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DaveK
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From: Sterling, VA
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posted 07-15-2002 11:05 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for DaveK   Click Here to Email DaveK     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Does anyone know if an online Fairlane data plate decoder exists? I'm looking at a '63 Fairlane and wanted to check out the numbers on it before I made an offer.

Thanks.

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MLariviere
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From: Biddeford,Me.USA
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posted 07-15-2002 10:00 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for MLariviere   Click Here to Email MLariviere     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I have a 63 facts and figures book,if you post the codes,I will tell you what it has.

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DaveK
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posted 07-16-2002 08:31 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for DaveK   Click Here to Email DaveK     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Here's the info I have:

3K41L174219

Body 62B
Color M
Trim 38
Date 24D
DSO 53
Axle/Trans 43

I appreciate the help.

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Just Strokin
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From: Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Registered: Dec 2001

posted 07-17-2002 08:42 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Just Strokin   Click Here to Email Just Strokin     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
3 > Model year 1963
K > Manufactoring facility Kansas City
41 > Series and Body style code Fairlane 500 2 dr sedan
L > 221 V8 engine
174219 > Consecutive unit number for the NC facility that year.

62B > 2dr sedan Fairlane 500 trim
M > Corinthian White
38 > don't have info
24D > build date April 24th 64
DSO > Has to do with building plant or destination
4 > Cruise-O-Matic (3spd auto)
3 > 3.20 to 1 rear gear non-locking 8" rear end

Hope this helps....can't say all is 100% correct but close.....

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SteveLaRiviere
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From: Saco, Maine Toys: '70 Mustang Mach 1 - '72 Mustang Sprint - '94 F-150
Registered: May 99

posted 07-17-2002 08:37 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for SteveLaRiviere   Click Here to Email SteveLaRiviere     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
DSO 53 is the Kansas City sales district.

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MLariviere
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posted 07-17-2002 10:15 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for MLariviere   Click Here to Email MLariviere     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Thanks guys! You beat me to it.

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DaveK
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posted 07-18-2002 09:00 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for DaveK   Click Here to Email DaveK     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Thanks everyone. I appreciate the help.

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