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1980 Body Number Plate

BODY NUMBER PLATE

Complete identification of each body is located on the firewall, just below the rear edge on the driverside. This plate identifies the model year, car division, series, body style, body assembly plant, body number, trim combination, paint codes and build date code.

80 Body Tag

EXAMPLE:
80 Model Year(1980)
04C Build Date(April, 3rd week)
3 General Motors Division (Oldsmobile)
AR Series (Cutlass Calais)
47 Style (2-Door Notchback)
M Assembly Plant (Lansing, MI.)
100001 Production Sequence
19W Trim Code (Black Vinyl)
19 Lower Body Color (Ebony Black)
19 Upper Body Color (Ebony Black)
L Paint type
A51 Seat Type Code

THE BUILD DATE:The first two digits identifies the month and the third digit identifies the week.

CODE MONTH CODE WEEK
01 January A 1st
02 February B 2nd
03 March C 3rd
04 April D 4th
05 May E 5th
06 June
07 July
08 August
09 September
10 October
11 November
12 December

THE STYLE NUMBER Follows the year code; it is a combination of the series and body style.

CUTLASS CALAIS CODE
2-Door Notchback AR47

ASSEMBLY PLANTS CODE
Lansing, MI M
Arlington, TX R
Doraville, GA D
Framington, MA G
Ste. Theresa, Canada 2

THE BODY NUMBER is the production serial number of the body. The prefix letters denote the plant in which the body was assembled.

THE TRIM NUMBER furnishes the key to the interior color and material.

COLOR CLOTH VINYL CODE
Oyster * 12V*,12W*
Black * 19V*,19W*
Dk. Willow Green * 44V
Dk. Blue * 26E,26D
Dk. Blue * 26V
Dk. Claret * 79E,79D
Dk. Camel Tan * 62D*,62E*
* Bucket Seats

THE PAINT CODE furnishes the key to the paint colors used on the car. Two, two-digit codes indicate the bottom and top colors respectively. NOTE: Vinyl roof codes appear as a second set of digits.

COLOR CODE
White 11
Black 19
Gold 55

THE SEAT TYPE CODE identifies the type of seat installed in the car.

TYPE CODE
Bucket A51
Bench A52
Bucket Reclining Back AR9
55-45 Front Seat AM6
50-50 Pass. Seat Recliner AT8
50-50 Front Seat( Non-reclinig) AV7

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