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LINCOLN * MERCURY

Body Plate Identification

 
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1970

Location: Attached to the rear face of driver door.
          Read left to right, top down.
V.I.N: Year, Assembly Plant, Body Series, Engine
1
0H82S
BODY: Body Style
59A
COLOR: Lower Body Color, Upper Body Color
BA
TRIM: Trim Color and Material Used
01
AXLE: Rear Axle
6
TRANS: Transmission Code
6
DSO: District Code, Order Location
12F
 
Style
Lincoln Continental
Montego MX
Code
Body Style
Code
Body Style
53A 4 dr. Sedan 71A Sta. Wagon
Woodgrain Villager
65A 2 dr. Hardtop 71C Sta. Wagon
Mercury Monterey
Montego MX Brougham
54A 4 dr. Sedan 54D 4 dr. Sedan
57A 4 dr. Hardtop 57D 4 dr. Hardtop
65A 2 dr. Hardtop 65D 2 dr. Hardtop
76A Convertible
Cyclone
Monterey Custom
65F 2 dr. Hardtop
54C 4 dr. Sedan 65G 2 dr. Hardtop
Spoiler
57B 4 dr. Hardtop 65H 2 dr. Hardtop
GT
65B 2 dr. Hardtop
Cougar
Marquis
65A 2 dr. Hardtop
53F 4 dr. Hardtop Sedan 65B 2 dr. Hardtop
XR-7 Luxury
57F 4 dr. Hardtop 76A Convertible
65F 2 dr. Hardtop 76B Convertible
XR-7 Luxury
76F Convertible 63G 2 dr. Hardtop
Tunnel Roof
Brougham
63H 2 dr. Hardtop
Tunnel Roof
53C 4 dr. Hardtop Sedan
Monterey
57C 2 dr. Hardtop 71B 4 dr. Sta. Wagon
2-Seat
65C 2 dr. Hardtop 71C 4 dr. Sta. Wagon
3-Seat
Marauder
Monterey Custom
63G 2 dr. Hardtop 71F 4 dr. Sta. Wagon
2-Seat
63H 2 dr. Hardtop
X100
71G 4 dr. Sta. Wagon
3-Seat
Montego
Marquis Colony Park
54A 4 dr. Sedan 71A 4 dr. Sta. Wagon
3-Seat
65A 2 dr. Hardtop 71E 4 dr. Sta. Wagon
2-Seat
Montego MX
 
54B 4 dr. Sedan
57B 4 dr. Hardtop
65B 2 dr. Hardtop
65E 2 dr. Hardtop
 
PAINT
Code
Color
Code
Color
1 Calypso Coral,Vermillion, Comp Orange J Brt Blue Met Astra, Deep Blue Metallic
2 Light Ivy Yellow K Yellow Met, Brt/Deep Gold Met.
5 Ginger Met, Med Brown Metallic L Light Gray Metallic
6 Med Brt Blue Met, Brt Blue Metallic M White
7 Med Peppermint Metallic N Platinum, Pastel Blue
8 Light Gold O Burnt Orange Metallic
9 Yellow, Pastel Yellow P Med Ivy Green Metallic
A Black Q Medium Blue Metallic
B Dark Maroon R Dark Brown Metallic
C Dark Ivy Green Metallic S Gold Nugget Met, Med Gold Metallic
D Brt Yellow, Competition Yellow T Red
E Light Blue U Medium Aqua Metallic
F Dark Aqua Metallic W Yellow
G Med Avocado Met, Med Lime Met X Dark Blue
H Light Green Y Chestnut Met, Bronze Met
I Dark Orchard Metallic Z Dark/Slate Gray Metallic
Paint Chip Palette Paint Chip Palette
 
