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VIN Plate Identification

The VIN plate is riveted on the bonnet slam panel. As well as helping to confirm if the car is a genuine RS2000, it can also establish the date of build, body colour and trim type, as illustrated in the example shown below.

Type

B – Britain, A – Escort, T – 2 Door, N – Model Yr (1973), NE – 2000cc

Version

L – RS2000

Vehicle No.

B – Britain, F – AVO, A – Escort, T – 2 Door, PJ – Build Date

See table below for other build date codes

Jan    Feb    Mar    Apr   May   Jun   Jul   Aug   Sep   Oct   Nov   Dec

1973                                                                    NA   NG     NC    NK    ND    NE

1974       PL     PY      PS       PT      PJ      PU    PM   PP     PB     PR    PA     PG

1975       RC

 

 

 

Drive

2 – Right Hand Drive

Engine

NE – 2000cc

Trans

5 – Manual

Axle

Z – 3.54:1 (Heavy Duty) Final Drive Ratio

Colour

E – Olympic Blue

B – Diamond White

T – Daytona Yellow

M – Modena Green

N – Sebring Red

E – Olympic Blue

3 – Stardust Sliver

A – Black

V – Vista Orange

Y – Special Order

Trim

A1 – Black Cloth