Body Name Plate  
Located at top left of firewall in front of cowl
The body name plate includes Production Date, Paint Color, Top Color, Interior Trim Code, and accessory codes.

    
Production Date Code -
Upper Left 2 Numbers followed by a Letter
2 Digit # indicates month, and letter indicates week of month
For Name Plate Above 03C indiates it was produced in 03 = March, C=3rd week

 
Style - 2 digit year followed by 4 digit body style
example above 64-6357 - 1964 Coupe DeVille

 
Body Style Production Number on Body Name Plate
Indicated production number for that particular body style

Example above BODYFW22388: Body by Fleetwood, and 22,388th Coupe DeVille produced out of 38,195 produced

Trim
Interior trim Code:

For 1963 see 1963 Dealer Data book body section by Clicking Here
For 1964 see 1964 Dealer Data book body section by Clicking Here

Paint
- First # the body color, Second number Top color if two tone.
To decode Paint codes see Paint Chip photo album at
http://6364cadillac.ning.com/photo/albums/paint-color-chips



ACC - Accessories - For 1963 & 1964 except as noted
letters following ACC indicated an optional accessory

B(1964) - rear window defogger
C - cruise control
D - door guards

E - soft ray tinted glass
F- 
am/fm radio
FP - filler plate
G - controlled differential
J(1963) - rear radio control (75 series)
J(1964) - twilight sentinel (new for 64) 
K - air conditioner
L8 (1963) - license frame, one
L9 (1963) - license frame, two
8 (1964) - license frame, one
9 (1964) - license frame, two
M - power door locks
N - power vent windows
P - optional gear ratio
R - am radio
R2(1964) - rear radio control (75 series)
Q - tilt steering wheel
S - power trunk control
T - 4 way tilt bucket seat (driver side only)
U - guidematic headlight control
V(1963) - front and rear seat belts
V1(1963) - front seatbelts
V2(1963) - rear seatbelts
V(1964) - front seat belts
A(1964) - rear seat belts
VA(1964) - front and rear seat belts
W - white wall tires
X - power windows
Y - 6 way power seat adjusters
 

Example Body Name Plates:


1963 Park Avenue with tinted glass, bucket seats, power door locks, AC, front seat belts:

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Comment by Frank Herrera on December 10, 2018 at 7:30pm
How about for 64 Eldorado?
Comment by Tony and Ginny 429 on October 23, 2018 at 2:18pm
Dave
Interesting info about timing and relatives LOL !
I do like that our cars where made a bit into the production numbers
Gave them a chance to work out any bugs that came up during early assemblies
They had some bugs that the service publications that were published along the way addressed sometimes updating ( overriding ) the printing in the Service Manual itself
The AC steamboat switch later added is one example of that

Enjoy
Comment by David Peden on October 23, 2018 at 3:24am

Hey Tony, looks like both our cars were built the first week of May!  Very cool to know her twin sister is in FL.

Thanks,

David

Comment by Tony and Ginny 429 on March 20, 2018 at 11:20pm

Jason 

thank you 

interesting  fact to know 

mine is —05A —  so produced  in  May —first week 

party invitations to follow —LOL 

we usually celebrate our birthdays for an entire week — so that works out —just perfect on our end 

thanks again - my friend 

enjoy 

Comment by Jason Edge on March 3, 2017 at 7:19am

Eli, glad to help. Sounds like a very great color combo!

Comment by Eli on March 3, 2017 at 1:57am
Thank you Jason! I assumed the trim code meant the outside trim. I left out the year and model to boot. You truly are a shepard to dopes like me!
Comment by Jason Edge on March 2, 2017 at 11:52pm

Eli, I assume this is for a 1964 Cadillac, since that is what you show owning on you personal page. For a 1964 Cadillac Paint 14-60 is Nevada Silver Body and Black Cross Grain Vinyl Top. For the Trim, I am assuming this is a 1964 Coupe de Ville. For the 1964 Coupe de Ville, Trim Code 51 is an all Black interior. 

Comment by Eli on March 2, 2017 at 11:45pm

Forgive my ignorance, but I can't seem to find the second number in my paint code:14-60. Nevada Silver and what else? The top code is also 60. Also, the trim code page isn't loading for me, Trim 51.

Comment by Jason Edge on October 27, 2014 at 6:53am

Josh, The info on that link is the best I could determine. I posted that here and on the CLC site and did not receive any further feedback. Jason.

Comment by Josh Snow on October 26, 2014 at 9:36pm

Found most of the answer here...thanks for that Jason. Just needed to dig a little deeper. 

-Josh

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