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LINCOLN * MERCURY

Body Plate Identification

 
 
62 Lincoln body plate
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1962

Location: Attached to the left front body pillar, between
          the front door hinges.
          Comet: Attached to the left front door below
          the door lock.
BODY: Body Style
74A
COLOR: Lower Body Color, Upper Body Color
M
TRIM: Trim Color and Material Used
86
DATE: Production Date
08L
DSO: District Code
 
AXLE: Rear Axle
1
TRANS: Transmission Installed
4
SERIAL: Year, Assembly Plant, Body Series, Engine
1
2Y86H
NUMBER: Production Sequence
1
400001
 
Style
Lincoln
Mercury Monterey
Code
Body Style
Code
Body Style
53A 4 dr. Sedan 54A 4 dr. Sedan
57C 4 dr. Hardtop 54B 4 dr. Sedan Custom
74A 4 dr. Convertible 62A 2 dr. Sedan
Comet
65A 2 dr. Hardtop
54A 4 dr. Sedan 65B 2 dr. Hardtop Custom
54B 4 dr. Sedan Custom 65C 2 dr. S-55 Hardtop
59A 2 dr. Sta. Wagon 71A 4 dr. Commuter Wagon
6 Pass.
59B 2 dr. Sta. Wagon Custom 71B 4 dr. Colony Park Wagon
6 Pass.
62A 2 dr. Sedan 71C 4 dr. Commuter Wagon
9 Pass.
62B 2 dr. Sedan Custom 71D 4 dr. Colony Park Wagon
9 Pass.
62C 2 dr. Sedan
S-22
75A 4 dr. Hardtop
71A 4 dr. Sta. Wagon 75B 4 dr. Hardtop Custom
71B 4 dr. Sta. Wagon Custom 76A 2 dr. Convertible
71C 4 dr. Sta. Wagon Villager 76B 2 dr. Convertible
S-55
71D 4 dr. Sta. Wagon Villager
2
Meteor
  54A 4 dr. Sedan
54B 4 dr. Sedan Custom
62A 2 dr. Sedan
62B 2 dr. Sedan Custom
62C 2 dr. Sedan
S-33
 
PAINT
Lincoln
Mercury
Code
Color
Code
Color
A Presidential Black A Presidential Black
B Royal Red D Ocean Turquoise Metallic
C Oxford Gray E Pacific Blue Metallic
D Riviera Turquoise F Sea Blue
E Bermuda Blue H Blue Satin Metallic
F Power Blue I Castilian Gold
G Silver Mink J Carnival Red
H Nocturne Blue K Light Aqua
I Castilian Gold L Teaberry
L Teaberry M Sultana White
M Sultana White P Scotch Green
N Platinum Q Sheffield Gray Metallic
P Scotch Green R Jamaica Yellow
R Jamaica Yellow T Champagne
S Highlander Green V Chestnut
T Champagne X Black Cherry Metallic
U Velvet Turquoise Z Desert Frost Metallic
V Chestnut Paint Chip Palette
X Black Cherry
Z Desert Frost
Paint Chip Palette
 
Trim
Mercury
Comet
Code
Color
Code
Color
12,22 Blue
5, 6
12,42 Blue
5, 6
13,23 Green
5, 6
14 Beige
5, 6
14,24 Beige
5, 6
15,45 Red/Black
5, 6
16,26 White/Black
5, 6
17,47 Turquoise
5, 6
17,27 Turquoise
5, 6
40 White/Black
5, 6
92 Blue
6
52,72,82 Blue
6
94 Beige
6
54,74,84 Beige
6
95 White/Red
6
55,85 Red
6
96 White/Black
6
56,86 Black
6
97 Turquoise
6
57 Turquoise
6
Meteor
75 White/Red
6
12,42,72 Blue
5, 6
76 White/Black
6
14,44 Beige
5, 6
Lincoln
15,45 Red/Black
5, 6
30 Blue
5
17,47 Turquoise
5, 6
34 Beige
5
52 Blue
6
60,72 Blue
5, 7
55 White/Red
6
64,74 Beige
5, 7
56 White/Black
6
71 White
5, 7
57 Turquoise
6
73 Green
5, 7
76 Black
5, 6
76 Black
5, 7
  77 Turquoise
5, 7
79 Chestnut
5, 7
82 Blue
7
83 Green
7
84 Beige
7
85 Red
7
86 Black
7
87 Turquoise
7
89 Chestnut
7
96 White/Black
7
 
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 35 Pittsburgh
12 Philadelphia 41 Chicago
13 New York 43 Kansas City
14 Washington 44 St. Louis
21 Atlanta 45 Twin Cities
22 Dallas 51 Denver
24 Jacksonville 52 Los Angeles
25 Memphis 53 Oakland
31 Buffalo 54 Seattle
32 Cincinnati 75 Phoenix
33 Cleveland 81 Ford of Canada
34 Detroit 84 Home Office Reserve
  90-99 Export
 
Rear Axle
Regular
Locking
Code
Axle Ratio
Code
Axle Ratio
1 2.89:1 A 2.89:1
1 3.00:1 A 3.00:1
3 3.20:1 B 3.80:1
4 3.25:1 F 3.56:1
5 3.50:1 H 3.89:1
6 3.56:1  
7 3.80:1
8 3.89:1
9 4.00:1
 
Trans
Code
Transmission
Code
Transmission
1 3-Sp. Standard
S/T
4 Dual Range Automatic
D/R
2 Overdrive
O/D
5 4-Sp. Standard
4/S
3 2 Sp. Automatic
2/S
 
 

1- See1962 V.I.N information.

2- Bucket Seats

5- Cloth

6- Vinyl

7- Leather
8- Two year code letters to be used if 1962 models exceed 12 months.
If there are any omissions or errors please let us know. Thank you