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Body Plate Identification

 
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1973

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
3
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
Hi-Perf
H 340 4-BC
Hi-Perf
E57 360 2-BC K 360 2-BC
E63 400 4-BC M 400 2-BC
E68 400 4-BC
Hi-Perf
P 400 4-BC
E85 440 4-BC T 440 4-BC
E86 440 4-BC
Hi-Perf
U 440 4-BC
Hi-Perf
E99 Special Order  
 
Transmission
Code
Type
Code
Type
D13 3-spd Manual Flr. Shift D31 3-spd Automatic
D14 3-spd Manual Col. Shift D32 3-spd Automatic
D15 3-spd Manual Col. Shift D36 3-spd Automatic HD
D21 4-spd Manual  
 
Price
Code
Class
Code
Class
G New York Taxi M Medium
H High P Premium
L Low S Special
 
Body
Code
Type
Code
Type
21 2 dr. Sedan 43 4 dr. Hardtop Sedan
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 H New Stanton, RI
D Belvidere, IL R Windsor, Ontario CAN
 
Body Paint
Code
Color
Code
Color
GB5 Bright Blue Metallic FQ5 Turquoise Metallic
JA5 Dark Silver Metallic HT6 Medium Tan Metallic
HB1 Light Blue HT8 Dark Tan Metallic
TB3 Super Blue EW1 Eggshell White
JB9 Dark Blue Metallic TX9 Black
FE5 Bright Red FY1 Top Banana
GF3 Light Green Metallic DY2 Yellow
JF1 Pale Green JY3 Light Gold
JF8 Dark Green Metallic JY6 Gold Metallic
GK6 Bronze Metallic JY9 Dark Gold Metallic
HL4 Parchment 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 Fabric
Code
Color
Code
Color
A9 Gray L3 Parchment
B5 Medium Blue T5 Light Tan
B8 Dark Blue Y4 Gold
F6 Green YW Gold-Black-White
EW Red-Black-White X9 Black
KW Copper-Black-White 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 Moulding-protect. vinyl bdyside
V02 Paint-two tone V5X " Black
V08 Paint, Trim&Vinyl Roof Waiver V60 Sport Stripes
V09 Paint Special Order V6W " White
V10 Full Vinyl Roof V6X " Black
V1B " Blue V70 Accent Stripes Paint
V1F " Green V7W " White
V1W " White V7X " Black
V1X " Black V80 Sport Stripes Tape
V1Y " Gold V8W " White
V21 Paint-Hood Performance V8X " Black
V40 Halo Style Vinyl Roof V90 Hood Stripes
V4B " Blue V9W " White
V4F " Green V9X " Black
V4W " White Paint Chip Palette
V4X " Black  
V4Y " Gold
 
 
 
 
 
If there are any omissions or errors please let us know. Thank you