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Body Plate Identification

 
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1971

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
A
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
D Dodge W Coronet
L Dart X Charger
J Challenger  
 
Engine
Code
CID
Code
CID
E06 Special Order
Hi-Perf
B 198 1-BC
6-cyl
E08 Special Order
8-cyl
C 225 1-BC
6-cyl
E22 198 1-BC
6-cyl
E Special Order
Hi-Perf
E24 225 1-BC
6-cyl
G 318 2-BC
E25 225 1-BC
6-cyl
H 340 4-BC
E44 318 2-BC J 340 3-2-BC
E55 340 4-BC K 360 2-BC
E57 360 2-BC L 383 2-BC
E61 383 2-BC N 383 4-BC
Hi-Perf Hemi
E63 383 4-BC R 426 2-4-BC
Hi-Perf Hemi
E74 426 4-BC
Hi-Perf Hemi
T 440 4-BC
E85 440 4-BC U 440 4-BC
Hi-Perf
E86 440 4-BC
Hi-Perf
V 440 3-2-BC
E87 440 3-2-BC
Hi-Perf
Z Special Order
8-cyl
 
Transmission
Code
Type
Code
Type
D13 3-spd Manual D32 3-spd Automatic
D14 3-spd Manual D34 3-spd Automatic
D15 3-spd Manual D36 3-spd Automatic
D21 4-spd Manual D41 HD Clutch 9.5"
D31 3-spd Automatic D49 Special Order
 
Price
Code
Class
Code
Class
D Deluxe M Medium
E Economy P Premium
H High S Special
K Police T Taxi
L Low  
 
Body
Code
Type
Code
Type
21 2 dr. Sedan 41 4 dr. Sedan
23 2 dr. Hardtop 43 4 dr. Hardtop
27 Convertible 45 Sta. Wagon
6-Pass
29 2 dr. Sport Hrdtp 46 Sta. Wagon
9-Pass
 
Assembly Plant
Code
Plant
Code
Plant
A Lynch Rd, Detroit E Los Angeles, CA
B Hamtramck, MI F Newark, DE
C Jefferson Ave, Detroit G St. Louis, MO
D Belvidere, IL R Windsor, Ontario CAN
 
Body Paint
Code
Color
Code
Color
GA4 Light Gunmetal Metallic FQ5 Turquoise Metallic
GA8 Dark Gunmetal Metallic GT2 Tan Metallic
GB2 Light Blue Metallic GT8 Dark Tan Metallic
GB5 Brite Blue Metallic EV2 Hemi-Orange
GB7 Dark Blue Metallic EW1 White
FC7 Plum Crazy Metallic GW3 Brite White
GC8 Indigo Metallic TX9 Formal Black
FE5 Bright Red FY1 Top Banana
GE7 Burgundy Metallic GY3 Citron Yella
GF3 Medium Green Metallic GY4 Gold
GF7 Dark Green Metallic GY8 Gold Metallic
GJ4 Moss Green Metallic GY9 Dark Gold Metallic
FJ6 Green Go 148 Special Order Panther Pink
GK6 Dark Bronze Metallic 317 Special Order Dk Gunmetal Metallic
EL5 Butterscotch 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
 
Body & Roof
Code
Color
Code
Color
V01 Paint-mono tone V50 Mouldings-protect. vinyl bdyside
V02 Paint-two tone V5A " Gunmetal
V08 Paint, Trim&Vinyl Roof Waiver V5B " Blue
V09 Paint Special Order V5F " Green
V10 Full Vinyl Roof V5K " Orange
V1A "Gunmetal V5M " Burgundy
V1B " Blue V5R " Red
V1F " Green V5T " Tan
V1J " Paisley V5X " Black
V1M " Burgundy V5Y " Citron Gold
V1T " Tan V60 Sport Strpes Tape
V1W " White V6B " Blue
V1X " Black V6F " Green
V1Y " Turquoise Grain V6J " Chartreuse
V21 Paint-Hood Performance V6R " Red
V22 Delete Sprt Hood Treatment V6V " Orange
V24 Paint-Hood Perf. w/eng callout V6V " White
V30 Convertible Top V6W " White
V30 Folding Sunroof V6X " Black
V3W " White V6Y " Gold
V3X " Black V68 Sport Stripes Delete
V39 " Special Order V70 Accent Stripes Paint
V40 Canopy Vinyl Roof V7B " Blue
V4F " Green V7F " Green
V4L " Parchment V7R " Red
V4W " White V7W " White
V4X " Black V7X " Black
V4Y " Gold V7Y " Gold
V49 " Special Order V78 " Delete
  V80 Sport Stripes Tape
V8R " Red
V8W " White
V8X " Black
V8Y " Gold
V88 " Delete
V90 Tape Stripe
V9W " White
V9X " Black
Paint Chip Palette
 
 
 
 
 
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