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Body Plate Identification

 
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1969

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
59A

COLOR: Lower Body Color, Upper

Body Color

BA

TRIM: Trim Color and Material

Used

01
DATE: Production Date
12F

DSO: Domestic Special Orders,

District Code

11
TRANS: Transmission Installed
5
AXLE: Rear Axle
5

VEHICLE WARRANTY NUMBER: Year, Assembly Plant, Body Series,

Engine, Production Sequence

1
4D76B100001
 
Style
Fairlane
Ford
Code
Body Style
Code
Body Style
54A 4 dr. Sedan
4
62B 2 dr. Custom 500 Sedan
4
54B 4 dr. 500 Sedan
4
62E 2 dr. Custom Sedan
4
54C 4 dr. Torino Sedan
4
63B 2 dr. Galaxie 500
Htop Fstbk, 4
63B 2 dr. 500
Htop Fstbk 4
63C 2 dr. Ford XL
Htop Fstbk 3, 4
63B 2 dr. Cobra
Htop Fstbk 4
65A 2 dr. LTD
Htop Formal 2, 4
63D 2 dr. Torino GT
Htop Fstbk 4
65C 2 dr. Galaxie 500
Htop Formal 2
63E 2 dr. Cobra
Htop Fstbk 3
71A Cntry Sqre
Dual Face Rear
63E 2 dr. 500
Htop Fstbk 3
71B Country Sedan
6 Pass.
63F 2 dr. Torino GT
Htop Fstbk 4
71C Cntry Sedan
Dual Face Rear
65A 2 dr.
Htop Formal 4
71D Ranch Wagon
6 Pass.
65A 2 dr. Cobra
Htop Formal
71E 6 Pass.Country Squire
6 Pass.
65B 2 dr.
Htop Formal 4
71H Cust 500 Ranch Wgn
6 Pass.
65C 2 dr. Torino
Htop Formal 4
71J Cust Ranch Wgn
Dual Face Rear
65D 2 dr. Torino GT
Htop Formal 3
76A 2 dr. Galaxie 500 Convt
4
65E 2 dr. 500
Htop Formal 3
76B 2 dr. Ford XL Convt
3, 4
65E 2 dr. Cobra
Htop Formal 3
Mustang
65F 2 dr. Torino GT
Htop Formal 3
63A 2 dr. Fastback
3 HI-Back
71B 4 dr. Fairline 500 Wagon
4
63B 2 dr. Lux
3 Fstbk HI-Back
71D 4 dr. Fairlane Wagon
4
63C 2 dr. Mach I
Fstbk HI-Back
71E 4 dr. Fairlane Torino Sqre Wgn
4
65A 2 dr. Hardtop
3 HI-Back
76B 2 dr. 500 Convertible
4
65B 2 dr. Lux Hardtop
3 HI-Back
76D 2 dr. Torino GT Convertible
3
65C 2 dr. Hardtop
4
76E 2 dr. 500 Convertible
3
65D 2 dr. Lux Hardtop
4
76F 2 dr. Torino GT Convertible
4
65E 2 dr. Grand Hardtop
3
Falcon
76A 2 dr. Convertible
3 HI-Back
54A 4 dr. Std. Sedan
4
76B 2 dr. Lux Convert
3 HI-Back
54B 4 dr. Sedan
Futura 4
Thunderbird
62A 2 dr. Std. Sedan
4
57B 4 dr. Landau
3
62B 2 dr. Sedan
Futura 4
57C 4 dr. Landau
4
62B 2 dr. Sport Coupe
Futura 3
65A 2 dr. Hardtop
3
71A 4 dr. Std. Wagon
4
65B 2 dr. Landau
3, Blind qtr roof
71B 4 dr. Std. Wagon
Futura 4
65C 2 dr. Hardtop
3
Ford
65D 2 dr. Landau
4, Blind qtr roof
54A 4 dr. Galaxie 500 Sedan
4
   
54B 4 dr. Custom 500 Sedan
4
 
54C 4 dr. LTD Sedan
2, 4
54E 4 dr. Custom Sedan
4
57B 4 dr. Galaxie 500
Hardtop, 4
57F 4 dr. LTD
Hardtop 2, 4
 
Paint
Code
Color
Code
Color
2 Light Ivy Yellow J Dark Aqua Met.
12
3 Calypso Coral L Medium Gray Met.
12
5 Medium Emerald Met. M White
6 Medium Blue Met. N Platinum Diamond Blue
7 Light Emerald Green Met. P Pewter Met
8 Light Blue Q Medium Blue Met.
9 Primer R Light Gold
A Black T Red
B Maroon U Med Aqua Met
C Dark Ivy Green Met.
11
V Light Aurora Copper Met.
D Brite Blue Met.
11
W Yellow
E Med Beige X Dark Blue Met.
F Dark Aqua Met. Y Burnt Orange Met.
G Medium Orchid Z Dark Gray Met.
12
H Diamond Green Paint Chip Palette
I Lime Met.  
 
