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LINCOLN * MERCURY

Body Plate Identification

 
1965 Mercury Body Data Plate
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1965

Location: Attached to the left front door below the door lock.
BODY: Body Style
63E
COLOR: Lower Body Color, Upper Body Color
7
TRIM: Trim Color and Material Used
H6
DATE: Production Date
05L
DSO: District Code, Order Location
52
AXLE: Rear Axle
1
TRANS: Transmission Installed
6
SERIAL: Year, Assembly Plant, Body Series, Engine
1
5J27A
NUMBER: Production Sequence
1
504XXX
 
Style
Lincoln
Mercury Monterey
Code
Body Style
Code
Body Style
53A 4 dr. Sedan 50A 4 dr. Sedan
Reverse Back Window
74A 4 dr. Convertible 54A 4 dr. Sedan
Comet
57A 4 dr. Hardtop
Fastback
54A 4 dr. Sedan 62A 2 dr. Sedan
62A 2 dr. Sedan 63A 2 dr. Hardtop
Fastback
71A 4 dr. Wagon 63G 2 dr. Hardtop
Fastback, 2
Comet 404
76A 2 dr. Convertible
54B 4 dr. Sedan 76G 4 dr. Convertible
2
62B 2 dr. Sedan
Mercury Montclair
62C 2 dr. Sedan
2
57B 4 dr. Hardtop
Fastback
71B 4 dr. Wagon 60B 4 dr. Sedan
Reverse Back Window
71C 4 dr. Wagon
Villager
63B 2 dr. Hardtop
Fastback
Comet Caliente
Mercury Parklane
54C 4 dr. Sedan
2
50F 4 dr. Sedan
Reverse Back Window
54D 4 dr. Sedan 57F 4 dr. Hardtop
63C 2 dr. Hardtop
Fastback, 2
63C 2 dr. Hardtop
Fastback, 2
63D 2 dr. Hardtop
Fastback
63F 2 dr. Hardtop
Fastback
76B 2 dr. Convertible
2
76C 2 dr. Convertible
2
76D 2 dr. Convertible 76F 2 dr. Convertible
Cyclone
Mercury Colony Park
63E 2 dr. Hardtop
Fastback
71A 4 dr. Sta. Wagon
6-Pass
  71E 4 dr. Sta. Wagon
9-Pass
Mercury Commuter
71B 4 dr. Sta. Wagon
6-Pass 22C
71C 4 dr. Sta. Wagon
9-Pass
 
PAINT
Lincoln
Comet/Mercury
Code
Color
Code
Color
4 Light Aqua 5 Dark Turquoise Metallic
A Black 7 Yellow Mist
B Dark Turquoise Metallic A Black
C Medium Ivy Gold Metallic C Medium Ivy Gold Metallic
E Medium Silver Mink Metallic D Medium Turquoise Metallic
F Light Blue F Medium Ivy Gold Metallic
G Light Ivy Gold H Dark Blue Metallic
H Dark Blue Metallic I Light Beige Metallic
J Red J Red
L Lilac Mist Metallic K Medium Gray Metallic
M White M White
N Platinum O Light Peacock
P Palomino Metallic P Palomino Metallic
Q Medium Blue Metallic R Dark Ivy Green Metallic
R Dark Ivy Green Metallic T Light Beige
S Dark Gray Metallic V Yellow
T Light Beige X Maroon Metallic
U Medium Turquoise Metallic Y Medium Blue Metallic
X Maroon Metallic  
Z Medium Beige Metallic  
Paint Chip Palette Paint Chip Palette
 
