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FORD

Body Plate Identification

 
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1975

Location: Attached to the rear face of driver door.
          Read left to right, top down.
SERIAL: Year, Assembly Plant, Body Series, Engine
1
5H35Q
NUMBER: Production Sequence
1
227XXX
BODY: Body Style
63R
COLOR: Lower Body Color, Upper Body Color
6C
TRIM: Trim Color and Material Used
MA
TRANS: Transmission Installed
U
AXLE: Rear Axle
9
DSO: District Code, Order Location
48
 
Style
Torino
Ford
Code
Body Style
Code
Body Style
53B 4 dr. Sedan Torino
Htop
53H 4 dr. LTD Pillar
Htop
53D 4 dr. Sedan Gran Torino
Htop
53K 4 dr. LTD Brgham Pillar
Htop
53K 4 dr. Sedan
" "Htop Brougham
53L 4 dr. LTD Landau Pillar
Htop
65B 4 dr. Torino
Htop
60H 2 dr. LTD Pillar
Htop
65D 4 dr. Gran Torino
Htop
60L 2 dr. LTD Landau Pillar
Htop
65K 2 dr.
" "Htop Brougham
71H 4 dr. LTD Wgn
65M 2 dr. Gran Torino
Elite
Granada
65R 2 dr. Gran Torino
Htop Sport
54H 4 dr. Sedan
71B 4 dr. Torino Wagon 54K 4 dr. Sedan Ghia
71D 4 dr. Gran Torino 3 Wgn 66H 2 dr. Sedan
71K 4 dr. Torino Sqre Wgn 66K 2 dr. Sedan Ghia
Maverick
Pinto
54A 4 dr. Sedan 62B 2 dr. Sedan Runabout
62A 2 dr. Sedan 64B 3 dr. Runabout
62D 2 dr. Sport Sedan
Grabber
73B 2 dr. Station Wagon
Mustang
Thunderbird
60F 2 dr. Sedan 65K 2 dr. Hardtop
60H 2 dr. Sedan Ghia  
69F 3 dr. Model
69R 3 dr. Model
Mach I
 
Paint
Code
Color
Code
Color
1C Black 5J Dark Ginger Metallic
11
1G Silver Metallic 5M Med Chestnut Metallic
1H Med Slate Blue Metallic 5Q Dark Brown Metallic
1J Silver Metallic
17
5T Saddle Bronze Met
2B Bright Red 5U Tan Met
11
2E Red 5Y Dark Copper Met
2G Med Red Metallic
15
5W Orange
2P Med Taupe Metallic
17
6D Yellow
2M Med Red 6E Bright Yellow
2Q Maroon Metallic 6G Bright Yellow Gold Met
15
3E Bright Blue Metallic 6N Maize Yellow
3G Bright Dark Blue Metallic 6Z Dark Gold Metallic
3K Bright Blue Metallic
11
9D White
3M Silver Blue Metallic
11
41 Bright Lime Gold Metallic
17
3P Med Blue Metallic
17
45 Aqua Blue Metallic
17
3Q Pastel Blue 46 Dark Jade Met
3R Silver Blue Metallic
17
47 Light Green
4T Med Ivy Bronze Met
11
51 Ginger Bronze Met
17
4V Dark Yellow Green Met 52 Copper Met
17
4Z Light Green Gold Metallic 54 Unique Gold Met
17
  Paint Chip Palette
 
Vinyl Roof
First Letter
Code
Type
Code
Type
B 2 dr. Cross-Hatch Full H Odense Three-Quarter
C 4 dr. Cross-Hatch Halo J Odense Embassy
Basket Handle
D Levant Full K Normande Three-Quarter
E Levant Half L Normande Half
F Normande N Odense Half
G Odense Full  
 
Vinyl Roof
Second Letter
Code
Color
Code
Color
A Black P Silver
B Blue R Jade
D Red S Silver Blue
G Green Light T Brown
J Taupe U Tan
K Copper W White
L Aqua Y Gold
M Gold Flare Z Saddle
 
