SA Ford Capri Mk1 data plate Decode

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SA Ford Capri Mk1 data plate Decode

Post by IndianaJones » Wed 17 Dec 2014, 15:56

To decode Ford Capri (South Africa) Data plate, 1969 and later

1.) S&A (Source & Assembly)
C = Dagenham
A = South Africa

2.) Body (Body Type)
31 = 1600
32 = 1600GT/2000GT
35 = 3000GT
36 = V8

4.) Serial (Serial Number)

5.) Sido (Single Item Dealer Order)

6.) Eng (Engine)
E = 1600 cm3
F = 1600 cm3
L = 2000 cm3 G.T. V4
P = 3000 cm3 G.T. V6

7.) Tran (Transmission)
N = 4 Speed Synchromesh
B = 3 Speed Automatic

8.) R.Axle (Rear Axle)
1969/70
1 = 3.9:1
4 = 3.777:1
5 = 3.44:1
8 = 3.08:1
1971/72
2 = 3.08:1
3 = 3.70:1
4 = 3.777:1
6 = 3.90:1

9.) Trim
A = Black
C = Aqua
G = Ruby
H = Amber Gold
R = Fern
S = Cherry
T = Beechnut
W = Marquis
Z = Parchment

10.) Paint
First Digit = Paint Type
1 = M30J
2 = M32J
Second Digit:
Where unit is painted in Monotone, digit “0” will be shown in this position.
Where unit is painted in Tutone, the letter or digit will show the “Upper” colour (see coulour codes below)

Third Digit:
Where unit is painted in Monotone, the letter or digit will show the colour. Where unit is painted in Tutone, the letter or digit will show the “Lower” colour.

Paint Codes:
M30J
A = Raven Black
B = Wimbledon White
C = Sunset
D = Platinum Grey
E = Yellow
F = Electric Blue
K = Ermine White
L = Light Beige
M = Candy Apple Red
P = Diamond Blue
Q = Light Blue
T = Maize
W = Peri-Peri

M32J Metallic
1 = Lime Green
2 = Tawny
3 = Gunmetal Grey
4 = Amber Gold
5 = Fern Green
6 = Silver Fox
7 = Light Ochid
8 = Everglade
9 = Sapphire
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Re: SA Ford Capri Mk1 data plate Decode

Post by ters » Wed 17 Dec 2014, 17:18

Priceless information! Thank you for sharing Indy.

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