Trim
Mercury
Comet
Code
Color
Code
Color
03 Green
6
04 Beige
6
04 Beige
6
12,32,52 Blue
5, 6
12,52 Blue
5, 6
15,35,55 Red
5, 6
15,55 Red
5, 6
16,36 Black
5, 6
16,56 Black
5, 6
17,37 Turquoise
5, 6
17,57,97 Turquoise
5, 6
19,39 Palomino
5, 6
19,59 Palomino
5, 6
22,62,72 Blue
6
22,42,62 Blue
6
25,65,75 Red
6
25,45,65 Red
6
26,66 Black
6
26,36,86 Black
6
27,67 Turquoise
6
29,79 Palomino
6
28,38 Gold
5, 6
32,82 Blue
6
29,49,69 Palomino
6
33 Burgundy
6
42,G2,H2 White/Blue
6
35,85,Y5 Red
6
45,G5,H5 White/Red
6
37,87,K7 Turquoise
6
46,G6,H6 White/Black
6
38,48,68 Gold
6
48,G8,H8 White/Gold
6
39,49,69 Palomino
6
56,96 Black
5, 6
46,66,76,K6 Black
6
59,99 Palomino
5, 6
47,67,77 Turquoise
6
68,78,88 Gold
6
58 Gold
5, 6
76,86 Black
6
66 Black
5, 7
77,87 Turquoise
6
67 Aqua
5, 7
79,89 Palomino
6
68 Gold
5, 7
82,92 Blue
6
71 Silver
5, 7
85,95 Red
6
72,92,K2 Blue
6
F2 White/Red
5, 6
75,95,K5 Red
6
F5 White/Black
5, 6
78,K8 Gold
6
F6 White/Turquoise
5, 6
89,99 Palomino
6
F8 White/Gold
5, 6
93 Burgundy
5, 6
F9 White/Palomino
5, 6
96,Z6 Black
6
G7,H7 White/Turquoise
6
A9,P9 Palomino
5, 6
G9,H9 White/Palomino
6
B3,C3 Burgundy
7
Lincoln
B9,C9 Palomino
7
12 White/Blue
7
D6,E6,F6 White/Black
6
14 White/Beige
7
G6,L6,M6 White/Black
6
15 White/Red
7
E2,G2,L2 White/Blue
6
16,26,83 White/Black
7
E3,G3,L3 White/Burgundy
6
18 White/Gold
7
E5,G5,L5 White/Red
6
31 Sliver
5
E7,L7,G7 White/Turquoise
6
42,62,72 Blue
5, 7
E8,G8,L8 White/Gold
6
44,74 Beige
5, 7
E9,G9,L9 White/Palomino
6
46,66,73 Black
5, 7
K9,Y9,Z9 Palomino
6
50,80 Burgundy
7
  51,81 Silver
7
52,82 Blue
7
54,84 Beige
7
55,85 Red
7
56,86 Black
7
57,87 Aqua
7
58,88 Gold
7
59,89 Palomino
7
61,71 Sliver
5, 7
67,77 Aqua
5, 7
68,78 Gold
5, 7
99 Green
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 32 Cincinnati
12
3
Philadelphia 33 Cleveland
13
3
New York 34 Detroit
14 Washington 41 Chicago
15 New York 42 St. Louis
16 Philadelphia 44
3
St. Louis
17
4
Washington 45 Twin Cities
21 Atlanta 51 Denver
22 Dallas 52 Los Angeles
23 Jacksonville 53 Oakland
24
3
Jacksonville 54 Seattle
25
3
Memphis 81 Ford of Canada
26 Memphis 84 Home Office Reserve
31 Buffalo 90-99 Export
 
Rear Axle
Lincoln
Regular
Equa-Lock
Code
Axle Ratio
Code
Axle Ratio
1 2.89:1 A 3.00:1
3 3.11:1 C 3.20:1
Mercury
1 3.00:1 A 2.89:1
3 3.20:1 C 3.11:1
4 3.25:1 D 3.25:1
5 3.50:1 E 3.50:1
6 2.80:1 F 2.80:1
8 3.89:1 H 3.89:1
9 4.11:1 I 4.11:1
 
Trans
Code
Transmission
Code
Transmission
1 3-Sp. Manual 4 Twin Range Multi-Drive
2 3-SP Overdrive 5 4-Sp. Manual
4
3
3 Sp. Dual Range Automatic 6 C4 Automatic Dual Range
 

1- See 1965 V.I.N information.

2- Bucket Seats

3- Lincoln only

4- Mercury only

5- Cloth

6- Vinyl

7- Leather
8- Two year code letters to be used if 1965 models exceed 12 months.
If there are any omissions or errors please let us know. Thank you