
71E 9-Pass. 4 dr. Sta. Wagon
Mercury Commuter
57F 9-Pass. 4 dr. Sta. Wagon
71B 6-Pass. 4 dr. Sta. Wagon
 
PAINT
Lincoln Comet/Mercury
Code Color Code Color
1 Rose Metallic 2 Dark Turquoise Metallic
2 Dark Turquoise Metallic 4 Medium Silver Metallic
A Black 5 Red
B Light Beige Metallic 8 Yellow
E Medium Silver Mink Metallic A Black
F Light Blue C Dark Executive Gray Metallic
H Light Beige F Light Blue
K Dark Blue Metallic H Light Beige
L Ivy Yellow K Dark Blue Metallic
M White M White
N Platinum P Medium Palomino Metallic
P Medium Palomino Metallic R Dark Green Metallic
Q Medium Blue Metallic T Red
R Dark Green Metallic U Medium Turquoise Metallic
S Dark Gray Metallic V Emberglow Metallic
T Red X Maroon Metallic
U Medium Turquoise Metallic Y Light Blue Metallic
V Emberglow Metallic Z Medium Sage Gold Metallic
X Maroon Metallic Paint Chip Palette
Z Medium Sage Gold Metallic
Paint Chip Palette
 
Trim
Mercury Comet
Code Color Code Color
03 Green 6 11 Silver/Black 5, 6
04 Beige 6 12,32,52 Blue 5, 6
12,32,52 Blue 5, 6 15,35,55 Red 5, 6
15,35,55 Red 5, 6 17,37,57 Aqua 5, 6
16,36,56 Black 5, 6 22,42 Blue 6
17,37,57 Aqua 5, 6 25,45 Red 6
19,39 Palomino 5, 6 26,36,46 Black 6
22,42,62 Blue 6 27,47 Aqua 6
25,45,65 Red 6 38 Gold 5, 6
26,46,66 Black 6 44,64,84 Emberglow 6
31,51 Silver 5, 6 48,68,88 Gold 6
38,58 Gold 5, 6 62,82 Blue 6
47,67,77 Aqua 6 65,85 Red 6
48,68 Gold 6 66,86 Black 6
53,93 Burgundy 5, 6 67,87 Aqua 6
64,84,94 Emberglow 6 0D,2D,4D Parchment 6
72,82,N2 Blue 6 1D,3D,5D Parchment 5, 6
75,85,95 Red 6 B1 Parchment/Silver 6
76,86,96 Black 6 B2,C2 Parchment/Blue 6
92,K2 Blue 6 B4,C4 Parchment/Emberglow 7
A3 Burgundy 7 B5 Parchment/Red 6
B2,S2 Blue/Parchment 6 B6,C6 Parchment/Black 6
B3 Burgundy/Parchment 6 B7,C7 Parchment/Aqua 6
B6 Black/Parchment 6 B8,C8 Parchment/Gold 6
B7 Aqua/Parchment 6 B9,C9 Parchment/Palomino 6
B8 Gold/Parchment 6 C3,D3,F3 Parchment/Burgundy 6
B9 Palomino/Parchment 6 D2,F2 Parchment/Blue 6
D6,E6 White/Black 6 D4,F4 Parchment/Emberglow 7
F2,G2 Blue/White 6 D6,F6 Parchment/Black 6
F3,G3 Burgundy/White 6 D7,F7 Parchment/Aqua 6
F4,G4 Emberglow/White 6 D8,F8 Parchment/Gold 6
F6,G6 White/Black 6 D9,F9 Parchment/Palomino 6
F7,G7 Aqua/White 6 H1 White/Silver 6
F8,G8 Gold/White 6 H2 White/Blue 6
F9,G9 Palomino/White 6 H4 White/Emberglow 6
K6,Z6 Black 6 H5 White/Red 6
N5,X5,Y5 Red 6 H6 White/Black 6
XD,ZD Parchment 6 H7 White/Aqua 6
  H8 White/Palomino 6
Lincoln
16,26 White/Black 6
31 Silver 5
46,66 Black 5, 7
52,82 Blue 7
56,86 Black 7
58,88 Gold 7
60,70 Burgundy 5, 7
61,71 Sliver 5, 7
62,72 Blue 5, 7
67,77 Aqua 5, 7
68,78 Gold 5, 7
69,79 Palomino 5, 7
73 Black/White 5, 7
80 Burgundy 7
81 Silver 7
83 Black/White 7
87 Aqua 7
89 Palomino 7
5D,8D Parchment 7
6D Parchment 5, 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 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 81 Ford of Canada
32 Cincinnati 84 Home Office Reserve
33 Cleveland 90-99 Export
 
Rear Axle
Regular Equa-Lock
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 E 3.25:1
4 3.25:1 F 3 3.50:1
5 3.50:1 F 2.80:1
6 2.80:1 H 3.89:1
8 3.89:1 I 4.11:1
9 4.11:1  
 
Trans
Code Transmission Code Transmission
1 3-Sp. Manual 5 4-Sp. Manual
2 Overdrive 6 C4 Automatic Dual Range
4 C-6 Automatic XPL 8 Multi-Drive Mercury MX
 
1- See 1966 V.I.N information.

2- Bucket Seats

3- Full Size Mercury
5- Cloth

6- Vinyl
7- Leather
8- Two year code letters to be used if
    1966 models exceed 12 months.
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