1970 Mustang VIN and Data Plate Decoder Sheet

Assembly Plant

Code Plant
F Dearborn, MI
R San Jose, CA
T Metuchen, NJ

Body Style

Code Body Style
01 Hardtop
02 Sports Roof/Fastback
03 Convertible
04 Grande
05 Mach 1


Code Engine
F 302-2v
G 302-4v Boss
L 250-1v
M 351-4v
Q 428-4v
R 428-4v Ram Air
T 200-1v
Z 429-4v Boss
H 351-2v

Body Code

Body Body Style Interior Seats Special
63A Fastback Standard Interior Bucket Seats
63B Fastback Luxury Interior Bucket Seats
63C Fastback Standard Interior Bucket Seats Mach 1
65A Hardtop Standard Interior Bucket Seats
65B Hardtop Luxury Interior Bucket Seats
76A Convertible Standard Interior Bucket Seats
76B Convertible Luxury Interior Bucket Seats

Paint Colors

Code Alternate Color
A 9A Raven Black
C 6C Dark Ivy Green Metallic
D 3D Yellow
G Medium Lime Metallic
J 3J Grabber Blue
J9 Grabber Blue
K 3K Bright Gold Metallic
M 5M Wimbledon White
N 4N Pastel Blue
Q 4Q Medium Blue Metallic
S Medium Gold Metallic
T 5T Red
U U9 Grabber Orange
Z Z9 Grabber Green
1 Calypso Coral
2 2J Light Ivy Yellow
6 6E Silver Blue Metallic

Interior Trim

Code Interior
BA Black Vinyl
BB Blue Vinyl
BE Vermillion Vinyl
BF Ginger Vinyl
BG Ivy Vinyl
BW White Vinyl
EA Black Comfort Weave Vinyl
EB Blue Comfort Weave Vinyl
EG Ivy Comfort Weave Vinyl
EW White Comfort Weave Vinyl
TA Black Comfort Weave Vinyl
TB Blue Comfort Weave Vinyl
TG Ivy Comfort Weave Vinyl
TW White Comfort Weave Vinyl
UE Vermillion Blazer Stripe Cloth
UF Ginger Blazer Stripe Cloth
CE Vermillion Blazer Stripe Cloth
CF Ginger Blazer Stripe Cloth
AA Black Hounds Tooth Cloth & Vinyl
AB Blue Hounds Tooth Cloth & Vinyl
AE Vermillion Hounds Tooth Cloth & Vinyl
AF Ginger Hounds Tooth Cloth & Vinyl
AG Ivy Hounds Tooth Cloth & Vinyl
3A Black Mach 1 Knitted Vinyl
3B Blue Mach 1 Knitted Vinyl
3G Ivy Mach 1 Knitted Vinyl
3W White Mach 1 Knitted Vinyl
3E Vermillion Mach 1 Knitted Vinyl
3F Ginger Mach 1 Knitted Vinyl

Build Date

Date Code Production Date
G July 1969
H August 1969
J September 1969
K October 1969
L November 1969
M December 1969
A January 1970
B February 1970
C March 1970
D April 1970
E May 1970
F June 1970

DSO (District Sales Office)

Code District
11 Boston
37 Buffalo
13 New York
38 Pittsburgh
15 Newark
21 Atlanta
22 Charlotte
16 Philadelphia
24 Jacksonville
25 Richmond
17 Washington
47 Cincinnati
32 Cleveland
33 Detroit
46 Indianapolis
35 Lansing
36 Louisville
28 Louisville
41 Chicago
42 Fargo
43 Rockford
44 Twin Cities
56 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
43 Milwaukee
75 Phoenix
87 Body Company
81 Ford of Canada
83 Government
84 Home Office Reserve
85 American Red Cross
89 Transportation Services
90 Export
91 Export
92 Export
93 Export
94 Export
95 Export
96 Export
97 Export
98 Export
99 Export


Code Axle
2 2.75
3 2.79
4 2.80
5 2.83
6 3.00
7 3.10
8 3.20
9 3.25
A 3.50
B 3.07
C 3.08
F 2.33
K 2.75L
M 2.80L
O 3.00L
0 3.00L
R 3.25L
S 3.50L
V 3.91L
W 4.30L
X 2.33L


Code Transmission
1 3-Speed Manual
5 4-Speed Manual
6 4-Speed Manual (Close Ratio)
U C-6 Automatic
W C-4 Automatic
X FMX Automatic

4 thoughts on “1970 Mustang VIN and Data Plate Decoder Sheet

  1. I have a 1970 boss Marty report build date November 5/1969, block L/9/6, heads L/9/4. With all being built at same time. Could this be the correct motor for the car Thanks Lloyd

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