The Patent Plate is attached to the left front door pillar.

The Patent Plate is attached to the left front door pillar.

Figure 3 illustrates the 1964 Monterey Warranty Plate.  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 (Fig 4). Do not use the "Vehicle Warranty Number" which appears on the Warranty Plate for title or registration purposes.

 

Vehicle Data

Example (Fig 1.): 

(54AYM2226H3354)

54A............4-Door Sedan
YM ............Glacier Blue and Polar White
22.................Med. Blue Cord Fabric and Lt. Blue Met. Crush Vinyl
26H..................26th Day August
33.....................Detroit District
1.......................3.50:1 Ratio
4.......................Dual Range Automatic Transmission

 

VEHICLE WARRANTY NUMBER
Example (Fig3):4W42Y500001
4................1964 Model Year
W................Wayne Plant Assembly
42..............Monterey 4-Door Sedan
Y...............8-Cylinder 390 Cubic Inch Engine
500001......First Unit Built (Consecutive Unit Number)

MODEL YEAR
The numeral "4" designates 1964.

 

BODY

Monterey
     54A ...............4-Door Sedan
     62A ...............2-Door Sedan
     63A ...............2-Door Fastback Hardtop
     65A ...............2-Door Hardtop
     75A ...............4-Door Hardtop
Monterey Custom
     54B ...............4-Door Sedan
     63B ...............2-Door Fastback Hardtop
     63C ...............2-Door "S55" Fastback Hardtop
     65B ...............2-Door Special Hardtop
     65C ...............2-Door "S55" Hardtop
     75B ...............4-Door Special Hardtop
     75C ...............4-Door "S55" Hardtop
     76A ...............2-Door Convertible
     76B ...............2-Door "S55" Convertible
Station Wagons
     71B ...............4-Door 6-Pass. Colony Park
     71D ...............4-Door 9-Pass. Colony Park

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-30-J No. /Color /Sales Name

A     1724  Black      Onyx

B     1638  Peacock  Peacock

D     1625  Med.Turq Met. Silver Turquoise

F      1622  Med. Blue  Pacific Blue

G     1636  Buff     Palomino

J      1515  Red    Carnival Red

M    1238   White   Polar White

P     1454  Med. Green Met   Scotch Green

R     1456  Yellow  Jamaica Yellow

T     1543  Honey Beige  Champagne

W    1555  Pink Met.  Pink Frost

X     1444  Maroon Met.   Black Cherry

Y      1553  Lt. Blue    Cascade Blue

Z      1427  Beige Met.   Desert Frost

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

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.

Code-  Trim Schemes

          Block Pattern Cloth and Crush Vinyl

10.....Med.Rose and Lt. Rose D/L

12.....Med. Blue and Lt. Blue D/L.

14.....Med Beige and Pearl.

16.....Black and Black

17.....Med. Turquoise and Lt. Turquoise D/L.

18.....Med. Gold and Lt. Pearl Gold

          Dot Pattern Cloth and Crush Vinyl

22.....Med. Blue and Lt. Blue Met.

24.....Med. Beige and Lt. Pearl Beige

26.....Black and Black

27.....Med. Turquoise and Lt. Turquoise Met.

          Crush Grain Vinyl and Crush Grain Vinyl

50.....Lt. Rose D/L and Med Rose D/L

52.....Lt Blue and Dk Blue D/L

54.....Lt. Beige Pearl and Lt. Beige D/L

55.....Red

56.....Black

57.....Lt. Turquoise D/L and Dk. Turquoise D/L

58.....Lt. Gold D/L and Med Gold D/L

          Rib Crush Vinyl (Police and Taxi)

03.....Med. Green

04.....Med. Beige

05.....Red 

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 1963 model production
exceeds 12 months.


Month           1st Model Yr     2nd 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

CodeDistrict

11   Boston

12  Philadelphia

13  New York

14  Washington

21  Atlanta

22  Dallas

24 Jacksonville

25  Memphis

31  Buffalo

32  Cincinnati

33  Cleveland

34  Detroit

35  Pittsburgh

41  Chicago

43  Kansas City

44 St. Louis

45  Twin Cities

51  Denver

52  Los Angeles

53  Oakland

54  Seattle

81  Ford of Canada

84  Home Office Reserve

90-99Export

 

AXLE

CodeRatio

1    3.00:1

5   3.50:1

7   3.80:1

9   4.11:1

TRANSMISSION

CodeType

1   3-Speed Manual-Shift

4   Automatic(Multi-Drive)

5   4-Speed Manual-Shift

 

ASSEMBLY PLANT

Code  Assembly Plant

E       Mahwah

S       Pilot Plant

Z       St. Louis

W      Wayne

MODEL
The model code number indentifies the product line series and the particular body style.

Monterey

51.....2-Door Sedan

52.....4-Door Sedan

53.....2-Door Hardtop

54.....4-Door Hardtop

57.....2-Door Fastback Hardtop

Monterey Custom

60.....4-Door "S55" Hardtop

62.....2-Door Sedan

63.....2-Door Special Hardtop

64.....4-Door Special Hardtop

65.....2-Door Convertible

66.....2-Door Fastback Hardtop

67.....2-Door "S55" Hardtop

68.....2-Door "S55" Fastback Hardtop

69.....2-Door "S55" Convertible

Station Wagons

76.....4-Door 6-Passenger Colony Park

76.....4-Door 9-Passenger Colony Park

 

ENGINE

Code

B.....8-Cylinder 406 Cubic Inch (4-barrel High Perf)

G.....8-Cylinder 406 Cubic Inch (6-barrel High Perf)

P.....8-Cylinder 390 Cubic Inch (4-barrel Interceptor)

Y.....8-Cylinder 390 Cubic Inch (2-barrel)

Z.....8-Cylinder 390 Cubic Inch (4-barrel)

9.....8-Cylinder 390 Cubic Inch (4-barrel, Low Compression)

CONSECUTIVE UNIT NUMBER
Each assembly plant. with each model year, begins with a consecutive unit number 500001 and continues on for each car built