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LINCOLN * MERCURY

Body Plate Identification

 
 
1964 Lincoln Body Plate
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1964

Location: Attached to the left front door below the door lock.
BODY: Body Style
74A
COLOR: Lower Body Color, Upper Body Color
U
TRIM: Trim Color and Material Used
87
DATE: Production Date
24A
DSO: District Code
84
AXLE: Rear Axle
1
TRANS: Transmission Installed
4
SERIAL: Year, Assembly Plant, Body Series, Engine
1
4Y86N
NUMBER: Production Sequence
1
42xxxx
 
Style
Lincoln
Mercury
Code
Body Style
Code
Body Style
53A 4 dr. Sedan 54A 4 dr. Sedan
Monterey
74A 4 dr. Convertible 54B 4 dr. Sedan
Montclair
Comet
54F 4 dr. Sedan
Parklane
54A 4 dr. Sedan 202 57A 4 dr. Fastback Hardtop
Monterey
54B 4 dr. Sedan 404 57C 4 dr. Fastback Hardtop
Parklane
54C 4 dr. Sedan
Caliente, 2
57D 4 dr. Fastback Hardtop
3
54D 4 dr. Sedan
Caliente
57F 4 dr. Fastback Hardtop
4
62A 2 dr. Sedan 202 62A 2 dr. Sedan
Monterey
62B 2 dr. Sedan 404 63A 2 dr. Fastback Hardtop
Monterey
62C 2 dr. Sedan 404
2
63C 2 dr. Fastback Hardtop
4
63C 2 dr. Hardtop
Caliente, 2
63D 2 dr. Fastback Hardtop
3
63D 2 dr. Hardtop
Caliente
63F 2 dr. Fastback Hardtop
4
63E 2 dr. Hardtop
Cyclone, 2
65A 2 dr. Hardtop
Monterey
71A 4 dr. Sta. Wagon 202 65B 2 dr. Hardtop
Montclair
71B 4 dr. Sta. Wagon 404 65C 2 dr. Hardtop
Parklane
71C 4 dr. Sta. Wagon 404
Woodrail
65F 2 dr. Hardtop
Parklane
76B 2 dr. Convertible
Caliente, 2
71A 4 dr. Commuter Wagon
6 Pass.
76D 2 dr. Convertible
Caliente
71B 4 dr. Colony Park Wagon
6 Pass.
  71C 4 dr. Commuter Wagon
9 Pass.
71D 4 dr. Colony Park Wagon
9 Pass.
75F 4 dr. Hardtop
Parklane
76A 2 dr. Convertible
Monterey
76C 2 dr. Convertible
Parklane
76F 2 dr. Convertible
Parklane
 
PAINT
Lincoln
Mercury
Code
Color
Code
Color
A Black Satin A Onyx
C Princeton Gray B Peacock
E Silver Blue D Silver Turquoise
F Powder Blue F Pacific Blue
G Buckskin G Palomino
H Nocturne Blue I Aztec Gold
J Fiesta Red J Carnival Red
M Arctic White K Anniversary Silver
N Platinum L Bittersweet
O Silver Green M Polar White
P Burnish Bronze P Pecan Frost
Q Huron Blue R Yellow Mist
R Encino Yellow T Fawn
S Highlander Green V Maize
T Desert Sand W Pink Frost
U Regal Turquoise X Burgundy
W Rose Y Glacier Blue
X Royal Maroon Z Platinum Beige
Z Silver Sand Paint Chip Palette
Paint Chip Palette
 
Convertible Top
Code
Color
1 Black
2 White
4 Blue
 
Trim
Mercury
Lincoln
Code
Color
Code
Color
11,61 Silver
5, 6
20,70 Rose Beige
5, 7
12,22,62 Blue
5, 6
22,71,72 Blue
5, 7
14,24,64 Beige
5, 6
27,77 Turquoise
5, 7
16,26 Black
5, 6
31 Silver Blue
5, 7
32,52 Blue
6
44,64,74 Beige
5, 7
35,55 Red
6
46,66 Black
5, 7
36,56,76 Black
6
50,80 Rose Beige
7
39,59 Palomino
6
51,61 Silver Blue
7
66,96 Black
5, 6
51,81 Silver Blue
7
67 Turquoise
5, 6
52,82 Blue
7
72,92 Blue
6
54,84 Beige
7
75,95 Red
6
55,85 Red
7
79,99 Palomino
6
56,86 Black
7
82 White
6
57,87 Turquoise
7
85 White/Red
6
58,88 Burgundy
7
86 White/Black
6
59 Palomino
7
87 White/Turquoise
6
76 Black/White
7
89 White/Palomino
6
 
97 Turquoise
6
Comet
12,21,42 Blue
5, 6
14,24,44 Beige
5, 6
15 Red
5, 6
16,56,76 Black
6
17,27,47 Turquoise
5, 6
22 Blue
5, 6
26 Black
6
32,62,72 Blue
6
35,65,75 Red
6
36,66 Black
6
37,67 Turquoise
6
39,69 Palomino
6
40 White
5, 6
55 White
6
59,79,89 Palomino
6
92 White/Blue
6
95 White/Red
6
96 White/Black
6
97 White/Turquoise
6
99 White/Palomino
6
D6 Red/Black
5, 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
Lincoln
Mercury
Code
District
Code
District
11 Boston 11 Boston
12 Philadelphia 14 Washington
13 New York 15 New York
14 Washington 16 Philadelphia
21 Atlanta 21 Atlanta
22 Dallas 22 Dallas
24 Jacksonville 23 Jacksonville
25 Memphis 26 Memphis
31 Buffalo 31 Buffalo
32 Cincinnati 32 Cincinnati
33 Cleveland 33 Cleveland
34 Detroit 34 Detroit
41 Chicago 41 Chicago
44 St. Louis 42 St. Louis
45 Twin Cities 51 Denver
51 Denver 52 Los Angeles
52 Los Angeles 53 Oakland
53 Oakland 54 Twin Cities,Seattle
54 Seattle 75 Phoenix
81 Ford of Canada 81 Ford of Canada
84 Home Office Reserve 84 Home Office Reserve
90-99 Export 90-99 Export
 
Rear Axle
Lincoln
Regular
Locking
Code
Axle Ratio
Code
Axle Ratio
1 2.89:1 A 2.89:1
3 3.11:1 C 3.11:1
Mercury
1 3.00:1 A 3.00:1
2 3.10:1 B 3.10:1
3 3.20:1 C 3.20:1
4 3.25:1 D 3.25:1
5 3.50:1 E 2.80:1
6 2.80:1 F 3.50:1
7 3.80:1 G 3.80:1
8 3.89:1 H 3.89:1
9
Comet
4.00:1 I
Comet
4.00:1
9 4.11:1 I 4.11:1
 
Trans
Code
Transmission
Code
Transmission
1 3-Sp. Manual
3/S
4 Dual Range Automatic
D/R
2 3-SP Overdrive
O/D
5 4-Sp. Manual
4/S
3 2 Sp. Automatic
2/S
6 3-SP C4 Dual Range
Dir, XP
 

1- See 1964 V.I.N information.

2- Bucket Seats

3- Montclair Marauder

4- Parklane Marauder

5- Cloth

6- Vinyl

7- Leather
8- Two year code letters to be used if 1964 models exceed 12 months.
If there are any omissions or errors please let us know. Thank you