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BODY NUMBER PLATE

The body number plate is located on the firewall, just below the rear edge of the hood. This plate identifies the model year, car division, series, body style, body assembly plant, body numbers, trim combination, paint code and build date code.

BUICK DIV. GENERAL MOTORS
CORP.
FLINT, MICH


ST 74   4AH57     H 123456 BDY
TR 620        11 11 PNT
11A    A51             
GENERAL MOTORS CORPORTATION CERTIFIES
TO THE DEALER THAT THIS VEHICLE
CONFORMS TO ALL U.S., FEDERAL MOTOR
VEHICLE STANDARDS
APPLICABLE AT TIME OF MANUFACTURE.

EXAMPLE
74
4
AH
57
H
123456
160
11 11
11
A
A51
Model Year (1974)
Car Division (Buick)
Series (Century)
Style (2-Dr. Coupe)
Body Assembly plant (Flint, MI)
Production Sequence
Green Trim
Arctic White Paint
Eleventh Month (November)
First Week of Month
Modular Seat Code

CENTURY CODE
350 4-Door Sedan 4AD29
2-Door Coupe 4AD37
Station Wagon 4AF35

CENTURY LEXUS CODE
4-Door Sedan 4AH29
2-Door Coupe 4AH57
Station Wagon 4AK35

REGAL CODE
4-Door 4AJ29
2-Door 4AJ57

LESABRE CODE
4-Door Hardtop 4BN39
2-Door Hardtop 4BN57
4-Door Sedan 4BN69

LESABRE LUXUS CODE
4-Door Hardtop 4BP39
2-Door Hardtop 4BP57
Convertible 4BP67
4-Door Sedan 4BN69

ESTATE WAGON CODE
2-Seat Wagon 4BR35
3-Seat Wagon 4BR45

ELECTRA CODE
2-Door Hardtop 4CT37
4-Door Hardtop 4CT39

ELECTRA CUSTOM CODE
2-Door Hardtop 4CV37
4-Door Hardtop 4CV39

ELECTRA LIMITED CODE
2-Door Hardtop 4CX37
4-Door Hardtop 4CX39

RIVIERA CODE
2-Door Hardtop 4EY87
*GS option available

APOLLO CODE
2-Door Hatchback 4XB17
2-Door Coupe 4XB27
4-Door Sedan 4XB69