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Body Plate Identification

 
1966 ford body plate
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1966

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
66D
COLOR: Lower Body Color, Upper Body Color
T
TRIM: Trim Color and Material Used
85
DATE: Production Date
11D
DSO: Domestic Special Orders, District Code
1
74
AXLE: Rear Axle
1
TRANS: Transmission Installed
6
VEHICLE WARRANTY NUMBER: Year, Assembly Plant, Body Series, Engine, Production Sequence
1
6K29C216XXX
 
Style
Fairlane
Ford
Code
Body Style
Code
Body Style
54A 4 dr. Club Coupe 63B 2 dr. Galaxie 500
Fastback
54B 4 dr. 500 63C 2 dr. Galaxie 500 XL
Fastback 3
62A 2 dr. Coupe 63D 2 dr. Galaxie 500 7.0
Fastback
62B 2 dr. 500 63F 2 dr. Galaxie 500 LTD
Fastback
63B 2 dr. 500 Hardtop 71A Country Squire
9 Pass.
63C

2 dr. 500 XL

Hardtop 3
71B Country Sedan
6 Pass.
63D 2 dr. 500 GT
Hardtop 3
71C Country Sedan
9 Pass.
71B 4 dr. Custom Ranch Wagon 71D Ranch Wagon
6 Pass.
71D 4 dr. Ranch Wagon 71E Country Squire
6 Pass.
71E 4 dr. Squire Wagon 76A 2 dr. Galaxie 500
Convertible
76B 2 dr. Convert 500
3
76B 2 dr. Galaxie 500 XL
Convertible 3
76C 2 dr. Convert 500 XL
3
76D 2 dr. Galaxie 500 7.0
Convertible
76D 2 dr. Convertible 500 GT
3
Mustang
Falcon
63A 2 dr. Fastback
54A 4 dr. Sedan Std. 63B 2 dr. Fastback
54B 4 dr. Sedan
Futura 4
65A 2 dr. Hardtop
62A 2 dr. Sedan 65B 2 dr. Hardtop
62B 2 dr. Sedan
Futura 4
65C 2 dr. Hardtop
4
62C 2 dr. Sport Coupe
Futura 3
76A 2 dr. Convertible
71A 4 dr. Station Wagon 76B 2 dr. Convertible
71B 4 dr. Deluxe Wagon 76C 2 dr. Convertible
4
Ford
Thunderbird
54A 4 dr. Galaxie 500 Sedan 63A 2 dr. Hardtop
Conventional roof
54B 4 dr. Custom 500 Sedan 63C 2 dr. Hardtop
Blind quarter roof
54E 4 dr. Custom Sedan 63D 2 dr. Hardtop
Blind roof vinyl
57B 4 dr. Galaxie 500
Fastback
76A Convertible
57F 4 dr. Galaxie 500 LTD
Fastback
 
62B 2 dr. Custom 500 Sedan
62E 2 dr. Custom Sedan
 
Paint
Ford
Thunderbird
Code
Color
Code
Color
2 Dark Turquoise Met. 1 Rose Met.
4 Med Silver Met. 2 Dark Turquoise Met.
5 Red
14
A Black
8 Yellow B Light Beige Met.
A Black E Med Silver Mink Met.
C Pagoda Green F Light Blue
E Med Silver Mink Met. G Brite Blue Met.
F Light Blue H Light Beige
H Light Beige K Dark Blue Met.
K Dark Blue Met. L Ivy Yellow
M White M White
P Medium Palomino Met. N Platinum
R Dark Green Met. P Medium Palomino Met.
T Red Q Medium Blue Met.
U Med Turquoise Met. Z Firestone Tan
V Emberglo Met. R Dark Green Met.
X Maroon Met. S Cascade Green
Y Light Blue Met. T Red
Z Med Sage Gold Met. U Med Turquoise Met.
  V Emberglo Met.
Paint Chip Palette X Maroon Met.
  Z Med Sage Gold Met.
 
