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Convert your Comet VIN and Warranty Plate Data


1964

VIN Numbers

Assembly Plants

Models & Bodies

Engines

Colors

Trims

Dates

DSOs

Rear Axles

Transmissions


VIN Numbers

1st digit - Model Year 2nd digit - Assembly Plant
3rd & 4th digits - Model 5th digit - Engine
6th thru 11th - Consecutive Unit Number*

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Assembly Plant Codes

H - Lorain, Ohio J - Los Angeles, California
T - Metuchen, New Jersey S - Pilot Plant

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Model & Body Codes

Model Body Body Type Model Body Body Type
02 54A 4 Dr. Sedan (Bench) 202 01 62A 2 Dr. Sedan (Bench) 202
12 54B 4 Dr. Sedan (Bench) 404 11 62B 2 Dr. Sedan (Bench) 404
11 62C 2 Dr. Sedan (Bucket) 404 32 71A 4 Dr. Wagon (Bench) 202
34 71B 4-Dr. Wagon (Bench) 404 36 71C 4 Dr. Woodrail Wagon (Bench)
22 54C 4 Dr. Sedan (Bucket) Caliente 22 54D 4 Dr. Sedan (Bench) Caliente
23 63C 2 Dr. HT (Bucket) Caliente 23 63D 2 Dr. HT (Bench) Caliente
23 63E 2 Dr. HT (Bucket) Caliente 25 76B 2 Dr. Convertible (Bucket) Caliente
25 76D 2 Dr. Convertible (Bench) Caliente 27 63E 2 Dr. HT (Bucket) Cyclone

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Engine Codes - At beginning of model year

Code Cylinders Cubic Inches
U 6 170
T 6 200
F 8 260
K 8 289
*4 6 170
*6 8 260
D 8 289 H

* Low compression

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Color Codes - A single-letter code designates a solid body color and two letters denote a two-tone - the first letter, the lower color and the second letter, the upper color. Note - This is as of the start of the model year.

A Onyx - Black B Peacock
D Silver Turquoise F Pacific Blue
G Palomino J Carnival Red
K Anniversary Silver M Polar White
R Yellow Mist T Fawn - Beige
X Burgundy Y Glacier Blue
Z Platinum Beige

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Trim Codes

Code Fabric Trim
05 White - Crush Vinyl Red
06 White - Crush Vinyl Black
09 White - Crush Vinyl Medium Palomino
12 Blue - Random & Crush Vinyl Lt. Blue Metallic
14 Beige - Random & Crush Vinyl Lt. Beige Metallic
16 Black - Random & Crush Vinyl Black
17 Turquoise - Random & Crush Vinyl Lt. Turquoise Metallic
21 Silver Blue - Bright Check & Crush Vinyl Lt. Silver Blue Metallic
22 Blue - Bright Check & Crush Vinyl Lt. Blue Metallic
24 Beige - Bright Check & Crush Vinyl Lt. Beige Metallic
26 Black - Bright Check & Crush Vinyl Black
27 Turquoise - Bright Check & Crush Vinyl Lt. Turquoise Metallic
32 Crush Vinyl Lt. Blue Metallic
35 Crush Vinyl Red
36 Crush Vinyl Black
37 Crush Vinyl Lt. Turquoise Metallic
39 Crinkle Vinyl Medium Palomino
42 Blue - Block Stripe & Crush Vinyl Lt. Blue Metallic
44 Beige - Block Stripe & Crush Vinyl Lt. Beige Metallic
46 Black - Block Stripe & Crush Vinyl Black
55 Red - Crush Vinyl Red
56 Black - Crush Vinyl Black
59 Med. Palomino - Crinkle Vinyl Medium Palomino
62 Crush Vinyl Lt. Blue Metallic
65 Crush Vinyl Red
66 Crush Vinyl Black
67 Crush Vinyl Lt. Turquoise Metallic
69 Crinkle Vinyl Medium Palomino
72 Crush Vinyl Med. & Lt. Blue Metallic
75 Crush Vinyl Red
76 Crush Vinyl Black
79 Crinkle Vinyl Medium Palomino
89 Crinkle Vinyl Medium Palomino

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Date Codes - The number preceding the letter is the day of the month the car was built.

January A July G
February B August H
March C September J
April D October K
May E November L
June F December M

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District Sales Office Codes

11 Boston 34 Detroit
14 Washington 41 Chicago
15 New York 42 St. Louis
16 Philadelphia 45 Twin Cities
21 Atlanta 51 Denver
22 Dallas 52 Los Angeles
23 Jacksonville 53 Oakland
26 Memphis 54 Seattle
31 Buffalo 81 Ford of Canada
32 Cincinnati 84 Home Office Reserve
33 Cleveland 90-99 Export

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Rear Axle Codes

1 3:00 to 1
3 3:20 to 1
4 3:25 to 1
5 3:50 to 1
6 2.80 to 1

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Transmission Codes

1 3 Speed Manual
3 2 Speed Automatic
6 Dual Range 3 Speed Automatic
5 4 Speed Manual


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