You may want to consider:

If you own a 1967 Full Size Ford and have a Facebook account, you may want to consider registering it with the 1967 Ford Full Size Registry.  Adrian and the guys there will help you decode it and may tell you more about your '67.. 

The weblink is here:

Ford Fullsize Registry

 
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The figures above illustrates the Ford Warranty/Data plates. The plate is located on the rear (lock) 
face of the left front door panel. 

The official Vehicle Identification Number for title and registration purposes is stamped on a tab
attached to the top right side (weld flange) of the dash panel in the engine compartment (see below). 
Do not use the Vehicle Warranty Number which appears on the Warranty plate for title or
registration purposes.

 

VEHICLE WARRANTY NUMBER

The vehicle warranty number is the second line of numbers and letters appearing on the Warranty Plate. 
The first number indicates the model year. The letter following the model year indicates the assembly
plant at which the car was manufactured. The next two numbers designate the Body Serial Code. The
letter following the Body Serial Code designates the Engine Code. The remaining numbers indicate the
Consecutive Unit Number. The charts that follow, list in detail the various Vehicle Warranty Number codes.

 

VEHICLE DATA

The vehicle data appears in a line across the top of the warranty plate. The first two letters
and a number identify the Body Style. The following one or two letters identify the Exterior
Paint Color. The next code consisting of two numbers, or a letter and a number, identifies
the Interior Trim. The Date Code showing the date the car was manufactured follows the
Trim Code and consists of two numbers and a letter. The next code gives the district in
which the car was ordered and consist of two numbers. The next to the last code is the
Axle Ratio Code and is designated by a number for a conventional axle or a letter for an
Equa-Lock axle. The last code in the vehicle data is the Transmission Code and consist of
one number. The charts that follow, list in detail the various vehicle data codes.

 

MODEL YEAR
The numeral "7" designates 1967.

* Denotes where full size Fords were assembled.

ASSEMBLY PLANT

Code Letter

A  Atlanta *

B  Oakville *

C Ontario

D   Dallas *

E   Mahwah *

F   Dearborn

G   Chicago *

H   Lorain

J   Los Angeles *

K  Kansas City

L   Michigan Truck

N  Norfolk *

P  Twin Cities *

R  San Jose

S  Pilot Plant (Allen Park, MI)*

T  Metuchen

U  Louisville *

W  Wayne *

Y  Wixom

Z  St Louis

 

MODEL

The model code number indentifies the product line series and the particular body style: 
the first of the two digits shows the product line, and the second digit shows a two-door
style by and odd number or a four-door style by an even number.

 

Body Serial Code | Body Style Code | Body Type

Ford Custom

50                              62E                 2-Door Sedan 

51                               54E                 4-Door Sedan 

Ford Custom 500

52                               54B                4-Door Sedan 

53                                62B                2-Door Sedan 

Galaxie 500

54                                54A                 4-Door Sedan 

55                                63B                2-Door Hardtop

56                                57B                4-Door Hardtop

57                                76A               2-Door Convertible

Galaxie 500 XL

58                                63C              2-Door Hardtop

59                                76B              2-Door Convertible* 

Galaxie 500 LTD

62                                 63F               2-Door Hardtop

64                                 54C               4-Door Sedan

66                                 57F               4-Door Hardtop

Ranch Wagon

70                                 71D                4-Door 6 Passenger

Country Sedan

71                                 71B                4-Door 6 Passenger

72                                 71C               4-Door 6+4 Passenger 

Country Squire

73                                71E              4-Door 6 Passenger 

74                                71A              4-Door 6+4 Passenge


 

ENGINE

Code

A 8-Cylinder 289 (4V) Premium Fuel

B 6-Cylinder 240 Cubic Inch (1V) (Police)

C 8-Cylinder 289 Cubic Inch (2V)

D 8 Cylinder 427 (8V Hi Perf SOHC)

E 6-Cylinder 240 Cubic Inch (1V) (Taxi)

H 8-Cylinder 390 Cubic Inch (2V Spec.)

K 8-Cylinder 289 (4V Hi Perf)

L 8 Cylinder 427 (4V Hi Perf SOHC)

M 8-Cylinder 410 Cubic Inch (4V) 

P 8-Cylinder 428 Cubic Inch (4V Spec.) (Police)

Q 8-Cylinder 428 Cubic Inch (4V)

R 8 Cylinder 427 (8V Hi Perf)

S 8 Cylinder 390 (4V)

V 6-Cylinder 240 Cubic Inch (1V) 

W 8 Cylinder 427 (4V Hi Perf)

Y 8-Cylinder 390 Cubic Inch (2V) 

Z 8-Cylinder 390 Cubic Inch (4V)

3 8-Cylinder 289 Cubic Inch (2V Lo Compression) 

8 8-Cylinder 428 Cubic Inch (4V Lo Compression)

 

CONSECUTIVE UNIT NUMBER
Each assembly plant. with each model year, begins with a consecutive unit number 10001
and continues on for each car built.

