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FORD

Body Plate Identification

 
1960 Ford body data plate
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1960

Location: Attached to the left front body pillar, between 
          the front door hinges.
          Falcon: Attached to the left front door below the door lock.
SERIAL: Year, Assembly Plant, Body Series, Engine
1
0J31V
NUMBER: Production Sequence
1
155XXX
BODY: Body Style
64F
COLOR: Lower Body Color, Upper Body Color
W
TRIM: Trim Color and Material Used
33
DATE: Production Date
16E
TRANS: Transmission Installed
1
AXLE: Rear Axle
1
 
Style
Galaxie
Custom 300
Code
Body Style
Code
Body Style
54A Town Sedan 58F 4 dr. Sedan
62A Club Sedan
Wagon Courier
64H 2 dr. Sedan
75A Town Victoria
Station Wagon
76A Convertible 59C 2 dr. Ranch Wagon
Fairlane 500
59E 2 dr. Commercial Ranch Wagon
58A Town Sedan 71E Station Wagon
64A Club Sedan
Starliner
Fairlane
63A Club Victoria
58E Town Sedan
Thunderbird
64F Club Sedan 63A Hardtop
64G Business Coupe 76A

Convertible

Falcon
Country Sedan
58A 4 dr. Sedan 71F Station Wagon
9 Pass.
59A 2 dr. Ranch Wagon 71G Station Wagon
6 Pass.
64A 2 dr. Sedan
Country Squire
71A 4 dr. Sta. wagon 71H 4 dr. Ranch Wagon
66A Ranchero
Sunliner
  76B Convertible
 
PAINT
Code
Color
Code
Color
A Raven Black N
2
Diamond Blue
B Kingston Blue Q Orchard Gray
C Aquamarine R
2
Moroccan Ivory
E
2
Acapulco Blue S
2
Briarcliff Green
E Belmont Blue T Meadowvale Green
F Skymist Blue U
2
Springdale Rose
G Yosemite Yellow V
2
Palm Springs Rose
H Beachwood Brown W Adriatic Green
J Monte Carlo Red X
2
Royal Burgundy
K Sultana Turquoise Y
2
Gunpower Gray
M Corinthian White Z Platinum
Paint Chip Palette
 
Trim
Falcon
Thunderbird
Code
Color
Code
Color
11,21 Gray
5, 6
52 Blue
6
22 Blue
5, 6
53 Green
6
23 Green
5, 6
54 Beige
6
Ford
55 Red/White
6
31 Gray
5, 6
56 Black/White
6
32 Blue
5, 6
57 Turquoise
6
33 Green
5, 6
72 Turquoise
5, 6
34 Beige
5, 6
72 Blue
5, 6
35 Red
5, 6
73 Green
5, 6
36 White/Black
5, 6
74 Beige
5, 6
36 Black
5, 6
76 Black/Gray
5, 6
37 Turquoise
5, 6
84 Beige
7
38 Yellow 85 Red
7
39 Orchid
5, 6
86 Black
7
42,62 Blue
6
87 Turquoise
7
43,63 Green
6
 
44 Beige
6
45 Black/Red
6
45 White/Red
6
46 Black
6
47,67 Turquoise
6
48 Yellow/Black
6
49 Orchid
6
 
Date
Code
Month
Code
Month
A January N
8
January
B February P
8
February
C March Q
8
March
D April R
8
April
E May S
8
May
F June T
8
June
G July U
8
July
H August V
8
August
J September W
8
September
K October X
8
October
L November Y
8
November
M December Z
8
December
 
Trans
Code
Transmission
Code
Transmission
1 Standard 3 2 Sp. Fordomatic
2 Overdrive 4 Cruise-O-Matic
 
Rear Axle
Regular
Locking
Code
Axle Ratio
Code
Axle Ratio
1 3.56:1 A 3.56:1
2 3.89:1 B 3.89:1
3 3.10:1 C 3.10:1
4 3.78:1

 

 

6 3.22:1
8 2.91:1
9 3.70:1
 

1- See 1960 V.I.N information.

2- Thunderbird only

5- Cloth

6- Vinyl

7- Leather
8- Two year code letters to be used if 1960 models exceed 12 months.
If there are any omissions or errors please let us know. Thank you