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BELOW IS A HELPFUL GUIDE TO DECODING VALIANT BODY NUMBERS, TRIM , OPTION & PAINT CODES

DECODING  VC - VF MODEL BODY NUMBERS, 


**THE NUMBER IS STAMPED TO THE INNER GUARD ON  DRIVERS SIDE

**THE FIRST CHARACTER IS "V"  FOR VALIANT . 


**THE SECOND CHARACTER IS THE MODEL C/E/F 


**THIRD CHARACTER INDICATES THE TRANSMISSION FACTORY FITTED TO THE VEHICLE

3 = 6 CYLINDER MANUAL TRANSMISSION

4= 6 CYLINDER AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

6= 8 CYLINDER AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

7= 6 CYLINDER HP MANUAL TRANSMISSION

8= 6 CYLINDER HP AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION


**FOURTH CHARACTER IS PRICE RANGE OF THE VEHICLE

L= LOW PRICE RANGE

E= ECONOMY PRICE RANGE

M= MEDIUM PRICE RANGE

H= HIGH PRICE RANGE

S= SPECIAL PRICE RANGE

P= PREMIUM PRICE RANGE


**FIFTH & SIXTH CHARACTERS REPRESENT THE FACTORY BODY TYPE

20= UTILITY

23= 2 DOOR HARDTOP

41= 4 DOOR SEDAN

45= 4 DOOR WAGON

 

EACH BODY NUMBER THEN FINISHES IN ITS OWN UNIQUE FACTORY ,PRODUCTION LINE NUMBER STARTING IN 00001

FOR EACH BODY TYPE


FOR EXAMPLE " VF3-E-20-00027"

VF , 6 CYLINDER MANUAL TRANSMISSION , ECONOMY PRICE RANGE, UTILITY AND WAS NUMBER 27 TH OFF THE ASSEMBLY LINE.


DECODING  VG - CM MODEL BODY NUMBERS,

  

*All models from VG VH CH VJ CJ have an ID plate on the drivers side plenium cowl, which shows the body number and factory options.


*All models from VK CK CL & CM have an ID plate on the Drivers side plenium cowl, which shows the body number. They also have an option plate on the passenger side with factory options stamped on that plate.


** The first and second characters are the series

                                                                                           for  example- VG VH CJ

** The third character is a number 1-8 which decodes to the engine & transmission combination

                                                                                        

                                                                                        **1 = 6 Cylinder manual 

                                                                                       **2= 6 Cylinder automatic 

                                                                                       **3=  6 Cylinder manual 

                                                                                      **4= 6 Cylinder automatic 

                                                                                      **5=  8 Cylinder manual

                                                                                      **6=  8 Cylinder automatic

                                                                                      **7=  6 Cylinder manual

                                                                                      **8= 6 Cylinder automatic

**The fourth character represents the price range

                                                                                      **L = LOW

                                                                                      **E = ECONOMY

                                                                                      **M=MEDIUM

                                                                                      **H=HIGH

                                                                                      **D=DELUXE

                                                                                      **S=SPORT

                                                                                      **P=PREMIUM

**The fifth & sixth characters represent the factory body type

                                                                           **22= Utility

                                                                                     **23= 2 door hardtop (long wheel base)

                                                                                     **29=2 door charger (short wheel base)

                                                                                    **41=4 door sedan

                                                                                    **45=4 door wagon

**The seventh   character represents the Factory coding for the Year of the build date

                                                                                                            eg - C= 72  ( A=1970 B=1971 C=1972 D=73 E=74 ect)

**The eighth   character represents the Factory coding for the month of the build date

                                                                                                              eg- D=April (A=Jan B=Feb C=Mar D=Apr E=May ect)

**The ninth & tenths characters represents the Factory coding for the day of the month of the build date

                                                                                                            eg-   6 = 6th day of that month


EACH BODY NUMBER THEN FINISHES IN ITS OWN UNIQUE FACTORY ,PRODUCTION LINE NUMBER STARTING IN 0001

FOR EACH BODY TYPE


FOR EXAMPLE "VJ7H45/CD06-0768 = VJ , High price, Wagon built April 6th - 768 sequential build number.