Trim
Fairlane & Torino
Ford
Code
Color
Code
Color
1B,3B,7B Blue
5, 6
WA,FA,KA,YA Black
6

2B,6B,5B,8B,9B,

HB

Blue
6
3B,5B,EB,DB,CB Blue
5, 6
1Y,3G,3Y,7Y,7G Gold
5, 6

6B,7B,8BFB,GB,

NB

Blue
6

2Y,4Y,5G,6G,6Y,

7G

Gold
6
YB,9B,PB Blue
6

8G,8Y,9G,HG,HY,

NY

Gold
6
ED,CD,DD Red
5, 6
5Y,7Y,9Y Gold
6
6D,8D,9D Red
6
3K,7K, Aqua
5, 6
GD,YD,FD Red
6
5K,6K,9K,HK Aqua
6
LE Parchment
6
7D Red
5, 6
3G,3Y,5G,5Y,CY Gold
5, 6
5D,6D,8D,9D,HD Red
6
EG,EY,CG,DG,DY Gold
5, 6
7W White
5, 6

6G,7G,6Y,8G,8Y,

9G

Gold
6
5W,6W,8W,HW White
6

FG,FY,GG,HY,JY,

KY

Gold
6
QW,VW,WW,EW White
6

PY,WY,YG,7Y,9Y,

GY,YY

Gold
6
1A,3A,7A,EA Black
5, 6
5K,EK,CK,DK Aqua
5, 6

2A,5A,4A,6A,8A,

9A

Black
6
9K,YK Aqua
6
HA,QA,VA,WA,MA Black
6
Thunderbird
Falcon
1A,3A Black
5, 6
3A Black
5, 6
2A,4A Black
6
2A,1A,4A,8A Black
6
8A Black
7
3B Blue
5, 6
1B,3B Blue
5, 6
1B,2B,8B Blue
6
2B,4B Blue
6
3Y Gold
5, 6
1D,3D Red
5, 6
1Y,2Y,4Y,8Y Gold
6
2D,4D Red
6
4D,8D Red
6
3G Gold
5, 6
Ford
2G Gold
6
3A,5A,9A Black
5, 6
4W,2W White
6
CA,DA,EA Black
5, 6
8W White
7
6A,7A,8A,9A Black
6
1Y,3Y Nugget
5, 6
GA,HA,JA,NA,PA Black
6
2Y,4Y Nugget
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
41 Chicago
Canada
42 Fargo B1 Central
43 Rockford B2 Eastern
44 Twin Cities B3 Atlantic
45 Davenport B4 Midwest
51 Denver B7 Pacific
52 Des Moines l1-l7 Export
53 Kansas City  
54 Omaha
 
Rear Axle
Regular
Limited Slip
Code
Axle Ratio
Code
Axle Ratio
1 2.50:1 J 2.50:1
2 2.75:1 K 2.75:1
3 2.79:1 L 2.79:1
4 2.80:1 M 2.80:1
5 2.83:1 N 2.83:1
6 3.00:1 O 3.00:1
7 3.10:1 P 3.10:1
8 3.20:1 Q 3.20:1
9 3.25:1 R 3.25:1
A 3.50:1 S 3.50:1
B 3.07:1 T 3.07:1
C 3.08:1 U 3.08:1
D 3.91:1 V 3.91:1
E 4.30:1 W 4.30:1
 
Trans
Code
Transmission
Code
Transmission
1 3 Spd. Manual
3.03 1st
U C6 Automatic
XPL
5 4 Spd. Wide Ratio
2.78 1st
Y MX Automatic
6 4 Spd. Close Ratio
2.32 1st
X FMX Cruise-o-matic
W C4 Automatic
XP3
Z XPL Special C6
 

1- See 1969 V.I.N information.

2- Split bench seat

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

10- Fairlane & Mustang

11- Mustang

12- Thunderbird

13- 4 Speed manual trans

14- Galaxie only

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