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  The 1964 Fairlane was completely restyled from the beltline down, yet retained enough resemblance to earlier models to be immediately recognizable as a fairlane. Gone were the traditional "high-canted fenders" (fins), with smoothly rounded fender tops taking their place. In place of fins, hood scoops were the current styling rage, both real and simulated, and all '64 Fairlanes carried a simulated hood scoop. The sides contained another simulated scoop on the quarter panel, just below the belt line.


64 Fairlane Information


The Fairlane data plate. is Iocated on the left front door lock face plate.
EXPLANATION OF CODES
65B Body Type (Fairlane 500 2-Door Hardtop Sport Coupe)
A Exterior Paint Color (Raven Black)
66 Type and Color of Interior Trim (6-Vinyl, 5-Black)
27H Assembly Date (27th Day of August)
11   101 Dealer Special Order
5 Rear Axle Ratio (3.50 to 1)
5 Four-Speed Manual


VEHICLE WARRANTY NUMBER
4- Last Digit of Model Year (1964). F- Assembly Plant (Dearborn). 47- Patent Plate Code for Body Type (Fairlane 500 2-Door Hardtop Sport Coupe). K- Engine Model (289 V-B, 4V). 100001- Each assembly plant numbers cars in consecutive order, beginning with 100001 each model year.

COLOR CODE
If a special paint is used, the color space on the patent plate will not be stamped. If you need exact codes, mail me: l964Fairlane@hotmail.com

TRIM CODE
Deviation trim sets use existing trim codes plus a suffix. A numerical suffix denotes trim that is not serviced, and an alphabetical suffix denotes trim that is serviced. If you need exact codes, mail me: l964Fairlane@hotmail.com

DATE CODE
  A = January D = April G = July K = October
  B = February E = May H = August L = November
  C = March F = June J = September M = December

DSO CODE
Domestic special orders, foreign special orders, amd preapproved special orders have the complete order number stamped on the plate. If the unit is regular production, the DSO space on the plate will not be stamped.

AXLE CODE
The rear axle ratios ore denoted by numerical codes.
1 = 3.00 to 1 4 = 3.25 to 1 5 = 3.50 to 1 6 = 2.80 to 1
7 = 3.80 to 1 8 = 3.89 to 1 9 = 4.11 to 1

TRANSMISSION CODE
The transmission type is denoted by numerical codes.
1 = 3-Speed Manual 2 = Overdrive 3 = Fordomatic
4 = Cruise-O-Matic 5 = 4-Speed Manual

ENGINE CODE
Engines for domestic service are denoted by the use of code letters.
Numerals are used for low-compression export engines only.
U = 170-Cubic-Inch, 6-Cyl. C = 289-Cubic-Inch, V-8, 2-V
T = 200-Cubic-Inch, 6-Cyl. F = 260-Cubic-Inch, V-8, 2-V
K = 289-Cubic-Inch, V-8, 4-V H.P. 3 = 289-Cubic-Inch, V-8, 2-V
6 = 260-Cubic-Inch, V-8, 2-V 4 = 170-Cubic-Inch, 6-Cyl.

ASSEMBLY PLANTS AND CODE LETTERS
F = Dearborn K =Kansas City R =San Jose

64 Fairlane Production Numbers
1964
Fairlane 62A 2dr Sedan 20,421
54A 4dr Sedan 36,693
Fairlane 500 62B 2dr Sedan 23,447
54Bv 4dr Sedan 86,919
65A 2dr Hardtop 42,733
65B 2dr Hardtop Sports Coupe(buckets) 21,431
Station Wagon 71D 4dr (Standard) 20,980
71B 4dr (Custom) 24,962
277,586 Total

 

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