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LINCOLN * MERCURY

Body Plate Identification

 
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1972

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
Montego
Code
Body Style
Code
Body Style
53A 4 dr. Sedan Hardtop 53B 4 dr. Sedan Hardtop
65A 2 dr. Hardtop 65B 2 dr. Hardtop
65D 2 dr. Hardtop
Mark IV
63R 2 dr. Fastback GT
Mercury Monterey
Montego MX
53B 4 dr. Sedan Hardtop 53D 4 dr. Sedan Hardtop
57B 4 dr. Hardtop 65D 2 dr. Hardtop
65B 2 dr. Hardtop 71K Sta. Wagon
Villager
53F 4 dr. Sedan
Custom
71D Sta. Wagon
57F 4 dr. Hardtop
Custom
Montego MX Brougham
65F 2 dr. Hardtop
Custom
53K 4 dr. Sedan Hardtop
71B 4 dr. Sta. Wagon
6-Pass
65K 2 dr. Hardtop
Marquis
Cougar
53H 4 dr. Hardtop Sedan 65D 2 dr. Hardtop
57H 4 dr. Hardtop 65F 2 dr. Hardtop
XR-7
65H 2 dr. Hardtop 76D Convertible
71K 4 dr. Colony Park
6-Pass
76F Convertible
XR-7
71H 4 dr. Sta. Wagon
6-Pass
Comet
Brougham
54B 4 dr. Sedan
53K 4 dr. Hardtop Sedan 62B 2 dr. Sedan
57K 4 dr. Hardtop  
65K 2 dr. Hardtop
 
PAINT
Code
Color
Code
Color
1A Light Gray Metallic 4G Med Ivy Bronze Metallic
1C Black 4P Med Green Metallic
1D Silver Metallic 4Q Dark Green Metallic
2A Calypso Blue 5A Light Pewter Met
2B Bright Red 5C Ginger Bronze Metallic
2E Red 5D Ginger Bronze Metallic
2G Med Red Metallic 5F Dark Brown Metallic
2J Maroon 5G Light Copper Metallic
3B Light Blue 5H Ginger Metallic
3C Med Blue Metallic 5J Med Ginger Bronze Metallic
3D Med Blue Metallic 5L Tan
3F Grabber Blue 6B Light Goldenrod
3H Dark Blue Metallic 6C Med Goldenrod
3J Bright Blue Metallic 6D Yellow
4A Pastel Lime 6E Med Bright Yellow
4B Bright Green Gold Metallic 6F Bright Yellow Gold Met
4C Ivy Bronze Metallic 6G Light Copper Metallic
4D Med Ivy Bronze Metallic 6J Gray Gold Metallic
4F Med Lime Metallic 9A White
Paint Chip Palette Paint Chip Palette
 
Trim
Lincoln
Montego
Code
Color
Code
Color
AA,BA,CA Black
5, 6
AA,BA,CA,GA Black
5, 6
DA,EA,FA,BA Black
6, 7
JA,DA,KA,HA,EA, FA Black
6
AB,BB Dark Blue
5, 6
AB,BB,CB,GB Med Blue
5, 6
DB,EB,BB,FB Dark Blue
6, 7
JB,DB,KB,EB,FB ,HB Med Blue
6
AD,BD Dark Red
5, 6
JF,DF,KF,EF,FF, HF Medium Ginger
6
DD,ED,FD,BD Dark Red
6, 7
BR,AR,CR,GR Med Green
5, 6
BR,AR Dark Green
5, 6
JR,DR,KR,ER,FR, HR Med Green
6
DR,FR,ER Dark Green
6, 7
GY,CY Light Gray Gold
5, 6
AY,CY Light Gray Gold
5, 6
CZ,GZ Dark Tobacco
5, 6
DY,FY,BY Light Gray Gold
6, 7
DW,EW,FW,HW White/Black
6
BZ Dark Tobacco
5, 6
DL,EL,FL,HL White/Blue
6
DZ,FZ,BZ Dark Tobacco
6, 7
D5,E5,F5,H5 White/Green
6
DW,EW,FW,BW White/Black
6, 7
D9,E9,F9,H9 White/Tobacco
6
DL,EL,FL,BL White/Blue
6, 7
Cougar
D5,E5,F5,B5 White/Green
6, 7
BA,EA Black
5, 6
D9,E9,F9,B9 White/Tobacco
6, 7
AA,CA Black
6
AF,BF Ginger/Tobacco
5, 6
DA Black
6, 7
DF,FF Ginger/Tobacco
6, 7
AD,CD Dark Red
6
Mercury/Monterey
DD Dark Red
6, 7
AA,CA,EA,GA,KA, ZA Black
5, 6
BF,EF Medium Ginger
5, 6
BA,DA,FA,VA,JA Black
6
CF Medium Ginger
6
AB,CB,EB,GB,KB, ZB Med Blue
5, 6
DF Medium Ginger
6, 7
BB,DB,FB,JB,VB Med Blue
6
BR,ER Medium Green
5, 6
ED,GD,KD,ZD Dark Red
5, 6
AR,CR Medium Green
6
BD,DD,FD,JD,VD Dark Red
6
DR Medium Green
6, 7
AR,CR,ER,KR,ZR Medium Green
5, 6
BB,EB Medium Blue
5, 6
BR,DR,FR,GR,JR, VR Medium Green
6
AB,CB Medium Blue
6
AF,CF Medium Ginger
5, 6
DB Medium Blue
6, 7
BF,DF,FF,JF,VF Medium Ginger
6
AW,CW White/Black
6
AY,EY,GY,KY,ZY Light GrayGold
5, 6
DW White/Black
6, 7
BY,DY,FY,JY,VY Light gray Gold
6
 
EZ,ZZ,GZ,KZ Dark Tobacco
5, 6
VZ,JZ Dark Tobacco
6
DW,BW,FW White
6
Comet
JA Black
5, 6
BA,HA,KA,NA,LA Black
6
JB Medium Blue
5, 6
BB,HB,KB Medium Blue
6
JF Medium Ginger
5, 6
BF,HF,KF,LF,NF Medium Ginger
6
JT Light Beige
5, 6
BT,HT,KT Light Beige
6
KW,LW White/Black
6
KL,LL White/Blue
6
KS,LS White/Ginger
6
K6,L6 White/Beige
6
 
Rear Axle
Regular
Equa-Lock
Code
Axle Ratio
Code
Axle Ratio
2 2.75:1 K 2.75:1
3 2.79:1 M 2.80:1
4 2.80:1 O 3.00:1
6 3.00:1 R 3.25:1
7 3.18:1 S 3.50:1
8 3.20:1 V 3.91:1
9 3.25:1  
A 3.50:1
B 3.07:1
G 3.55:1
H 3.78:1
 
Trans
Code
Transmission
Code
Transmission
1 3-Sp. Manual U C-6 Automatic
5 4-Sp. Manual X Automatic
FMX
E 4-SP Manual Z C-6 Automatic
Special
W C-4 Automatic  
 
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 1972 V.I.N information.
5- Cloth
6- Vinyl
7- Leather
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