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Body Plate Identification


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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 5
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 Monaco X Charger
L Dart W Coronet
Code CID Code CID
E24 225 1-BC 6-cyl C 225 1-BC 6-cyl
E25 225 1-BC 6-cyl E Special Order 6-cyl
E44 318 2-BC G 318 2-BC
E56 360 4-BC CA Emis J 360 4-BC CA Emis
E57 360 2-BC N/A with CA Emis K 360 2-BC N/A with CA Emis
E58 360 2-BC Hi-Perf CA Emis L 360 4-BC Hi-Perf CA Emis
E63 400 2-BC N/A with CA Emis M 400 2-BC N/A with CA Emis
E64 400 4-BC N 400 4-BC
E68 400 4-BC Hi-Perf N/A with CA Emis P 400 4-BC Hi-Perf N/A with CA Emis
E85 440 4-BC T 440 4-BC
E86 440 4-BC Hi-Perf U 440 4-BC Hi-Perf
E99 Special Order Z Special Order 8-cyl
Code Type Code Type
D13 3-spd Manual Flr. Shift D21 4-spd Manual
D14 3-spd Std Manual Col. Shift D34 Std Automatic
D15 3-spd HD Manual Col. Shift D35 HD Automatic
Code Class Code Class
D Dodge Taxi M Medium
H High P Premium
K Police S Special
L Low T Taxi
Code Type Code Type
21 2 dr. Hardtop Coupe 41 4 dr. Sedan
22 2 dr. Hardtop Coupe 43 2 dr. Hardtop Sedan
23 2 dr. Hardtop 45 Sta. Wagon 2-seat
29 2 dr. Special Hrdtp 46 Sta. Wagon 3-seat
Assembly Plant
Code Assembly Plant Code Assembly Plant
A Lynch Rd, Detroit G St. Louis, MO
B Hamtramck, MI R Windsor, Ontario CAN
C Jefferson Ave, Detroit 5 Japan
D Belvidere, IL 9 Japan
F Newark, DE  
Body Paint
Code Color Code Color
LA2 Silver Cloud Metallic HL4 Parchment
KB1 Powder Blue LL5 Moondust Metallic
KB5 Lucerne Blue Metallic LT4 Cinnamom Metallic
KB8 Starlight Blue Metallic KT5 Sienna Metallic
LB2 Astral Blue Metallic KT9 Dark Chestnut Metallic
FE5 Bright Red EW1 Eggshell White
LE9 Vintage Red Metallic TX9 Black
LK3 Bittersweet Metallic KY5 Yellow Blaze
KG2 Frosty Green Metallic KY4 Golden Fawn
KG8 Deep Sherwood Metallic LY6 Inca Gold Metallic
KJ6 Avocado Gold Metallic LY9 Spanish Gold Metallic
LJ2 Platinum Metallic JL6 Aztec Gold 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 Fabric
Code Color Code Color
B6 Medium Blue LL Parchment
BW Blue & White L3 Parchment
E7 Red T7 Chestnut
EE Red VW Orange, Black & White
EW Red, Black, White X9 Black
G6 Green XW Black & White
GG Green Y3 Gold
GW Green & White YW White & Gold
KW Copper, 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
V1W Full Vinyl Roof White V4W Canopy Vinyl Roof White
V1L " Parchment V4L " Parchment
V1X " Black V4X " Black
V1Y " Gold V4Y " Gold
V1G " Green V4G " Green
V1E " Red V4E " Red
V1B " Blue V3W Landau Vinyl Roof White
V3W Halo Vinyl Roof V3L " Parchment
V1L " Parchment V3X " Black
V1X " Black V3Y " Gold
V1Y " Gold V3G " Green
V1G " Green V3E " Red
V1E " Red V3A " Silver
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