1967 Lincoln Continental Vehicle identification by Warranty Plate

Figure 1.

Figure 1. illustrates the Lincoln-Continental Warranty Plate. The Warranty Plate is located on the rear (lock) face of the left front door. The official Vehicle Identification Number for title or registration purposes is located on the right front fender apron above the upper suspension arm opening (Fig. 2). Do not use the Vehicle Warranty Number on the warranty plate for title or registration purposes.

Figure 2.

Vehicle Data

The vehicle data appears in a line across the top of the warranty plate (Fig. 1). The first two letters and a number identify the Body Style. The following one or two letters identify the Exterior Paint Color. The next code consisting of two numbers, or a letter and a number, identifies the interior Trim. The Date Code showing the date the car was manufactured, follows the Trim Code and consists of two numbers and a letter. The next code gives the district in which the car was ordered and consists of two numbers. The next to last code is the Axle Ratio Code and is designated by a number for a conventional axle or a letter for an Equa-Lock Axle. The last code in the vehicle data is the Transmission Code and consists of one number. The charts that follow, list in detail the various vehicle data codes.

Vehicle Warranty Number

The vehicle warranty number is the second line of numbers and letters appearing on the Warranty Plate (Fig.1). The first number indicates the model year. The letter following the model year indicates the assembly plant at which the car was manufactured. The next two numbers designate the Body Serial Code. The letter following the Body Serial Code designate the Engine Code. The remaining numbers indicate the Consecutive unit Number. The charts that follow, list the various Vehicle Warranty Number Codes.

Body Serial and Style Codes

The two-digit numeral which follows the assembly plant code identifies the body series. This two-digit number is used in conjunction with the Body Style Code, in the Vehicle Data, which consists of a two-digit number with a letter suffix. The following chart lists the Body Serial Codes, Body Style Codes and the model.

Body Type
82 53A 4 Door Sedan
89 65A 2 Door Hardtop
86 74A 4 Door Convertible

Exterior Paint Color Codes

Code M-32-J
A 1724-A Black
B 1734-A Light Aqua
C 1900-A Dark Grey Metallic
E 2045-A Medium Beige Metallic
F 1226-A Light Blue
H 2067-A Diamond Green
K 1903-A Dark Blue Metallic
M 1619-A White
N 921-A Platinum
P 2065-A Pewter Metallic
Q 1624-A Medium Blue Metallic
R 1879-A Dark Green Metallic
T 2008-A Red
U 1070-A Medium Turquoise Metallic
V 2066-A Bronze Metallic
X 1632-A Maroon Metallic
Z 1915-A Medium Sage Gold.
2 1633-A Yellow
4 1901-A Medium Silver
6 1631-A Light Beige

Engine Code

Code Engine
G 8 Cylinder 462 Cubic Inch (4-V)

Interior Trim Codes

Code Trim Schemes
1A Black Cloth and Black Vinyl
1B Blue Cloth and Blue Vinyl
1D Red Cloth and Red Vinyl
1G Dark Gold Cloth and Dark Gold Vinyl
1K Aqua Cloth and Aqua Vinyl
1L Silver Cloth and Silver Vinyl
1U Parchment Cloth and Parchment Vinyl
AG Light Gold Cloth and Light Gold Vinyl
AU Parchment Cloth and Parchment Vinyl
2A Black Leather
2B Dark Blue Leather
2D Dark Red Leather
2F Medium Saddle Leather
2G Dark Gold Leather
2L Light Silver Leather
BG Light Gold Leather
BK Light Aqua Leather
2U Parchment Leather
4A Black Cloth and Black Vinyl
4B Blue Cloth and Blue Vinyl
4G Dark Ivy Gold Cloth and Dark Ivy Gold Vinyl
4K Light Aqua Cloth and Light Aqua Vinyl
4U Parchment Cloth and Parchment Vinyl
DG Light Gold Cloth and Light Gold Vinyl
DU Parchment Cloth and Parchment Vinyl
5A Black Leather
5B Dark Blue Leather
5D Dark Red Leather
5F Medium Saddle Leather
5G Dark Gold Leather
EG Light Gold Leather
EK Light Aqua Leather
5U Parchment Leather
6A Black Cloth and Black Vinyl
7A Black Leather
7B Dark Blue Leather
GG Light Gold Leather
7U Parchment Leather


The code letters for the month are preceded by a numeral to show the day of the month when the car was completed. The second year code letters are to be used if the model production exceeds 12 months.

Month First Model Year Second Model Year
January A N
February B P
March C Q
April D R
May E S
June F T
July G U
August H V
September J W
October K X
November L Y
December M Z

Assembly Plant Codes

Letter Assembly Plant
Y Wixom


Domestic Special Orders, Foreign Special Orders, Limited production Option, and Pre-Approved Special Orders have the complete order number recorded in this space. Also to appear in this space is the two-digit code number of the District which ordered the unit. If the unit is regular production, only the District code number appears.

Code District
11 Boston
15 New York
16 Philadelphia
17 Washington
21 Atlanta
22 Dallas
23 Jacksonville
26 Memphis
31 Buffalo
32 Cincinnati
33 Cleveland
34 Detroit
41 Chicago
42 St. Louis
46 Twin Cities
51 Denver
52 Los Angeles
53 Oakland
54 Seattle
84 Home Office Reserve
90-99 Export


A number designates a conventional axle, while a letter designates an Locking differential.

Code Ratio   Code Ratio
1 3.00:1   A 3.00:1
6 2.80:1   F 2.80:1

Consecutive Unit Number

The assembly plant, with each model year, begins with consecutive unit number 00001 and continues on for each car built.


Code Type
4 C6 Dual range Automatic

Model Year

The numeral "7" designates 1967.

Data taken from: 1967 Lincoln Continental Shop Manual (LM-6076-67)

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