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showbizkid
11-19-2006, 07:03 PM
Finally got my build sheet :D:D:D Most of the codes are easy - it was a Rose Mist Standard V-8 with FOM delivered to a dealer in San Francisco.

But what do the codes on the 2nd line mean? The line that starts with "14"?

http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q26/clarknovak/From%20the%20start/buildsheet.jpg

I assume it's an interior trim code. Can anyone clue me in?

Thanks!


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Clark in San Diego
'63 F2/Lark Standard
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8E45E
11-19-2006, 07:58 PM
[quote]Originally posted by showbizkid

Finally got my build sheet :D:D:D Most of the codes are easy - it was a Rose Mist Standard V-8 with FOM delivered to a dealer in San Francisco.

But what do the codes on the 2nd line mean? The line that starts with "14"?

I believe "14" is the option code for the all-vinyl interior, and the 'CV' would stand for Chestnut color Vinyl upholstery.

Craig.

8E45E
11-19-2006, 07:58 PM
[quote]Originally posted by showbizkid

Finally got my build sheet :D:D:D Most of the codes are easy - it was a Rose Mist Standard V-8 with FOM delivered to a dealer in San Francisco.

But what do the codes on the 2nd line mean? The line that starts with "14"?

I believe "14" is the option code for the all-vinyl interior, and the 'CV' would stand for Chestnut color Vinyl upholstery.

Craig.

BobPalma
11-19-2006, 08:00 PM
:) Clark:

[u]042</u> is the designation for Chestnut Vinyl Interior on a Standard 2-door sedan. The 4 means Chestnut color. The 2 denotes 2-door, and the 0 denotes a Standard model with vinyl interior.

(I am interpolating these figures from my 1963 Salesman's Guide with color chips and upholstery color/material codes for 1963 models that does not include a later insert for the mid-year Standard, so I am about 99% certain of that breakdown, based on codes for the other 1963s, heavy-duty units, taxicabs, fleet and commercial, etc., that I do have in front of me.) ;)

The letters CV merely confirm the color as being Chestnut and the material being Vinyl. [8D] BP

BobPalma
11-19-2006, 08:00 PM
:) Clark:

[u]042</u> is the designation for Chestnut Vinyl Interior on a Standard 2-door sedan. The 4 means Chestnut color. The 2 denotes 2-door, and the 0 denotes a Standard model with vinyl interior.

(I am interpolating these figures from my 1963 Salesman's Guide with color chips and upholstery color/material codes for 1963 models that does not include a later insert for the mid-year Standard, so I am about 99% certain of that breakdown, based on codes for the other 1963s, heavy-duty units, taxicabs, fleet and commercial, etc., that I do have in front of me.) ;)

The letters CV merely confirm the color as being Chestnut and the material being Vinyl. [8D] BP

showbizkid
11-19-2006, 08:21 PM
Thanks guys! :)

My car also has a 3.31 Twin-Trac. Could this have been a dealer-installed option?


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'63 F2/Lark Standard
http://studeblogger.blogspot.com

showbizkid
11-19-2006, 08:21 PM
Thanks guys! :)

My car also has a 3.31 Twin-Trac. Could this have been a dealer-installed option?


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Clark in San Diego
'63 F2/Lark Standard
http://studeblogger.blogspot.com

BobPalma
11-19-2006, 08:32 PM
:) Well, Clark, the 3.31:1 ratio would have been standard with a V-8 and Flightomatic, and would not have appeared on the build order. An optional ratio would have appeared as a separate line item, but not the standard one.

If it really has Twin Traction, it was added along the way by somebody, perhaps the dealer, but it wasn't shipped from South Bend that way unless a revised build order was issued. The incidence of those is so rare as to be negligible. Far more likely is that it was installed during the 43 years since the car left South Bend. [8D] BP

BobPalma
11-19-2006, 08:32 PM
:) Well, Clark, the 3.31:1 ratio would have been standard with a V-8 and Flightomatic, and would not have appeared on the build order. An optional ratio would have appeared as a separate line item, but not the standard one.

If it really has Twin Traction, it was added along the way by somebody, perhaps the dealer, but it wasn't shipped from South Bend that way unless a revised build order was issued. The incidence of those is so rare as to be negligible. Far more likely is that it was installed during the 43 years since the car left South Bend. [8D] BP

tstclr
11-19-2006, 09:37 PM
Your car was built about 2 weeks after mine (Feb 20/63).

Todd


63 Lark 2dr Sedan
64 Daytona 4dr Sedan

tstclr
11-19-2006, 09:37 PM
Your car was built about 2 weeks after mine (Feb 20/63).

Todd


63 Lark 2dr Sedan
64 Daytona 4dr Sedan

StudeRich
11-19-2006, 09:51 PM
WOW Todd; be glad you got the V-8 and the Flight-O-Matic, otherwise you would have a "Standard" Standard!!! The '63V-F2 came with a 259, so you have one option, Automatic!! :D[:0] Not sure, but I think the Vinyl was a no cost option on a Standard.
Now that's some serious saving! [^][^][:0][:0]
Rich.

StudeRich
Studebakers Northwest
Ferndale, WA

StudeRich
11-19-2006, 09:51 PM
WOW Todd; be glad you got the V-8 and the Flight-O-Matic, otherwise you would have a "Standard" Standard!!! The '63V-F2 came with a 259, so you have one option, Automatic!! :D[:0] Not sure, but I think the Vinyl was a no cost option on a Standard.
Now that's some serious saving! [^][^][:0][:0]
Rich.

StudeRich
Studebakers Northwest
Ferndale, WA