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Body Plate Identification

 
1964 Ford body plate
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1964

Location: Attached to the left front body pillar, between
          the front door hinges.
          Fairlane, Falcon:Attached to the left front door
          below the door lock.
BODY: Body Style
65A
COLOR: Lower Body Color, Upper Body Color
Y
TRIM: Trim Color and Material Used
62
DATE: Production Date
29F
DSO: Domestic Special Orders, District Code
15
AXLE: Rear Axle
1
TRANS: Transmission Installed
4
VEHICLE WARRANTY NUMBER:Year, Assembly Plant, Body Series, Engine, Production Sequence
1
4K43C234XXX
 
Style
Fairlane
Custom 500
Code
Body Style
Code
Body Style
54A 4 dr. Town Sedan 54B 4 dr. Sedan
62A 2 dr. Club Sedan
Fairlane 500
71B 4 dr. Custom Ranch Wagon 54B 4 dr. Town Sedan
71D 4 dr. Ranch Wagon 62B 2 dr. Club Sedan
Falcon
65A 2 dr. Hardtop
54A 4 dr. Sedan 65B 2 dr. Sports Coupe
54B 4 dr. Sedan
Futura
Ford Custom
54D 4 dr. Sedan 54E 4 dr. Sedan
59A 2 dr. Sta. Wagon 62B 2 dr. Sedan
62A 2 dr. Sedan 62E 2 dr. Sedan
62B 2 dr. Sedan
Futura
Thunderbird
62D 2 dr. Sedan 63A 2 dr. Hardtop
63B 2 dr. Hardtop
Futura 4
63B 2 dr. Hardtop Landau
63C 2 dr. Hardtop
Futura 3
76A Convertible
63D 2 dr. Hardtop
Sprint 3
Galaxie 500 XL
63E 2 dr. Hardtop
Sprint 4
63C 2 dr. Sportroof
Fastback 3
66A Ranchero Base
4
57C 4 dr. Hardtop
3
66B Ranchero Deluxe
4
76B Convertible
66G Ranchero Base
3
Mustang
66H Ranchero Deluxe
3
65A 2 dr. Hardtop
71A 4 dr. Sta. Wagon 76A 2 dr. Convertible
71B 4 dr. Deluxe Ranch Wagon
Galaxie 500
71C Squire 54A 4 dr. Town Sedan
76A Convertible
Futura 4
57B 4 dr. Hardtop
76B Sports Convertible
Futura 3
62A 2 dr. Club Sedan
76D Convertible Sprint
3
63B 2 dr. Sportroof
Fastback
76E Convertible Sprint
4
76A Convertible
78A Sedan Delivery Base
Galaxie
78B Sedan Delivery Deluxe 71A Country Squire
9 Pass.
  71B Country Sedan
6 Pass.
71C Country Sedan
9 Pass.
71E Country Squire
6 Pass.
 
Paint
Code
Color
Code
Color
3
11
Poppy Red M Wimbledon White
A Raven Black N
2
Diamond Blue
B Pagoda Green P
11
Prairie Bronze
D Mint Green Q
2
Brittany Blue
D
9
Dynasty Green R Phoenician Yellow
E
2
Silver Mink S
2
Cascade Green
F
2
Arcadian Blue T Navaho Beige
F Guardsman Blue V
2
Sunlight Yellow
G Prairie Tan W
2
Rose Beige
H
2
Caspian Blue X Vintage Burgundy
J Rangoon Red Y Skylight Blue
K Silver Smoke Gray Z Chantilly Beige
L
2
Samoan Coral Z Firestone Tan
Paint Chip Palette
 
