1974




    1: Model Year
    2: Assembly Plant Code
    3: Body Serial Code
    4: Engine Code
    5: Consecutive Unit Number
    6: Body Type Code
    7: Color Code
    8: Trim Code
    9: Date Code
    10: District - Special Equipment Code
    11: Rear Axle Code
    12: Transmission Code

Date Codes:

Year codes follow a decade-year format. For example 1973 would be D3. The letter representing the decade, C=60s, D=70s, E=80s, and so on. The 3 representing the year in that decade. Month and day codes are similiar, the day is the number, and the letter the month. 05A for example would be January 5th. If a car's model year extends into a second year, the second year month code will be used.

Month
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
1st Year Code
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
J
K
L
M
2nd Year Code
N
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z

Ford DSO Codes:

11 - Boston
12 - Buffalo
13 - New York
14 - Pittsburgh
15 - Newark
16 - Philadelphia
17 - Washington
21 - Atlanta
22 - Charlotte
23 - Memphis
24 - Jacksonville
25 - Richmond
26 - New Orleans

28 - Louisville
41 - Chicago
42 - Cleveland
43 - Milwaukee
45 - Lansing
46 - Indianapolis
47 - Cincinnati
48 - Detroit
53 - Dallas
54 - Omaha
55 - St. Louis
56 - Davenport
57 - Houston

58 - Twin City
71 - Los Angeles
72 - San Jose
73 - Salt Lake City
74 - Seattle
75 - Pheonix
76 - Denver
83 - Government
84 - Home Office Reserve
85 - American Red Cross
87 - Body Company
89 - Transporation Services
90-99 - Export
Mercury DSO Codes:

11 - Boston
15 - New York
16 - Philadelphia
17 - Washington
21 - Atlanta
22 - Dallas
23 - Jacksonville

26 - Memphis
31 - Buffalo
32 - Cincinnati
33 - Cleveland
34 - Detroit
41 - Chicago
42 - St. Louis

46 - Twin Cities
51 - Denver
52 - Los Angeles
53 - Oakland
54 - Seattle
84 - Home Office Reserve
90 - Export

Assembly Plant Location:

A - Atlanta
B - Oakville-Canada
E - Mahwah
F - Dearborn
G - Chicago
H - Lorain

J - Los Angeles
K - Kansas City
N - Norfolk
P - Twin Cities
R - San Jose
S - Allen Park - Pilot

T - Metuchen
U - Louisville
W - Wayne
X - St. Thomas
Y - Wixom
Z - St. Louis

Body Serial & Type Code:

91 / 62A - Maverick 2-door Sedan Standard
92 / 54A - Maverick 4-door Sedan Standard
93 / 62D - Maverick 2-door Sport Sedan Grabber
30 / 54B - Comet 4-door Sedan Standard
31 / 62B - Comet 2-door Sedan Standard or GT

Engine:


T - 6-200 - 1 bbl - 84 Horsepower
L - 6-250 - 1 bbl - 88-93 Horsepower
F - 8-302 - 2 bbl - 137-138 Horsepower

Transmission:


1 - 3-speed manual
W - C4 automatic

Rear Axle:


3 - 2.79:1
6 - 3.00:1



Exterior Color:


9C - Pearl White
2B - Bright Red
3B - Light Blue
3E - Medium Bright Blue Metallic
3N - Bright Blue

4B - Bright Green Gold Metallic
4V - Dark Yellow Green Metallic
4W - Medium Lime Yellow
5H - Medium Brown Metallic
5T - Saddle Bronze Metallic

5W - Orange
6C - Medium Yellow Gold
4T - Green Glow
5J - Ginger Glow
5U - Tan Glow
3M - Silver Blue Glow

Interior Color and Material:

Maverick:

BA - Black - Standard Cloth and Vinyl Bench
BB - Medium Blue - Standard Cloth and Vinyl Bench
BG - Light Avocado - Standard Cloth and Vinyl Bench
BU - Light Tan - Standard Cloth and Vinyl Bench
HA - Black - All-Vinyl Bench
HB - Medium Blue - All-Vinyl Bench
HC - Medium Orange - All-Vinyl Bench
HG - Light Avocado - All-Vinyl Bench
HU - Light Tan - All-Vinyl Bench
JA - Black - Deluxe Cloth and Vinyl Bench
JB - Medium Blue - Deluxe Cloth and Vinyl Bench
JG - Light Avocado - Deluxe Cloth and Vinyl Bench
JU - Light Tan - Deluxe Cloth and Vinyl Bench
KA - Black - All Vinyl Super Soft Bench
KB - Medium Blue - All Vinyl Super Soft Bench
KC - Medium Orange - All Vinyl Super Soft Bench
KG - Light Avocado - All Vinyl Super Soft Bench
KU - Light Tan - All Vinyl Super Soft Bench
LA - Black - - Super Soft Vinyl High Back Bucket
LC - Medium Orange - Super Soft Vinyl High Back Bucket
LG - Light Avocado - Super Soft Vinyl High Back Bucket
LU - Tan - Super Soft Vinyl High Back Bucket
PE - Silver Blue - Luxury Decor Option
PU - Tan - Luxury Decor Option

Comet:

BA - Black - Random Stripe B/Cloth and Corinth. Vinyl (L/B Bench)
BB - Med. Blue - Random Stripe B/Cloth and Corinth. Vinyl (L/B Bench)
BG - Avocado - Random Stripe B/Cloth and Corinth. Vinyl (L/B Bench)
BZ - Saddle - Random Stripe B/Cloth and Corinth. Vinyl (L/B Bench)
HA - Black - Tooled Leather/Corinth. Vinyl (L/B Bench)
HB - Med. Blue - Tooled Leather/Corinth. Vinyl (L/B Bench)
HC - Med. Orange - Tooled Leather/Corinth. Vinyl (L/B Bench)
HG - Avocado - Tooled Leather/Corinth. Vinyl (L/B Bench)
HZ - Saddle - Tooled Leather/Corinth. Vinyl (L/B Bench)
JA - Black - Aurora B/Cloth and Corinth. Vinyl (L/B Bench)
JB - Med. Blue - Aurora B/Cloth and Corinth. Vinyl (L/B Bench)
JG - Avocado - Aurora B/Cloth and Corinth. Vinyl (L/B Bench)
JZ - Saddle - Aurora B/Cloth and Corinth. Vinyl (L/B Bench)
KA - Black - Corinth. Vinyl (L/B Bench)
KB - Med. Blue - Corinth. Vinyl (L/B Bench)
KC - Med. Orange - Corinth. Vinyl (L/B Bench)
KG - Lt. Avocado - Corinth. Vinyl (L/B Bench)
KZ - Saddle - Corinth. Vinyl (L/B Bench)
LA - Black - Corinth. Vinyl (H/B Bucket)
LC - Med. Orange - Corinth. Vinyl (H/B Bucket)
LG - Avocado - Corinth. Vinyl (H/B Bucket)
LZ - Saddle - Corinth. Vinyl (H/B Bucket)
PA - Black - Corinth. Vinyl (L/B Bucket)
PU - Tan - Corinth. Vinyl (L/B Bucket)

Vinyl Roof:

A - Black
W - White
T - Brown
B - Blue
OG - Avocado
OC - Orange
W - White - LDO
C - Copper - LDO
T - Brown - LDO
U - Tan - LDO
E - Blue - LDO



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