1965-1970 Mustang Codes

Mustang Decoding Information



Decoding Your Mustang

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Body Style

                65        66       67      68      69       70
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Fastback        63        63       63      63      na       na
Hardtop         65        65       65      65      65       65
Convertible     76        76       76      76      76       76
Sportsroof      na        na       na      na      63       63
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Interior/Seats

Corresponds with letter immediately following Body code (e.g. 65A would be hard top with standard seats.
                65        66       67      68      69       70
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Standard        A         A        A       A       A        A
Luxury          B         B        B       B       B        B
Special         na        na       na      na      E+       E+
Bench Seats     C         C        C       C/D*    C/D*     C/D*

*Deluxe     +Grande
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Body Serial Code

                65        66       67      68      69       70
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Fastback        09        09       02      02      --       05 (Mach I)
Hardtop         07        07       01      01      01       01
Convertible     08        08       03      03      03       03
Sportsroof      --        --       --      --      02       02
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Exterior Paint

Code   64-1/2      65         66        67         68        69        70
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A      Raven       Raven      Raven     Raven      Raven     Raven     Raven
       Black       Black      Black     Black      Black     Black     Black

B      Pagoda      Midnight   --        Frost      Royal     Royal     --
       Green       Turquoise            Turquoise  Maroon    Maroon

C      --          Honey      --        --         --        Black     Dark Ivy
                   Gold                                      Jade      Green Met.

D      Dynasty     Dynasty    --        Acapulco   Acapulco  Acapulco  Yellow
       Green       Green                Blue       Blue      Blue      

E      --          --         --        --         --        Azrec     --
                                                             Aqua

F      Guardsmen   --         Light     Arcadian   Gulfstm   Gulfstm   --
       Blue                   Blue      Blue       Aqua      Aqua

G      --          --         --        --         --        --        Med.Lime
                                                                       Metallic

H      Caspian     Caspian    Sahara    Diamond    --        --        --
       Blue        Blue       Beige     Green    

I      Champagne   Champagne  --        Lime       Lime      Lime      --
       Beige       Beige                Gold       Gold      Gold     

J      Rangoon     Rangoon    --        --         --        --        Grabber
       Red         Red                                                 Blue

K      Slvrsmk     Slvrsmk    Nghtmst   Nghtmst    --        --        Bright Gld
       Gray        Gray       Blue      Blue                           Metallic

L      --          --         --        --         --        --        --

M      Wimbeldon   Wimbeldon  Wimbeldon Wimbeldon  Wimbeldon Wimbeldon Wimbeldon
       White       White      White     White      White     White     White

N      --          --         --        Diamond    Diamond   --        Pastel
                                        Blue       Blue                Blue

O      Tropical    Tropical   --        --         Seafoam   --        --
       Turquoise   Turquoise                       Green

P      Prarie      Prarie     Antique   --         --        Winter    --
       Bronze      Bronze     Bronze                         Blue

Q      --          --         Brittany  Brittany   Brittany  --        Med.Blue
                              Blue      Blue       Blue                Metallic

R      Ivy        Ivy         Dark Grn  --         Highland  --        --
       Green      Green       Metallic             Green 

S      Cascade    --          --        Dusk       --        Champagne Med.Gold
       Green                            Rose                 Gold      Metallic

T      --         --          Cndyappl  Cndyappl   Cndyappl  Cndyappl  Red
                              Red       Red        Red       Red

U      --         --          Tahoe     --         Tahoe     --        Grabber
                              Turquoise            Turquoise           Orange

V      Sunlight   Sunlight    Emberglo  Burnt      --        --        --
       Yellow     Yellow                Umber   

W      --         --          --        Clearwater Meadwlrk  Meadwlrk  --
                                        Aqua       Yellow    Yellow

X      Vintage    Vintage     Vintage   Vintage    Pres.     --        --
       Burgundy   Burgundy    Burgundy  Burgundy   Blue

Y      Skylight   Silver      Silver    Dark Moss  Sunlit    Indian    --
       Blue       Blue        Blue      Green      Gold      Fire

Z      Chantilly  --          Med.Sage  Sauterne   --        --        Grabber
       Beige                  Metallic  Gold                           Green

1      --         --          --        --         --        --        Calypso
                                                                       Coral

2      --         --          --        --         --        Lime      Light Ivy
                                                                       Yellow

3      Poppy      Poppy       --        --         --        Calypso   --
       Red        Red                                        Coral

4      --         --          Silver    Silver     --        Silver    --
                              Frost     Frost                Jade

5      Twilight   --          SignlFlr  --         --        --        --
       Turquoise              Red

6      --         --          --        Pebble     Pebble    Pastel    Silver
                                        Beige      Beige     Gray      Blue Met.

