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1965 Cowl Tags
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EXAMPLE:
Cowl Tag

LINE 1: Build month and week / Interior Sheetmetal Color
Month Week Sheetmetal Color
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
A = Aqua
B = Blue
C = Saddle
D = Red
E = Black
F = Fawn

LINE 2: Year, Model and Body, Assembly Plant, Sequence Number
Year GM Division Model Series Body Code Assembly Plant Sequence #
65 = 1965
1 = Chevrolet
11 = Chevy II 100, L4
13 = Chevy II 100, L6
14 = Chevy II 100, V8
15 = Chevy II 400, Nova, L6
16 = Chevy II 400, Nova, V8
17 = Chevy II Nova SS, L6
18 = Chevy II Nova SS, V8
11 = 2 door sedan
35 = 4 door wagon
37 = 2 door coupe
69 = 4 door sedan
NOR = Norwood, OH
OSH = Oshawa, ON Canada
WRN = Willow Run, MI
Starts at 100001

LINE 3: Trim and Paint
Interior Trim Exterior Paint (Upper/Lower)
701 = Saddle Standard
702 = Saddle Buckets (vinyl)
703 = Saddle Deluxe
710 = Saddle Standard
712 = Black Buckets (vinyl)
718 = Fawn Buckets (vinyl)
732 = Blue Buckets (vinyl)
734 = Blue Standard (cloth)
736 = Blue Deluxe (vinyl)
744 = Aqua Buckets (vinyl)
745 = Aqua Standard (cloth)
747 = Aqua Deluxe (vinyl)
752 = Aqua Standard (cloth)
754 = Aqua Deluxe (vinyl)
758 = Fawn Deluxe (vinyl)
760 = Fawn Standard (cloth)
761 = Fawn Deluxe (vinyl)
768 = Fawn Standard
769 = Fawn Deluxe (vinyl)
773 = Red Buckets
776 = Red Standard (cloth)
777 = Red Deluxe (vinyl)
787 = Red Buckets (vinyl)
791 = Red Standard (cloth)
793 = Red Deluxe (vinyl)
A A = Tuxedo Black
C C = Ermine White
D D = Mist Blue
E E = Danube Blue
H H = Willow Green
J J = Cypress Green
K K = Artesian Turquoise
L L = Tahitian Turquoise
N N = Madeira Maroon
P P = Evening Orchid
Rr R = Regal Red
S S = Sierra Tan
V V = Cameo Beige
W W = Glacier Grey
Y Y = Crocus Yellow
1 = Parchment Vinyl Roof
2 = Black Vinyl Roof

LINE 4: Selected Options
1st Group 2nd Group 3rd Group 4th Group 5th Group
E = A01 Tinted Glass (all)
G = A33 Power Tailgate
       (station wagon)
W = A02 Tinted Windshield
H = C48 Heater Delete
K = C60 Air Conditioning
L = M20 4 Speed Trans
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 = J65 Metallic Brakes
F = Z01/Z13 Comfort and
       Convenience
       Package (note 2)
L = Seat Belts
O = Exterior Chrome
       Passenger Mirror
W = Passenger Side
       Exterior Mirror
Y = A49 Deluxe Seat
       Belts

(note 1) Special Lighting Group includes: trunk, under hood, floor lighting.
(note 2) 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