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Early Thunderbird Plate Image & Location

Late Thunderbird Plate Image & Location

Body Codes

Production Date Code or Date of Manufacture

Transmission Codes

Rear Axle Codes

Transmission ID Drawings

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Early Thunderbird Plate Image & Location

1955-1957: on the firewall (cowl) inside the engine compartment

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Late Thunderbird Plate Image & Location

1958-1962: on the left front body pillar
1963-1966: on the latch face of driver’s door

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Body Codes

1955-1957: 1958-1961:
40A = Thunderbird 63A = 2-door hardtop
76A = convertible

 

1962-1963: 1964:
63A = hardtop
63B = Landau hardtop (vinyl roof)
76A = convertible
76B = convertible sports roadster (after 2/2/62)
63A = hardtop
63B = Landau hardtop (vinyl roof)
76A = convertible

 

1965: 1966:
63A = hardtop
63B = Landau
76A = convertible
63A = hardtop (conventional roof)
63C = town hardtop
63D = town landau
76A = convertible
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Production Date Code or
Date of Manufature

1958-1966:date is listed by day & month (see letter codes below)
A = January
B = February
C = March
D = April
E = May
F = June
G = July
H = August
J = September
K = October
L = November
M = December

 

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Transmission Codes

1955-1957: 1958-1961:
1 = 3-speed manual
2 = overdrive
3 = Ford-O-Matic
1 = 3-speed manual
2 = overdrive
4 = Ford-O-Matic

 

1961-1965: 1966:
4 = Cruise-O-Matic 4 = C6
8 = Cruise-O-Matic
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Rear Axle Codes

1955-1957: 1960: 1964-1965:
0 = 4.11:1
1 = 3.10:1
2 = 3.56:1
3 = 3.70:1
4 = 3.89:1
5 = 2.91:1
6 = 2.69:1
3 = 3.10:1
8 = 2.91:1
9 = 3.70:1
1 = 3.00:1

 

1958: 1961: 1966:
1 = 3.10:1
3 = 3.70:1
6 = 3.00:1
3 = 3.10:1
H = 2.91:1
(locking)
1 = 3.00:1
3 = 3.20:1
6 = 2.80:1

 

1959: 1962-1963:  
1 = 3.10:1
3 = 3.70:1
4 = 2.91:1
1 = 3.00:1
A = 3.00:1
(equa-lock)
 

 

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Transmission ID Drawings

 

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The content MAC's presents on its "Vehicle Identification & Specification" pages & in its catalogs is for information use only and is intended to be used as a guide. While MAC's makes every effort to ensure accurate content, occasionally errors may occur. MAC's does not take responsibility & will not be held liable for any automotive parts purchases, repairs or restoration decisions made as a result of information presented here or anywhere in its catalogs.

 

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