Trim
Continental
Montego
Code
Color
Code
Color
1A,6A Black
5, 6
1A,5A,6A,AA, BA,4A Black
5, 6
KA,1A,7A,2A Black
6, 7
2A,6A,UA,WA, GA,KA Black
6
1B Dark Blue
5, 6
1B,4B,5B Medium Blue
5, 6
3B,KB,7B,2B Dark Blue
6, 7
2B,6B,WB,GB Medium Blue
6
1D Dark Red
5, 6
5D,TD,AD,BD Dark Red
5, 6
KD,3D,7D,2D Dark Red
6, 7
6D,2D,GD Dark Red
6
KF,3F,2F Brown
5, 6
TF Medium Brown
5, 6
1G Dark Green
5, 6
6F,2F,GF Medium Brown
6
KG,3G,7G,2G Dark Green
6, 7
1G,5G Medium Green
5, 6
KK,3K,2K Light Aqua
5, 6
6G,2G Medium Green
6
1P Medium Gray
5, 6
2W,6W,UW White
6
KP,3P,2P Medium Gray
6, 7
1Y,4Y,5Y Light Gold
5, 6
KW,3W,7W,2W White
6, 7
2Y,UY,KY Light Gold
6
1Y Light Gold
5, 6
Cougar
KY/3Y/2Y Light Gold
6, 7
3A,7A Black
5, 6
KZ/3Z/2Z Dark Brown
5, 6
2A,6A,1A,5A Black
6
Mercury
6A Black
6, 7
1A,KA,TA,5A,ZA, 3A Black
5, 6
1D,5D,6D Dark Red
6
4A,VA,2A,8A,9A, 6A Black
6
6D Dark Red
6, 7
KB,5B,3B,1B Med Blue
5, 6
7F Medium Brown
5, 6
2B,8B,VB,4B,6B Med Blue
6
6F,3F,GF Medium Brown
6
1D,KD,TD,5D,3D Dark Red
5, 6
6F Medium Brown
6, 7
4D,VD,2D,8D,6D Dark Red
6
1G,5G,6G Medium Green
6
4F,VF,2F,8F,6F Medium Brown
6
6G Medium Green
6, 7
1G,KG,5G,ZG,3G Medium Green
5, 6
1B,6B,5B Medium Blue
6
4G,VG,8G,2G,9G, 6G,MG Medium Green
6
6B Medium Blue
6, 7
KZ,5Z,6Z Dark Brown
5, 6
6Z Drk Brown
6, 7
1Y,KY,5Y,3Y,6Y Light Gold
5, 6
6Z Drk Brown
6
2Y,4Y Light Gold
6
AA,EA,FA White/Black
6
8W,2W,6W,VW, 4W White
6
FA White/Black
6, 7
Cyclone
 
WA,KA,DA,RA Black
5, 6
8A,MA Black
6
WB,DB,RB Med Blue
5, 6
8B,MB Med Blue
6
WD,RD Dark Red
5, 6
8D Dark Red
6
WF,RF Medium Brown
5, 6
8F Medium Brown
6
WG,RG Medium Green
5, 6
8G Medium Green
6
KY Light Gold
5, 6
8W,RW White
6
 
Rear Axle
Regular
Equa-Lock
Code
Axle Ratio
Code
Axle Ratio
0 2.50:1 K 2.75:1
2 2.75:1 M 2.80:1
3 2.79:1 O 3.00:1
4 2.80:1 R 3.25:1
5 2.83:1 S 3.50:1
6 3.00:1 X 2.33:1
7 3.10:1 V 3.91:1
8 3.20:1 W 4.30:1
9 3.25:1 Y 4.11:1
A 3.50:1  
B 3.07:1
C 3.08:1
F 2.33:1
 
Trans
Code
Transmission
Code
Transmission
1 3-Sp. Manual W C-4 Automatic
5 4-Sp. Manual
Wide Ratio
U C-6 Automatic
6 4-SP Manual
Close Ratio
X Automatic
FMX
V Semi-Automatic Stick Shift Z C-6 Automatic
Special
 
District Codes
Code
District
Code
District
11 Boston 34 Detroit
15 New York 41 Chicago
16 Philadelphia 42 St. Louis
17 Washington 46 Twin Cities
21 Atlanta 51 Denver
22 Dallas 52 Los Angeles
23 Jacksonville 53 Oakland
26 Memphis 54 Seattle
31 Buffalo 84 Home Office Reserve
32 Cincinnati 90 Export
33 Cleveland  
 
1- See 1970 V.I.N information.
5- Cloth
6- Vinyl
7- Leather
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