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LINCOLN * MERCURY

Body Plate Identification

 
1966 Lincoln Body Plate
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1966

Location: Attached to the left front door below the door lock.
BODY: Body Style
53A
COLOR: Lower Body Color, Upper Body Color
Z
TRIM: Trim Color and Material Used
88
DATE: Production Date
3C
DSO: District Code, Order Location
21
AXLE: Rear Axle
6
TRANS: Transmission Installed
4
SERIAL: Year, Assembly Plant, Body Series, Engine
1
6Y82G
NUMBER: Production Sequence
1
440XXX
 
Style
Lincoln Continental
Mercury Monterey
Code
Body Style
Code
Body Style
53A 4 dr. Sedan 50A 4 dr. Sedan
Reverse Back Window
65A 2 dr. Hardtop 54A 4 dr. Sedan
74A 4 dr. Convertible 57A 4 dr. Hardtop
Fastback
Comet 202
62A 2 dr. Sedan
54A 4 dr. Sedan 63G 2 dr. Hardtop
Fastback, 2
62A 2 dr. Sedan 76G 2 dr. Convertible
2
71A 4 dr. Wagon
Mercury Montclair
Capri
50B 4 dr. Sedan
Reverse Back Window
54B 4 dr. Sedan 54B 4 dr. Sedan
63B 2 dr. Hardtop 57B 4 dr. Hardtop
Fastback
Comet Caliente
63B 2 dr. Hardtop
Fastback
54D 4 dr. Sedan
Mercury S-55
63C 2 dr. Hardtop
2
63A 2 dr. Hardtop
Fastback
63D 2 dr. Hardtop 76A 2 dr. Convertible
71C 4 dr. Wagon
Villager
Mercury Parklane
76B 2 dr. Convertible
2
50F 4 dr. Sedan
Reverse Back Window
76D 2 dr. Convertible 57F 4 dr. Hardtop
Fastback
Cyclone
63C 2 dr. Hardtop
Fastback, 2
63E 2 dr. Hardtop
2
63F 2 dr. Hardtop
Fastback
63H 2 dr. Hardtop
GT, 2
76C 2 dr. Convertible
2
76C 2 dr. Convertible 76F 2 dr. Convertible
76H 2 dr. Convertible
GT, 2
Mercury Colony Park
  71A 4 dr. Sta. Wagon
6-Pass
71E 4 dr. Sta. Wagon
9-Pass
Mercury Commuter
57F 4 dr. Sta. Wagon
9-Pass
71B 4 dr. Sta. Wagon
6-Pass
 
PAINT
Lincoln
Comet/Mercury
Code
Color
Code
Color
1 Rose Metallic 2

Dark Turquoise Metallic

2 Dark Turquoise Metallic 4 Medium Silver Metallic
A Black 5 Red
B Light Beige Metallic 8 Yellow
E Medium Silver Mink Metallic A Black
F Light Blue C Dark Executive Gray Metallic
H Light Beige F Light Blue
K Dark Blue Metallic H Light Beige
L Ivy Yellow K Dark Blue Metallic
M White M White
N Platinum P Medium Palomino Metallic
P Medium Palomino Metallic R Dark Green Metallic
Q Medium Blue Metallic T Red
R Dark Green Metallic U Medium Turquoise Metallic
S Dark Gray Metallic V Emberglow Metallic
T Red X Maroon Metallic
U Medium Turquoise Metallic Y Light Blue Metallic
V Emberglow Metallic Z Medium Sage Gold Metallic
X Maroon Metallic Paint Chip Palette
Z Medium Sage Gold Metallic
Paint Chip Palette
 