 

Color
Two-tone paint codes us the same symbols as the single colors except that two symbols are used. 
The lower body color will appear first in the warranty plate paint color space.

If a special paint is used, the paint color space will not be stamped.

Code   "M"Number            Color                          Sales Name

A           M30J-1724-A          Black                        Raven Black

B           M30J-1734-A          Lt Aqua                     Frost Turquoise

E           M30J-2045-A        Md. Beige Met.       Beige Mist

F           M30J-1226-A         Lt Blue                       Arcadian Blue

I           M30J-2041-A         Green                       Lime Gold

K           M30J-1903-A         Dk Blue Met              NightMist Blue Poly

M          M30J-1619-A          White                         Wimbledon White

Q           M30J-1624-A         Med Blue Met.  Brittany Blue

T           M30J-2008-A        Red                            Candy Apple

V           M30J-2066-A        Bronze Met               Burnt Amber

W           M30J-1908-A        Med Aqua Met          Clearwater Aqua

X           M30J-1632-A         Maroon Met.              Vintage Burgundy Poly

Y           M30J-2039-A        Dk Green Met            Dark Moss Green

Z           M30J-1915-A         Med Sage Gold Met   Sauterne Gold Poly

4           M30J-1901-A        Med Silver Med           Silver Frost Poly

6           M30J-1631-A        Lt Beige          Pebble Beige

8           M30J-1955-A        Yellow                          Springtime Yellow

0           M30J-2040-A        Lt Green                    Seafoam Green

 

* "M-32-J" Acrylic Paint Alternate with "M-30-J"

***in the sample below, colors may vary based on your monitor calibration, age, usage.

 

TRIM

Deviation trim sets will use existing trim codes plus a suffix.  A trim code with a numerical
suffix is not serviced, while a trim code with an alphabetical suffix is serviced.

 

