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LINCOLN * MERCURY

Body Plate Identification

 
1969 Lincoln Body Data Plate
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1969

Location: Attached to the left front door below the door lock.
SERIAL: Year, Assembly Plant, Body Series, Engine
1
9Y82A
NUMBER: Production Sequence
1, $
999XXX
BODY: Body Style
53A
COLOR: Lower Body Color, Upper Body Color
Z
TRIM: Trim Color and Material Used
3B
DATE: Production Date
30M
DSO: District Code, Order Location
41
AXLE: Rear Axle
M
TRANS: Transmission Installed
U
 
Style
Lincoln Continental/Mark III
Montego MX
Code
Body Style
Code
Body Style
53A 4 dr. Sedan 54C 4 dr. Sedan
Formal, 4
65A 2 dr. Hardtop 65C 2 dr. Hardtop
4
Brougham
4
54D 4 dr. Sedan
53C 4 dr. Hardtop Sedan 65D 2 dr. Hardtop
Formal
57C 2 dr. Hardtop 65E 2 dr. Hardtop
65C 2 dr. Hardtop
Formal
71A Sta. Wagon
(Woodgrain)
Marquis
U.S./Brougham Canada
71C Sta. Wagon
53F 4 dr. Hardtop Sedan 76B 2 dr. Convertible
57F 4 dr. Hardtop 76D 2 dr. Convertible
65F 2 dr. Hardtop
Formal
Cyclone
76F 2 dr. Convertible 63A 2 dr. Hardtop
Marquis
Canada only
63C 2 dr. Hardtop
53M 4 dr. Hardtop Sedan 63H 2 dr. Hardtop
GT Cyclone CJ
57M 4 dr. Hardtop
Mercury Marauder
65M 2 dr. Hardtop
Formal
63G 2 dr. Hardtop
Tunnel Roof
Montego Comet
63H 2 dr. Hardtop
Tunnel Roof
54A 4 dr. Sedan
Cougar
Standard, 9
65A 2 dr. Hardtop 65A 2 dr. Hardtop
3
Mercury Monterey
65C 2 dr. Hardtop
54A 4 dr. Sedan 76A 2 dr. Convertible
57A 4 dr. Hardtop
Monterey
65A 2 dr. Hardtop
Formal
71B 4 dr. Sta. Wagon
2-seat
76G 2 dr. Convertible 71C 4 dr. Sta. Wagon
3-seat
Montego
Monterey Custom
54B 4 dr. Sedan 71F 4 dr. Sta. Wagon
2-seat
65B 2 dr. Hardtop
Formal
71G 4 dr. Sta. Wagon
3-seat
71B Station Wagon
Marquis Colony Park
Monterey Custom
71A 4 dr. Sta. Wagon
3-seat
54C 4 dr. Sedan 71E 4 dr. Sta. Wagon
2-seat
57B 4 dr. Hardtop  
65B 2 dr. Hardtop
Formal
 
PAINT
Code
Color
Code
Color
2 Light Ivy Yellow J Dark Aqua Metallic
3 Calypso Coral K Dark Orchard Metallic
4 Medium Emerald Metallic L Light Gray Metallic
6 Medium Blue Metallic M White
7 Light Green Metallic N Platinum
8 Light Blue P Medium Blue Metallic
9 Red Primer Q Medium Blue Metallic
9 Gray Primer R Light Gold
A Black S Medium Gold Metallic
B Maroon T Red
C Dark Ivy Green Metallic U Medium Aqua Metallic
D Pastel Gray V Light Aurora Copper Metallic
E Light Aqua W Yellow
F Dark Aqua Metallic X Dark Blue Metallic
G Medium Orchid Metallic Y Burnt Orange Metallic
H Light Green Z Dark Gray Metallic
I Medium Lime Metallic Paint Chip Palette
Paint Chip Palette
 
