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1962 Cowl Tags
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EXAMPLE:
Cowl Tag

LINE 1: Build month and week
Month Week
01 = January
02 = February
03 = March
04 = April
05 = May
06 = June
07 = July
08 = August
09 = September
10 = October
11 = November
12 = December
A = First Week
B = Second Week
C = Third Week
D = Fourth Week
E = Fifth Week

LINE 2: Year, Model and Body, Assembly Plant, Sequence Number
Year Model Number Body Code Assembly Plant Sequence #
62 = 1962
01 = Chevy II 100, L4
02 = Chevy II 100, L6
03 = Chevy II 300, L4
04 = Chevy II 300, L6 (note 1)
04 = Chevy II Nova 400, L6 (note 2)

(note 1) if body code in (11, 45, 69)
(note 2) if body code in (35, 37, 41, 49, 67)
11 = 2 door sedan
35 = 4 door 2 row wagon
37 = 2 door coupe
41 = 2 door sedan
45 = 4 door 3 row wagon
49 = 4 door sedan
67 = 2 door convertible
69 = 4 door sedan
FR = Framingham, MA
NW = Norwood, OH
OA = Oakland, CA
WR = Willow Run, MI
Starts at 100001

LINE 3: Trim and Paint
Interior Trim Exterior Paint (Upper/Lower)
721 = Aqua Vinyl Buckets
722 = Aqua & Ivory Vinyl Buckets
738 = Blue Cloth/Vinyl Bench
739 = Blue Cloth/Vinyl Bench
740 = Blue & Ivory Vinyl Buckets
741 = Blue & Ivory Vinyl Buckets
742 = Blue Vinyl Bench
749 = Aqua Vinyl Bench
750 = Aqua Cloth/Vinyl Bench
752 = Aqua Cloth/Vinyl Bench
753 = Aqua Vinyl Bench
754 = Aqua Vinyl Bench
760 = Fawn Cloth/Vinyl Bench
761 = Fawn Vinyl Bench
762 = Fawn Cloth/Vinyl Bench
763 = Fawn Cloth/Vinyl Bench
765 = Fawn Vinyl Bench
766 = Fawn & Ivory Vinyl Bench
767 = Fawn & Ivory Vinyl Buckets
770 = Fawn & Ivory Vinyl Buckets
772 = Red & Ivory Cloth/Vinyl Bench
774 = Red & Ivory Cloth/Vinyl Bench
775 = Red & Ivory Vinyl Buckets
776 = Red Cloth/Vinyl Bench
777 = Red Vinyl Bench
778 = Red & Ivory Cloth/Vinyl Bench
786 = Red & Ivory Vinyl Buckets
787 = Gold & Ivory Cloth/Vinyl Bench
789 = Gold & Ivory Vinyl Bench
790 = Gold & Ivory Vinyl Buckets
791 = Gold & Ivory Vinyl Buckets
900 900 = Tuxedo Black
903 903 = Surf Green
905 905 = Laurel Green
912 912 = Silver Blue
914 914 = Nassau Blue
917 917 = Twilight Turquoise
918 918 = Twilight Blue
920 920 = Autumn Gold
923 923 = Roman Red
925 925 = Corona Cream
927 927 = Anniversary Gold
936 936 = Ermine White
938 938 = Abode Beige
940 940 = Satin Silver
948 948 = Honduras Maroon
950 = Ermine White/Tuxedo Black
953 = Ermine White/Surf Green
955 = Surf Green/Laurel Green
959 = Ermine White/Silver Blue
962 = Silver Blue/Nassau Blue
963 = Ermine White/Twilight Blue
965 = Twilight Turquoise/Twilight Blue
970 = Abode Beige/Autumn Gold
973 = Ermine White/Roman Red
984 = Ermine White/Satin Silver

Convertible Top Colors
White (standard)
Black
Cream
Blue

LINE 4: Selected Options
Option Codes
E = RPO-398 Tinted Glass (all)
EZW = Tinted Windshield

Cowl Tags Copyright 1998-2002 Scott Windle Created on: 01/05/98 Updated on: 01/25/02