1A Black Cloth & Black Vinyl

1B Blue Cloth & Blue Vinyl

1D Red Cloth & Red Vinyl

1G Ivy Gold Cloth and Ivy Gold Vinyl

1K Aqua Cloth and Aqua Vinyl

1U Parchment Cloth & Parchment Vinyl w/Black

2A Black Vinyl

2B Blue Vinyl

2D Red Vinyl

2F Saddle Vinyl

2G Ivy Gold Vinyl

2K Aqua Vinyl

2U Parchment Vinyl w/Black

3B Blue Cloth & Blue Vinyl

3G Ivy Gold Cloth and Ivy Gold Vinyl

3K Aqua Cloth and Aqua Vinyl

3L Silver cloth and Silver Vinyl

3U Parchment Cloth & Parchment Vinyl w/Black

4A Black Vinyl

4B Blue Vinyl

4D Red Vinyl

4G Ivy Gold Vinyl

4K Aqua Vinyl

5A Black Cloth & Black Vinyl

5B Blue Cloth & Blue Vinyl

5G Ivy Gold Cloth and Ivy Gold Vinyl

5K Aqua Cloth and Aqua Vinyl

5U Parchment Cloth & Parchment Vinyl w/Saddle

6A Black Vinyl

6B Dark Blue Vinyl

6D Red Vinyl

6F Saddle Vinyl

6G Dark Ivy Gold Vinyl

6K Aqua Vinyl

6U Parchment Vinyl

7B Blue Vinyl

7D Red Vinyl

7F Saddle Vinyl

7G Ivy Gold Vinyl

7K Lt Aqua Vinyl

7U Parchment Cloth & Parchment Vinyl

8A Black Vinyl

8B Blue Vinyl

8D Red Vinyl

8F Saddle Vinyl

8U Parchment Vinyl w/ Black

9A Black Cloth & Black Vinyl

9B Dk Blue Cloth & Dk Blue Vinyl

9D Dk Red Cloth & Dk Red Vinyl

9G Dk Ivy Gold Cloth & Dk Ivy Gold Vinyl

9K Aqua Cloth & Aqua Vinyl

9L Silver Cloth & Silver Vinyl

9U Parchment Cloth & Parchment Vinyl w/Black

BA Parchment Vinyl w/Black

BB Parchment Vinyl w/Blue

BD Parchment Vinyl w/Red

BF Parchment Vinyl w/Saddle

BG Parchment Vinyl w/Ivy Gold

BK Parchment Vinyl w/Aqua

CA Parchment Vinyl w/Black

CB Parchment Vinyl w/Blue

CD Parchment Vinyl w/Red

CF Parchment Vinyl w/Saddle

CG Parchment Vinyl w/Gold

CK Parchment Vinyl w/Aqua

CU Parchment Vinyl

DA Black Vinyl

DB Blue Vinyl

DD Red Vinyl

DU Parchment Vinyl

E1 Black Cloth & Black Vinyl

E2 Dk Blue Cloth & Dk Blue Vinyl

E9 Parchment Cloth & Parchment Vinyl

F1 Black Vinyl

G1 Black Cloth & Black Vinyl

G2 Dk Blue Cloth & Dk Blue Vinyl

G9 Parchment Cloth & Parchment Vinyl

H! Black Vinyl

JA Black Leather

JB Blue Leather

JD Red Leather

JU Parchment Leather

KA Black Cloth & Black Vinyl

KB Dk Blue Cloth &Dk Blue Vinyl

KD Dk Red Cloth & Dk Red Vinyl

KG Ivy Gold Cloth and Ivy Gold Vinyl

KU Parchment Cloth & Parchment Vinyl w/Saddle

LU Parchment Cloth & Parchment Vinyl w/Black

MA Parchment Vinyl w/Black

MB Parchment Vinyl w/Blue

MD Parchment Vinyl w/Red

MF Parchment Vinyl w/Saddle

MG Parchment Vinyl w/Ivy Gold

MK Parchment Vinyl w/Aqua

NB Blue Vinyl

ND Red Vinyl

NU Parchment Vinyl

OE Beige Vinyl

PU Parchment Cloth & Parchment Vinyl

RA Black Vinyl

RB Dk Blue Vinyl

RD DkRed Vinyl

RF Saddle Vinyl

RU Parchment Vinyl

SA Black Vinyl

SU Parchment Cloth & Parchment Vinyl

TA Black Leather

TD Dk Red Leather

UA Black Vinyl

UU Parchment Vinyl

WA Black Vinyl

WU Parchment Vinyl

ZA Black Cloth & Black Vinyl

ZB Dk Blue Cloth &Dk Blue Vinyl

ZD Dk Red Cloth & Dk Red Vinyl

ZG IDk vy Gold Cloth and Dk Ivy Gold Vinyl

ZK Aqua Cloth & Aqua Vinyl

ZL Silver Cloth & Silver Vinyl

ZU Parchment Cloth & Silver Vinyl
 

 

DATE
The code letters for the month are preceded by a numeral to show the day of the month when
the car was completed.  The second year code letters are to be used if 1961 model production
exceeds 12 months.


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                                    W

October                   K                                    X

November               L                                    Y

December               M                                   Z

 

DSO
Domestic Special Orders, Foreign Special Orders, and Pre-Approved Special Orders have
the complete order number recorded in this space.  Also to appear 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.

District Code

FORD

Code/District

11  Boston

12 Buffalo

13 New York

15 Newark

16 Philadelphia

17 Washington

21 Atlanta

22 Charlotte

24 Jacksonville

25 Richmond

27 Cincinnati

28 Louisville

32 Cleveland

33 Detroit

34 Indianapolis

35 Lansing

37 Buffalo

38 Pittsburgh

41 Chicago

42 Fargo

43 Milwaukee

44 Twin Cities

45 Davenport

51 Denver

52 Des Moines

53 Kansas City

54 Omaha

55 St. Louis

61 Dallas

62 Houston

63 Memphis

64 New Orleans

65 Oklahoma City

71 Los Angeles

72 San Jose

73 Salt Lake City

74 Seattle

75 Phoenix

81 Ford of Canada

83 Government

84 Home Office Reserve

85 American Red Cross

89 Transportation Services

90-99 Export

TRANSMISSION

Code.....Type

1     3-Speed Manual Shift

2     Overdrive

3 3-Speed Manual Shift

5    4-Speed Manual-Shift

U    C-6 Automatic

W    C-4 Automatic

Y     Cruise-O-Matic (MX)

X     Cruise-O-Matic (FX)

Z     Cruise-O-Matic (XPL Special)*

*The “XPL Special” was a heavy-duty version of the C6 that had more clutch packs; it was installed behind big block V-8s (390-2V, 390-4V, and 428-4V engines) in cars equipped with the optional Trailer Tow Package and some cars equipped with one of the Police Packages.

 

AXLE
A number designates a conventional axle, while a letter designates an EquaLock differential.

Code.....Ratio

Regular
1       3.00:1

4      3.25:1

5      3.50:1

6 2.80:1

8      2.75:1

9      4.11:1

0 310:1

Limited Slip

A     3.00:1

D      3.25:1

F      2.80:1