Trim
Fairlane/Falcon/Mustang
Ford
Code
Color
Code
Color
11 Silver
5, 6
B7 Aqua/Parchment
6
12,32,52 Blue
5, 6
B8 Gold/Parchment
6
15,35,55 Red
5, 6
B9 Palomino/Parchment
6
17,37,57 Aqua
5, 6
D6,E6 White/Black
6
22,42 Blue
6
F2,G2 Blue/White
6
25,45 Red
6
F3,G3 Burgundy/White
6
26,36,46 Black
6
F4,G4 Emberglo/White
6
27,47 Aqua
6
F6,G6 Black/White
6
38,48 Gold
6
F7,G7 Aqua/White
6
44,64,84 Emberglo
6
F8,G8 Gold/White
6
62,82 Blue
6
F9,G9 Palomino/White
6
65,85 Red
6
K6,Z6 Black
6
66,86 Black
6
N2,72 Blue
6
67,87 Aqua
6
N5,X5,Y5 Red
6
68,88 Gold
6
O3 Green
6
1D,3D,5D Parchment
5, 6
O4 Beige
6
2D,4D,0D Parchment
6
XD,ZD Parchment
6
B1 Parchment/Silver
6
Thunderbird
B2,C2 Parchment/Blue
6
12,42 Blue
5, 6
B4,C4 Parchment/Emberglo
6
22,52 Blue
6
B5 Parchment/Red
6
62 Blue
7
B6,C6 Parchment/Black
6
16,46 Black
5, 6
B7,C7 Parchment/Aqua
6
26,56 Black
6
B8,C8 Parchment/Gold
6
66 Black
7
B9/C9 Parchment/Palomino
6
21,51 Silver
6
C3,D3,F3 Parchment/Burgundy
6
23,53 Burgundy
6
D2,F2 Parchment/Blue
6
24,54 Emberglo
6
D4,F4 Parchment/Emberglo
6
25,55 Red
6
D6,F6 Parchment/Black
6
65 Red
7
D7,F7 Parchment/Aqua
6
89 Palomino
7
D8,F8 Parchment/Gold
6
27,57 Aqua
6
D9/F9 Parchment/Palomino
6
28,58 Gold
6
H1 White/Silver
6
1D,4D Parchment
5, 6
H2 White/Blue
6
B2,K2 Blue/Parchment
6
H4 White/Emberglo
6
LB2 Blue/Parchment
7
Ford
B3,K3 Burgundy/Parchment
6
12,32,52 Blue
5, 6
L3 Burgundy/Parchment
7
15,35,55 Red
5, 6
B4,K4 Emberglo/Parchment
6
16,36,56 Black
5, 6
L4 Emberglo/Parchment
7
17,37,57 Aqua
5, 6
B6/K6 Black/Parchment
6
19,39 Palomino
5, 6
L6 Black/Parchment
7
22,42,62 Blue
6
B7/K7 Turquoise/Parchment
6
25,45,65 Red
6
L7 Turquoise/Parchment
7
26,46,66 Black
6
B8/K8 Gold/Parchment
6
31,51 Silver
5, 6
L8 Gold/Parchment
7
38,58 Gold
5, 6
B9/K9 Palomino/Parchment
6
47,67,77 Aqua
6
L9 Palomino/Parchment
7
48,68 Gold
6
G1,P1 Silver/White
6
53,93 Burgundy
6
G2,P2 Blue/White
6
64,84,94 Emberglo
6
G3,P3 Burgundy/White
6
75,85,95 Red
6
G4,P4 Emberglo/White
6
76,86,96 Black
6
G6,P6 Black/White
6
82,92,K2 Blue
6
G7,P7 Turquoise/White
6
A3 Burgundy
7
G8,P8 Gold/White
6
B2,S2 Blue/Parchment
6
G9,P9 Palomino/White
6
B6 Black/Parchment
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 51 Denver
12 Buffalo 52 Des Moines
13 New York 53 Kansas City
14 Pittsburgh 54 Omaha
15 Newark 55 St. Louis
16 Philadelphia 61 Dallas
21 Atlanta 62 Houston
22 Charlotte 63 Memphis
23 Philadelphia 64 New Orleans
24 Jacksonville 65 Oklahoma City
25 Richmond 71 Los Angeles
26 Washington 72 San Jose
31 Cincinnati 73 Salt Lake City
32 Cleveland 74 Seattle
33 Detroit 75 Phoenix
34 Indianapolis 81 Ford of Canada
35 Lansing 83 Government
36 Louisville 84 Home Office Reserve
37 Buffalo 85 American Red Cross
41 Chicago 89 Transportation Services
42 Fargo 90 Export
43 Rockford  
44 Twin Cities  
45 Davenport  
 
Rear Axle
Regular
Locking
Code
Axle Ratio
Code
Axle Ratio
1 3.00:1 A 3.00:1
2 2.83:1 C 3.20:1
3 3.20:1 D 3.25:1
4 3.25:1 D
14
3.25:1
5 3.50:1 E 3.25:1
6 2.80:1 F 3.50:1
8 3.89:1 F
14
2.80:1
9 4.11:1 H 3.89:1
  I 4.11:1
L 2.83:1
 
Trans
Code
Transmission
Code
Transmission
1 3 Sp. Manual
2.77
5 4 Sp. Manual
2 Overdrive 6 C4 Automatic XP
3 3 Sp. Manual
3.03
7 Cruise-o-matic FX
4 C6 Automatic XPL 8 Cruise-o-matic MX
 

1- See 1966 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 1966 models exceed 12 months.

9- Falcon only

10- Fairlane & Galaxie

11- Mustang

12- Automatic trans

13- 4 Speed manual trans

14- Fairlane, Falcon, Mustang

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