|Production Date Code||District Code (DSO Number)|
|Trim Scheme Code||Rear Axle Ratio Code|
|Body Color Code||Transmission Type Code|
|Body Type Code|
|Vehicle Data Specification: 54A - EM - 22 - 17K - 26 - 1 - 3|
|"54A"||Galaxie - 4-door sedan|
|"EM"||Viking Blue Lower Body, Corinthian White Upper Body - Conventional Two-Tone
(When vehicle is two-toned the lower body color code will appear first.
Numerals following are for company information.)
|"22"||First digit "2" represents material - Gleam broadcloth and Crush Vinyl.
Second digit "2" represents color - medium Blue.
(When a trim deviation is used and not serviced a numerical suffix
is added to the Trim Code, i.e. (22-1, 22-2).
If the trim deviation is serviced an alphabetical suffix is added to the Trim Code
i.e. (22A, 22B))
|"17K"||17th day of month - October|
|"26"||Washington District (and DSO number when applicable)|
|"1"||Rear axle ratio of 3.00 to 1 (Alpha Code for Equa-lock axles)|
|"3"||Fordomatic (2 speed) transmission|
|Model Year Code||Consecutive Unit Number Code|
|Assembly Plant Code|
|Series and Body Code||Engine Code|
|Vehicle Warranty Number (Same as former Serial Number) "3S62X100001"|
|"**"||Asterisks precede and follow the complete Warranty Number to prevent unauthorized
addition of numbers or symbols
|"S"||Assembled at Pilot Plant|
|"62"||(6) Galaxie 500 Series, (2) 4-Door Sedan|
|"X"||8 cyl. OHV Engine -- 352 CID -- 2 Venturi carburetor|
|"100001"||First Galaxie Series vehicle assembled at Pilot Plant during Model Year|
|Black background plate identifies a unit painted with M30J (Non-Acrylic) enamel. (Solid color or the lower body bolor when the unit is two-toned.||Grey background plate identified as unit painted with m32J (Acrylic) enamel. (Solid color unit or lower body color when unit is two-toned.)|