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Body Plate Identification

 
Wanted pictures of body plates

1974

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
4
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 S Chrysler Specialty
Y Chrysler Luxury  
 
Engine
Code
CID
Code
CID
E56 360 4-BC K 360 2-BC
E57 360 2-BC M 400 2-BC
E63 400 2-BC N 400 4-BC
E64 400 4-BC T 440 4-BC
E85 440 4-BC Z Special Order
J 360 4-BC  
 
Transmission
Code
Type
Code
Type
D13 3-spd Manual Flr. Shift D21 4-spd Manual
D14 3-spd Manual Col. Shift D34 Standard Automatic
D15 HD 3-spd Man Col. Shift D35 HD Automatic
 
Price
Code
Class
Code
Class
H High P Premium
L Low S Special
M Medium  
 
Body
Code
Type
Code
Type
23 2 dr. Hardtop 45 Sta. Wagon
2-seat
41 4 dr. Sedan 46 Sta. Wagon
3-seat
43 4 dr. Hardtop Sedan  
 
Assembly Plant
Code
Plant
Code
Plant
C Jefferson Ave, Detroit F Newark, DE
D Belvidere, IL R Windsor, Ontario CAN
 
Lower Body Paint
Code
Color
Code
Color
JA5 Silver Frost Metallic KT5 Sienna Metallic
KB1 Powder Blue KT9 Dark Chestnut Metallic
KB5 Lucerne Blue Metallic EW1 Spinnaker White
KB8 Starlight Blue Metallic TX9 Formal Black
FE5 Rallye Red DY2 Sunfire Yellow
GE7 Burnished Red Metallic KY4 Golden Fawn
KG2 Frosty Green Metallic KY5 Yellow Blaze
KG8 Deep Sherwood Metallic JY6 Gold Haze Metallic
KJ6 Avocado Gold Metallic JY9 Tahitian Gold Metallic
HL4 Sahara Beige 999 Special Order
KL8 Dark Moonstone Metallic  
 
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 T7 Chestnut
B6 Blue VW Orange, Black & White
G6 Green X9 Black
EW Wimbleton XW Black & White
LL Tangier Y3 Gold
L3 Parchment YW White & Gold
 
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 V6X Black
V02 Paint-two tone V6Y Gold
V08 Paint, Trim&Vinyl Roof Waiver V68 Delete
V09 Paint Special Order V70 Accent Stripes
V10 Full Vinyl Roof V7B Blue Green
V1B Blue V7L Parchment
V1G Green V7R Red
V1L Parchment V7W White
V1W White V7X Black
V1X Black V7Y Gold
V1Y Gold V78 Delete
V21 Paint-Hood Performance V80 Sport Stripes
V25 Decor Stripe Pkg. #2 V8L Parchment
V40 Halo Style Vinyl Roof V8R Red
V4W White V8W White
V4X Black V8X Black
V4Y Gold Reptile Grain V88 Delete
V50 Moulding-protect. vinyl bdyside V90 Sport Stripes-Bdysde & roof
V5X Black V9R Red
V60 Sport Stripes V9W White
V6R Red V9X Black
V6W White Paint Chip Palette
 
 
If there are any omissions or errors please let us know. Thank you