Body Style

Body Style Numbers
57 = 4-Door Hardop 54 = 4-Door Sedan
63 = 2-Door Hardtop 62 = 2-Door Sedan
76 = Convertible 71 = Station Wagon


Custom

54E  4-Door Sedan

62E  2-Door Sedan
Custom 500

54B  4-Door Sedan

62B  2-Door Sedan


Galaxie 500

54A  4-Door Sedan

57B  4-Door Hardtop

62A  2-Door Sedan

63B  2-Door Hardtop

76A  2-Door Convertible


Galaxie 500/XL

57C  4-Door Hardtop

63C  2-Door Hardtop

76B  2-Door Convertible


Country Sedan

71C  4-Door 6 Passenger Station Wagon
71B  4-Door 9 Passenger Station Wagon
Country Squire

71E  4-Door 6 Passneger Station Wagon
71A  4-Door 9 Passneger Station Wagon

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Date

Month First
Model Year
Second
Model Year
January A N
February B P
March C Q
April D R
May E S
June F T
July G U
August H V
 September  J E
October K X
November L Y
December M Z

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DSO Codes

Domestic Special Orders, Foreign Special Orders and Pre-Approved Special Orders have the complete order number recorded in this space.  Also appears in this space is the two-digit code number of the District which ordered the unit.  If the unit is regular production, only the District code number will appear.

Code District Code District Code District
11 Boston 35 Lansing 64 New Orleans
12 Buffalo 36 Louisville 65 Oklahome City
13 New York 41 Chicago 71 Los Angeles
14 Pittsburg 42 Fargo 72 San Jose
15 Newark 43 Rockford 73 Salt Lake City
21 Atlanta 44 Twin Cities 74 Seattle
22 Charlotte 45 Davenport 75 Phoenix
23 Philadelphia 51 Denver 81 Ford of Canada
24 Jacksonville 53 Des Moines 83 Government
25 Richmond 53 Kansas City 84 Home Office Reserve
26 Washington 54 Omaha 84-0007 Special Lightweight w/Auto
31 Cincinnati 55 St. Louis 84-0018 Specal Lightweight w/4-speed
32 Cleveland 61 Dallas 85 American Red Cross
33 Detroit 62 Houston 89 Transportation Services
34 Indianapolis 63 Memphis 90-99 Export

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Assembly Plants

Code Plant Code Plant Code Plant
A Atlanta J Los Angeles U Louisville
D Dallas N Norfolk W Wayne
E Mahwah P Twin Cities Z St. Louis
G Chicago S Pilot Plant    

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Body Serial

First Digit = Product Line
5 = Custom/Custom 500 6 = Galaxie 500/500XL 7 = Station Wagon

Second Digit = Door Style
even number = 4 Door Sedan or 2 Door Hardtop odd number = 2 Door Sedan or Convertible


Custom

54  4-Door Sedan

53  2-Door Sedan
Custom 500

52  4-Door Sedan

51  2-Door Sedan


Galaxie 500

62  4-Door Sedan

64  4-Door Hardtop

61  2-Door Sedan

66  2-Door Hardtop

65  2-Door Convertible


Galaxie 500/XL

60  4-Door Hardtop

68  2-Door Hardtop

69  2-Door Convertible


Country Sedan

72  4-Door 6 Passenger Station Wagon
74  4-Door 9 Passenger Station Wagon
Country Squire

76  4-Door 6 Passneger Station Wagon
78  4-Door 9 Passneger Station Wagon

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