Trim
Mercury
Comet
Code
Color
Code
Color
03 Green
6
11 Silver/Black
5, 6
04 Beige
6
12,32,52 Blue
5, 6
12,32,52 Blue
5, 6
15,35,55 Red
5, 6
15,35,55 Red
5, 6
17,37,57 Aqua
5, 6
16,36,56 Black
5, 6
22,42 Blue
6
17,37,57 Aqua
5, 6
25,45 Red
6
19,39 Palomino
5, 6
26,36,46 Black
6
22,42,62 Blue
6
27,47 Aqua
6
25,45,65 Red
6
38 Gold
5, 6
26,46,66 Black
6
44,64,84 Emberglow
6
31,51 Silver
5, 6
48,68,88 Gold
6
38,58 Gold
5, 6
62,82 Blue
6
47,67,77 Aqua
6
65,85 Red
6
48,68 Gold
6
66,86 Black
6
53,93 Burgundy
5, 6
67,87 Aqua
6
64,84,94 Emberglow
6
0D,2D,4D Parchment
6
72,82,N2 Blue
6
1D,3D,5D Parchment
5, 6
75,85,95 Red
6
B1 Parchment/ Silver
6
76,86,96 Black
6
B2,C2 Parchment/Blue
6
92,K2 Blue
6
B4,C4 Parchment/ Emberglow
7
A3 Burgundy
7
B5 Parchment/Red
6
B2,S2 Blue/Parchment
6
B6,C6 Parchment/Black
6
B3 Burgundy/ Parchment
6
B7,C7 Parchment/Aqua
6
B6 Black/ Parchment
6
B8,C8 Parchment/Gold
6
B7 Aqua/ Parchment
6
B9,C9 Parchment/ Palomino
6
B8 Gold/ Parchment
6
C3,D3,F3 Parchment/ Burgundy
6
B9 Palomino/ Parchment
6
D2,F2 Parchment/Blue
6
D6,E6 White/Black
6
D4,F4 Parchment/ Emberglow
7
F2,G2 Blue/White
6
D6,F6 Parchment/ Black
6
F3,G3 Burgundy/ White
6
D7,F7 Parchment/Aqua
6
F4,G4 Emberglow/ White
6
D8,F8 Parchment/Gold
6
F6,G6 White/Black
6
D9,F9 Parchment/ Palomino
6
F7,G7 Aqua/White
6
H1 White/Silver
6
F8,G8 Gold/White
6
H2 White/Blue
6
F9,G9 Palomino/White
6
H4 White/ Emberglow
6
K6,Z6 Black
6
H5 White/Red
6
N5,X5,Y5 Red
6
H6 White/Black
6
XD,ZD Parchment
6
H7 White/Aqua
6
  H8 White/Palomino
6
Lincoln
16,26 White/Black
6
31 Silver
5
46,66 Black
5, 7
52,82 Blue
7
56,86 Black
7
58,88 Gold
7
60,70 Burgundy
5, 7
61,71 Sliver
5, 7
62,72 Blue
5, 7
67,77 Aqua
5, 7
68,78 Gold
5, 7
69,79 Palomino
5, 7
73 Black/White
5, 7
80 Burgundy
7
81 Silver
7
83 Black/White
7
87 Aqua
7
89 Palomino
7
5D,8D Parchment
7
6D Parchment
5, 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 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 81 Ford of Canada
32 Cincinnati 84 Home Office Reserve
33 Cleveland 90-99 Export
 
Rear Axle
Regular
Equa-Lock
Code
Axle Ratio
Code
Axle Ratio
1 3.00:1 A 3.00:1
2 2.83:1 C 3.20:1
3 3.20:1 E 3.25:1
4 3.25:1 F
3
3.50:1
5 3.50:1 F 2.80:1
6 2.80:1 H 3.89:1
8 3.89:1 I 4.11:1
9 4.11:1  
 
Trans
Code
Transmission
Code
Transmission
1 3-Sp. Manual 5 4-Sp. Manual
2 Overdrive 6 C4 Automatic Dual Range
4 C-6 Automatic
XPL
8 Multi-Drive
Mercury MX
 

1- See 1966 V.I.N information.

2- Bucket Seats

3- Full Size Mercury

5- Cloth

6- Vinyl

7- Leather
8- Two year code letters to be used if 1966 models exceed 12 months.
If there are any omissions or errors please let us know. Thank you