7      Phoenician --          --        --         --        --        --
       Yellow

8      --         Sprngtme  Sprngtme    Sprngtme   --        --        --
                  Yellow    Yellow      Yellow

Special--         --        Med.Palmno  Playboy    --        --        --
                            Metallic    Pink

       --         --        Med.Silver  Annvsy     --        --        --
                            Metallic    Gold

       --         --        Ivy Green   Columbine  --        --        --
                            Metallic    Blue       
             
       --         --        Tahoe Turq  Aspen      --        --        --
                            Metallic    Gold 
 
       --         --        Maroon      Blue       --        --        --
                            Metallic    Bonnet     
   
       --         --        Silverblue  Timberline --        --        --
                            Metallic    Green 
  
       --         --        Sauterne    Lavender   --        --        --
                            Gold Met.     
 
       --         --        Light       Bright     --        --        --
                            Beige       Red 
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Interior Trim

1964-1/2
42          White Vinyl w/Blue Trim
45          White Vinyl w/Red Trim
46          White Vinyl w/Black Trim
48          White Vinyl w/Ivy Gold Trim
49          White Vinyl w/Palomino Trim
56          Black Vinyl & Cloth
82          Blue Vinyl w/Blue Trim
85          Red Vinyl w/Red Trim
86          Black Vinyl w/Black Trim
89          Palomino Vinyl w/Palomino Trim

1965
22          Blue Vinyl w/Blue Trim
25          Red Vinyl w/Red Trim
26          Black Vinyl w/Black Trim
28          Ivy Gold Vinyl w/Gold Trim
29          Palomino Vinyl w/Palomino Trim
32          Blue Bench
35          Red Bench
36          Black Bench
39          Palomino Bench
62          Blue & White (Luxury)
65          Red & White (Luxury)
66          Black & White (Luxury)
67          Aqua & White (Luxury)
68          Ivy Gold & White (Luxury)
69          Palomino (Luxury)
76          Black Fabric & Vinyl
79          Palomino Fabric & Vinyl
D2          White w/Blue Trim
D5          White w/Red Trim
D6          White w/Black Trim
D8          White w/Ivy Gold Trim
D9          White w/Palomino Trim
F2          White w/Blue Trim (Luxury)
F5          White w/Red Trim (Luxury)
F6          White w/Black Trim (Luxury)
F7          White w/Aqua Trim (Luxury)
F8          White w/Ivy Gold Trim (Luxury)
F9          White w/Palomino Trim (Luxury)

1966
22          Blue w/Blue Trim
25          Red w/Red Trim
26          Black w/Black Trim
27          Aqua w/Aqua Trim
32          Blue Bench
35          Red Bench
36          Black Bench
62          Blue & White (Luxury)
64          Emberglo & Parchment (Luxury)
65          Red (Luxury)
66          Black (Luxury)
67          Aqua & White (Luxury)
68          Ivy Gold & White (Luxury)
C2          Parchment w/Blue Trim Bench
C3          Parchment w/Burgundy Trim Bench
C4          Parchment w/Emberglo Trim Bench
C6          Parchment w/Black Trim Bench
C7          Parchment w/Aqua Trim Bench
C8          Parchment w/Ivy Gold Trim Bench
C9          Parchment w/Palomino Trim Bench
D2          Parchment w/Blue Trim
D3          Parchment w/Burgundy Trim
D4          Parchment w/Emberglo Trim
D6          Parchment w/Black Trim
D7          Parchment w/Aqua Trim
D8          Parchment w/Ivy Gold Trim
D9          Parchment w/Palomino Trim
F2          Parchment w/Blue Trim (Luxury)
F3          Parchment w/Burgundy Trim (Luxury)
F4          Parchment w/Emberglo Trim (Luxury)
F6          Parchment w/Black Trim (Luxury)
F7          Parchment w/Aqua Trim (Luxury)
F8          Parchment w/Ivy Gold Trim (Luxury)
F9          Parchment w/Palomino Trim (Luxury)

1967
2A          Black Standard/Buckets
2B          Blue Standard/Buckets
2D          Red Standard/Buckets
2F          Saddle Standard/Buckets
2G          Ivy Gold Standard/Buckets
2K          Aqua Standard/Buckets
2V          Parchment Standard/Buckets
4A          Black Bench
4V          Parchment Bench
5A          Black Comfortweave (Luxury)
5V          Parchment Comfortweave (Luxury)
6A          Black Buckets (Luxury)
6B          Blue Buckets (Luxury)
6D          Red Buckets (Luxury)
6F          Saddle Buckets (Luxury)
6G          Ivy Gold Buckets (Luxury)
6K          Aqua Buckets (Luxury)
6O          Parchment Buckets (Luxury)
7A          Black Comfortweave Buckets
7V          Parchment Comfortweave Buckets