**BODY & PAINT CODES ARE FOUND ON EITHER PLATES **

THEY HAVE A TWO CHARACTER CHRYSLER PAINT CODE FOLLOWED BY A 

-BERG OR -TAUB  THIS MEANS PAINT BRAND WAS EITHER OF BERGER OR TAUBMANS


1970-1981 PAINT CODES ARE LISTED BELOW

 WITH THE YEAR OF COLOUR RELEASE



AB - SILVER CLOUD - 1970

AD - SILVER METALLIC -  1973

BF - SKY BLUE - 1972

BG - THAR SHE BLUE -1970

BK - SMOKE BLUE METALLIC - 1971, 1972

BL - REGENCY BLUE METALLIC - 1971, 1972

BM - FOUNTAIN BLUE - 1972, 1973

BN - PACIFIC BLUE - 1971

BS - SUPER BLUE - 1973

BT - TRUE BLUE METALLIC - 1973

BU - CORAL BLUE - 1974,1975.1976

BY - ENSIGN BLUE - 1979

BZ - STELLAR BLUE METALLIC - 1975,1976,1977,1978

CA - MAHOGANY METALLIC -1971,1972

CB - WALLNUT METALLIC - 1973

CC - SIENNA METALLIC - 1974,1975,1976,1977,1978

CD - CHESTNUT METALLIC - 1975,1976,1979, 1980, 1981

CH - RUSSET - 1979, 1980,1981

DC - TEAL GREEN - 1979,1980,1981

EA- FROST BLUE - 1979

EB - MEDIUM BLUE - 1974, 1980,1981

EJ - ELECTRIC BLUE - 1980,1981

EN - ICY BLUE - 1970

GC - IVORY GREEN - 1970

GG - DEEP CHARTREUSE METALLIC - 1970,1971,1972

GL- AUGUSTA GREEN - 1979, 1980, 1981

GM - GO GREEN - 1970 , 1974

GN - SHERWOOD GREEN - 1973

GP AVOCADO METALLIC - 1975, 1976

GR - PAMPAS GREEN - 1974,1975,1976

GS - AMAZON GREEN -1977,1978

GT- FROST GREEN METALLIC - 1975,1976,1977,1978

LA - BEIGE - 1973

LB - GOLDEN FAWN - 1975,1976,1977,1978

LC - MOONSTONE METALLIC -1977,1978

LD - LIGHT CASHMERE - 1979, 1980,1981

LF - MEDIUM CASHMERE - 1980,1981

LH - MOONDUST - 1980,1981

LJ -PLATINUM - 1980,1981

MA - SILVER MAUVE METALLIC - 1970

MB - PLUM CRAZY METALLIC - 1974

MC - MEDIUM PLUM METALLIC -1970, 1971, 1972

MD - MAGENTA -1971, 1972

PA - DESERT ORANGE - 1975.1976

PB - IMPACT ORANGE - 1977,1978

PF- FLAME ORANGE - 1979, 1980,1981

PG - SUNSTONE - 1979, 1980,1981

QC - CRYSTAL TURQUOISE - 1975,1976,1977,1978

RA - LITTLE HOOD RIDING RED - 1970

RA - TOLEDO RED - 1972

RF - HEMI ORANGE - 1970,1971, 1973

RG - AMARATE RED

RH - VITAMIN C - 1970, 1971, 1972

RJ - RUSSET METALLIC -1971, 1972

RK - DEEP MAROON -1971, 1972

RL - BURN ORANGE -1971, 1972

RM - STAR BRONZE METALLIC - 1973, 1974

RN - BURGUNDY METALLIC - 1973, 1974

??-PMG RED - SOA

RP - VINTAGE RED - 1973,1975,1976

RQ - AMARATE RED - 1975,1976,1977,1978

RX - IMPACT RED - 1980,1981

RU - CHIANTI RED - 1979, 1980 , 1981

SA - MERCURY SILVER - 1971, 1972

SD - ANNIVERSARY SILVER - 1973,1979

SG - DOVE SILVER - 1979,1980,1981

TD - NAVAHO  BEIGE - 1971, 1972

TF - SPRING GOLD METALLIC -1971, 1972

TJ - ANTIQUE IVORY - 1971, 1972

TR - CARAMEL METALLIC - 1979, 1980,1981

TT- SADDLE TAN - 1980,1981

WA - ALPINE WHITE - 1971,1972,1977,1978

WA - BONDI BLEACH - 1970 

WB - ARCTIC WHITE - 1973, 1975,1976,1979

WH - SPINNAKER WHITE - 1979, 1980,1981

XA - EBONY BLACK - 1972, 1973, 1975,1976, 1979, 1980,1981

YA - CALIPSO YELLOW -1971-1972

YC - HOT MUSTARD/BAHAMA YELLOW - 1970, 1972

YD - CITREON GOLD METALLIC - 1972

YE - BLOND OLIVE - 1971, 1972

YH - SANDSTONE - 1973

YJ - SUNFIRE METALLIC - 1973

YK - LIMELIGHT -1973

YL - AMBER METALLIC -1973, 1979

YM - SUNFIRE YELLOW - 1977,1978

YN - GINGERBREAD - 1974, 1975,1976

YP - HARVEST YELLOW - 1974, 1975,1976,1977,1978

YQ - TOPAZ GOLD METALLIC - 1974,1975,1976,1977,1978

YR - LIGHT CANE YELLOW - 1977,1978

YS - HARVEST GOLD - 1976,1977,1978

YT - LEMON TWIST -1977,1978, 1979, 1980,1981

YY - TIGER YELLOW - 1979. 1980,1981

ZA -RAAF BLUE - SOA FOR ROYAL AUSTRALIAN  AIR FORCE 



CHRYSLER INTERIOR TRIM CODES



A1-GREY

B1-BLUE

B2-BLUE

B3-BLUE

C1-DARK SADDLE

L1-PARCHMENT

N1-TAN PARCHMENT

N2-NEUTRAL TAN

R1-RED

R2-BURGUNDY

T1-TAN

T2-TAN

T3-TAN

VC-PAISLEY

VJ-PARCHMENT

VX-BLACK

W1-WHITE

X1-BLACK

X2-BLACK

Y1-GOLD

Y2-GOLD

Y3-GOLD

Z1-BRIGHT CHROME