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Body Plate Identification

 
1971 Buick Body Data Plate
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1971

Location: Riveted to the left side of the cowl under the hood.
ST: Year, GM Division, Series, Body Style
71-44437
Body: Assy. Plant, Production Serial Number
Z 01XXX
Trim: Trim Color and Material Used
165 B80
Paint: Lower and Upper Body Color
19A
Build Date: Month, Week
12C
ACC.: Factory Installed Accessories
040113
 
Style
Skylark
Lesabre
Code
Body Style
Code
Body Style
43327 2 dr. Coupe
Thin pillar
45237 2 dr. Hardtop Coupe
43337 2 dr. Hardtop Coupe 45239 4 dr. Hardtop
43369 4 dr. Sedan
Thin pillar
45269 4 dr. Sedan
Thin pillar
Skylark Custom
Estate Wagon
44437 2 dr. Hardtop Coupe 46035 4 dr. Sta. Wagon
1
44439 4 dr. Hardtop 46045 4 dr. Sta. Wagon
2
44467 2 dr. Convertible
Centurion
44469 4 dr. Sedan
Thin pillar
46639 4 dr. Hardtop
GS
46647 2 dr. Hardtop Coupe
43437 2 dr. Hardtop Coupe
8
46667 2 dr. Convertible
43467 2 dr. Convertible
8
Electra 225
Sportwagon
48237 2 dr. Hardtop Coupe
43436 4 dr. Sta. Wagon 48239 4 dr. Hardtop
LeSabre
Custom
Electra 225 Custom
45437 2 dr. Hardtop Coupe 48437 2 dr. Hardtop Coupe
45439 4 dr. Hardtop 48439 4 dr. Hardtop
45467 2 dr. Convertible
Riviera
45469 4 dr. Sedan
Thin pillar
49487 2 dr. Hardtop
3
 
Body
Code
Assy. Plant
Code
Assy. Plant
C Southgate, CA Z Fremont, CA
G Framingham, MA Y Wilmington, DE
H Flint, MI X Fairfax, KS
I Oshawa, CAN  
 
Trim
Skylark Coupe

LeSabre Custom

Convertible

Code
Color
Code
Color
100 Green
6
434 Sandalwood
6
104 Sandalwood
6
436 Saddle
6
108 Black
6
438 Black
6
110 Green
5
Estate Wagon
1
111 Blue
5
440 Green
6
114 Sandalwood
5
441 Blue
6

Skylark 2Dr HT

444 Sandalwood
6
100 Green
6
446 Saddle
6
104 Sandalwood
6
450
#
Green
6
108 Black
6
456
#
Saddle
6
110 Green
5
Estate Wagon
2
111 Blue
5
440 Green
6
114 Sandalwood
5
441 Blue
6
150
#
Green
6
444 Sandalwood
6
154
#
Sandalwood
6
446 Saddle
6
156
#
Saddle
6
450
#
Green
6
158
#
Black
6
454
#
Sandalwood
6

Skylark 4Dr Sedan

456#
*
Saddle
6
100 Green
6
Centurion 4Dr HT
104 Sandalwood
6
460
#
Green
6
108 Black
6
462
#
Sandalwood
5
110 Green
5
463
#
Black
5
111 Blue
5
464
#
Sandalwood
6
114 Sandalwood
5
466
#
Saddle
6

Skylark Custom

2Dr HT

468
#
Black
6
140 Green
5
Centurion 2Dr HT
141 Blue
5
460
#
Green
6
144 Sandalwood
5
464
#
Sandalwood
6
150
#
Green
6
466
#
Saddle
6
154
#
Sandalwood
6
468
#
Black
6
156
#
Saddle
6
Centurion Convertible
158
#
Black
6
461
#
Blue
6
165
*
Pearl White
6
465
#
Pearl White
6
166
*
Saddle
6
466
#
Saddle
6
168
*
Black
6
468
#
Black
6