Vinyl Roof
Code
Color
Code
Color
A Black C Brown
B White D Blue
 
Convertible Roof
Code
Color
Code
Color
1 Black 4 Blue
2 White  
 
Trim
Galaxie
Falcon
Code
Color
Code
Color
3 Green
6
12,22 Blue
5, 6
4,42,64 Beige
6
14,24 Beige
5, 6
12,22,32 Blue
5, 6
15,25 Red
5, 6
14,24,34 Beige
5, 6
27,67 Turquoise
5, 6
15,25,35 Red
5, 6
44,64 Beige
6
16 Black
5, 6
62,82 Blue
6
17,27 Turquoise
5, 6
65,85 Red
6
42,72 Blue
6
66,86 Black
6
42,75,85 Red
6
69,89 Palomino
6
42,77,87 Turquoise
6
87 Turquoise
6
63,82 Blue
6
Thunderbird
71,81 Silver
6
50 Rose
6
74,84 Beige
6
51 Silver
6
76,86 Black
6
52 Blue
6
79,89 Palomino
6
54 Beige
6
80 White
6
55 Red
6
Fairlane
56 Black
6
4,44,64 Beige
6
57 Turquoise
6
12,22 Blue
5, 6
58 Gold
6
14,24 Beige
5, 6
59 Palomino
6
15,25 Red
5, 6
71 Silver
5, 6
27 Turquoise
5, 6
72 Blue
5, 6
42,62 Blue
6
74 Beige
5, 6
65,85 Red
6
76 Black
5, 6
66,86 Black
6
82 Blue
7
69,89 Palomino
6
83 White
7
80 White
6
85 Red
7
81 Silver
6
86 Black
7
82 Blue
6
89 Palomino
7
Ford
Mustang
12,22,32 Blue
5, 6
42 White/Blue
6
14,24,34 Beige
5, 6
45 White/Red
6
15,25,35 Red
5, 6
46 White/Black
6
17,27 Turquoise
5, 6
48 White/Ivy Gold
6
18,28,38 Gold
5, 6
49 White/Palomino
6
26 Black
5, 6
56 Black
5, 6
29 Chestnut
5, 6
82 Blue
6
39,69,89 Chestnut
6
85 Red
6
42,52,72 Blue
6
86 Black
6
44,54 Beige
6
89 Palomino
6
45,55,75 Red
6
 
56,66,86 Black
6
57,77 Turquoise
6
58,78 Gold
6
74,94 Beige
6
80 Rose
6
82,92 Blue
6
85,95 Red
6
87,97 Turquoise
6
88,98 Gold
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
 
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
37 Buffalo 84-0007 Spec. Lightweight Vehicle
12
41 Chicago 84-0018 Spec. Lightweight Vehicle
13
42 Fargo
Ford of Canada
43 Rockford B1 Central
44 Twin Cities B2 Eastern
45 Davenport B3 Atlantic
51 Denver B4 Midwestern
52 Des Moines B6 Western
53 Kansas City B7 Pacific
54 Omaha    
 
Rear Axle
Regular
Locking
Code
Axle Ratio
Code
Axle Ratio
1 3.00:1 A 3.00:1
2 3.10:1 B 3.10:1
2
9
3.10:1 B
9
3.10:1
3 3.20:1 C 3.20:1
4 3.25:1 D 3.25:1
4
14
3.25:1 E 3.25:1
5
14
3.50:1 F 3.50:1
6 2.80:1 F 2.80:1
7 3.80:1 G 3.80:1
8 3.89:1 H 3.89:1
9
9
4.00:1 I 4.00:1
9
14
4.11:1 I 4.11:1
 
Trans
Code
Transmission
Code
Transmission
1 Standard 4 Cruise-O-Matic
2 Overdrive 5 4 Sp. Manual
3 2 Sp. Fordomatic 6 C4 Dual Range Automatic
 

1- See 1964 V.I.N information.

2- Thunderbird only

3- Bucket seats

4- Bench Seat

5- Cloth

6- Vinyl

7- Leather

8- Two year code letters to be used if 1964 models exceed 12 months.

9- Falcon only

10- Fairlane & Galaxie

11- Mustang

12- Automatic trans

13- 4 Speed manual trans

14- Galaxie only

If there are any omissions or errors please let us know. Thank you