Trim
LTD/Country Squire
Thunderbird
Code
Color
Code
Color
GA,HA,JA Black
5, 6
HA Black
5, 6
FA Black
6
JA Black
6
GR,HR,JR Med Green
5, 6
KA Black
6, 7
FR,LR,KR,NR Med Green
6
HB,FB Med Blue
5, 6
QB,GB,HB,JB Med Blue
5, 6
JB Med Blue
6
FB,LB,KB,NB Med Blue
6
KB Med Blue
6, 7
GT,HT,JT Light Beige
5, 6
FD Dark Red
5, 6
FT Light Beige
6
JD Dark Red
6
MU,KU Light Tan
6
KD Dark Red
6, 7
MU,KU Med Beige
6
HG,FG Green
5, 6
HY,JY Light Gold
6
JG Green
6
GZ,HZ,JZ,QZ Med Saddle
5, 6
KG Green
6, 7
FZ,LZ,KZ,NZ Med Saddle
6
HZ,FZ Saddle
5, 6
FW,KW White/Black
6
JZ Saddle
6
FQ,KQ White/Blue
6
KZ Saddle
6, 7
F5,K5 White/Green
6
JU Saddle/Tan
6
F8,K8 White/Saddle
6
KU Saddle/Tan
6, 7
F9,K9 White/Gold
6
JW White/Black
6
Ghia
KW White/Black
6, 7
BA,CA Black
6
JQ White/Blue
6
DA Black
5, 6
KQ White/Blue
6, 7
BB Blue
6
J5 White/Green
6
DB,CB Blue
5, 6
K5 White/Green
6, 7
BD,CD Red
6
J9 White/Saddle
6
DD,CD Red
5, 6
K9 White/Saddle
6, 7
DD Red
5
JN White/Red
6
FD Red
7
KN White/Red
6, 7
CE Silver/Blue
6
J8 White/Copper
6
DE Silver/Blue
5
K8 White/Copper
6, 7
FE Silver/Blue
7
KP Silver Leather
4, 7
DG,CG Green
5, 6
KC Red Leather
4, 7
BG,CG Green
6
FD Red Picton
4, 7
DG Green
7
KC Copper Leather
4, 7
DU Tan
5, 6
MC Copper Media
4, 7
BU,CU Tan
6
Pinto
DU Tan
5
AA,CA Black
6
FU Tan
7
BA Black
5, 6
BQ White/Blue
6
AB,CB,EB,FB Blue
6
BM White/Black
6
BB Blue
5, 6
BN White/Red
6
BC Orange
5, 6
B6 White/Tan
6
AG,CG,EG,FG Green
6
EA Black/Red
6
BG Green
5, 6
B5 White/Green
6
AU,CU,EU,FU Tan
6
Gran Torino
BU Tan
5, 6
BA Black
5, 6
Maverick
AA,CA,DA,EA Black
6
BA,JA Black
5, 6
BB Blue
5, 6
HA,KA,LA Black
6
AB,CB,EB,DB Blue
6
BB,JB Blue
5, 6
BG Green
5, 6
HB,KB,PB,LB Blue
6
AG,CG Green
6
BG,JG Green
5, 6
BU Tan
5, 6
HG,KG Green
6
AU,CU,EU,DU Tan
6
BU,JU Tan
5, 6
CZ Saddle
6
HU,KU,PU,LU Tan
6
LD Red
5, 6
Granada
6
BZ Saddle
5, 6
AA Black
CQ,EQ,DQ White/Blue
6
AD Red
CW,EW,DW White/Black
6
AE Silver/Blue
C5,E5,D5 White/Green
6
AG Green
C9,E9,D9 White/Saddle
6
AU Tan
Gran Torino/Brougham/Squire Wagon
Elite Hardtop
FA Black
5, 6
JA Black
5, 6
GA Black
6
KA,GA Black
6
FB Blue
5, 6
KB,GB Blue
6
GB Blue
6
JB Blue
5, 6
FG Green
5, 6
LB Blue
5
GG Green
6
GD Red
6
FU Tan
5, 6
LD Red
5
GU Tan
6
JG Green
5, 6
FZ Saddle
5, 6
KG,GG Green
6
GZ Saddle
6
LG Green
5
GQ White/Blue
6
KU,GU Tan
6
GW White/Black
6
JU Tan
5, 6
G5 White/Green
6
LU Tan
5
G9 White/Saddle
6
KZ,GZ Saddle
6
Gran Torino/Squire Station Wagon
6
JZ Saddle
5, 6
AB,CB,RB,GB Blue LZ Saddle
5
AG,CG,RG,GG Green GW White/Black
6
AU,CU,RU,GU Tan GQ White/Blue
6
CZ,GZ Saddle G9 White/Saddle
6
Mustang II
6
GN White/Red
6
AA,BA Black G5 White/Green
6
AB,BB Blue
LDT Brougham
BD Red GA,RA Black
5, 6
AG,BG Green GB,RB Blue
5, 6
AU,BU Tan FB,NB,TB Blue
6
AQ,BQ White/Blue RD Dark Red
5, 6
A4,B4 White/Tan FD,ND Dark Red
6
A5,B5 White/Green GG,RG Green
5, 6
AN,BN White/Red FG,NG,TG Green
6
AW,BW White/Black FU,NU,TU Tan
6
EA Black/Red RU,GU Tan
5, 6
LTD/Custom 500
Fleet
FW White/Black
6
DA Black
5, 6
FQ White/Blue
6
DB Blue
5, 6
F9 White/Saddle
6
EB Blue
6
FN White/Red
6
DG Green
5, 6
F5 White/Green
6
EG Green
6
LDT Landau
DU Tan
5, 6
HA Black
5, 6
DU Tan
6
HB,KB Blue
5, 6
Ford Station Wagons
Fleet only 6
JB Blue
6
EB,UB,NB,SB,MB Blue HD,KD Dark Red
5, 6
ND,SD,MD Dark Red JD Dark Red
6
EG,UG,NG,SG,MG Green HG,KG Green
5, 6
EU,UU,NU,SU,MU Tan JG Green
6
EZ,SZ,MZ Saddle JU Tan
6
  HU,KU Tan
5, 6
HZ,KZ Saddle
5, 6
JZ Saddle
6
JW White/Black
6
JQ White/Blue
6
J9 White/Saddle
6
JN White/Red
6
J5 White/Green
6
 
