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Body Plate Identification

 
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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
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: Trim code
Digits 4-5-6-7
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: Upper door frame color
Digits 8-9-10
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 L Dart
J Challenger W Coronet, Charger
 
Engine
Code
CID
Code
CID
E22 198 1-BC
6-cyl
B 198 1-BC
6-cyl
E24 225 1-BC
6-cyl
C 225 1-BC
6-cyl
E25 225 1-BC
6-cyl
E Special Order
Hi-Perf
E44 318 2-BC G 318 2-BC
E55 340 4-BC H 340 4-BC
E57 360 2-BC K 360 2-BC
E63 383 4-BC M 400 2-BC
E68 400 4-BC
Hi-Perf
P 400 4-BC
Hi-Perf
E85 440 4-BC T 440 4-BC
E86 440 4-BC
Hi-Perf
U 440 4-BC
E87 440 3-2-BC
Hi-Perf
V 440 3-2-BC
E99 Special Order 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  
 
Price
Code
Class
Code
Class
A A-Class M Medium
B B-Class P Premium
C Custom Q Q-Class
D Deluxe R R-Class
E Economy S Sport
Line 2
F F-Class S Special
G G-Class T Taxi
H High T Dodge Taxi
Line 1
K Police V V-Class
L Low  
 
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. Sport Hrdtp 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  
 
Body Paint
Code
Color
Code
Color
GA4 Light Gunmetal Metallic FQ5 Turquoise Metallic
GA8 Dark Gunmetal Metallic HT6 Medium Tan Metallic
GB2 Light Blue Metallic HT8 Dark Tan Metallic
GB5 Bright Blue Metallic EV2 Hemi-Orange
GB7 Dark Blue Metallic EW1 Eggshell White
FE5 Bright Red TX9 Black
EA9 Dark Gray Metallic FY1 Top Banana
HB1 Light Blue DY2 Yellow
TB3 Super Blue GY4 Light Gold
GF3 Light Green Metallic GY8 Gold Metallic
GF7 Dark Green Metallic GY9 Dark Gold Metallic
HL4 Parchment 999 Special Order
FJ6 Green Go  
 
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 Fabric
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
 
Body & Roof
Code
Color
Code
Color
V01 Paint-mono tone V40 Canopy Vinyl Roof
V02 Paint-two tone V4F " Green
V08 Paint, Trim&Vinyl Roof Waiver V4G " Mock Turtle
V09 Paint Special Order V4X " Black
V10 Full Vinyl Roof V4W " White
V1A "Gunmetal V4Y " Gold
V1B " Blue V50 Mouldings-protect. vinyl bdyside
V1F " Green V5X " Black
V1G " Mock Turtle V60 Sport Strpes Tape
V1M " Burgundy V6W " White
V1T " Walnut V6X " Black
V1W " White V68 Sport Stripes Delete
V1X " Black V70 Accent Stripes Paint
V1Y " Gold V7W " White
V21 Paint-Hood Performance V7X " Black
V25 Paint-Deck Performance V78 " Delete
V30 Folding Sunroof V80 Sport Stripes Tape
V3W " White V8W " White
V3X " Black V8X " Black
  Paint Chip Palette
 
 
 
 
 
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