Trim
Continental/Mark II
Montego
Code
Color
Code
Color
1A,4A Black
5, 6
1A Black
5, 6
2A,3A,5A Black
6, 7
2A Black
6
6A,AA Black
5, 6
1B Blue
5, 6
7A,KA,LA Black
6, 7
2B Blue
6
1B,AB,JB Blue
5, 6
1Y Nugget
5, 6
2B,5B,KB Blue
6, 7
2D Red
6
3B,LB Blue
6, 7
2Y Nugget
6
7B,BB,SB Blue
6, 7
Monterey Custom
1D Red
5, 6
3A Black
5, 6
2D,5D Red
6, 7
4A Black
6
2F,5F Saddle
6, 7
3B Blue
5, 6
1G,4G Gold
5, 6
4B Blue
6
2G,5G,KG Gold
6, 7
3G Gold
5, 6
3G,LG Gold
6, 7
4G Gold
6
7G,3G,LG Green
6, 7
3K Aqua
5, 6
1K,AK Aqua
5, 6
3Y Nugget
5, 6
2K,5K Aqua
6, 7
4Y Nugget
6
1P Gray
5, 6
4D Red
6
2P Gray
6, 7
4W White
6
2U Parchment
5, 6
Monterey Custom Wagon
2W,5W,KW White
6, 7
3Y Nugget
5, 6
7W,3W,LW White
6, 7
4A Black
6
1Y,AY,JY Nugget
5, 6
4B Blue
6
2Y,5Y Nugget
6, 7
4D Red
6
AG,JG Gold
5, 6
4G Gold
6
BG,SG,7G Gold
6, 7
4Y Nugget
6
CG,TG Gold
6, 7
Marquis Colony Park Wagon
CG,TG Green
6, 7
3Y,CY,7Y Nugget
5, 6
KL,AL Silver
6, 7
4A,DA,VA Black
6
Monterey
4B,DB,VB Blue
6
1A Black
5, 6
4D,DD Red
6
2A Black
6
4G,DG,VG Gold
6
1B Blue
5, 6
4Y,DY,VY Nugget
6
2B Blue
6
Marquis
1G Gold
5, 6
5A,EA,ZA Black
5, 6
2G Gold
6
6A,FA,VA Black
6
1K Aqua
5, 6
RA,HA Black
6, 7
1Y Nugget
5, 6
5B,EB,ZB Blue
5, 6
2Y Nugget
6
6B,FB,VB Blue
6
2D Red
6
6D Red
6
2W White
6
5D,ED Red
5, 6
Marauder
RD,HD Red
6, 7
1A Black
5, 6
5G,EG,ZG Gold
5, 6
2A,8A,VA Black
6
6G,FG Gold
6, 7
1B Blue
5, 6
RK,EK Aqua
5, 6
2B,8B,VB Blue
6
6K Aqua
6
2D,8D Red
6
5Y,EY Nugget
5, 6
2W,8W,VW White
6
6Y,VY Nugget
6
1G Gold
5, 6
6W,FW,VW White
6
2G,8G Gold
6
RW,HW White
6, 7
1K Aqua
5, 6
Montego Comet
1Y Nugget
5, 6
kA Black
5, 6
RA Black
6, 7
KB Blue
5, 6
RD Red
6, 7
KY Nugget
5, 6
RW White
6, 7
Marquis Brougham
VY Nugget
6
kA Black
5, 6
  KB Blue
5, 6
KD Red
5, 6
KG Gold
5, 6
KY Nugget
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
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 90-99 Export
33 Cleveland  
 
Rear Axle
Regular
Equa-Lock
Code
Axle Ratio
Code
Axle Ratio
1 2.50:1 J 2.50:1
2 2.75:1 K 2.75:1
3 2.79:1 L 2.79:1
4 2.80:1 M 2.80:1
5 2.83:1 N 2.83:1
6 3.00:1 O 3.00:1
7 3.10:1 P 3.10:1
8 3.20:1 Q 3.20:1
9 3.25:1 R 3.25:1
A 3.50:1 S 3.50:1
B 3.07:1 T 3.07:1
C 3.08:1 U 3.08:1
D 3:91:1 V 3.91:1
E 4:30:1 W 4.30:1
 
Trans
Code
Transmission
Code
Transmission
1 3-Sp. Manual U C-6 Automatic
5 4-Sp. Manual
Wide Ratio
X Automatic
FMX
6 4-SP Manual
Close Ratio
Y Automatic
MX
W C-4 Automatic Z C-6 Automatic
Special
 

1- See 1969 V.I.N information.

2- Bucket Seats

3- Option- Eliminator

4- Brougham option

5- Cloth

$- factory-modified Limousine 999

6- Vinyl

7- Leather

8- Two year code letters to be used if 1969 models exceed 12 months.

9- Option- Spoiler

If there are any omissions or errors please let us know. Thank you