1968
2A-6A*          Black Vinyl Buckets
2B-6B*          Blue Vinyl Buckets
2D-6D*          Red Vinyl Buckets
2F-6F*          Saddle Vinyl Buckets
2G-6G*          Ivy Gold Vinyl Buckets
2K-6K*          Aqua Vinyl Buckets
2V-6V*          Parchment Vinyl Buckets
2Y-6Y*          Nugget Gold Vinyl Buckets
7A-5A*          Black Comfortweave Buckets
7B-5B*          Blue Comfortweave Buckets
7D-5D*          Red Comfortweave Buckets
8A-9A*          Black Comfortweave Bench
8B-9B*          Blue Comfortweave Bench
8D-9D*          Red Comfortweave Bench
8V-9V*          Parchment Comfortweave Bench
50              Parchment Comfortweave Buckets
*Used with decor group

1969
1A          Black Cloth & Vinyl (Luxury)
1B          Blue Cloth & Vinyl (Luxury)
1G          Ivy Gold Cloth & Vinyl (Luxury)
1Y          Nugget Gold Cloth & Vinyl (Luxury)
2A          Black Vinyl Buckets
2B          Blue Vinyl Buckets
2D          Red Vinyl Buckets
2G          Ivy Gold Vinyl Buckets
2Y          Nugget Gold Vinyl Buckets
3A          Black Knitted Vinyl, Mach I
3D          Red Knitted Vinyl, Mach I
3W          White Knitted Vinyl, Mach I
4A-DA*      Black Comfortweave Hi Buckets
4D-DD*      Red Comfortweave Hi Buckets
DW          White Comfortweave Hi Buckets
5A          Black Comfortweave (Luxury)
5B          Blue Comfortweave (Luxury)
5D          Red Comfortweave (Luxury)
5G          Ivy Gold Comfortweave (Luxury)
5W          White Comfortweave (Luxury)
5Y          Nugget Gold Comfortweave (Luxury)
7A          Black Convertible Deluxe Buckets
7B          Blue Convertible Deluxe Buckets
7D          Red Convertible Deluxe Buckets
7G          Ivy Gold Convertible Deluxe Buckets
7W          White Convertible Deluxe Buckets
7Y          Nugget Gold Convertible Deluxe Buckets
8A-9A*      Black Comfortweave Bench
8B-9B*      Blue Comfortweave Bench
8D-9D*      Red Comfortweave Bench
8Y-9Y*      Nugget Gold Comfortweave Bench
*Interior Decor Group

1970
3A          Black Knitted Vinyl Mach I
3B          Blue Knitted Vinyl Mach I
3E          Vermillion Knitted Vinyl Mach I
3F          Ginger Knitted Vinyl Mach I
3G          Ivy Knitted Vinyl Mach I
3W          White Knitted Vinyl Mach I
AA          Black Houndstooth Cloth & Vinyl
AB          Blue Houndstooth Cloth & Vinyl
AE          Vermillion Houndstooth Cloth & Vinyl
AF          Ginger Houndstooth Cloth & Vinyl
AG          Ivy Houndstooth Cloth & Vinyl
BA          Black Vinyl
BB          Blue Vinyl
BE          Vermillion Vinyl
BF          Ginger Vinyl
BG          Ivy Vinyl
BW          White Vinyl
CE          Vermillion Blazer Stripe Cloth
CF          Ginger Blazer Stripe Cloth
EA          Black Comfortweave Vinyl
EB          Blue Comfortweave Vinyl
EG          Ivy Comfortweave Vinyl
EW          White Comfortweave Vinyl
TA          Black Comfortweave Vinyl
TB          Blue Comfortweave Vinyl
TG          Ivy Comfortweave Vinyl
TW          White Comfortweave Vinyl
VE          Vermillion Blazer Stripe Cloth
VF          Ginger Blazer Stripe Cloth
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Date Codes

The first two digits of the code represent the day of the month: 01A = 1st of January.  If the model extends beyond 12 months, a second-year code will be used.

 Month         1st Year Code        2nd Year Code
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
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DSO (Domestic Special Order) District Codes

Appearing in this space is the two-digit number of  the district which ordered the unit.  Units built on special order, domestic or foreign, have the complete order number in this space.

