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Body Plate Identification


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Location: Under the hood attached to the right or left fender, Cowl, or
                Radiator Cross member.  Read left to right bottom to top.
Line 1: Engine code Digits 1-2-3 E61
Line 1: Transmission code Digits 4-5-6 D11
Line 1: Car line Digit 7 C
Line 1: Price class Digit 8 E
Line 1: Body type Digits 9-10 AF
Line 1: Engine code Digit 11 L
Line 1: Model year code Digit 12 1
Line 1: Assembly plant code Digit 13 C
Line 1: Production sequence Last six digits 100001 starts with
Line 2: Lwr body paint code Digits 1-2-3 EW1
Line 2: Trim code Digits 4-5-6-7 D11
Line 2: Price class Digit 4 C
Line 2: Seat and fabric Digit 5 E
Line 2: Interior color Digits 6-7 A9
Line 2: Upper door frame color Digits 8-9-10 Not Listed
Line 2: Month code Digit 11 7
Line 2: Day of month code Digits 12-13 A
Line 2: Production sequence Last six digits 100001 starts with
Line 3: Upper body/vinyl color code Digit 1-2-3 V1G
Car Line
Code Make Code Make
C Chrysler L Imperial
Code CID Code CID
E57 360 L 383 2-BC
E61 383 N 383 4-BC Hi-Perf
E63 383 T 440 4-BC
E85 440 U 440 4-BC Hi-Perf
E86 440 Z Special Order 8-cyl
K 360 2-BC  
Code Type Code Type
D11 A903 3-spd Col. Shift D31 A904 Automatic
D12 A230 3-spd Col. Shift D32 A727 Automatic
D13 A230 3-spd Flr. Shift D34 Automatic
D14 3-spd Manual D36 A727 HD Automatic
D21 A833 4-spd Manual D49 Special Order
Code Class Code Class
E Economy M Medium
H High P Premium
L Low S Special
Code Type Code Type
23 2 dr. Hardtop Coupe 45 Sta. Wagon 2-seat
41 4 dr. Sedan 46 Sta. Wagon 3-seat
43 4 dr. Hardtop Sedan  
Assembly Plant
Code Assembly Plant Code Assembly Plant
C Jefferson Ave, Detroit F Newark, DE
Lower Body Paint
Code Color Code Color
GA4 Winchester Gray Metallic BL1 Sandalwood Beige
GA8 Slate Gray Metallic EL5 Bahama Yellow
GB2 Glacial Blue Metallic FQ5 Coral Turquoise Metallic
GB5 True Blue Metallic GT2 Tunisian Tan Metallic
GB7 Evening Blue Metallic GT8 Tunisian Walnut Metallic
FC7 Violet Metallic EV2 Tor-Red
GC8 Mood Indigo Metallic EW1 Spinnaker White
FE5 Rallye Red GW3 Sno-white
GE7 Burnished Red Metallic TX9 Formal Black
GF3 Amber Sherwood Metallic FY1 Lemon Twist
GF7 Sherwood Green Metallic GY3 Curious Yellow
GJ4 April Green Metallic GY8 Gold Leaf Metallic
FJ6 Sassy Grass Green GY9 Tawny Gold Metallic
GK6 Autumn Bronze Metallic 999 Special Order
Seat & Fabric
Code Type Code Type
1 Cloth & Vinyl Bench 5 Cloth & Vinyl Bucket
2 Vinyl Bench 6 Vinyl Bucket
3 Cloth & Vinyl Split Bench R Vinyl & Leather Bucket
4 Vinyl Split Bench  
Interior Fabric
Code Color Code Color
B2 Light Blue Y3 Light Gold
B5 Medium Blue Y5 Medium Gold
B7 Dark Blue X9 Black
E8 Russet XV Black & Orange
F7 Green XX Black & White
T7 Tan XW Black & White
Month of Manufacture
Code Month Code Month
1 January 7 July
2 February 8 August
3 March 9 September
4 April A October
5 May B November
6 June C December
Upper Body & Vinyl Roof
Code Color Code Color
V01 Paint-mono tone V5K " Orange
V02 Paint-two tone V5M " Burgundy
V08 Paint, Trim&Vinyl Roof Waiver V5R " Red
V09 Paint Special Order V5T " Tan
V10 Full Vinyl Roof V5X " Black
V1A " Gunmetal V5Y " Gold
V1B " Blue V60 Sport Stripes
V1F " Green V6B " Blue
V1J " Paisley V6F " Green
V1M " Burgundy V6J " Chartreuse
V1T " Tan V6R "Red
V1W " White V6W " White
V1X " Black V6X " Black
V1Y " Gold V6Y " Gold
V21 Paint-Hood Performance V68 Sport Stripes Delete
V22 Delete Sprt Hood Treatment V70 Accent Stripes
V24 Paint-Hood Perf. w/eng callout V7B " Blue
V30 Convertible Top V7F " Green
V30 Folding Sunroof V7R " Red
V3W " White V7W " White
V3X " Black V7X " Black
V39 " Special Order V7Y " Gold
V40 Canopy Vinyl Roof V78 " Delete
V4F " Green V80 Sport Stripes Tape
V4L " Parchment V8R " Red
V4W " White V8W " White
V4X " Black V8X " Black
V4Y " Gold V8Y " Gold
V49 " Special Order V88 " Delete
V50 Moulding-protect. vinyl bdyside V90 Tape Stripe
V5A " Gunmetal V9W " White
V5B " Blue V9X " Black
V5F " Green Paint Chip Palette
If there are any omissions or errors please let us know. Thank you