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1963 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 #
63 = 1963
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, 49, 67)
11 = 2 door sedan
35 = 4 door 2 row wagon
37 = 2 door coupe
45 = 4 door 3 row wagon
49 = 4 door sedan
67 = 2 door convertible
69 = 4 door sedan
KC = Kansas City, MO
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)
702 = Black Vinyl Buckets
707 = Saddle Cloth/Vinyl Bench
708 = Saddle Vinyl Buckets
709 = Saddle Vinyl Bench
710 = Saddle Vinyl Buckets
714 = Black Vinyl Buckets
721 = Aqua Vinyl Buckets
722 = Aqua Vinyl Buckets
738 = Blue Cloth/Vinyl Bench
739 = Blue Cloth/Vinyl Bench
740 = Blue Vinyl Buckets
741 = Blue Vinyl Buckets
742 = Blue Vinyl Bench
749 = Aqua Cloth/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 Vinyl Bench
767 = Fawn Vinyl Buckets
770 = Fawn Vinyl Buckets
772 = Red Cloth/Vinyl Bench
774 = Red Vinyl Bench
775 = Red Vinyl Buckets
776 = Red Cloth/Vinyl Bench
777 = Red Vinyl Bench
778 = Red Cloth/Vinyl Bench
786 = Red Vinyl Buckets
900 900 = Tuxedo Black
905 905 = Laurel Green
908 908 = Ivy Green
912 912 = Silver Blue
914 914 = Monaco Blue
918 918 = Azure Aqua
919 919 = Marine Aqua
920 920 = Autumn Gold
922 922 = Ember Red
932 932 = Saddle Tan
934 934 = Cordovan Brown
936 936 = Ermine White
938 938 = Abode Beige
940 940 = Satin Silver
948 948 = Palomar Red
950 = Ermine White/Tuxedo Black
954 = Ermine White/Laurel Green
959 = Ermine White/Silver Blue
962 = Silver Blue/Monaco Blue
963 = Ermine White/Azure Aqua
967 = Azure Aqua/Marine Aqua
970 = Abode Beige/Autumn Gold
971 = Abode Beige/Saddle Tan
972 = Abode Beige/Cordovan Brown
973 = Ermine White/Ember Red
984 = Ermine White/Satin Silver

Convertible Top Colors
White (standard)
Black
Beige

LINE 4: Selected Options
1st Group 2nd Group 3rd Group 4th Group 5th Group
D = Power Top (convertible)
E = A01 Tinted Glass (all)
F = A02 Tinted Windshield
G = A33 Power Tailgate
       (station wagon)
H = C48 Heater Delete
K = C60 Air Conditioning
M = M35 Powerglide Trans
P = U63 Push Button Radio
R = U80 Rear Seat Speaker
S = U73 Rear Antenna
B = C50 Rear Window
       Defogger
C = B70 Padded Dash
D = Special Lighting
       Group (note 1)
Z = Z03 Super Sport (note 2)
F = Z01/Z13 Comfort and
       Convenience
       Package (note 3)
O = Exterior Chrome
       Passenger Mirror
V = Seat Belts
W = Passenger Side
       Exterior Mirror
Y = Deluxe Seat Belts

(note 1) Special Lighting Group includes: trunk, under hood, floor lighting.
(note 2) The Oakland plant used X for the Super Sport Package.
(note 3) Comfort and Convenience Package includes: Back-up lamps, inside day/night mirror, outside mirror, 2-speed windshield wipers and washers, glove box light.


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