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CHRYSLER * IMPERIAL

Body Plate Identification

 
Wanted pictures of body plates

1972

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
E63
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
2
Line 1: Assembly plant code
Digit 13
C
Line 1: Production sequence
Last six digits
XXXXXX
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
XXXXXX
Line 3: Upper body/vinyl color code
Digit 1-2-3
V1G
   
 
Car Line
Code
Make
Code
Make
C Chrysler Y Imperial
 
Engine
Code
CID
Code
CID
E57 360 2-BC M 400 2-BC
E63 400 2-BC P 400 4-BC Hi-Perf
E68 400 4-BC Hi-Perf T 440 4-BC
E85 440 4-BC U 440 4-BC Hi-Perf
E86 440 4-BC Hi-Perf Z Special Order 8-cyl
K 360 2-BC  
 
Transmission
Code
Type
Code
Type
D13 3-spd Manual D34 3-spd Automatic
D14 3-spd Manual D35 3-spd Automatic
D15 3-spd Manual D41 HD Clutch 9.5"
D21 4-spd Manual D99 Special Order
 
Price
Code
Class
Code
Class
G Grand P Premium
H High S Special
K Police T Taxi
L Low X Fast Top
M Medium  
 
Body
Code
Type
Code
Type
21 2 dr. Sedan 43 4 dr. Hardtop
23 2 dr. Hardtop 45 Sta. Wagon
2-seat
29 2 dr. Sports Hardtop 46 Sta. Wagon
3-seat
41 4 dr. Sedan  
 
Assembly Plant
Code
Plant
Code
Plant
A Lynch Rd, Detroit F Newark, DE
B Hamtramck, MI G St. Louis, MO
C Jefferson Ave, Detroit R Windsor, Ontario CAN
D Belvidere, IL  
 
Lower Body Paint
Code
Color
Code
Color
GA4 Winchester Gray Metallic HL4 Sahara Beige
GA8 Slate Gray Metallic FQ5 Coral Turquoise Metallic
GB2 Glacial Blue Metallic HT6 Mojave Tan Metallic
GB5 True Blue Metallic HT8 Chestnut Metallic
GB7 Evening Blue Metallic EV2 Tor-Red
GB9 Midnight Blue Metallic EW1 Spinnaker White
EA9 Charcoal Metallic TX9 Formal Black
HB1 Blue Sky FY1 Lemon twist
TB3 Basin Street Blue DY2 Sun Fire Yellow
FE5 Rallye Red GY4 Honeydew
GE7 Burnished Red Metallic GY8 Gold Leaf Metallic
GF3 Amber Sherwood Metallic GY9 Tawny Gold Metallic
GF7 Sherwood Green Metallic 999 Special Order
 
Seat & Fabric
Code
Type
Code
Type
1 Cloth & Vinyl Bench B Cloth & Leather Bench Split Back
2 Vinyl Bench C Cloth & Leather Bucket
3 Cloth & Vinyl Bench Split Back D Cloth & Leather 50/50
4 Vinyl Bench Split Back E Cloth & Leather Special Design
5 Cloth & Vinyl Bucket H Vinyl Special Design
6 Vinyl Bucket L Leather 50/50
7 Cloth & Vinyl 50/50 M Leather Bench
8 Vinyl 50/50 P Leather Bench Split Back
9 Cloth & Vinyl Special Design R Leather Bucket
A Cloth & Leather Bench T Leather Special Design
 
Interior
Code
Color
Code
Color
A9 Gray L3 Parchment
B5 Medium Blue T5 Light Tan
B8 Dark Blue Y3 Light Gold
F6 Green Y5 Medium Gold
FW Green & White X9 Black
G6 White & Green 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 V4F Green
V02 Paint-two tone V4G Mock Turtle
V08 Paint, Trim&Vinyl Roof Waiver V4W White
V09 Paint Special Order V4X Black
V10 Full Vinyl Roof V4Y Gold
V1A Gunmetal V50 Moulding-protect. vinyl bdyside
V1B Blue V5X Black
V1F Green V60 Sport Stripes
V1G Mock Turtle V6W White
V1M Burgundy V6X Black
V1T Walnut V68 Delete
V1W White V70 Accent Stripes
V1X Black V7W White
V1Y Gold V7X Black
V21 Paint-Hood Performance V78 Delete
V25 Paint-Deck Performance V80 Sport Stripes
V30 Folding Sunroof V8W White
V3W White V8X Black
V3X Black Paint Chip Palette
V40 Canopy Vinyl Roof  
 
 
 
 
 
If there are any omissions or errors please let us know. Thank you