Trans
Code
Transmission
Code
Transmission
1 3 Spd. U C6 Automatic
5 4 Spd. V C3 Automatic
6 4 Spd. X FMX Automatic
E 4 Spd. English Y FMX Automatic
W C4 Automatic Z Special Automatic C6
 
Rear Axle
Regular
Locking
Code
Axle Ratio
Code
Axle Ratio
2 2.75:1 K 2.75:1
3 2.79:1 L 2.79:1
5 3.07:1 O 3.00:1
6 3.00:1 P 3.40:1
7 3.40:1 R 3.25:1
9 3.25:1 S 3.50:1
A 3.50:1 X 3.55:1
E 3.07:1 V 3.91:1
G 3.55:1  
 
District Codes
Code
District
Code
District
11 Boston 55 St. Louis
12 Buffalo 61 Dallas
13 New York 62 Houston
14 Pittsburgh 63 Memphis
15 Newark 64 New Orleans
21 Atlanta 65 Oklahoma City
22 Charlotte 71 Los Angeles
23 Philadelphia 72 San Jose
24 Jacksonville 73 Salt Lake City
25 Richmond 74 Seattle
26 Washington 75 Phoenix
31 Cincinnati 81 Ford of Canada
32 Cleveland 83 Government
33 Detroit 84 Home Office Reserve
34 Indianapolis 85 American Red Cross
35 Lansing 89 Transportation Services
36 Louisville 90-99 Export
41 Chicago
Canada
42 Fargo B1 Central
43 Rockford B2 Eastern
44 Twin Cities B3 Atlantic
45 Davenport B4 Midwest
51 Denver B6 Western
52 Des Moines B7 Pacific
53 Kansas City 12 Export
54 Omaha  
 

1- See 1975 V.I.Ninformation.

2- Split bench seat

3- Bucket seats

4- Bench Seat

5- Cloth

6- Vinyl

7- Leather

8- Hi-back

9- Convertible

12- Luxury

11-(RPO) Unique Color (non polish)

13- Sport accent

14- Sport cloth

15- (RPO) Unique Color (polish)

16- Knitted

17- (RPO) Diamond Flare (polish)

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