Skylark Custom

4Dr HT

Electra
140 Green
5
480 Green
5
141 Blue
5
481 Blue
5
144 Sandalwood
5
484 Sandalwood
5
150
#
Green
6
494 Sandalwood
6
154
#
Sandalwood
6
498 Black
6
156
#
Saddle
6
Electra Custom 2Dr
158
#
Black
6
610
#
Green
5

Skylark Custom

Sedan 4Dr

611
#
Blue
5
134 Sandalwood
6
614
#
Sandalwood
5
138 Black
6
620
#
Green
6
140 Green
5
624
#
Sandalwood
6
141 Blue
5
627
#
Rosewood
6
144 Sandalwood
5
628
#
Black
6

Skylark

Custom Convertible

Electra Custom 4Dr
134 Sandalwood
6
600
#
Green
5
138 Black
6
601
#
Blue
5
150
#
Green
6
604
#
Sandalwood
5
155
*
Pearl White
6
608
#
Black
5
156
#
Saddle
6
620
#
Green
6
Sport Wagon
624
#
Sandalwood
6
100 Green
6
627
#
Rosewood
6
101 Blue
6
628
#
Black
6
104 Sandalwood
6
Electra Limited 2Dr
GS 2Dr HT
640
#
Green
5
100 Green
6
641
#
Blue
5
104 Sandalwood
6
642
#
Black
6
108 Black
6
644
#
Sandalwood
5
150
#
Green
6
Electra Limited 4Dr
154
#
Sandalwood
6
630
#
Green
5
156
#
Saddle
6
631
#
Blue
5
158
#
Black
6
632
#
Sandalwood
5
154 Sandalwood
6
633
#
Black
5
158 Black
6
640
#
Green
5
165
*
Pearl White
6
641
#
Blue
5
166
*
Saddle
6
642
#
Black
6
168
*
Black
6
644
#
Sandalwood
5
GS Convertible
648 Black
6
134 Sandalwood
6
Riviera
138 Black
6
654 Sandalwood
6
150
#
Green
6
658 Black
6
155
*
Pearl White
6
664
*
Sandalwood
6
156
#
Saddle
6
668
*
Black
6
Lesabre
670
#
Green
5
400 Green
5
671
#
Blue
5
401 Blue
5
674 Sandalwood
5
404 Sandalwood
5
678
#
Black
5
408 Black
5
680
#
Green
6
416 Saddle
6
684
#
Sandalwood
6
418 Black
6
686
#
Saddle
6
LeSabre Custom
688
#
Black
6
420 Green
5
695
*
Pearl White
6
421 Blue
5
697
*
Rosewood
6
424 Sandalwood
5
698
*
Black
6
430 Green
6
 
434 Sandalwood
6
436 Saddle
6
438 Black
6
 
PAINT
Code
Color
Code
Color
11 Arctic White 53 Cortez Gold
13 Platinum Mist 55 Cornet Gold
16 Tealmist Gray 61 Sand Piper Beige
19 Regal Black 62 Bittersweet Mist
24 Cascade Blue 65 Copper Mist
26 Stratomist Blue 67 Burnished Cinnamon
29 Nocturne Blue 68 Deep Chestnut
39 Twilight Turquoise 70 Pearl Beige
41 Silver Fern 73 Sunset Mist
42 Willomist Green 74 Vintage Red
43 Lime Mist 75 Fire Red
49 Verdemist Green 78 Rosewood
50 Bamboo Cream Paint Chip Palette
 
VINYL ROOF
Code
Color
Code
Color
1 White 8 Dark Brown
2 Black 9 Dark Green
5 Sandalwood    
 
CONVERTIBLE TOP
Code
Color
Code
Color
1 White 5 Sandalwood
2 Black 9 Dark Green
 

1- 2 Seat

2- 3 Seat

3- GS option available

4- 4 Window

5- Cloth

6- Vinyl

7- Leather

8- Stage 1, GSX, GS455 option available

*- Bucket seats #- Notch back or 60/40 seats
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