11	Boston				
12	Buffalo			
13	New York
14	Pittsburgh
15	Newark
21	Atlanta
22	Charlotte
23	Philadelphia
24	Jacksonville
25	Richmond
26	Washington
31	Cincinnatti
32	Cleveland
33	Detroit
34	Indianapolis
35	Lansing
36	Louisville
41	Chicago
42	Fargo
43	Rockford
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
81	Ford of Canada
83	Government
84	Home Office Reserve
85	American Red Cross
89	Transportation Service
90-99	Export
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Axle Ratio Codes

 
        65         66         67         68         69         70
1     3.00:1     3.00:1     3.00:1     2.75:1     2.50:1       --
2       --       2.83:1     2.83:1     2.79:1     2.75:1     2.75:1
3     3.20:1     3.20:1     3.20:1       --       2.79:1     2.79:1
4     3.25:1     3.25:1     3.25:1     2.83:1     2.80:1     2.80:1     
5     3.50:1     3.50:1     3.50:1     3.00:1     2.83:1     2.83:1     
6     2.80:1     2.80:1     2.80:1     3.20:1     3.00:1     3.00:1     
7     3.80:1       --         --       3.25:1     3.10:1     3.10:1     
8     3.89:1     3.89:1       --       3.50:1     3.20:1     3.20:1     
9     4.11:1       --         --       3.10:1     3.25:1     3.25:1     
A     3.00:1*    3.00:1*    3.00:1*      --       3.50:1     3.50:1     
B       --         --         --         --       3.07:1     3.07:1     
C     3.20:1*    3.20:1*    3.20:1*      --       3.08:1     3.08:1     
D     3.25:1*    3.25:1*    3.25:1*      --       3.91:1       --     
E     3.50:1*    3.50:1*    3.50:1*    3.00:1*    4.30:1       --     
F     2.80:1*    2.80:1*      --       3.20:1       --       2.33:1     
G     3.80:1*      --         --       3.25:1*      --         --     
H     3.89:1*    3.89:1*      --       3.50:1*      --         --     
I     4.11:1*      --         --         --         --         --     
J       --         --         --         --       2.50:1*      --     
K       --         --         --         --       2.75:1*    2.75:1*     
L       --       2.83:1*      --         --       2.79:1*      --     
M       --         --         --         --       2.80:1*    2.80:1*     
N       --         --         --         --       2.83:1*      --     
O       --         --         --         --       3.00:1*    3.00:1*     
P       --         --         --         --       3.10:1*      --     
Q       --         --         --         --       3.20:1*      --     
R       --         --         --         --       3.25:1*    3.25:1*     
S       --         --         --         --       3.50:1*    3.50:1*     
T       --         --         --         --       3:07:1*      --                  
U       --         --         --         --       3.08:1*      --     
V       --         --         --         --       3.91:1*    3.91:1*     
W       --         --         --         --       4.30:1*    4.30:1*     
X       --         --         --         --          --      2.33:1*     
Y       --         --         --         --          --        --     
*Equa-Lock Differential
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Transmission Codes

       65           66           67          68          69         70
1      3-Spd Man    3-Spd Man    3-Spd Man   3-Spd Man   3-Spd Man  3-Spd Man 
3      --           --           3-Spd Man   --          --         --           
5      4-Spd Man    4-Spd Man    4-Spd Man   4-Spd Man   4-Spd Man  4-Spd Man
6      C-4 Auto     C-4 Auto     --          --          4-Spd Man* 4-Spd Man*              
V      --           --           C-6 Auto    C-6 Auto    C-6 Auto   C-6 Auto
W      --           --           C-4 Auto    C-4 Auto    C-4 Auto   C-4 Auto
Y      --           --           --          --          FMX Auto   FMX Auto
*Close-ratio
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Assembly Plants

F-Dearborn, Michigan

R-San Jose, California

T-Metuchen, New Jersey

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Engine Codes

Model       65          66         67          68          69         70
170         V 
200         T           T          T           T           T          T
250                                                        L          L
260 (V8)    F
289 2V      C           C          C           C
289 4V+     D
289 4V      A           A          A
289 HiPerf  K           K          K
302 2V                                                     F          F
302 4V                                         J
302 4V Boss                                                G          G
351 2V*                                                    H          H
351 4V**                                                   M          M
390 2V                                         Y
390 4V                             S           S           S
427 4V                                         W
428 4V                                         P
428 4V CJ                                                  O          O
428 4V SCJ                                                 R          R
429 4V Boss                                                Z          Z

+ 64-1/2 -only-
* Cleveland -or- Windsor
**Cleveland -only-
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