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Visual Year Reference Illustrations

 

 

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Ford Data Plate Locations


1949-51:
Codes are located on the firewall (cowl), inside the engine compartment.

1952: Codes are located on the right front body pillar below the
upper hinge opening, until late 1952, when they were moved to the left front door pillar post.

1953-54: Codes are located on the left front body pillar below the upper hinge opening.

1955-56: Codes are located on the cowl dogleg, inside the driver's door.

1957-59: Codes are located on the left front door post.

 

Data Plate Example

Note on Model Year Codes: The number listed is the last digit of the Model Year: 0 = 1940, 1950 or 1960; 4 = 1944, 1954, or 1964, etc.

 

Engine Codes - Ford Only

A
1952-53
215 6 cylinder
 
1954-59
223 6 cylinder
B
1949-53
238 flathead V-8
 
1957
272 V-8
 
1958-59
332 V-8
C
1957-1959
292 V-8
D
1957 312
V-8 4bbl carb
E
1957 312
V-8 2x4bbl carbs
F
1957 312
V-8 supercharged
G
1958
332 V-8
H
1949-51
226 6 cylinder
 
1958
352 V-8
 
1959
352 V-8 4bbl carb
J
1959
430 V-8 4bbl carb
M
1955
272 V-8 4bbl carb
 
1956
292 V-8
P
1949-53
239 V-8 (Police)
 
1954
256 V-8 (Police)
 
1955
292 V-8
 
1956
312 V-8
U
1954
239 overhead valve V-8
 
1955
272 V-8 2bbl carb
 
1956
272 V-8
W
1958
361 V-8 (Police)

 

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